Getting to Know Future Electronics’ Robert Miller, Part One

Talk about perfect timing. Tracy Sutherland was giving a reporter a tour of Future Electronics Inc. headquarters in Pointe Claire, a suburb of Montreal, Canada, and addressing one of the many myths about Robert Miller, the electronics components distributor’s founder and owner, when the subject of the discussion strolled into the building, seemingly oblivious to…

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Richardson RFPD Offers MACOM LNA

LaFox, Ill. — Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for a new 50–2700 MHz, 75W, 5V RF amplifier from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM). The MAAM-011117 provides high gain, low noise and low distortion amplification for 75W CATV customer premises equipment (CPE). The new low noise amplifier (LNA) incorporates a power-down function to reduce…

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KLA-Tencor Earns Intel Supplier Award

Milpitas, Calif. — KLA-Tencor Corporation (NASDAQ: KLAC), has been recognized as one of 18 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2013. It has demonstrated industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which they are measured: quality, cost, availability, technology, customer service, labor and ethics systems and environmental…

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Prepping the Supply Chain for Internet of Everything

The current estimates for how the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact the global economy runs into trillions of dollars. Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO), expects “50 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020” and says the activities related to IoT would could amount to $19 trillion “in value” for enterprises and…

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Exar Reorganizes to Support Growth Markets

Fremont, Calif. — Exar Corporation (NYSE: EXAR), a leading supplier of high performance analog mixed-signal components, video and data management solutions, today announced a number of important organizational changes and expansion of executive responsibilities. These strategic moves will streamline new product development and enhance focus on high-value growth opportunities. Louis DiNardo, President and CEO of…

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Omron Americas Names New COO

Effective April 1, 2014, Jeff Rogers is Chief Operating Officer of Omron Electronic Components, Americas. Mr. Toshiaki Wakayama, immediate past CEO and COO of Omron Electronic Components, Americas, and Senior General Manager, Omron Electronic and Mechanical Components Business Sales and Marketing Headquarters, announced the promotion of Mr. Rogers, who previously held the role of General…

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