SMIC Founds 12-inch CIS Supply Chain in China

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), China’s largest and most advanced semiconductor foundry, today announced that the first 12″ color filter & micro lens array production line in mainland China has been completed and put into production by Toppan SMIC Electronics (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (“TSES”), a joint venture of SMIC and Toppan Printing Co., Ltd. (“Toppan”).…

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E2v Completes Redesign of Logic Device

E2v, the leading high reliability semiconductor solutions provider, today announced that it has completed full qualification of the QP54ACT139 Decoder/Demultiplexer. This device serves as a drop-in replacement for the industry standard 54ACT139 device. It has been fully re-engineered and manufactured on a bipolar process and meets the original manufacturer’s specifications for military and aerospace applications.…

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Tech Breakthrough Doubles Cell Phone Battery Life

Kalispell, Mont. – ZAF Energy Systems, Inc. has successfully completed another milestone in its development of the next generation rechargeable metal-air battery. ZAF and Brooks Kushman P.C. announced today the issuance of US patent number 8728671. According to ZAF, this patent describes an efficient, bi-directional air electrode system based on ZAF’s proprietary catalyst that will…

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Electronics Supply Chain Redefining China’s Role

Compared to other industries, the technology industry has a truly cross-regional reach. Supply chains for products like semi-conductors, consumer electronics, mobile devices, PCs, tablets and printers are global in nature, as parts are being supplied from across the world. However, there is a shift in production and consumption as the attractiveness of emerging markets continues…

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Lista Offers ListaWorks for Electronics Assembly Facilities

HOLLISTON, Mass. — Lista I is pleased to offer ListaWorks™ design assistance for customizing electronics assembly workspaces. The ListaWorks service is a unique process that allows Lista to provide the highest-quality, custom-configurable solutions to precisely fit each customer’s needs. Experts examine and predict current and future storage and workspace requirements, and propose solutions that provide…

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KOA Speer Awarded by Arrow

KOA Speer Electronics, Inc. announced today that it was presented the Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perfect Order Index (POI) award for 2013. KOA Speer received the platinum  award for the highest level of performance in the passive electromechanical components category. Arrow’s POI awards honor suppliers that achieve best-in-class performance by delivering “perfect orders” as measured by…

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