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March 2012
IDT Ships More Than 2.5 Million RapidIO Switches to Date
Integrated Device Technology, which delivers essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, announced that it has shipped over 2.5 million Serial RapidIO® switches into customer systems. The proliferation
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03/26/2012
ROHM Semiconductor and Premier Farnell move from European franchise to Global

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Premier Farnell has announced that it has extended its franchise with ROHM Semiconductor, the leading manufacturer of semiconductors, passives and opto electronics, to cover Europe, Asia-Pacific and
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03/25/2012
Anglia Embedded joins European Sales Network for Advantech, a world leader in embedded computing

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Anglia Embedded has announced that it has been appointed as UK and Ireland embedded channel distribution partner for Advantech, a world leader in single board computers (SBC), with effect from 31
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03/25/2012

RFMD® Surpasses One Billion Power Amplifiers  Shipped to China Based Manufacturers
RF Micro Devices a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced it has shipped over one billion
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03/25/2012
Bespoke LED backlights in five days with minimal set up costs
OMC, the pioneer in optoelectronics - LED lighting, backlighting and industrial fibre optic transmission components - is introducing a fast turn around, custom LCD backlighting service using its proprietary
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03/25/2012
Discover the new Q1 2012 NXP Portfolio Snapshot
A comprehensive overview of the entire NXP portfolio, top applications and technologies. Designed to get you quickly to the information you need! Thank you for massively downloading our first edition
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03/25/2012
Excellent Core Partner Award: Huawei recognizes TDK (TDK-EPC Corporation)
TDK Corporation received the Excellent Core Partner Award 2011 from Huawei Technologies, China's largest and one of the world's leading manufacturers of telecommunications equipment based in Shenzhen,
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03/25/2012
ABB Switchyard Adds 200 MW of Local Electricity for City of Anaheim
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced the dedication of the Canyon Power 69kV GIS Switchyard, a major new turnkey GIS project that now provides unprecedented levels
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03/25/2012
Freescale and FAW Partner to Bring Next-Generation Technology to Automobiles in China
Freescale Semiconductor has announced a partnership with First Automobile Works (FAW), one of the leading automotive OEMs in China, and the establishment of a FAW-Freescale joint automotive lab. The
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03/25/2012
Farnell and element14 brands unite to lead the electronics industry online

Alan Paterson, Marketing Director, Farnell Europe

Farnell, the leading multi-channel electronics distributor, has today announced that the Farnell and element14 brands are uniting. Bringing together the European transactional and community offerings
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03/25/2012
Recently Acquired Avtron Loadbank Will Become Part of Emerson Network Power's ASCO Power Technologies Business
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and a global leader in maximizing availability, capacity and efficiency of critical infrastructure, reports that recently acquired Avtron Loadbank will
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03/25/2012
TTI, Inc. Launches TE Connectivity
In the latest brand video from TTI, we meet up with The Specialist and T in the NTI lab where a flurry of activity is taking place surrounding TE Connectivity. TTI and TE have joined forces to become
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03/24/2012
Signal Transformer Announces New Line Of SMD Power Inductors Available At Digi-Key
Signal Transformer (a subsidiary of Bel Fuse Inc.), a leading manufacturer of standard and custom power transformers and high frequency magnetics, and Digi-Key Corporation, known by design engineers
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03/24/2012
Two New Members Named to ON Semiconductor's Board of Directors
ON Semiconductor, a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, today announced that Teresa M. Ressel and Bernard L. Han have joined its Board of Directors.
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03/24/2012
SPX Awarded Contract to Supply Parallel Condensing System For Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project near Tonopah, Nevada
SPX Corporation has announced that its Thermal Equipment and Services segment has been awarded a contract from COBRA Thermosolar Plants Inc., a subsidiary of Industrial Services Group of Madrid-based
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03/24/2012
Ericsson Power Modules - Launch of the Digital Power Compendium

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Ericsson Power Modules is announcing the launch and availability of the 'Digital Power Compendium', which will also be available for download at www.digitalpowercompendium.com
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03/20/2012
More wind in the works

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Full windspeed ahead: First international VDI conference "Drive Trains of Wind Turbines", to be held in Hamburg, Germany on 19th and 20th June 2012

The continuous rise in the proportion of wind energy in the energy mix also makes new demands on the operational reliability of the installations. The commonest problems occur in the turbine drive
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03/20/2012
Mouser Advances Product Knowledge with New Medical Applications Site
Mouser Electronics, regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the launch of its new Medical Applications Product
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03/19/2012
Maxim Integrated Products announced that the company is collaborating with Xilinx and Avnet during the 2012 season of X-Fest. Maxim will provide content for several technical seminars and present
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03/19/2012
New ranges of Multicomp PC Board Terminal Blocks in stock at Farnell element14

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Farnell element14, the leading multi-channel electronics distributor announced today that it is to stock new profiles of its Multicomp Terminal Blocks. The six full ranges will be offered in all commonly
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03/19/2012
Dongbu Hitek has a new President & CEO
In a move to step up its global growth momentum as a specialized semiconductor foundry, Dongbu HiTek today announced it has recruited two highly experienced executives to fill key management positions.
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03/19/2012
Luso expands portfolio with new exclusive distribution agreement with Andon Electronics for SynQor DC/DC converter sockets

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Luso Electronics Distribution today announced a distribution agreement for the UK and Ireland with Andon Electronics, a leading manufacturer of IC sockets and interconnects for telecommunications,
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03/19/2012
LED Lighting to Drive $3bn Power Semiconductor Market in 2016
The global market for power semiconductors used in LED lighting is forecast to reach over $3 billion in 2016, according to a new report from IMS Research, a leading independent provider of market
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03/19/2012
Molex Showcases innovative LED Array Holders and Flexi-Mate Connector System  at Light + Building 2012

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Molex Incorporated will demonstrate and showcase innovative LED Array Holders for both Citizen and Sharp energy-efficient LED Arrays and its Flexi-Mate™ Connector System for office luminaires at this
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03/19/2012
TI Announces Supply Agreement with Radiant Corporation India
TTI, Inc. a global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced entering into an agreement with Radiant Corporation to supply interconnects, electromechanical,
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03/19/2012
Molex Presents Global Distributor of the Year Award to Avnet Electronics Marketing

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Pictured from left to right: Phil Wehrli, Alex Luorio, Fred Bell, Graham Brock, Harley Feldberg, Eddie Smith, Pat Wastal and Chuck Delph

Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power distributors, today announced that Molex Incorporated has awarded the 2011 Global Distributor of the Year award
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03/19/2012
Maxwell Technologies Selected as 2012 New Energy Pioneer
Bloomberg New Energy Finance today announced Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL), as a 2012 New Energy Pioneer. Now in its third year, the Bloomberg New Energy Finance Pioneer program named
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03/19/2012
Texas Instruments Advances Program for Collaborative Innovation
Texas Instruments Inc introduced TI Silicon Valley Labs, its research center for innovation in analog and mixed signal electronics. The labs' charter is to conduct advanced research and development
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03/19/2012
Emerson Acquires Avtron Loadbank
Emerson announced it has acquired Avtron Loadbank, a leading designer and manufacturer of high quality load banks and other testing systems and services for the standby power generation, uninterruptible
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03/18/2012
ABB wins $100 million power orders to boost production at Rio Tinto mines in Australia
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won orders worth around $100 million from Rio Tinto for 17 distribution substations to support increased production at iron ore mines in
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03/13/2012
Molex and TE Connectivity Announce High-Speed Interconnect Second Source Agreements
Molex Incorporated and TE Connectivity Ltd. have announced second source agreements under which TE Connectivity will have the right to manufacture, market and sell worldwide several Molex high-speed
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03/13/2012
From March 27-29, 2012, Orlando will play host to the Energy Efficiency Global Forum, the most influential gathering of energy efficiency professionals in the world - a conference you won't want to
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03/13/2012
Leader in Electronics Power Protection and Management Extends Technology to Areas in Need
Innovolt, a pioneer and leader in intelligent electronics power protection and management, today announced its global expansion, leading with the South African market. The company's technology is
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03/13/2012
RFMD® Expands Product Portfolio to Include New  3G/4G Antenna Control Solutions
RF Micro Devices, Inc. a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced the expansion of its broad
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03/13/2012
Texas Instruments and iRobot team up to shape future robotic innovation
Texas Instruments and iRobot Corp., a leader in robotic technology-based solutions, today announced a partnership to develop robotic technologies using TI's smart multicore OMAP™ platform. The relationship
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03/13/2012
Avnet Express Announces the In-Stock Availability of Analog Devices, Inc.'s ADM3052 Transceivers and ADA4896/97 Amplifiers
Avnet Express, the e-Commerce engine for Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces the in-stock availability of both the ADM3052 isolated controller area network (CAN) physical layer transceiver and the
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03/13/2012
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC., one of the world's largest manufacturers and suppliers of quality tools, connectors and testing products for the Electrical and Data Communications markets, announced that
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03/13/2012
SemiSouth Announces 2nd Major Capacity Expansion within 18 months
SemiSouth Laboratories, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-voltage silicon-carbide (SiC) semiconductor devices, today announced a second major capacity expansion within 18 months. The expansion
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03/13/2012
Harwin installs new water treatment plant improves quality, kind to environment

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Harwin, the leading hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, has invested in a new water treatment plant at its UK headquarters and manufacturing facility in Portsmouth, improving the
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03/13/2012
GUC and Synopsys achieve design milestone
Global Unichip Corp. the Flexible ASIC Leader™ and Synopsys, Inc., a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced
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03/13/2012
World's Most Energy-Efficient Processor from ARM Targets Low-Cost MCU, Sensor and Control Markets

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ARM has announced the ARM® Cortex™-M0+ processor, the world's most energy-efficient microprocessor. The Cortex-M0+ processor has been optimized to deliver ultra low-power, low-cost MCUs for intelligent
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03/13/2012
NXP Licenses ARM Cortex-M0+ Processor
Eindhoven, Netherlands and San Jose, California, March 13, 2012 - NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that it is one of the lead ARM Partners to license the new ARM® Cortex™-M0+
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03/13/2012
Gallium Nitride Power Semiconductor Market to Exceed $1 Billion by 2021
The emerging market for Gallium Nitride (GaN) power semiconductors is forecast to grow from almost zero in 2011 to over $1 billion in 2021, according to a new report from IMS Research. The research
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03/13/2012
Master Distributors Joins with World Products, LLC to Offer Thermally Protected Varistor Technology
Master Distributors, a leading source for electronic components, has joined with World Products, LLC to offer an off-the-shelf solution for rapidly emerging Thermally Protected Varistor technology.
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03/13/2012
SEMIKRON Foundation hands over the SEMIKRON Innovation Award
In co-operation with the European Center for Power Electronics (ECPE e.V.), the SEMIKRON Foundation will be handing over the SEMIKRON Innovation Award and the SEMIKRON Young Engineer Award for the
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03/06/2012
Access Control Goes Mobile: NXP and OpenWays Bring Mobile NFC Keys to Hotel Chains
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced that its identification technology enables a new enhanced version of the popular OpenWays mobile hotel key service. OpenWays Mobile Key accelerates
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03/06/2012
Nokia joins AVX in the Solutions for Hope' initiative, uses validated conflict-free DRC tantalum in products

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AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, is proud to announce that Nokia, a global leader in mobile communications, has joined AVX in the
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03/06/2012
BMW To Display ActiveE At International Electric Vehicle Conference In Greenville, SC

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IEEE today announced that BMW will display its first all-electric vehicle, the ActiveE, at the IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference. The ActiveE is the first one hundred percent electric
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03/06/2012
Rogers Corporation Appoints Jeffrey Grudzien to Lead its AdvancedCircuit  Materials Division

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Jeffrey Grudzien, Vice President of Rogers Corporation, Advanced Circuit Materials Division

Rogers Corporation has announced the appointment of Jeffrey Grudzien as Vice President of its Advanced Circuit Materials Division, replacing Michael Bessette, who is retiring after 37 years with the
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03/05/2012
Laird Technologies Acquires Summit Data Communications
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global technology company focused on providing components and solutions that protect electronic devices from electromagnetic interference and heat, and that enable connectivity
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03/02/2012
RS Components announces the first Community Choice award winner in the DesignSpark chipKIT™ Challenge'
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced the first of two Community
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03/02/2012
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced it has made a strategic investment in Scintera Networks, Inc., a leading provider of adaptive signal processing solutions for wireless
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03/02/2012
Synopsys unveils next-generation Verification IP for faster SoC verification
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today unveiled its Discovery™ Verification IP
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03/01/2012
Nextreme Thermal Solutions Announce World-Wide Strategic Distribution and Design Partnership
Nextreme Thermal Solutions, the leader in micro-scale thermal management and power generation solutions, and Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical
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03/01/2012
Rebound Group Acquires Easby Electronics

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Simon Thake, Group CEO of Rebound

The board of directors at Rebound Group is delighted to announce an agreement to acquire in full the successful UK franchised distributor, Easby Electronics. With effect from 27 February Easby will
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03/01/2012
Amantys attracts experienced Power Electronics Executive to the Board with the appointment of Erwin Wolf as a Non-Executive Director

Erwin Wolf

Amantys Ltd, the intelligent power switch company, announces the appointment of power industry expert and entrepreneur Erwin Wolf to the Board of the company. Erwin has a vast experience in leading
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03/01/2012
Maxwell Technologies' Swiss Subsidiary Receives Government Funding to Develop Improved Dielectric Material for High Voltage Capacitors
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL), a leading producer of energy storage and power delivery products, announced today that its Swiss subsidiary will receive approximately $600,000 from the
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02/29/2012
ABB wins $90 million power order to improve grid stability in Michigan
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $90 million from American Transmission Co. (ATC) to supply a power solution that will help control the flow of
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02/29/2012
Rogers to Show & Present Power Electronics Solutions at the Motor, Drive & Automation Systems Conference In Orlando, Florida
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), represented by its Power Distribution System (PDS) Division, will showcase some of its more popular products for power electronics applications at the upcoming Motor,
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02/29/2012
STMicroelectronics Leverages STM32

