TTI Awards Bourns

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has again been honored with TTI’s Supplier Excellence Award at the Platinum Level for its Americas, European and Asia operations. Bourns’ European operations also received TTI’s Diamond Award for the highest overall point achievement.  The TTI Supplier Excellence program measures sales…

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SemiGen Expands Design Services

SemiGen, Inc. (www.semigen.net), an ISO and ITAR registered RF/Microwave assembly, automated PCB manufacturing, and RF Supply Center, is now offering a full range of RF/microwave and digital design/engineering services. SemiGen/SWT, SemiGen’s RF/microwave and digital design service, is offered in collaboration with the microwave-engineering experts at Saltwhistle Technologies. SemiGen/SWT can help with unique RF and digital…

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Keystone Recognizes Sager Electronics

Sager Electronics, www.sager.com, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, today announced they were the recipient of Keystone Electronics’ platinum level sales award.  Keystone Electronics announced the award at the 2014 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “We applaud the Sager Electronics team for achieving our sales benchmarks…

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Chip Companies Reach Accords

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that global semiconductor industry leaders reached an agreement at the 18th annual meeting of the World Semiconductor Council (WSC) last week on a series of policy proposals to strengthen the industry through international cooperation. The WSC is a worldwide body…

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Lytica Unveils New Components Pricing Benchmark Report

Growing Ottawa based Supply Chain Analytics & Services company – Lytica Inc., announced Monday, the release of their new free BENCHMARK REPORT designed for companies that use electronic components within their products. “By uploading their costed BOM (Bill of Material) and AVL (approved vendor list) into Lytica’s secure website, a customer will receive a free…

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Molex Buys Italian Connector Maker

Molex European Holdings BV, a subsidiary of Molex Incorporated, today announced that it has recently acquired the heavy-duty connector business of Westec s.r.l., an industrial connector manufacturer based in Milano, Italy. Westec’s business consists of the manufacturing of more than 6,000 products, including a wide range of junction boxes, multi-pole connectors, and connector assemblies designed…

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Are More Mainstream Apps Ahead for GaN?

Lyon, France – “Today, the need for high-power, high-frequency transistors is increasing steadily, commensurate with the huge demand for wireless telecommunications”, explains Dr Kamel Madjour, Technology & Market Analyst, Yole Développement. Indeed more power, more frequency bands, better linearity and improved efficiency are still driving RF semiconductor devices’ current development, since the market needs devices able to handle all of…

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