Texas Instruments Posts Q3

DALLAS — Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced third-quarter revenue of $3.74 billion, net income of $859 million and earnings per share of 71 cents. “Our strong performance was driven by growth in all of our segments,” said Rich Templeton, TI chairman, president and chief executive officer. “TI's continuing transformation to a company…

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Flextronics Expands in Europe, India

SINGAPORE — To better support increased market demand for existing Fortune 500 OEM customers, Flextronics Global Services (FGS), a business unit of Flextronics (Nasdaq: FLEX), today announced that it has opened two new facilities in Milan, Italy and Delhi, India. The 240,000 square feet Milan facility is the first FGS operation for forward logistics and…

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Avnet to Distribute Greenliant Products

PHOENIX — Avnet Memec, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has signed a distribution agreement with Greenliant Systems, a leader in energy-efficient, solid-state storage products. Under the terms of this agreement, Avnet will distribute Greenliant’s line of NANDrive™, NAND Controller and specialty flash memory products throughout…

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Electronics Companies Get Failing Grades for Recycling Programs

{complink 1544|Dell Inc.}, {complink 4750|Samsung Corp.}, and {complink 500|AsusTek Computer Inc.} received the highest marks on a report card from the Electronics TakeBack Coalition, grading computer, television, printer, and game console companies on their efforts to take back and recycle their old products. While most manufacturers passed, some printer and TV companies received flunking grades.…

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RS Deploys Euro Supply Chain

OXFORD, UK — RS Components (http://rs-components.com/), the world's largest distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has deployed a new supply chain planning solution across the European region. SO99+ from ToolsGroup (http://www.toolsgroup.com/), will improve forecast accuracy and inventory optimisation of around 500,000 product lines, resulting in an improvement in customer service levels. Following several intensive months…

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SiliconExpert Enhances Part Search & BOM Management

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — SiliconExpert Technologies, a leading provider of component parts management applications, announced today the release of newly developed features to address the needs of its growing customer base. SiliconExpert has introduced Part Marking, Advanced Parametric Search, Community, and advanced Bill of Materials (BOM Manager) features to enhance the users' productivity. The Part…

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Genco Merges With ATC

PITTSBURGH — GENCO Supply Chain Solutions (GENCO), North America's second largest and a Global Top 50 third-party logistics provider, today announced the completion of its merger with ATC Technology Corporation (ATC). The combination of GENCO and ATC creates one of the industry's largest and most innovative product life cycle third-party providers. The newly combined company…

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