Element14 Launches Contest

CHICAGO — element14, the first online community for electronic design engineers, is giving engineers a chance to don their social media hats with its “Roving Reporters” contest. Registrants will be asked to name the upcoming tradeshow they’d most like to attend and explain why they should be selected to cover it for their engineering colleagues…

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Sensata to Acquire Honeywell Sensors Business

ALMELO, The Netherlands — Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) (the “Company”) announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire the “Automotive on Board” sensors business of Honeywell International (NYSE: HON) for $140 million in cash. “This acquisition further expands our leadership in the global automotive sensors market and complements our already…

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Kyocera Closes 1H11

KYOTO, Japan — Kyocera Corporation (NYSE:KYO)(TOKYO:6971) today announced its consolidated financial results for the first half of fiscal year 2011 (the six months ended September 30, 2010), as summarized below. Complete details are available at: http://global.kyocera.com/ir/financial/f_results.html The six months ended September 30, 2010 (the “first half”) showed a favorable business environment with increased sales and…

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Avnet Reports Q1

PHOENIX — {complink 577|Avnet Inc.} today announced results for the first quarter fiscal year 2011 ended October 2, 2010. •Sales for the quarter ended October 2, 2010 increased 42.0% year over year to a record $6.18 billion; pro forma revenue (as defined later in this release) was up 26.4% year over year •Adjusted operating income…

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Kemet Reports Q2

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corp. today reported preliminary results for the second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2010. Net sales for the quarter ended September 30, 2010 were $248.6 million, which is a 43.5% increase over the same quarter last fiscal year and a 2.0% increase over the prior fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2010…

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Celestica Announces Q3 Results

TORONTO — {complink 987|Celestica Inc.}, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Third Quarter and YTD Results Revenue for the quarter was $1.55 billion, compared to $1.56 billion in the third quarter of 2009. GAAP net earnings were $35.4…

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Motorola Posts Q3

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. — {complink 3538|Motorola Inc.} today reported sales of $4.9 billion in the third quarter of 2010, up 13 percent from the third quarter a year ago. Financial results related to the portion of the Company’s Networks business expected to be acquired by Nokia Siemens Networks (“NSN”) are reported as discontinued operations. Sales, including…

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Tyco Electronics Posts Q4, Full Year

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland — {complink 5844|Tyco Electronics} today reported results for the fiscal fourth quarter ended Sept. 24, 2010. The company reported a net sales increase of 16 percent year-over-year, and 2 percent sequentially, to $3.1 billion. GAAP EPS were $0.56 for the quarter, compared to $0.18 in the prior-year period. Included in the GAAP EPS…

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