IPC Sets Manufacturing Priorities

The world’s leading advocate for the electronics industry today released its Global Policy Framework for 2015, outlining its top public policy priorities to promote a strong manufacturing economy. IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® is a U.S.-based, global industry association dedicated to the success of its 3,500 member companies, who are spread across the entire electronics…

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Spansion & Macronix Settle Patent Dispute

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a worldwide leader in non-volatile memory and embedded systems solutions, and Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337), a global leader in non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions, today announced the companies have settled all outstanding patent disputes and actions, including their respective complaints at the US International Trade Commission as well as District…

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Transphorm, Fujitsu Start GaN Power Device Production

Goleta, Calif.– Transphorm Inc., Transphorm Japan Inc., and Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited announced today that Fujitsu Semiconductor group’s CMOS-compatible, 150mm wafer fab in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Japan, has started mass production of Gallium Nitride (GaN) power devices for switching applications. The large-scale, automotive-qualified facility, which is providing exclusive GaN foundry services for Transphorm, will allow dramatic expansion of Transphorm’s…

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Sanmina Posts Q1 Revenue Growth

Sanmina Corporation (“Sanmina” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ GS: SANM), a leading integrated manufacturing solutions company, today reported financial results for the first fiscal quarter ended December 27, 2014. First Quarter Fiscal 2015 Summary Revenue of $1.67 billion GAAP operating margin of 3.2 percent GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.26 Non-GAAP(1) operating margin of 4.1…

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Axsem Appoints Pan-European Distributor

Wokingham, England — Acal BFi, European leader in advanced technology solutions, has signed a new, pan-European distribution agreement with Axsem. Located in Switzerland, Axsem is a global leader in the development and manufacture of lowest-power high-performance VHF and UHF radio IC and microcontrollers as well as SoC. The company’s product portfolio is ideal for a wide range of…

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Pasternack Names New Product Manager

Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, welcomes Mr. Tim Galla as the company’s Product Manager for Active RF Components.   Mr. Galla brings 25+ years of product development, applications engineering and business development expertise to Pasternack from many of the RF/microwave industry’s most recognized names. Mr.…

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