The Economic Edge Game

US President Barack Obama has latched on to a campaign to renew America as the cornerstone of the second half of his current term in office — and perhaps it represents the springboard for his reelection campaign. But will businesses, including those in the high-tech sector, agree with his clarion call for increased hiring and…

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eSolar Selects Flextronics

BURBANK, Calif. and SINGAPORE — eSolar, the leading provider of modular, scalable concentrating solar thermal power plant technology, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX) for design services relating to next generation heliostats and solar collector systems. Flextronics plans to provide electromechanical design services from its location in Plano,…

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Digi-Key iPhone App in Japanese

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 its iPhone application is now available in Japanese. This is the first Digi-Key wireless application available in the Japanese language. “The introduction of the Digi-Key iPhone…

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Sanmina Wins Nadcap Certification

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), one of the world's largest designers and manufacturers of highly complex, technologically advanced Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs), today announced it has earned the prestigious Nadcap certification at its Singapore PCB location. After a rigorous review and audit, the plant received the accreditation for superior processes in electronics…

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Fox Electronics Canada Launched

FORT MYERS, Fla. — Fox Electronics, a leading global supplier of frequency control solutions, announced it has expanded its worldwide presence with the introduction of Fox Electronics Canada and has hired Ross O. Weiss as its new Vice President North America Sales. The expansion is in response to the tremendous growth in demand for its…

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