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Distributors Eye Competition in a Changing Landscape

Capturing market share away from one’s known competitors is a time-honored growth strategy for most businesses, particularly when the market is flat. But if a company is too focused on defending its turf, executives say,  it runs the risk of not seeing new competitors coming. Verical.com’s Chief Digital Officer and President Matt Anderson recently told Forbes magazine “… if…

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Inside GlobalFoundries’ Fab 8

NEW YORK – GlobalFoundries' Fab 8, one of the largest semiconductor fabs in the United States, sits on 233 acres of the Luther Forest tech campus in Malta, N.Y. A tour of the plant and an affiliated research center in nearby Albany provided a look inside an operation that now carries the DNA of chip…

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Richardson Electronics & Cornell Dubilier Sign Global
Distribution Agreement

LaFox, IL – Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced a new global distribution agreement with Cornell Dubilier Electronics (CDE), a manufacturer of quality, high-performance capacitors used in demanding industrial applications. The agreement aligns with CDE's efforts to advance capacitor technology for new applications, with Richardson Electronics' global sales team supporting these new opportunities. Founded in…

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Expect Smart Meter IC Prices to Rise

The average semiconductor cost in smart meters used for two-way communications between meters and utilities was about $11 in 2014; however, average selling prices (ASPs) are expected to increase as the industry needs to move to 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs), memory chips, and single system-on-chip (SoC) solutions, according to IHS Inc. The smart meter market is…

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GaN Systems Names Product Line Management Director

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems Inc., a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has appointed Peter Di Maso as Director, Product Line Management.  The newly-created position is part of the company’s strategic growth and headcount increase at all levels as the company ramps up production of its market-leading Island Technology® gallium nitride devices…

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