Former Globalfoundries CEO to Lead SEMI Trade Group

SAN FRANCISCO—Ajit Manocha, formerly CEO of Globalfoundries Inc., has been named president and CEO of semiconductor equipment and materials vendor trade group SEMI, effective March 1. Manocha will succeed Denny McGuirk, who is retiring. McGuirk announced his intention to retire last October. Manocha, a 35-year semiconductor industry veteran, was first appointed interim CEO of Globalfoundries…

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ADI, Arrow, channel realignment

Will ADI & Arrow Deal Prompt More Channel Realignment?

Analog Devices Inc.’s realignment of its channel strategy has implications beyond the companies directly involved — ADI and acquisition Linear Technology; and distributors Arrow Electronics Inc. and Avnet Inc. ADI’s move could prompt other semiconductor companies to reconsider their distribution options. A distributor’s supplier roster works a bit like a sports team. If the five-time Super…

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EMI Shielding Market to Reach $7.4B by 2022

According to the new market research report, “EMI Shielding Market by Component (EMI Shielding Tapes & Laminates, Conductive Coatings and Paints, Metal Shielding Products, Conductive Polymers, EMI Filters), Method (Radiation, Conduction), Industry (Consumer Electronics, Telecom & IT, Automotive, Healthcare, Defense & Aerospace), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2022”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is expected…

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TAKE Supply Chain Partners with the USC Marshall School of Business, Center for Global Supply Chain Management to Evaluate the Impact of Future State Technologies on Issues Facing Global Supply Chains

Austin, TX ‒ TAKE Supply Chain (TSC), a division of TAKE Solutions Ltd., today announced that it has formally launched the TAKE Digital Supply Chain Initiative in partnership with Nick Vyas, Executive Director and Professor of Clinical Data Science and Operations, USC Marshall Center for Global Supply Chain Management. This joint research project aims to…

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America II Expands Line Card

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of electronic components and semiconductors, has today announced the expansion of its global line card with the addition of Xmultiple and Viking Tech America. Viking Tech, a leader in the design and manufacturing of Thin-Film / Thick-Film integrated passive devices and discrete passive components will provide…

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