Avnet Joins OpenPOWER Foundation

PHOENIX—January 15, 2015—Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development alliance based on IBM’s POWER microprocessor architecture. Working with the OpenPOWER Foundation, Avnet will help partners and customers innovate across the full hardware and software stack to build customized server, networking and…

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SnapEDA Joins Octopart’s Common Parts Library to Fuel Electronic Design

TORONTO, ON— Today, SnapEDA Inc. a provider of design data for the electronics industry, announced a partnership with Octopart’s Common Parts Library to help electronics designers bring connected devices to market faster. The Common Parts Library, created and hosted by Octopart, speeds up component selection by guiding designers towards commonly used electronic components, and allowing…

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Congressman Mike Honda Visits Hunter Technology Corp. in California

BANNOCKBURN, Ill.– Today, Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA-17) met with executives and employees of IPC-member company, Hunter Technology Corp., in Milpitas, Calif. Hunter Technology provides a full range of electronic design, manufacturing and test services. This visit is part of a nationwide effort to discuss with policymakers legislative and regulatory issues that affect the electronics manufacturing…

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America II and PanJit Announce New Distribution Agreement

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (PRWeb) January 21, 2015–America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a franchise distribution agreement with PanJit Semiconductor, a global manufacturer of semiconductors for the personal computer, mobile phone, industrial, and consumer electronic markets. “America II is in a…

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Microsemi Posts ‘Record’ Q1 Sales

Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today reported unaudited results for its first quarter of fiscal year 2015 ended Dec. 28, 2014. Net sales for Microsemi’s first quarter of fiscal year 2015 were a record $303.6 million, up 18.8 percent from the first quarter…

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