Taiwan’s May LED Sales Set Record

The LED market in recent months has benefited from inventory demand and lighting market orders, according to TrendForce‘s research division LEDinside.  In May, 2013, Taiwanese listed LED manufacturers’ total sales revenue increased to NTD10.96 billion (+6.8%MoM,+23.8%YoY). Meanwhile, Taiwanese listed LED chip manufacturers’ total sales revenue reached NTD4.44 billion (+6.7%MoM,+10.9%YoY). Moreover, that of Taiwanese listed LED package…

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Ford Motor Company Honors Flextronics

Flextronics announced today that it received two of Ford Motor Company’s 2012 World Excellence Awards (WEA). Paul Humphries, group president of the High Reliability Solutions business group at Flextronics, accepted the awards on behalf of the Company at the World Excellence Awards ceremony that was recently held in Dearborn, Michigan. Flextronics received Ford’s Corporate Responsibility…

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ASTM Tackles Rare Earth Materials

As rare earth materials play an increasingly critical role in the growth of global industries, an ASTM International subcommittee is gearing up to address challenges across the life cycle of these vital resources. ASTM Subcommittee F40.04 on Rare Earth Materials held its most recent meeting in April and has established a standards development agenda aimed…

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Mouser Enhances Medical Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has released an enhanced version of its Medical Applications site. New features focus on medical imaging solutions including MRI, portable ultrasound, and digital x-ray, helping engineers to solve a unique set of design challenges. MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) requires high speed data and image processing to create soft tissue images, making high…

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Microsemi and Future Ink Global Distribution Pact

Microsemi Corp., a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Future Electronics, a world-class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronic components, today announced that the two companies have entered into a broad-based, global distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, Future will provide worldwide…

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IHS: DRAM Market Grows Up

It’s said that adversity breeds character—and that certainly seems to be the case for the global market for DRAM (dynamic random access memory). This market has achieved some maturity in the face of daunting challenges, allowing the industry to achieve a balance between supply and demand this year. After DRAM wafer output peaked in 2008…

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