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a world leader in microcontrollers, has expanded its most successful
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02/29/2012
The Bergquist Company Increases Capacity at Prescott Facility by Adding Advanced New Production Line

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The Bergquist Company has expanded its Thermal Substrates facilities in Prescott, Wisconsin (USA), adding extra capacity using state-of-the-art automation that minimises waste thereby enhancing environmental
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02/29/2012
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents its materials expertise in Cores and Components at Tube & Wire 2012
VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) will again attend the 2012 Tube & Wire (26 to 30 March) in Düsseldorf. At booth A49 in Hall 16, the Hanau-based company will once again live up to its credo "Advanced
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02/27/2012
Award-winning DesignSpark PCB design software headlines at RS Stand 156, Hall 1, 28 February - 1 March, Messezentrum Nuremberg, Germany
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is using this year's Embedded World
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02/27/2012
TTI, Inc. Announces 2011 Winners of the Supplier Excellence Awards
TTI, Inc. a global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the winners of its prestigious 2011 North America Supplier Excellence Awards. Melanie
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02/26/2012
Tablets Will be First Mobile Devices to Feature MIPS(R) Architecture for Both Applications and Baseband Processing
Altair Semiconductor, MIPS Technologies, Inc.(Nasdaq:MIPS), and Ingenic Semiconductor today announced that they are bringing Altair's MIPS-Based(TM) FourGee(TM) LTE chipset to MIPS-Based Android(TM)
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02/25/2012
Wind River to Introduce Safe and Secure Partitioning for Industrial and Automotive Applications
Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, today announced enhancements to its VxWorks safety solutions, including safe and secure partitioning via the upcoming version of Wind River
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02/25/2012
Powerstax Appoint Wavelength Electronics as UK Manufacturers Representative for MIL Power Solutions

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Powerstax, one of Europe's leading value-added power solutions manufacturers, has added Kent based Wavelength Electronics Limited to its global network of sales representatives to ensure its UK customers
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02/23/2012
STMicroelectronics announces changes in executive management
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced that Carlo Ferro has accepted to focus on the turnaround
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02/22/2012
Power Integrations Launches Convenient Online Selection Tool for LED Driver Reference Designs

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Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), maker of the world's most efficient, longest-lasting off-line LED driver ICs, today launched an online selection tool that enables users to rapidly identify the
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02/22/2012
NXP's Complete Product Catalog Now Available in Windows Phone App
NXP Semiconductors (NASDAQ: NXPI) has introduced the NXP mobile app for Windows® Phone, enabling faster and easier access to all NXP products and support. NXP is the first semiconductor company to
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02/22/2012
Frequency Electronics Closes on Acquisition of Elcom
Frequency Electronics Inc. (Nasdaq:FEIM) today announced the completion of the purchase of all the capital stock of Elcom Technologies, Inc. it did not own, resulting in 100% ownership. Frequency
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02/22/2012
Breakthrough order for DC technology

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ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from ship owner Myklebusthaug Management to supply the first ever direct current (DC) power grid on board a ship. The equipment
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02/22/2012
DELTA Launches ASIComplete Partner Program
DELTA, the European leader in ASIC supply chain services, announced today the immediate availability of its new ASIComplete program - an innovative European partnership program for ASIC design houses
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02/22/2012
Cree Joins Forces with League of Green Embassies to Drive Energy Savings and Showcase Sustainable U.S. Building Products
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), announces participation in a series of energy efficiency renovations across U.S. Embassies in Vienna, Rome, Berlin, Madrid and Lisbon. The installation of energy-efficient
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02/22/2012
Philips Joins EMerge Alliance Board
The EMerge Alliance - an open industry association leading the rapid adoption of safe, direct-current (DC) power distribution standards for commercial buildings - today announced Philips is upgrading
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02/21/2012
VACUUMSCHMELZE demonstrates expertise and technology leadership at elektro:mobilia in Cologne
The automotive industry is constantly searching for innovations and production-ready ideas for eco-friendly and future-proof drive systems. In 2012, ZVEI (German Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers'
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02/21/2012
Toshiba Develops the Circuit Technique for Power Efficiency Improvement in CMOS Power Amplifier for Mobile Phones
Toshiba Corporation today announced that it has developed the world's first circuit technology to remove distortion in wireless transmissions that can be directly integrated into a CMOS radio frequency
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02/21/2012
Analog Devices Delivers Innovative Patient Monitoring Solutions at DESIGNMED 2012
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a world leader in high-performance analog, mixed signal and embedded signal processing solutions, will showcase innovative patient monitoring solutions and vital sign monitoring
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02/21/2012
Wind River Showcases DPI for Network Security at Mobile World Congress
Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, is working with Sensory Networks, a leading provider of pattern matching and deep packet inspection (DPI) software acceleration technology,
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02/21/2012
Maxim to Demonstrate Highly Integrated Solutions for Embedded Designs at Embedded World Exhibition & Conference 2012

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Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) will offer a rich choice of design ideas for embedded applications at the upcoming Embedded World Exhibition & Conference 2012 in Nuremberg/Germany (February
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02/20/2012
Arrow Electronics and Micropelt sign pan-European distribution deal

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TE-CORE, Micropelts new configurable energy harvesting DC source, offers battery alternative.
The thermoharvesting power module is built around the new SMD thermogenerator in package (TGP).

Arrow Electronics and Micropelt have signed an agreement that will enable Arrow to offer Micropelt's full range of thermoelectric energy-harvesting semiconductor devices and systems to its customer
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02/20/2012
Digi-Key Corporation and F-RAM-Pioneer Ramtron International Corporation Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced
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02/18/2012
Farnell receives European Distributor of the Year award from VARTA Microbattery GmbH

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Farnell's Robert Rospedzihowski and Jo Brook receive the VARTA Distributor of the Year Award from Andrew Cranke.

Farnell has been presented with the European Distributor of the Year Award for 2011 by VARTA Microbattery GmbH, the global manufacturers and designers of rechargeable and primary battery systems.
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02/18/2012
New Analog Devices Design Tool Simplifies RF Design & Speeds Time To Market
Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI) announced the release of a new version of its popular ADIsimRF™ design tool. ADI's ADIsimRF design tool is the software accompaniment to Analog Devices' complete portfolio
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02/18/2012
Wind River and Digia Collaborate to Extend Qt Commercial Support for VxWorks
Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, and Digia, Qt Commercial, a pioneer in the commercial development, licensing, support and services of Qt for desktop and embedded development,
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02/18/2012
Synopsys and Arteris Enable Earlier Multicore SoC Architecture Optimization with Faster Turnaround Times
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, and Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier
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02/18/2012
Power is PCIM 8-10 May, Nuremberg
I participated at the PCIM press conference in Munich, Germany to find out what was in store for the next PCIM. In my opinion it will be full of the most interesting products and conferences that
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02/18/2012
Mouser Stocking NXP Semiconductor's LPC4300 Cortex™-M4 / M0 MCUs
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the availability of NXP Semiconductor's
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02/17/2012
RS Components launches a new UK digital catalogue
RS Components (RS), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has launched a new digital catalogue
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02/17/2012
Synopsys and Arteris enable earlier multicore SoC architecture optimisation with faster turnaround times
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, and Arteris Inc., the inventor and leading supplier
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02/17/2012
Acal BFi receives 2011 Distributor Gold Performance Award for EMEA from Honeywell Sensing and Control
Acal BFi - a division of Acal plc (FTSE: ACL) - announces that it has received the 2011 Distributor Gold Performance Award for EMEA from Honeywell Sensing and Control (S&C). "Acal BFi developed
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02/17/2012
New Videos Introduce Free Power Electronics Publication

