Avnet Launches Design Workshops

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces the launch of a new series of SpeedWay Design Workshops™ encompassing the design and development flows for the Nano-ITX/Spartan®-6 FPGA Development Kit. This seminar series will take place in 11 cities across North America starting in April 2011 and…

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Silicon Hive Acquired by Intel

MURRAY HILL, N.J. — New Venture Partners, the global venture capital firm dedicated to corporate technology spin-outs, today announced that its portfolio company, Silicon Hive, a spin-out from Philips Electronics (Philips), has been acquired by Intel Corporation (Intel). Silicon Hive was incubated by Philips to commercialize parallel processing technology for semiconductor Systems-on-Chip (SoC). In 2007,…

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Richardson RFPD Launches Microsite

LAFOX, Ill. — Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announced the launch of a new “microsite” to help design engineers incorporate Freescale’s rugged 50V LDMOS technology into either new or existing designs. The microsite contains a broad array of technical support material, such as white papers, reference designs, and links to ADS/AWR models. Please visit the new…

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Mouser Stocks Welwyn Components

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading global engineering design resource for semiconductors and electronic components, today announces the expansion of its distribution agreement with TT electronics by including the product range from Welwyn Components Ltd. Building upon record sales and a continuous commitment to global expansion, the extended agreement further strengthens Mouser’s global…

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More Counterfeit Parts in the Supply Chain

ARLINGTON, Va. — The volume of counterfeit parts in the supply chain is increasing, necessitating that mitigation plans be developed and implemented, according to a new report by AIA. “The use of counterfeit parts in the aerospace industry may have life or death consequences,” said AIA President and CEO Marion C. Blakey. “Reducing their proliferation…

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Sanmina-SCI’s President & COO Departs

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sanmina-SCI Corporation (“Sanmina-SCI” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, today announced that Hari Pillai, President and Chief Operating Officer will resign from the company and continue in a consulting capacity on terms to be determined. Effective immediately, all sales and operations will report directly…

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