Apple China Hire Links Engineering & Sourcing

Apple Inc. is reportedly hiring more than 600 engineers and supply chain professionals in China as the world’s biggest consumer electronics manufacturer by market value responds to growing challenges from a swarm of competitors threatening its once unrivalled domination of the smartphone and tablet PC markets. News reports indicate Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is adding engineers…

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Semiconductor Sales Hit Highest Level for January

Washington, D.C. — Global semiconductor sales reached $26.28 billion for the month of January 2014, increasing 8.8 percent from January 2013 sales of $24.15 billion, thanks in part to strong growth in the Americas, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA). This marks the industry’s highest-ever January sales total and the largest year-to-year increase in…

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Ecliptek Unveils Search Tool for Buyers, Designers

EXCLUSIVE — Ecliptek Corp. has launched a new parts search tool to help its customers — both purchasers and designers — to quickly find the frequency control parts they need based on their individual design priorities. The SmartSearch tool allows customers to quickly search through Ecliptek’s database of more than two million part numbers based…

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GaN Systems Boosts Tech Marketing

  GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, announces the appointment of Charles Bailley as Senior Director Technical Marketing, Asia, effective March 3rd.  Bailley’s appointment is part of the company’s strategy of increasing headcount worldwide to support early adopters of GaN-based devices as world-leading automotive, industrial, and enterprise equipment manufacturers…

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Molex’s Polymicro Adds Capillary Design Program

Molex Incorporated introduces the Polymicro Technologies™ Capillary Configurator design program for selection of simple to complex capillary tubing products. The free online Capillary Configurator guides users in identifying and submitting product specifications and application parameters which are reviewed by Polymicro’s technical team. All submissions are promptly reviewed and the team provides a quote on the…

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Amphenol Industrial Participates in Buy America

Sidney, N.Y. — Amphenol Industrial Products Group, a global leader in interconnect systems, is a participant in the United States Department of Transportation’s Buy America provision for the rail and mass transit industries. The Buy America program, which requires that transportation infrastructure projects use American-made products, provide government funds only to American companies that either…

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