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Available in seven languages, these new videos provide a one-minute introduction to How2Power Today, a free and unique power electronics newsletter. If you're not already receiving How2Power Today,
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02/17/2012
Microsemi Participates in European Funded Program to Further Electrify Next-generation Aircraft
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its participation in a multi-disciplinary
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02/17/2012
TDK-Lambda's NV700 modular power supplies meet latest medical approvals

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TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, has attained 3rd Edition IEC/EN 60601-1, ANSI/AAMI ES60601-1 and CAN/CSA-C22.2 No 60601-1-08 medical safety approvals for its NV700 modular AC-DC
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02/17/2012
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents its expertise in advanced materials at the Photovoltaic Solar Energy Symposium in Bad Staffelstein
The 27th Photovoltaic Solar Energy Symposium will be held at Banz Monastery, Bad Staffelstein, from 29 February to 2 March 2012. VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) will again take part, this year
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02/17/2012
Energy Micro's Tiny Gecko energy-friendly microcontroller shortlisted in 2012 ACE Asia Awards
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, today announced that its EFM32 Tiny Gecko low-energy microcontroller has been named as a finalist in the China Annual Creativity
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02/17/2012
BlueGiga development kit from Avnet Embedded speeds next generation Bluetooth SMART design
Avnet Embedded in EMEA, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) company, today announced a special offer on Bluegiga's Bluetooth SMART (also known as Bluetooth 4.0) BLE 112 development kit. Costing just $300, the
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02/16/2012
STMicroelectronics Named Among Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has announced that for the third year in succession it has been ranked
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Date:
02/16/2012
IDT To Present and Showcase Industry-leading Products at Embedded World 2012
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that it will be presenting and exhibiting
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Date:
02/16/2012
Power Integrations Announces LED Driver Reference Design for High-Efficiency Universal-Voltage Fluorescent Tube Replacement

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Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), maker of the world's most efficient, longest-lasting off-line LED driver ICs, today announced a new reference design (DER-286) describing a 30 W LED tube replacement
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Date:
02/14/2012
Sofradir earns top spot as supplier of a key class of advanced infrared products to military and space

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Sofradir, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors for military, space and industrial applications, announced today that it has secured the world market leadership with
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Date:
02/14/2012
First IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference To Showcase Emerging Trends In EV Technology

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Providing a unique interdisciplinary forum for engineers, researchers and government professionals in the emerging field of electrified transportation, the first IEEE International Electric Vehicle
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Date:
02/14/2012
Power supply app and web interactive product selector launched
XP Power today announced two new online product selection tools for engineers that ease the process of choosing a power supply. Available from the XP Power web site, http://www.xppower.com, the product
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Date:
02/13/2012
Digi-Key Corporation Announces Global Distribution Agreement with Marktech Optoelectronics
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Marktech Optoelectronics today announced
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Date:
02/13/2012
CSR selects Synopsys for advanced-node SoC design
Synopsys, Inc. a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced that CSR plc, a leader in wireless, location
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Date:
02/13/2012
Molex announces distribution agreement with Routeco in UK

Pictured from left to right: Dave Amps UK Sales Manager - Routeco, Markus Lorenz - Molex, John Harrison - Molex, Tony Usher Operations Director - Routeco, Gordon Graham - Molex

Molex Interconnect GmbH announced the new distribution agreement with Routeco Limited located in Milton Keynes. Routeco will promote and sell the Brad® industrial product range from Molex particularly
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Date:
02/13/2012
Mouser and Amphenol TCS Initiate Worldwide Distribution Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced a new partnership with Amphenol TCS, a
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Date:
02/13/2012
PV Inverter Market Achieves Record Shipments in 2011
The PV inverter market achieved a new record in 2011 with shipments exceeding 26 GW for the first time according to preliminary results from IMS Research. The research firm found that inverter shipments
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Date:
02/13/2012
Dialog's ongoing partnership agreement spans multiple phone designs
Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, has announced that its ultra low power Green VoIP chip
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Date:
02/13/2012
DSP Group Partners With Jungo to Develop DECT ULE-Based Home Automation & Security Solution
DSP Group(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, and Jungo Ltd., an NDS Group company and a leading provider of unified
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Date:
02/13/2012
Energy Micro and Pengutronix demonstrate the world's most energy friendly Linux for ARM Cortex-M3

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Energy Micro and Pengutronix today announced that they will be demonstrating μClinux for Cortex-M3, embedded Linux running on the energy friendly EFM32 Gecko range of microcontrollers. This new
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Date:
02/12/2012
CISSOID in a New Research Project to Reduce CO2 Emissions
CISSOID, the leader in high temperature semiconductor solutions, announced today its participation in a multi-disciplinary consortium tasked with developing innovative CMOS-compatible, high temperature
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Date:
02/12/2012
RS Components adds Freescale Kinetis microcontrollers to its offer
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced that it is now stocking
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Date:
02/12/2012
ABB wins substations order with Hydro One in Canada
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won a major order from Hydro One Networks Inc., the power transmission and distribution utility of the Canadian province of Ontario, to
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Date:
02/12/2012
Fairchild Semiconductor and Infineon Technologies Expand Compatibility Partnership for Power MOSFETs, Providing Customers Supply Chain Security
Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, and Infineon Technologies (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) today announced the extension of their
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Date:
02/12/2012
Entropic Communications, P&F USA Simplify the Hospitality Television Experience
Entropic Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq:ENTR), a leading provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment and P&F USA, the exclusive licensee for Philips Hospitality
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Date:
02/07/2012
Fairchild Semiconductor's LED Driver Compatible with Traditional TRIAC Dimming, Analog Dimming and Non-Dimming Lamp Designs
LED lighting has evolved into a promising solution for replacing conventional lighting sources, such as fluorescent and incandescent lights. However, designers face several obstacles in residential
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Date:
02/07/2012
AMSC Provides Litigation Update
AMSC, a global solutions provider serving wind and grid leaders, today provided an update regarding its legal actions in China. As previously reported, AMSC has filed for arbitration and has filed
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Date:
02/07/2012
Obama Administration Fight FOIA Request to Figure Out Danger to Taxpayers in the Event of Default in Deal More Than 12 Times the Size of Solyndra
With the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) believed to be within days of announcing the final federal approval of the controversial Vogtle nuclear project, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy
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Date:
02/07/2012
Texas Instruments names Chris Allexandre Vice President of Europe Regional Sales and Applications
Texas Instruments today announced that Chris Allexandre has been elected a vice president of the company. In his new role, Allexandre will implement the TI sales strategy in Europe and drive revenue
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Date:
02/07/2012
Nextreme Achieves New Milestone in Cooling Performance for Thin-film Thermoelectrics
Nextreme Thermal Solutions, the leader in micro-scale thermal management and power generation solutions, today announced that its thin-film thermoelectric technology has achieved a 60.1°C temperature
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Date:
02/07/2012
Ericsson Power Modules Takes Significant Step Forward with New Digital-Power Technology to Reduce Power Consumption

