Ode to Electronics Industry Moms

A belated Happy Mother's Day to all you mothers out there. My mother, Jean, passed away eight years ago at 91. Nice Italian lady. The life lessons she taught me were priceless — dusting the furniture, loving family first, believing in God, having integrity, being creative and kind to others, and more. She did everything…

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Tide Turns for H-1B Visas

A decade ago, the high-tech industry was clamoring for a higher cap on H-1B visas — a specialty visa that allows high-skilled foreign workers to hold jobs in the US. Currently, the US can allow 65,000 foreign workers to reside and work in the US for up to six years. The tech industry used to…

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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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