Digi-Key Reports Surging Europe Sales

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced exceptionally strong growth in Europe, averaging 26-percent growth year-over-year across the entire region. The company attributes this rapid sales growth to its continued global expansion of local sales and support resources and the strength of its next…

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Microchip Announces its First Mobile App Developer Partner

Chandler, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced its first App Developer Specialist—WillowTree Apps—the latest company to join Microchip’s world-class Design Partner Network.  This new App Developer Specialist category, which designates an exclusive focus on Web and native-app creation, builds on Microchip’s deep roster of traditional…

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Avnet Exec to Present at Supply Chain Forum

Phoenix, Ariz. – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Wade McDaniel, vice president of solutions architecture, Avnet Velocity, will be a featured speaker at The Logistics & Supply Chain Forum. The conference will be held at the Four Seasons Resort Scottsdale at Troon North in Scottsdale, Ariz. on November 2-4, 2014. McDaniel…

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Richardson RFPD Reduces Pricing for NX-Series IGBTs

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today reduced pricing on the latest NX-Series of insulated-gate bipolar transistors from Powerex, Inc. The devices are being offered at a ten-percent discount for a limited time. The six IGBTs use the 6.1 CSTBT chip, which offers significantly lower losses compared to competing chip technologies. When compared with an aluminum nitride ceramic…

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SMIC, ASML Sign Volume Purchase Agreement

Shanghai — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) the largest and most advanced pure-play foundry provider in China,  and ASML Holding N.V. (“ASML”), the world’s leading provider of lithography systems, announce the signing of a volume purchase agreement (VPA) that will provide SMIC with lithography systems from ASML. The VPA which is worth approximately450…

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Maxwell, Corning Partner on Ultracapacitor Technology

San Diego, Calif. — Maxwell Technologies Incorporated (NASDAQ: MXWL) today announced a joint development agreement with Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) with the goal of advancing the state of capacitive energy storage technology by addressing the challenges frequently cited by ultracapacitor customers, including energy density, lifetime, operating environment, form factor and cost. The unique benefits Corning and Maxwell bring to this…

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Microchip, Xymox Announce Strategic Partnership

Chandler, Ariz. — Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with Xymox Technologies to provide customers with a complete, cost-effective touch and gesture interface solution with industry-leading low-power touch electronics and printed flexible touch sensors supporting a wide range of existing and emerging markets.…

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