NEDA-ECA Merger Will Advance the Cause of US Electronics Makers

The National Electronics Distributors Association (NEDA) and the Electronic Components Association (ECA) will be joining together on Jan. 1 to form the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA). The new trade association will be a united voice for the authorized sales of electronic components, bringing together component manufacturers and their authorized distributors and independent field sales…

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Lenovo Posts Q2

BEIJING — Lenovo Group today reported results for its second fiscal quarter ended September 30, 2010, and for the fourth quarter in a row, Lenovo delivered solid execution, helping the Company grow faster than any of the top four PC manufacturers. With its continued focus on balanced growth across all markets, product lines and customer…

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RS Secures Vishay Distribution Agreement

OXFORD, U.K. — RS Components has further strengthened its relationship with Vishay following the completion of a European distribution agreement. The new agreement means that RS now formally represents Vishay, one of the largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors, around the globe through three regional agreements. “Vishay is delighted to be extending its relationship with RS…

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DesignSpark Online Community Booms

OXFORD, U.K. — RS Components disclosed that DesignSpark, the online gateway that gives engineers trusted and reliable information and resources, has become the industry’s fastest growing community of electronics engineers. Over 20,000 engineers have joined DesignSpark, and downloads and activations of DesignSpark PCB, the world’s most powerful free schematic and PCB design tool stand at…

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WPG Closes Fiscal 2010

TAIPEI, Taiwan — WPG, the largest distributor of semiconductor components in Asia, reported the 2010 sales reached NT$205.9 billion, a 28% increase in comparison with 2009. Due to fewer work days, October 2010 consolidated sales of NT$18.72 billion, in line with the expectation. The sales breakdowns by regions of WPG are 80% from China (incl.…

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SMTC Reports Q3

TORONTO — SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq: SMTX, TSE: SMX), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today reported 2010 third quarter results. Revenue for the quarter increased by 48% to $65.4 million and net income for the quarter, at $2.6 million, was $2.4 million higher than the same quarter in the prior year. Gross profit for the…

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