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Ericsson has unveiled its second digital-power Advanced Bus Converter platform for use with board-mounted DC/DC power modules in telecom and datacom applications. The company's new FRIDA II platform
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Date:
02/06/2012
Electricity Access Still Insufficient in Developing Countries
Despite massive gains in global access to electricity over the last two decades, governments and development organizations must continue to invest in electrification to achieve critical health, environmental,
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Date:
02/06/2012
Avnet Electronics Marketing Introduces the Xilinx Kintex™-7 FPGA DSP Development Kit with High-Speed Analog
Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today the Xilinx Kintex™-7 FPGA DSP Development Kit with High-Speed Analog, supporting Xilinx's 7 series Targeted
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Date:
02/06/2012
Tektronix Wins Two Best in Test Awards From Test & Measurement World
Tektronix, the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, today announced that Test & Measurement World has honoured the MDO4000 Mixed Domain Oscilloscope Series with a 2012 Best in Test award
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Date:
02/06/2012
INSIDE Secure chosen by leading smartphone manufacturer
INSIDE Secure, a leader in semiconductor solutions for secure transactions and digital identity, today revealed that it is integrating its near field communication (NFC) solutions into a next-generation
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Date:
02/06/2012
Fast Tracking Commercial Offshore Wind Power in the US

David J Hayes, Deputy Secretary, US Department of Interior

Echoing President Obama's State of the Union call for additional clean energy development, the US DOI and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has taken a major step towards commercial-scale offshore
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Date:
02/05/2012
Micron Technology, Inc.announced earlier today (Feb 3) that the company is deeply saddened by the death of Chairman and CEO Steve Appleton in a small plane accident in Boise. Mr. Appleton was 51.
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Date:
02/05/2012
Semiconductor Industry Association Offers Its Deepest Sympathies at the Passing of Steve Appleton, SIA Board Member and Micron CEO

Steve Appleton, CEO of Micron Technologies and a longstanding member of the Board of SIA

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) is saddened by the tragic news of the death of Steve Appleton, CEO of Micron Technologies and a longstanding member of the Board of SIA. Steve was recognized
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Date:
02/05/2012
Key Corporation Agrees to Global Distribution Agreement with LeCroy
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the signing of a global distribution
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Date:
02/05/2012
Ridley Engineering Design Center Update

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NEW! 135 Articles Added to the Design Center Library Visit our new Design Center page and enter the Design Center Library. We have added 53 new design tip articles to our existing library.
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Date:
02/03/2012
Mouser Electronics and Monolithic Power Systems Sign Worldwide Distribution Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its global distribution agreement with
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Date:
02/03/2012
DuPont and Suntech Sign Strategic Agreement
DuPont and Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., the world's largest producer of solar panels, have signed a strategic agreement to help increase the supply of photovoltaic materials and technologies
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Date:
02/02/2012
ALPS Develops and Commences Mass Production of

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ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH has developed the HGPRDT Series high-precision latch 2-phase output* type magnetic sensor for use in automotive equipment, supporting a wide operating temperature range between
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Date:
02/02/2012
Ericsson Power Modules Takes Significant Step Forward with New Digital-Power Technology to Reduce Power Consumption

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Ericsson has unveiled its second digital-power Advanced Bus Converter platform for use with board-mounted DC/DC power modules in telecom and datacom applications. The company's new FRIDA II platform
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Date:
01/31/2012
Microsemi Introduces Energy-efficient PoE (EEPoE) Midspans at Cisco Live London Show
ALISO VIEJO, Calif. and LONDON—Jan. 30, 2012—Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today
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Date:
01/31/2012
Rogers To Show A Wide Range Of Solutions For Power Conversion And Distribution at APEC 2012
Rogers Corporation, represented by its Power Electronics Solutions (PES) Business Group, will showcase some of its more popular products for power electronics applications at the upcoming APEC 2012
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Date:
01/31/2012
ABB to acquire Thomas & Betts for $3.9 billion to become major player in North American low-voltage products market
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE: TNB), a North American leader in low voltage products, today announced that both companies' boards of
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Date:
01/30/2012
The World Energy Council signs strategic alliance with the Paul Scherrer Institute

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llowing their successful collaboration on the "Global Transport Scenarios 2050" study, the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) and the World Energy Council (WEC) have signed a three year strategic partnership
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Date:
01/30/2012
TTI, Inc. Announces Position of Vice President, Total Quality

Kevin Sink, Vice President, Total Quality

TTI, Inc. announced today the promotion of Kevin Sink to the position of Vice President, Total Quality. Prior to this appointment, Sink has been in the position of Director Total Quality since 2010.
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Date:
01/27/2012
Digi-Key Corporation Signs Global Distribution Agreement with LEMO
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and LEMO®, a global leader in the design
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Date:
01/27/2012
Molex Strengthens its Commitment to the Medical Industry with Several Strategic Business Developments
Molex Incorporated has initiated several strategic business developments to further demonstrate its commitment to developing innovative interconnect technologies for next-generation healthcare devices.
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Date:
01/27/2012
Microsemi Acquires Timing, Synchronization and Synthesis Business from Maxim Integrated Products
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has acquired the telecom clock
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Date:
01/27/2012
Yokogawa ScopeCorder is key to Harmonizer's power-quality testing

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A Yokogawa DL850 ScopeCorder is playing a key part in tests on synchronised switching devices in power systems being carried out by Harmonizer Power Quality AB: a Swedish company that provides power-quality
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Date:
01/26/2012
Texas Instruments' solutions help developers create the next generation of breakthrough products for the Smart Grid market
A leading innovator in energy management, communication and control for the Smart Grid, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced it has expanded its portfolio in utility metering,
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Date:
01/26/2012
Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) announces that its G3-PLC™ protocol has been approved by the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) as a new low-frequency, OFDM-based narrowband powerline
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Date:
01/26/2012
Advantech selects Innovasic Semiconductor's Industrial Ethernet Solution for their Profinet Communication Coupler

