TVS Expands into China through Partnership

Bristol, UK – TVS, a leader in software test and hardware verification solutions, today announced it is continuing its international expansion through a partnership with TopBrain Design Systems. TopBrain is an advanced verification solutions provider for complex electronics design organisations and this partnership announcement formalises TopBrain as the official partner for all of TVS’ products…

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TTI Adds AirBorn Interconnects

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company has added a new connector supplier, AirBorn Interconnects. For more than 45 years, AirBorn has been supplying interconnect systems for aerospace, medical, instrumentation, storage and networking, space exploration and energy industries. AirBorn’s wide range of…

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Semiconductor Sales Reached $26.9B in May

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.86 billion for the month of May 2014, 8.8 percent higher than the May 2013 total of $24.69 billion and 2.0 percent more than last month’s total of $26.34 billion. Sales in the Americas increased 10.6 percent year-over-year in May,…

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Atmel to Acquire Newport Media

  Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Newport Media, Inc. (“NMI”), a leading provider of high performance low power Wi-Fi and Bluetooth solutions, that will enable Atmel to offer the industry’s most complete wireless portfolio of smart connected…

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Element14 Expands Kemet Portfolio

 Element14 has expanded its portfolio of KEMET capacitors for electronics design and production with the newest lines of super capacitors, inductors and signal relays, suitable for applications in automotive, communications and industrial. Marc Grange, Head of Product Marketing, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “We are delighted to add these popular KEMET products and make it available for…

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Distributors Hit the Designer/DIY Flashpoint

In the past, amateur designers and electronics hobbyists got little or no attention in the industry. Now, with the evolution of design kits, as well as the increasing importance of software, the DIY community is getting more attention from leading electronics distributors. “In comparison to overall stats on OEM design engineers, it's still small, but…

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Celestica Opens Microelectronics Lab

Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), has announced the opening of its new microelectronics laboratory at its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. The new facility will enable start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to quickly commercialize their latest ideas for miniaturizing electronics products through prototyping to volume production. “Microelectronics…

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