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Does Anyone Really Buy Electronics Based on Green?

One of the difficulties of environmental policies and corporate social responsibility (CSR) practices is measuring a return on investment (ROI). When such ideas are first pitched, the encouragement for compliance is more about the money you’ll avoid spending on things such as fines than on the rewards you will reap. Some policies, such as RoHS,…

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Flextronics Buys MCi to Boost Automotive Offering

Flextronics International Ltd. said it will pay $494 million for Mirror Controls International to broaden its offerings and services to automotive manufacturers. The acquisition of the supplier of mirror actuators to the automotive industry will further help Flextronics smoothen sales growth and reduce its dependence on markets susceptible to wild demand swings, according to company…

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Honeywell’s SE and XE Switches Now at TTI

Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components are Honeywell’s SE series and XE series miniature sealed basic switches. The components have been designed for precise and reliable position indication of critical applications on aircraft and military systems. The applications range from military and…

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North American PCB BtB Holds at 1.05

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the March findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Although sales remained sluggish, bookings continued ahead of last year and the book-to-bill ratio held steady at 1.05. Total North American PCB shipments decreased 0.9 percent in March 2015 from March 2014, bringing year-to-date…

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Ericsson Looks East As Western Rivals Merge

With customers merging and capital expenditure budgets shrinking in North America and Europe, Ericsson AB is shifting more marketing resources to Asia where the mobile and networking equipment OEM is hoping to benefit from a surge in infrastructure spending by governments and private communication services enterprises. The company aims to keep up a vibrant presence…

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