Infineon Names Avnet Distributor of the Year

MILPITAS, Calif. — Infineon Technologies (FRANKFURT: IFX) (OTCQX: IFNNY) (PINKSHEETS: IFNNY) today announced that Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc., was named its 2010 North American Distributor of the Year. Infineon recognized Avnet for outstanding achievement in the areas of sales revenue growth, design win activity and customer base expansion across…

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What if China Turned Off the Internet?

The Egyptian government's Internet service blackout cost the economy somewhere around $90 million over five days, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). How much would it cost your company if it happened in China? How would the company's manufacturing supply chain run, notify suppliers of changes, and alert logistics companies? Although…

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X-FAB & MFI Join on MEMS

ERFURT & ITZEHOE, Germany — X-FAB Silicon Foundries and MEMS Foundry Itzehoe GmbH (MFI) today announced they will join forces to address the market for high-volume MEMS (Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems) and will combine their existing MEMS foundry capabilities and resources. X-FAB acquired a 25.5-percent shareholding of MFI, subject to antitrust approval, with the option to become…

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ON Semi Posts Year-End Results

PHOENIX — ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN) today announced that total revenues in the fourth quarter of 2010 were $579.2 million, a decrease of approximately 4 percent from the third quarter of 2010. During the fourth quarter of 2010, the company reported GAAP net income of $61.0 million, or $0.14 per fully diluted share. The…

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Avnet Expert to Present at DesignMED

PHOENIX — As the complexity of medical devices has increased, the process of software validation has become a correspondingly intensive process for medical device designers. Avnet (NYSE: AVT) microcontroller and security technologies expert Jim Carver illustrates how utilizing the latest technology can lessen the time spent on de-bugging and validating system software in his presentation…

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Belden Reports Q4

ST. LOUIS — Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission critical applications, today reported fiscal fourth quarter and full year 2010 results for the period ended December 31, 2010. Fourth Quarter 2010 Revenue for the quarter totaled $425.2 million, up $50.5 million or 13% compared to $374.7 million in…

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Kemet Reports Q3

GREENVILLE, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) today reported preliminary results for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2010. Net sales for the quarter ended December 31, 2010 were $264.7 million, which is a 32.4% increase over the same quarter last fiscal year and a 6.5% increase over the prior fiscal quarter ended September…

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