LSI Names Greg Huff Senior VP

MILPITAS, Calif. — LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced the appointment of Greg Huff to the newly created position of senior vice president, Corporate Strategy. Huff will be responsible for shaping the future growth strategy of LSI as the company moves forward as a leading pure-play semiconductor company focused on enabling the storage and networking…

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IDT Reports Q4 & FY Results

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced results for the fiscal fourth quarter and year ended April 3, 2011. “Our better-than-expected fourth quarter results reflected increasing adoption of our mixed-signal solutions by enterprise computing and wireless infrastructure customers, and…

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Diodes Reports Q1

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 first quarter ended March 31, 2011. First Quarter Highlights Revenue was $161.6 million, an increase of 18 percent over the…

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Ametek Acquires Coining Holding Company

BERWYN, Pa. — AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that it has acquired Coining Holding Company, a leading supplier of custom-shaped metal preforms, microstampings and bonding wire solutions for interconnect applications in microelectronics packaging and assembly, for $148 million in cash. Coining, acquired from an investor group led by Chattanooga, TN based River Associates Investments,…

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Mitsubishi Electric to Restart Koriyama Factory

TOKYO, Japan — Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that its Koriyama Factory, located in Koriyama, Fukushima Prefecture, will resume partial operations from May 10, 2011 in buildings that have been judged safe. Mitsubishi Electric's Koriyama Factory manufactures CCTVs and communications equipment. The factory had sustained damage to its buildings as a result of the…

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3DTV Changes Course

Lukewarm response to 3DTV has prompted manufacturers to recalibrate their marketing and promotion strategies, according to a recent report. But will it be enough? “Brands are marketing 3D not as a must-have technology but as a desirable feature, similar to the approach they have taken with Internet connectivity,” said Riddhi Patel, IHS iSuppli's director for…

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Finding Value in a $200 Pot of Coffee

As the calendar turns to the month of May, I’m reminded of an event that occurs each year this month. No, not May Day, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, or even my son’s birthday… It’s the Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas. This annual electronics show has been an industry standard for more than…

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