Diodes Sets Revenue Record

PLANO, Texas — Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, today reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Revenue was a record $169.8 million, an increase of 14 percent over the $149.2…

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Vitesse Posts 3Q11 Results

CAMARILLO, Calif. — Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier and Enterprise networks, today reported its financial results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2011, which ended on June 30, 2011. “We are pleased to return to operating profitability in our third quarter. Our conservative management practices…

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TTI Develops Resistor Program

FORT WORTH, Texas — TTI, Inc., a global distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical, and discrete components, announced the company has partnered with Vishay Intertechnology to create the Vishay Dale Resistors Classics Program. The program renews the promotion of classic resistor products with wirewound, film and resistor network technologies. These products address the ongoing demands of…

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Conflict Minerals Tracking Tool in the Works

One of the most difficult challenges with any new regulatory initiative is establishing a standard for the measurement of compliance. For example, when the European Union's Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive was being developed –- banning lead and other substances from electronics products sold in the EU — establishing a baseline for exempt products…

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Digi-Key Stocks Xilinx FPGAs

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced the addition of Xilinx’s Spartan-6 FPGAs to its programmable logic portfolio. The Xilinx, Spartan-6 FPGA family delivers an optimal balance of low risk, low cost, low power,…

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Electronics & What Kids Want

The electronics industry always talks about the end-consumer market in a rather impersonal way: There are those buyers in mature, saturated markets; the new middle-class buyers living in emerging markets; the first-mover buyers who sleep in front of shop doors so they can be the first to have the latest gadget; and the women who…

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FedEx Freight Rates Rise

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — FedEx Freight, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), will implement a 6.75% general rate increase (GRI) effective Sept. 6, 2011. This rate increase applies to FedEx Freight shipments within the contiguous U.S., between the contiguous U.S. and Canada, and within Canada. The rate for cross-border FedEx Freight shipments between the U.S.…

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The Many Benefits of FeedThru Capacitors

Three-terminal capacitor filters (also called FeedThru capacitors) are being widely accepted in designs ranging from satellites and cell phones to automobiles and SMART grid controllers. The list of viable applications is growing rapidly as these capacitors evolve into smaller packages that can handle more current at higher temperatures. FeedThru capacitor filters appeal to design engineers…

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