Solekia to Distribute GigOptix in Japan

PALO ALTO, Calif. — GigOptix, Inc. (OTCBB:GGOX), a leading supplier of high performance electronic and electro-optic components that enable next generation 40G and 100G optical networks, today announced that it has signed Solekia Ltd., a leading distributor of electronic components and information technology, to expand its ASIC product distribution in Japan. Under the agreement, Solekia…

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Sanmina Opens India Design Center

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Sanmina-SCI Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading global Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company, today announced its India Design Center is providing significant advantages to Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers in the multimedia, communications, renewable energies and medical markets. A full-service engineering operation for hardware and embedded software outsourcing, the Design Center offers…

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Kemet Announces Secondary Offering

GREENVILLE, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) (the “Company”) today announced a proposed secondary offering of 8.7 million shares of its common stock. The shares to be offered are subject to issuance upon exercise of a currently outstanding and exercisable warrant (the “Warrant”) held by the selling securityholder, K Equity, LLC (“K Equity”), an affiliate…

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Amphenol Chair Retires

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Amphenol Corporation today announced that Martin H. Loeffler will retire as Executive Chairman of the Company effective January 1, 2011. He will continue to serve as non-executive Chairman of the Company’s Board of Directors, a position that he has held since 1997. Mr. Loeffler joined the Company in 1974 and served as…

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Molex Presents Award to TTI

LISLE, Ill. — Molex Incorporated today announced the inaugural recipient of its 2010 Global Distributor of the Year award. TTI Incorporated, a leading authorized distributor offering passive, connector, electrochemical and discrete components, accepted the award on November 15, 2010 at the company's corporate headquarters in Fort Worth, Texas. The Molex award recognizes valued partners demonstrating…

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The Bucket Test

Donald Bertke is a retired systems engineer with more than 30 years experience in the electronics industry. On Monday, Dec. 6, Bertke posted his first comment to a blog here on EBN and sparked a thought in my head about how the need for continuous innovation drives success in the high-tech sector. Apparently, this is…

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Do You Flip?

This isn't exactly your average column geared toward supply chain strategies, but since it's the holidays let's step outside the box a bit to thank existing and prospective clients for their business. Show them why they chose, or might want to choose, to do business with your company. {complink 1131|Cisco Systems Inc.} could have tapped…

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Peregrine Adds to Board

SAN DIEGO — Peregrine Semiconductor Corporation, a leading provider of high-performance radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuits (ICs), today announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Intellectual property (IP) expert Carl Schlachte and former Qualcomm president and chief operating officer Anthony (Tony) Thornley bring broad experience and expertise in the areas of…

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