Mouser Stocks New Amulet Driver Board

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top global engineering design resource for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking new product from Amulet Technologies. Amulet Technologies GCC-2 GEMexpress™ II Universal Display Driver Board for TFT and OLED displays features increased memory compared to the GCC-1 GEMexpress for enhanced performance in…

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Up & Coming Outsourcing Regions: Singapore

Your manufacturing company needs a global footprint, but you don't want to go to China. Now what? This scenario is discussed at length in a recent report issued by Charlie Barnhart & Associates (CBA), which profiles 18 developing regions around the globe. The report takes into consideration a number of factors, including socio-economic. The best…

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Qualcomm to Acquire Atheros

SAN DIEGO & SAN JOSE, Calif. — Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq: QCOM) and Atheros Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATHR), today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Qualcomm intends to acquire Atheros, a leader in innovative technologies for wireless and wired local area connectivity in the computing, networking and consumer electronics industries. The acquisition…

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Cypress to Triple Capacity

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (Nasdaq: CY) today announced a significant manufacturing capacity expansion for its rapidly growing TrueTouch™ touchscreen controllers. Cypress’s Fab 4 in Bloomington, Minnesota and Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Cypress’s primary foundry partner, will triple 2011 capacity for the S8™ manufacturing process versus 2010 levels. The expansions are on schedule,…

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An Acquisitive New Year?

Earlier this week, {complink 453|Arrow Electronics Inc.} completed its acquisition of {complink 3916|Nu Horizons Electronics Corp.} In December, {complink 577|Avnet Inc.} gave analysts an update on its integration of {complink 671|Bell Microproducts}, which Avnet acquired late last year. While the distribution industry hasn't begun to approach the pace of consolidation it saw in the 1990s,…

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