Intel Invades OEM Design World

Intel Corp. isn’t staying on the sidelines as OEMs review their design operations to improve efficiencies, slash costs and accelerate product time-to-market. The semiconductor vendor is directly inserting itself into the design environment with the hopes of cementing existing relationships and forging new ones as major technology developments and shifting consumer and enterprise demands drive…

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Currency Valuations Hurt Passives Industry

Cary, N. C. — Despite steadily increasing demand from several sectors, currency valuations, particularly the Yen, Won and NT$ to the U.S. dollar are resulting in price erosion and lower revenue growth in the passive electronic components industry, according to new research from Paumanok Publications Inc. A key finding of the report, “Passive Electronic Components: World…

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General Dynamics Awards CDM

Turnersville, N.J. – CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, today announced it received the Soldier’s Network Defender of the Year Award for 2015 from defense contractor General Dynamics Mission Systems, which connects soldiers and protects their communications and information across land, sea, air, space and cyber domains.   CDM is one…

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Mouser Stocks Analog Devices AD7177-2 32-bit ADC

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is first to stock the new AD7177-2 32-bit Sigma Delta Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) from Analog Devices. The AD7177-2 is alow noise 32-bit sigma delta (Σ-Δ) ADC with a true rail-to-rail input buffer and flexible scan rates. This 32-bit ADC can be configured…

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Atmel CEO Steven Laub to Retire

San Jose, Calif. — Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced that the Company’s President and CEO, Steven Laub, has decided to retire as an officer and director as of August 31, 2015.  He will continue to serve in his current capacities while an orderly leadership transition is accomplished. “On behalf of…

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West Coast Port Headaches Continue

Labor issues at Long Beach and Los Angeles ports are causing major headaches for supply chain managers.  Again. A volatile labor environment, record-setting volumes, and ever-larger containerships are delaying ocean freight, especially at our already strained West Coast ports.  Shippers may have sighed in relief when the February 2015 ILW slowdown/lockout issue was resolved, but…

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Tradeshift Appoints Jigish Avalani To New Position of President and COO

San Francisco, CA-   Tradeshift, the fastest growing supply chain platform, today announced the appointment of Jigish Avalani as President and Chief Operating Officer (COO). Reporting to CEO and co-founder Christian Lanng, Avalani will be responsible for day-to-day operations of the company, and the accelerated expansion of the Tradeshift global supply chain platform.    “The appointment of…

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Loftware to Sponsor Live Webinar on Labeling and the Power of Data in a Global Manufacturing Supply Chain

Portsmouth, NH —Hear firsthand from internationally recognized supply chain and technology industry expert Richard Sherman to find out how labeling has become increasingly complex in today's global manufacturing environment. Mr. Sherman will outline why the Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Supply Networks are transforming supply chains and will offer insight on how utilizing Automatic…

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