Tyco Completes ADC Tender

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland — Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) announced today the successful completion of its tender offer through its subsidiary, Tyco Electronics Minnesota, Inc., to purchase the outstanding shares of common stock of ADC Telecommunications, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADCT). The tender offer expired at 5:00 p.m., New York City time on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010, and…

Plug-In Chargers: Implications for Capacitors

Electromagnetic interference (EMI) filters are critical for proper operation of hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), and their use will no doubt spread throughout critical controls in traditional vehicles. Regardless of the exact application, HEVs will drive all capacitors to a higher level of performance in terms of reliability, current and voltage handling — whether RMS (Root…

Digi-Key to Distribute Phihong Products

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and FREMONT, Calif. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Phihong USA, one of the most trusted names in power electronics, today announced the two companies have entered into an agreement in which Digi-Key…

Mitsubishi Electric Acquires Vincotech

TOKYO — Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503)(hereafter “Mitsubishi Electric”) has announced that Mitsubishi Electric and The Gores Group have entered into a Share Purchase Agreement on the acquisition of Vincotech group, a manufacturer of electronic components (hereafter “Vincotech”) based in Germany. Having its main business activities in Europe, Vincotech specializes in the development, manufacturing (assembly testing…

PerkinElmer Unit Re-Launched as Excelitas

WALTHAM, Mass. — With a continued focus on delivering innovative, customized technology products and solutions to its global commercial and defense customers, the former Illumination and Detection Solutions (IDS) business of PerkinElmer was formally re-launched today as Excelitas Technologies Corp. Now owned by private equity firm Veritas Capital, Excelitas Technologies has 3,000 employees, manufacturing operations…

Vishay Corporate Video Debuts on Website

MALVERN, PA — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) announced today that the new video about its capabilities, customer service, and product portfolio — one of the industry's broadest — has debuted on the company's website: http://www.vishay.com. The video highlights Vishay Intertechnology's design and manufacturing resources, dependable delivery of quality components, extensive applications support, and global…

Mouser Stocks Bourns PortNote Design Kits

MANSFIELD, TEXAS – Mouser Electronics Inc., known for its rapid introduction of the newest products, today announced it is stocking new product from Bourns. The Bourns PortNote Solutions Circuit Protection Design Kits are organized and focused on the protection of ports and their variations, rather than on product types. PortNote Kits are available for datacom,…

International Rectifier Posts Q1

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — International Rectifier Corporation (NYSE:IRF) today announced financial results for the first quarter (ended September 26, 2010) of its fiscal year 2011. Revenue for the first quarter fiscal year 2011 was $280.9 million, a 6.5% increase from $263.8 million in the fourth quarter fiscal year 2010 and a 56.6% increase from $179.4…