Microchip Technology & Micrel Announce the Completion of the Acquisition of Micrel By Microchip Technology

Chandler, AZ & San Jose, CA – Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL) today announced that Microchip has completed its previously announced acquisition of Micrel. Shareholders of Micrel overwhelmingly approved the merger with 98.95% of the Micrel shares that voted in…

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Releases New Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC/Analog Devices Intelligent Drives Kit II

Phoenix—Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), released the new Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC/Analog Devices Intelligent Drives Kit II. The kit is designed to provide a flexible platform for motor control and industrial networking development in sectors including industrial automation, smart energy, medical and embedded systems. This evolution of the original…

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Nominations for 2016 STEP Ahead Awards Open

Washington – The Manufacturing Institute announced nominations for the 2016 STEP (Science, Technology, Engineering and Production) Ahead Awards are open. The fourth annual STEP Ahead Awards, recognizing manufacturing women who display leadership within their companies, honor top performers in manufacturing and further encourage women to mentor and support the next generation of female talent.  …

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July: Manufacturing Adjusts Growth Pace

After setting several high marks for the year to date in June, the domestic manufacturing industry adjusted its growth pace in July. A leading national manufacturing index, the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI, declined slightly from June to 52.7 percent. “The PMI was down 0.8 [percentage points] but still growing for the 31st consecutive month,”…

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Government Buyers: Meet Diversity Targets, Find Nearby Suppliers & Eliminate RFIs by Email

New York, NY — Government/public sector buyers hard pressed to find the right new suppliers to bid on new commodities or on existing projects now have a solution. The over 700,000 manufacturers, distributors and service companies available on the ThomasNet.com platform give these buyers the ability to find local and diverse suppliers of a broad range…

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prpl Foundation Sponsors Wireless Battle of the Mesh Event

Santa Clara, CA –The prpl Foundation, an open-source non-profit foundation focused on enabling next-generation datacenter-to-device portable software and virtualized architectures, today announced its sponsorship of the annual Wireless Battle of the Mesh (commonly referred to as 'BattleMesh') event, to be held Aug. 3-9 in Maribor, Slovenia. BattleMesh brings together mesh networking enthusiasts, community networking activists,…

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