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Innovasic Semiconductor is pleased to announce that Advantech has selected the Innovasic fido1100 System on a Chip (SoC) solution to provide Profinet connectivity in their new APAX-5071 Profinet Communication
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Date:
01/25/2012
Washington, D.C. to host Siemens 2012 Automation Summit
Siemens Industry, Inc. announced that it will host its 2012 Automation Summit at the Renaissance Washington, D.C. Downtown Hotel, June 25-28. The Summit will provide engineering and operational professionals,
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Date:
01/25/2012
Mouser Electronics Shipping BeagleBoard.org's Newest Member of the Pack - BeagleBone
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has stock available for immediate purchase
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Date:
01/25/2012
Yamaha standardises on Synopsys' Processor Designer after cutting DSP development time in half
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced that Yamaha has adopted the
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Date:
01/25/2012
Analog Devices Delivers Range of Innovative High-Performance Signal Processing Solutions at Embedded World 2012

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Analog Devices, Inc. (ADI), a world leader in high-performance analog, mixed signal and embedded signal processing solutions, will showcase innovative signal processing solutions for embedded applications
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Date:
01/24/2012
Maxwell Technologies Inks Agreement with Pana-Pacific to Distribute Its New Ultracapacitor-Based Engine Start Module for Trucks
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today it has entered into a one-year agreement with Pana-Pacific, a preferred integrator and engineering partner in the commercial vehicle market,
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Date:
01/24/2012
Mouser Offering Qi (
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking components in support of
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Date:
01/23/2012
Small footprint, low profile wirewound power inductors from TTI, Inc.
TTI, Inc., the global distributor of Passive, Interconnect, Relay & Switch and Discrete components, has announced two additions to Murata's LQH series of wirewound power inductors that feature low
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Date:
01/23/2012
Transparency & Tradition in Climate Protection - EBV Elektronik Releases Its Third ECOmise it™' Report
EBV Elektronik, an Avnet (NYSE:AVT) company and EMEA's leading specialist in semiconductor distribution, has released its third annual ECOmise it™ Report. In this document, environmental activities
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Date:
01/23/2012
Stac64 Product Family from Molex Now Certified to the Most Stringent Automotive OEM Criteria

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Molex Incorporated has announced that its Stac64™ Stackable Connection Systemis now validated against the most stringent specifications from the major key automotive original equipment manufacturers
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Date:
01/23/2012
Cisco Live launch: Eaton's new ePDU functionalities provide Data Centre Managers with total control over power consumption

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At Cisco Live London next week, Eaton Power Quality will be offering a first look at the latest functionalities of its intelligent enclosure power distribution units (ePDU's). The new features include
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Date:
01/23/2012
International Rectifier to Present Latest Power Management Solutions at APEC 2012
International Rectifier, IRÒ (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced it will showcase the company's latest power management solutions at the Applied Power Electronics
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Date:
01/20/2012
Geothermal Energy Finance Forum Concludes With Call For New Approaches To Expanding Geothermal Power Production
Two hundred leaders from the geothermal industry, the finance community and government agencies met yesterday at the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) fourth annual Finance Forum, held at the Marriott
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Date:
01/20/2012
SolarEdge Technologies Appoints Joachim Nell as General Manager of SolarEdge Central Europe

Joachim Nell, General Manager of SolarEdge Central Europe

SolarEdge Technologies Inc., a leading provider of end-to-end solar power optimization and PV monitoring solutions, announced the appointment of Mr. Joachim Nell to the position of General Manager
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Date:
01/19/2012
Bombardier Selects Maxwell Technologies' Ultracapacitors for Innovative Rail Transit Braking Energy Recuperation System
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Bombardier Transportation, a leading producer of rail vehicles and rail transportation equipment, systems and services, has selected
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Date:
01/19/2012
Wind River Announces COTS RTCA DO-178C Certification Evidence for its VxWorks Product Line
Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, today announced it has extended its safety critical systems product capabilities to support complete RTCA DO-178C certification evidence
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Date:
01/19/2012
Digi-Key Corporation and Synapse Wireless Announce Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has signed a global distribution agreement
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Date:
01/19/2012
AVX recognized by Avnet as the 2011 Top Passive Supplier IP&E, Asia
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has received the 2011 Avnet Top Passive Supplier Award. This award honours AVX as a leading supplier
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Date:
01/18/2012
Create intelligent and efficient lighting products with TI's new Piccolo™ MCU digital AC LED Lighting and Communications Developer's Kit

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Enabling designers to cost-effectively incorporate intelligence and remote connectivity into LED lighting designs and get to market faster, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today
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Date:
01/18/2012
Acquisition of Azpect Photonics puts AMS Technologies' growth to new heights

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The contract was signed during AMS Technologies' annual European Sales meeting in Bad Kohlgrub, Germany at the Guggenberg Alm. From left to right: Anders Frisk (Azpect), Jan Meise (AMS Technologies), Mikael Hell and Patrik Frihlén (Azpect), Knut Pogost (AMS Technologies), Per Skande (Azpect) and Philipp Weber (AMS Technologies).

Acquisition of Azpect Photonics: AMS Technologies AG announced today, that Sweden based Azpect Photonics AB will join the AMS Technologies team. The acquisition creates the largest pan-European consultancy
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Date:
01/18/2012
Siemens Selected By Dow Corning As Strategic Process Automation Partner
Siemens Industry, Inc. announced that it has been selected as the strategic process automation partner for Dow Corning, following an extensive review and evaluation process using Manufacturing Automation
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Date:
01/18/2012
Picochip Achieves First Silicon Success for 40-nm picoXcel Femtocell Chip Using Synopsys' Lynx Design System
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that Picochip Ltd., who recently signed a definitive agreement
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Date:
01/18/2012
MIPS Joins Renesas Electronics' SoC Partner Program
MIPS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:MIPS), a leading provider of industry-standard processor architectures and cores for digital home, networking and mobile applications, announced today that it has joined
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Date:
01/18/2012
Microsemi Announces World's First SyncE Timing Devices to Support Telecom, Ethernet and OTN Clock Rates
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the availability of the world's
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Date:
01/18/2012
ABB and partners to evaluate the reuse of the Nissan LEAF battery for commercial purposes
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, 4R Energy, Nissan North America, Inc. (NNA) and Sumitomo Corporation of America have formed a partnership to evaluate the reuse of lithium-ion
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Date:
01/18/2012
Key Technology Innovation Makes New Safety Systems Affordable in Automobiles
ZMD AG (ZMDI), a global supplier of analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, and edacentrum, an institution that promotes research and development in
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Date:
01/18/2012
Introducing TI's SimpleLink product family: The industry's broadest portfolio of easy-to-use wireless connectivity solutions
Building from more than a decade of proven leadership in the wireless connectivity space, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today unveiled the SimpleLink™ product family, the industry's
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Date:
01/18/2012
Mouser Offering Qi (
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking components in support of
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Date:
01/18/2012
Powervation Presents on Intelligent, Adaptive Digital Power Management
Powervation Ltd., the pioneer in adaptive digital power management IC solutions that increase system efficiency, improve field reliability, and accelerate time to market, will discuss intelligent,
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Date:
01/17/2012
Fairchild Semiconductor Highlights Power Supply Solutions and Design Tools at APEC 2012
At APEC 2012, February 5-9, 2012, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, Fairchild Semiconductor®, (NYSE: FCS) a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, will
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Date:
01/17/2012
Digi-Key Corporation Signs Global Distribution with Dynastream Innovations, Inc.
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the global addition of Dynastream
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Date:
01/17/2012
POWERVAR Publishes New White Paper Demonstrating How Power Quality Dramatically Impacts Business Profitability
POWERVAR, Inc., a global leader in power management systems, has published an informative new industry white paper titled "The Business Case For Power Conditioning," that details how power quality
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Date:
01/17/2012
Digi-Key Corporation and Vicor Corporation Announce Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Vicor Corporation today announced the
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Date:
01/17/2012
FCI Expands Design-In Support with 25+ CAD Formats Online

