TowerJazz and Panasonic Sign JV

TowerJazz www.towerjazz.com, the global specialty foundry leader (NASDAQ/ TASE ticker: TSEM), and Panasonic Corp., http://panasonic.net/a worldwide leader in the development and engineering of electronic technologies and solutions for customers in residential, non-residential, mobility and personal applications (First Section of TSE and NSE ticker: 6752) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to create a…

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CTS Expands Into Frequency ICs

CTS Electronic Components, Inc.,  www.ctscorp.com/semiconductors, a global leader in designing and manufacturing a diverse array of electronic components for the automotive, communications, medical, industrial, defense and aerospace and computer markets, announces the addition of frequency related Semiconductors to their product offering. CTS’ new line of integrated circuits includes buffers and dividers, capacitive tuning, cable driver…

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IPC Holds Conflict Minerals Workshops

The May 31, 2014, U.S. Securities and Exchange (SEC) deadline for filing conflict minerals reports required by Section 1502 of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act is rapidly approaching.  IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has been actively engaged in the conflict minerals issue for several years and has partnered with consulting…

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TDK Enhances Chip Bead Site

TDK Corp.  http://www.global.tdk.com/news_center/press/20131219741.htm  has significantly enhanced and completely redesigned its global website for TDK chip beads. The new website, which is available in English, Japanese and Chinese, offers user-friendly tools to quickly and easily find the components that perfectly meet specific requirements. In addition to enhanced search capabilities, the new web site offers a greatly…

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Sensata Acquires Wabash

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) www.sensata.com announced today that certain subsidiaries have reached an agreement to acquire Wabash Technologies, Inc. from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The transaction is not subject to regulatory review and is expected to close in January. Wabash is a leading designer…

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PCK Group Adds TTI Inc.

TTI, Inc.,  the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has signed a distribution agreement with the PKC Group to become the first authorized distributor of their component products to include power distribution centers, connection systems, terminal systems and routing and retention aids. The PKC Group is a global partner, designing, manufacturing…

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Future Adds Fairchild Design Tool

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of the Power Supply WebDesigner (PSW) from Fairchild Semiconductor. Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions, has enhanced Power Supply WebDesigner (PSW) – an online design and simulation tool that provides complete designs in under a…

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Mouser Wins China Award

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has received the prestigious “2013 Achievement Award – Editor’s Pick – Most Favorite Catalog and Online Distributor in China” from Electronic Engineering & Product World for Engineering Managers & Designers Magazine. The award demonstrates that Mouser is gaining brand recognition among engineers and…

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IDT Names Greg Waters CEO

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT® or the Company) (NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the appointment of Greg Waters, 53, as President, Chief Executive Officer and board member, effective January 6, 2014. Jeff McCreary, who served as interim CEO since August 2013, will remain a member of…

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