Mouser Wins Distribution Partner Award

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top global design engineering resource for semiconductors and electronic components, has won ON Semiconductor’s 2010 New Product Introduction (NPI) Distribution Partner of the Year Award. ON Semiconductor is known as a premier supplier of high-performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics. Mouser was measured against its…

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C&D Completes Reverse Stock Split

BLUE BELL, Pa. — C&D Technologies, Inc. (the “Company”) announced today that it filed an amendment (the “Amendment”) to its amended and restated certificate of incorporation to decrease the number of authorized shares of the Company's common stock, par value $.01 per share (“Common Stock”), from 600,000,000 to 25,000,000 (the “Authorized Share Reduction”). The Amendment…

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STMicroelectronics Appoints New Senior Execs

GENEVA — STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced new appointments to its executive management team. Fabio Gualandris has rejoined ST as Corporate Vice President, Director Product Quality Excellence, reporting directly to Carlo Bozotti, President and CEO of ST. Gualandris is responsible for addressing product-quality matters…

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TI’s Japan Factory Suffers Damage

DALLAS, Texas — After a preliminary assessment, Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today said its manufacturing site in Miho, Japan, about 40 miles northwest of Tokyo, suffered substantial damage during last Friday's 8.9 magnitude earthquake. The company estimates it will reinstate production in stages, beginning with several lines in May and returning the factory to…

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Kemet Operating Despite Earthquake

GREENVILLE, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, today announced that its operations have not been affected following Friday's magnitude 8.9 earthquake and resulting tsunami that left towns and villages in Japan devastated. “In response to many inquiries from both our customers as well…

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The Supply Chain Rallies Following Quake

Many of the early reports from supply chain companies following Friday's record-breaking earthquake were that “our people are safe.” There will no doubt be major repercussions felt throughout the supply chain, but in the interim, companies are rallying around relief efforts. On Monday, Molex Inc. reported that its employees in Japan were safe and that…

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Nu Horizons Offers Wireless Starter Kit

Melville, N.Y. — Nu Horizons Electronics Corp. (NASDAQ: NUHC), a leading global distributor of advanced technology semiconductors, display, illumination, power, system, and telecommunication solutions presents the H&D Wireless HDA800 – SPB800 Serial to Wi-Fi Bridge 802.11b/g Starter Kit. The HDA800 is the EVK for the SPB800 WLAN Module solution. SPB800 is a complete Serial to…

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Microsemi’s Quality Program Gets Recertified

IRVINE, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor technology aimed at powering a smart, secure, connected world, today announced that its SoC Products Group has received recertification from STACK International after an extensive audit verifying the company's commitment to supplying FPGAs of the highest quality to its customers. “Adding STACK to our…

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