GLOBALFOUNDRIES to Acquire IBM’s Microelectronics Business

Armonk, N.Y. — IBM (NYSE: IBM) and GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced that they have signed a Definitive Agreement under which GLOBALFOUNDRIES plans to acquire IBM’s global commercial semiconductor technology business, including intellectual property, world-class technologists and technologies related to IBM Microelectronics, subject to completion of applicable regulatory reviews. GLOBALFOUNDRIES will also become IBM’s exclusive server processor semiconductor…

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Reliance on Compliance: Evolving Industry Standards

The variety of product labeling standards set forth, or under consideration, by organizations such as the Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA), Electronics Components Association (ECA), Joint Electron Device Engineering Council (JDEC), Government Electronics and Information Technology Association (GEIA), now part of TechAmerica, Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), and Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) present additional labeling challenges.…

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Expanding the Supply Chain’s Horizon

A midmarket company suffers diverse challenges while trying to stay competitive and agile. Expanding into new markets is no longer an option; it's a must to stay dynamic and robust in the fast-paced evolving business environment. Expanding to serve multiple markets is the right move for midmarket companies seeking new business opportunities. What risks must…

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The Other Tesla

I find myself going to Kickstarter and Indiegogo on a regular basis these days because they have become real innovation marketplaces. As far as I'm concerned, this is where a lot of cool new products and ideas are surfacing — not in VC-backed companies, as they used to be. If I look at my credit…

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Celestica Awards KOA

Bradford, Pa. – KOA Corporation announced it has been awarded a 2013 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. The awards program recognizes suppliers that support Celestica’s TCOO strategy and demonstrate excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility. “We are…

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TTI Stocks Kemet’s Automotive Lines

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks capacitors for high temperature automotive applications from Kemet. The devices are ideal for automotive applications above +125°C and up to +200°C, electric and hydraulic steering systems, electronic braking systems, engine and transmission control, as well as stop/start micro hybrid.…

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