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FCI, a leading developer of connectors and interconnect systems, has announced that its website, www.fciconnect.com, now provides 3D downloadable
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Date:
01/17/2012
High-Performance Products for Exacting Machine Vision  Applications

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ProPhotonix Limited, (LSE:PPIX) (LSE:PPIR) (Pink Sheets:STKR), a designer and manufacturer of LED light engines and laser diodes modules as well as a distributor of premium vendors' laser diodes is
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01/17/2012
Oerlikon Solar's 2nd generation ThinFabTM  presented in Abu Dhabi today delivers 23 % investment cost reduction and 17 % higher capacity

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Oerlikon Solar presented its 2nd generation ThinFabTM at the World Future Energy Summit 2012 (WFES) in Abu Dhabi today. This end-to-end production line resets the standard for manufacturing sustainable
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Date:
01/16/2012
Microsemi Earns ZTE's
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it was named the recipient of ZTE
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Date:
01/16/2012
Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, will showcase its next-generation mixed-signal microcontrollers (MCUs) and development tools
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Date:
01/16/2012
NXP Demonstrates Groundbreaking Solar Street Lighting Solution at CES 2012
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) has announced that it has developed an innovative, sustainable and highly efficient solar-powered street lighting solution, together with Philips Lighting. The
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Date:
01/13/2012
North Carolina's Wake Electric Membership Corporation Deploys a Smarter Grid with Sensus Communication Network Technology

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The accompanying photo for this press release depicts Wake Electric meter technician Grady Perry (left) installing a Sensus meter at the home of Wake Electric member and Sensus CEO and President, Peter Mainz (right), taken January 12, 2012.

Wake Electric Membership Corporation (Wake Electric) of Wake Forest, North Carolina has begun implementing a Sensus FlexNet™ advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system for its more than 35,000
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Date:
01/13/2012
REpower concludes contract for 150 MW project in Oklahoma (USA)

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Typical RE windfarm

REpower Systems SE has concluded a contract with an East Coast U.S. wind power developer for the delivery of 73 wind turbines. The REpower MM92 turbines with an overall power output of 150 megawatts
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Date:
01/12/2012
Work hard, play hard: TI's OMAP platform makes mobile devices enterprise-ready
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) is showcasing new applications demonstrating how OMAP™ platform-based mobile devices can become your trusted gateway to demanding enterprise applications
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Date:
01/12/2012
Avnet Announces Brilliant Digital Signage Suite of Services for Embedded and Data Center Vertical Market Applications
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas and Avnet Technology Solutions Americas, both business regions of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), introduce Brilliant Digital Signage Suite of Services, a complete package
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Date:
01/12/2012
Vishay Intertechnology's IHLP® Production Line at Be'er Sheva, Israel Plant Receives Sony Green Partner Certification
Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's IHLP® production line at its Be'er Sheva, Israel, plant has received Sony Green Partner certification through 2013. The
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Date:
01/12/2012
Rovi Expands Entertainment Data Through Collaboration With Twitter
Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) today announced it has enhanced its extensive database of standardized information about global music, movies, games, books, and television - known as Rovi Data - with
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Date:
01/11/2012
Embedded distributor appoints Divisional Marketing Manager

Paul Senior as Divisional Marketing Manager - M2M & Embedded

Anglia Embedded, a leading distributor of displays, M2M and single board computers, today announced the expansion of its team with the appointment of Paul Senior as Divisional Marketing Manager -
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Date:
01/11/2012
Advanced Digital Logic Announces Company Name Change To ADL Embedded Solutions Inc.
Today we are proud to announce that we are changing our company name from Advanced Digital Logic Inc. to ADL Embedded Solutions Inc. This name change is due to a significant expansion in our product
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Date:
01/11/2012
NXP and Belkin Bring 6LoWPAN Connectivity to the Home
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) and Belkin International, Inc. will demonstrate a "smart home" network that allows you to control light bulbs - each with its own IPv6 address - using a smartphone
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Date:
01/11/2012
DSP Group Chipset Solution Powers Huawei Device's Innovative
DSP Group(R), Inc. (Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, and Huawei Device, a leading global information and communications technology
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Date:
01/11/2012
Texas Instruments' activities at CES
1. TI's new CC2541 Bluetooth low energy SoC Release summary: This release introduces TI's new CC2541 Bluetooth low energy SoC, aimed at sensor applications in consumer medical, sports
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01/11/2012
CPS Energy Attracts Global Manufacturers With Solar Project

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In a unique, first-of-its kind generation-to-manufacturing proposal, CPS Energy is entering into negotiations for a power purchase agreement from one of the nation's largest solar projects. The project
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01/11/2012
ZLG partners with Energy Micro in China

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Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, has today announced the appointment of ZLG as an approved distributor of its ultra low power ARM® Cortex(TM) based Gecko MCU and
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01/11/2012
Rogers Combines Educational Presentation with High-Performance Circuit Materials at DESIGNCON 2012
Rogers Corporation will exhibit and present a white paper concerning Thermal Conductivity at the upcoming DesignCon 2012 conference and exhibition. DesignCon (www.designcon.com), scheduled for January
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01/11/2012
Excelsys Technologies Ltd Achieves Deloitte FAST 50 Technology Award

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Cork based Excelsys Technologies Ltd, a leading designer and manufacturer of high efficiency, low profile power supplies has been recognised by Deloitte as one of the top Irish Technology companies
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01/11/2012
Tektronix Showcases New and Enhanced Test Solutions at Embedded World 2012
Tektronix, the world's leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, announced today that the company will be showcasing a wide-range of test and measurement products at Embedded World 2012 (Stand 205, Hall
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01/11/2012
IDT to Exhibit Industry-leading Innovative Mixed-signal Products at 2012 CES
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that it will be exhibiting its industry-leading timing
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01/10/2012
Voltech appoints Kevin Parmenter for Business Development, sales, marketing and applications in the Americas
Voltech announces that Kevin Parmenter will assume responsibility for Business Development, sales, marketing and applications in the Americas. Voltech is a leader in the development of test and measurement
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01/10/2012
Mersen to acquire Eldre, strengthening its position as a global partner for power electronics
Mersen announced today that it has entered into an agreement in principle with Eldre, the largest worldwide pure player in laminated busbars, for its acquisition. This acquisition allows the Group
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01/10/2012
DSP Group Expands DECT Chipset Family With Release of DCX81
DSP Group(R), Inc.(Nasdaq:DSPG), a leading global provider of wireless chipset solutions for converged communications at home, announced today the release of its cutting-edge DCX81 DECT chipset solution.
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01/10/2012
POWER-GEN Europe 2012 to focus on the integration of the power sector in Cologne

