Electronics Ranks High in Conflict Minerals Compliance

In a very short period of time the electronics industry has moved from grudging acceptance of the so-called U.S. “conflict minerals” rule to a leadership position in compliance, research concludes. Moreover, companies that have embraced the measure to boycott materials mined in certain regions of the world are driving positive change throughout the supply chain.…

MACOM to Buy FiBest

Lowell, Mass.– M/A-COM Technology Solutions Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: MTSI) (MACOM), a leading supplier of high-performance analog RF, microwave, millimeterwave and photonic semiconductor products, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire FiBest Limited (FiBest), a Japan-based merchant market component supplier of optical sub assemblies, in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $60…

Richardson RFPD Adds MACOM GaAs Power Amplifier

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new GaAs power amplifier from M/A-COM Technology Solutions. The MAAP-011022 high power balanced amplifier operates from 2.7 to 3.0 GHz, provides 7W of pulsed power, and is designed to operate at an 8% duty cycle. The new amplifier provides rugged performance…

M/A-COM Goes Global With Digi-Key

 Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM), a market innovator offering one of the widest and most reliable RF, microwave and millimeterwave offerings in the industry. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio…

Richardson RFPD Supports M/A-COM

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces immediate availability and full design support capabilities for two devices for 802.11ac applications from M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM). The MAMF-010614 is a multi-function MMIC that includes a single-pole, double-throw (SPDT) switch and low noise amplifier (LNA) with bypass mode for the receive (Rx) path. The new front-end module (FEM) delivers…