Whitman School of Management Collaborates with Staples to Analyze Supply Chain Management Opportunities

Syaracuse, NY— The H.H. Franklin Center for Supply Chain Management at the Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University is collaborating with Staples, Inc., in the first of its kind relationship to bring innovation and new research to the supply chain field. The collaboration will allow Whitman School supply chain faculty and students…

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LCD Driver IC/Touch IC Market Faces Price Decline

Although the electronics industry continues to explore alternatives to LCD technology, it is still a major player in electronics products. The technologies that support LCD, such as driver ICs, have a vested interest in the success of the LCD market. There have been some significant developments in the LCD driver IC and the touch IC…

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Lindsley Ruth’s Top Challenges as CEO at Electrocomponents

Electrocomponents PLC must have made Lindsley Ruth an offer he just could not refuse. In addition to the plum job of Group CEO, Electrocomponents must have given Ruth a substantial package to engineer his departure from Future Electronics Inc. But now that the negotiations are over Ruth must soon face the onerous task of fortifying…

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NXP, Freescale: Bigger Not Better

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The proposed merger of NXP and Freescale creates a big company but not a substantially different one. With the exception of its size, the combined giant will have few new tools to ensure its survival in a consolidating chip industry. Assuming the deal closes as expected before the end of the…

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Omnetics Ships Micro, Nano & COTS Connectors Fast

Minneapolis, Minn. — Designers must move quickly to provide circuitry needed for new miniaturized products that are being employed in today’s ruggedized portable electronics.  Electronic systems, modules and other contributing sensors and components must be small, lightweight, rugged and quickly available.  Design software systems using solid modeling techniques are producing circuit layouts and concepts rapidly.  Images…

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