Private Equity Firm to Buy Lattice Semiconductor for $1.3B

Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:LSCC) (“Lattice” or the “Company”) and Canyon Bridge Capital Partners, Inc. (“Canyon Bridge”) today announced that the Company and Canyon Bridge Acquisition Company, Inc. (“Parent”), an affiliate of Canyon Bridge, have signed a definitive agreement under which Parent will acquire all outstanding shares of Lattice for approximately $1.3 billion inclusive of Lattice’s net debt, or $8.30 per share in cash. This…

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Robot Supply May Require New Links in the Chain

As robotics forges new paths and fledgling markets for the electronic component supply chains, the shift could force procurement specialists to rethink strategies and expand relationships with suppliers. A report from Innography identifies patterns that analyze how autonomous robots such as cars and drones will disrupt multiple industries and create new product categories for electronic…

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Future Electronics Wins ECIA Marketing Award

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, won top honors in the category of Best Internal Branding & Communications, during the advertising awards ceremony at the Electronic Components Industry Association’s Executive Conference recently held in Chicago. The Electronics Choice Industry Awards program recognizes companies’ outstanding advertising efforts in marketing their brands within…

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China Spearheads Semiconductor Sales Growth in September

Global sales of semiconductors reached $88.3 billion in the third quarter of 2016, which marks the industry’s highest quarterly sales, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). This is an increase of 11.5 percent compared to the previous quarter, bringing a year-to-date total of $245.7 billion. However, sales still lag 2015’s year-to-date total of $252.3…

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Connectors Get Ruggedized, Shrink for Outdoor Apps

TE Connectivity’s new FullAXS Mini connectors address several challenges in rugged outdoor environment applications – miniaturization, harsh environmental conditions, and ease of installation. One of the best design features of the new fiber-optic connector – in addition to the sealing system – is its user friendliness, enabling one-handed installations for wireless equipment and other rugged…

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Amazon Business to Present at ERA Event

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that its 48th Management and Marketing Conference, scheduled Feb. 26-28, 2017, in Austin, Texas, will feature a general session presentation by representatives of Amazon Business. Colin Puckett, Senior Marketing Manager, and Andy Aupperlee, Senior Vendor Manager, will deliver a program outlining Amazon Business’ sales model in the electronic…

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