Pulse Sends Letter to Shareholders

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Pulse Electronics Corporation (NYSE: PULS), a leading provider of electronic components, today announced that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission the Company’s definitive proxy statement for its May 18, 2011 Annual Meeting of Shareholders and a letter sent to Pulse’s shareholders from Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ralph…

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Anaren Receives Stock Offer

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Anaren, Inc. (Nasdaq:ANEN) today announced that AML Communications, Inc. (AMLJ) advised the Company earlier today that AMLJ has received a formal binding offer from Microsemi Corporation (MSCC) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of AML common stock for $2.50 per share in cash upon the terms and conditions set forth in…

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Avnet Memec Unveils New Website

POING, GERMANY — Avnet Memec has today unveiled its new website, making it quicker and simpler for design engineers to find the product and support information required. The new online service at www.avnet-memec.eu now includes video content and tutorials for core products and technologies that are backed by support from Avnet Memec's own engineering team.…

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TowerJazz Expands in China

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel & SHANGHAI — TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced an office opening in Shanghai, China and the appointment of Lei Qin as China Country Manager to increase business presence and activity in this region. Currently, TowerJazz serves fabless companies in China providing RF products such as base station, GPS and…

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AnalogicTech Updates Management

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Advanced Analogic Technologies, Inc. (“AnalogicTech” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: AATI), an analog semiconductor company focused on powering innovative solutions in consumer electronics, computing, and communications markets, today announced that Brian McDonald has resigned from his position as Vice President of Worldwide Finance, Chief Financial Officer, and Secretary to pursue other interests.…

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The Challenge of Outsourced Purchasing

One of the classic conflicts in outsourcing is how much control an OEM cedes to its subcontracting partners. In a narrow relationship, an OEM may outsource only its manufacturing and keep design, purchasing, and other decisions in-house. In a more encompassing relationship, an OEM may outsource everything, including design. This original design manufacturing (ODM) model…

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Richardson RFPD Stocks Tamura Sensors

LAFOX, Ill. — Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today that it has entered into a global business relationship to stock, sell, and support the design-in of Hall Effect Current Sensors from Tamura Corporation. The agreement covers Tamura’s entire line of open-loop and closed-loop Hall Effect current sensors (sometimes referred to as “current transducers”). “Richardson RFPD’s design-in…

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The Many Shades of Green

Following up on my Greening the Telecom Sector blog last week, I poked around to get a better sense of how the broader networking and telecom sectors' environmental and sustainability efforts are evolving. Mostly, I wanted to see if they have moved beyond the conceptual, chest-beating, “We’re Green” stage to real-life corporate practices that actually…

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Digi-Key Stocks 3M’s Twin Axial Cables

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, today announced the addition of 3M™ Twin Axial Ribbon Cable, SL8800 Series to its vast product line. They are available for purchase now on Digi-Key's global websites. These…

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