Will ‘Maniacal’ Cost-Cutting Save Hewlett-Packard?

Meg Whitman says Hewlett-Packard Co. must be “maniacally focused” to win in a changing market that is “creating both opportunities and challenges for HP and every one of our competitors.” Her choice of word is unfortunate but emblematic of what many corporate executives have adopted as the right strategy for making their businesses competitive. Whitman,…

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Seagate Buys Avago LSI ASD & FCD Units

Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, and Avago Technologies Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO), a leading semiconductor device supplier to the enterprise storage, wired, wireless and industrial end markets, today announced that they have entered into a definitive asset purchase agreement under which Seagate will acquire the assets of LSI’s Accelerated Solutions…

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Renesas & Diodes Inc. Partner on Power

Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced its collaboration with Diodes Incorporated (Nasdaq: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets, to deliver optimized charging solutions for USB Power Delivery (PD). Based on a…

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Neutrik USA Lauds Heilind

Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor inNorth America, was recently named Neutrik USA’s Distributor Partner of the Year. “Neutrik USA is pleased to present Heilind Electronics with our Distributor Partner of the Year award for 2013,” says Tom Chudyk, national distribution manager, Neutrik USA. “We value our partnership with Heilind and are grateful for their outstanding dedication and support. We look…

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SiliconExpert Launches Pricing Tool

SiliconExpert Technologies, the leading provider of electronic component management tools, officially introduces their Price Analytics Tool which normalizes and displays component level pricing data on an intuitive interface, allowing supply chain managers to easily compare, analyze and manage pricing data intelligently. OEMs with multiple distributors and contract manufacturers can now easily compare component level pricing…

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Sager Honored by Ohmite

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, was recently recognized by Ohmite Manufacturing Company for its performance in the Northeast.  Sager’s Northeast service center was named one of three “Sales Excellence” branches in Ohmite’s authorized distribution network. “Sager sales team members Bob Birmingham and Joe Priante of the New England Service…

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ISSI Sampling New DDR3

Integrated Silicon Solution, Inc. (Nasdaq:ISSI), a leader in advanced memory solutions, today announced it has begun sampling production units of its new 8-gigabit (8Gb) DDR3 and DDR3L SDRAMs. The 8Gb DDR3 device is the IS43TR16512A, which operates at 1.5V, and the IS43TR16512AL, which operates at 1.35V. Both are organized as 512Mx16 and packaged in a…

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NMB Awards Sager

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, today announced its selection as NMB Technologies’ 2013 Distributor of the Year for outstanding growth.  NMB Technologies presented the award to Sager at the 2014 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The NMB brand represents quality, confidence, efficiency and…

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TTI Awards Bourns

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has again been honored with TTI’s Supplier Excellence Award at the Platinum Level for its Americas, European and Asia operations. Bourns’ European operations also received TTI’s Diamond Award for the highest overall point achievement.  The TTI Supplier Excellence program measures sales…

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