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POWER-GEN Europe, the leading event for the international power industry, has announced that Integrating the power sector' will be the overriding theme of the 2012 exhibition and conference, taking
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01/10/2012
Rovi TotalGuide Debuts on Toshiba's Latest Smart TV Models
Today Rovi Corporation (Nasdaq:ROVI) and Toshiba Corporation will demonstrate how Rovi TotalGuide is helping Toshiba bring a cutting-edge search and discovery experience on Toshiba's new line of L7200
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01/10/2012
Fairchild Semiconductor Highlights Power Supply Solutions and Design Tools at APEC 2012
At APEC 2012, February 5-9, 2012, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, Fairchild Semiconductor®, (NYSE: FCS) a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile products, will
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01/10/2012
GE Energy Expands Digital DC Power Converter Portfolio
GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced an expansion of the innovative DLynx™ family of Point of Load (POL) digital DC power converters ranging in capacity from 3Amps to 40Amps. The DLynx portfolio
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01/10/2012
Freescale i.MX processors build market momentum in fast-growing automotive infotainment and telematics markets
Consumer demand for high-performance, smart connectivity is revolutionizing consumer in-car experiences and creating growth opportunities for silicon providers that offer automotive-grade products
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01/10/2012
Wind River Software Delivers Immediate Android Capabilities for Accelerated Device Development
Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, has introduced Wind River Solution Accelerators for Android, a series of software modules to help developers jumpstart their Android development
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01/09/2012
Tektronix wins Elektra 2011

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Tektronix, a leading manufacturer of oscilloscopes, announced today that the MDO4000 Mixed Domain Series oscilloscope has won the Elektra 2011 Test Product of the Year award, presented at the European
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01/09/2012
Avnet Embedded Adds M2M Device Intelligence from ILS Technology to Americas Offering
Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced today the addition of ILS Technology to its Americas offering. Avnet Embedded
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01/09/2012
TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, is pleased to announce that it's Zero Voltage Switching Converter (ZVSC) UK patent application has been approved for grant by the UK Intellectual
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01/07/2012
QuadTech Acquired by Chroma Systems Solutions
Chroma Systems Solutions, Inc. (CSS) announced today the acquisition of primary assets of Massachusetts-based QuadTech, Inc., an industry-leading provider of electrical safety equipment and systems.
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01/06/2012
SPX and Shanghai Electric Announce Joint Venture To Serve Power Generation Sector
SPX Corporation (NYSE: SPW) and Shanghai Electric Group Co., Ltd. (Shanghai Electric) today announced the formation of a new strategic joint venture to supply industry-leading products to the power
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01/06/2012
Kingbright reward Avnet Abacus for outstanding sales
Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power distributors, has received an award from Kingbright, the Taiwanese maker of LEDs and related lighting products
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01/06/2012
Molex Expands High Performance Cable Assembly Capabilities with Acquisition of Specialty Wire & Cable Leader Temp-Flex Cable, Inc.
Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ:MOLX and MOLXA), a global electronic components company, today said that it has completed the acquisition of South Grafton, Mass.-based Temp-Flex Cable, Inc. Temp-Flex designs
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01/06/2012
SMTC Expand Capabilities at Their San Jose Facility for the Medical Device Industry
SMTC Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTX) (TSX:SMX) ("SMTC"), a global electronics manufacturing services provider, today announced the licensing by the State of California Food and Drug Branch (FDB) to manufacture
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01/05/2012
Digi-Key Corporation Expands Global Distribution Relationship with Microsemi
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has expanded its distribution relationship
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01/05/2012
Driving Reductions in Energy Consumption
I had the pleasure to talk with Parker Hannifin Corporation. With annual sales exceeding $12 billion in fiscal year 2011, Parker Hannifin is the world's leading diversified manufacturer of motion
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01/04/2012
All American Semiconductor Offers A Wide Range Of Mean Well Switching Power Supply Products
All American Semiconductor, a leading distributor of electronic components, announces that it has been franchised by Mean Well Enterprises Co., Ltd. to carry their full line of switching power supply
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01/04/2012
ABB Robotics wins red dot
ABB's design concept for a small parts assembly robot, nicknamed FRIDA (Flexible Robot Industrial Dual Arm), has won the prestigious red dot "best of the best" product design award within the workplace
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01/04/2012
Electric Energy Efficiency Savings Grows Significantly in the U.S., New Report Shows
Electric energy efficiency savings are on a growth path in the U.S., and electric utilities are a major force behind the trend. The findings come from a new report published by the Institute for
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01/03/2012
ITT rugged Quadrax connectors available from Pan Pacific Electronics

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ITT Interconnect Solutions, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors, interconnects and cable assemblies, has partnered with distributor Pan Pacific Electronics to offer its advanced
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01/03/2012
Lenovo Honors RF Micro Devices With 2011 Best Supplier Award
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced that
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12/28/2011
DNV has acquired 74.3% of KEMA's shares, creating a world-leading consulting and certification company within the cleaner energy, sustainability, power generation, transmission and distribution sectors.
DNV has acquired 74.3% of KEMA's shares, creating a world-leading consulting and certification company within the cleaner energy, sustainability, power generation, transmission and distribution sectors. DNV
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12/25/2011
PSMA Announces Industry Session on Trends for AC Power Loss of High Frequency Power Magnetics at APEC 2012
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) Magnetics Committee is sponsoring an Industry Session at APEC 2012 titled "Trends for AC Power Loss of High Frequency Power Magnetics." The session
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12/24/2011
Mouser to Distribute Micrium's Embedded Products Worldwide
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement
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12/19/2011
Mitsubishi Electric adds new Sales Channel structure for industrial-TFT System Solutions

Masaki Kakizaki, Manager TFT Marketing at Mitsubishi Electric Europe (right side) together with Erwin Hölzl, Sales und Marketing Manager Displays at Ultratronik

Mitsubishi Electric Europe has complemented its sales channel with the introduction of the innovative Premium Distributors Scheme in order to expand the market for high-end industrial TFTs. The new
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12/18/2011
RFMD® Powers New Smartphones with Industry-Leading 3G/4G Products
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced it has
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12/17/2011
AVX at forefront of industry efforts: current and future tantalum suppliers to be in compliance with EICC-GeSI Conflict-Free Smelter Program
AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, is proud to announce that as of December 1st, 2011, all its current tantalum powder and wire suppliers
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12/17/2011
STMicroelectronics Launches Corporate Venture Capital Fund
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, announced today the launch of "ST New Ventures", its corporate venture
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12/17/2011
RS Components named double award-winner at Elektra 2011

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Glenn Jarrett, Head of Electronics Marketing, RS Components

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has triumphed in two categories at the
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12/17/2011
ZMDI Appoints Frantz Saintellemy as executive VP, Worldwide Sales and Marketing

Frantz Saintellemy will assume responsibility for Worldwide Sales & Marketing as of 01 January

ZMD AG (ZMDI), a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for information technology applications, has announced that Frantz Saintellemy will assume responsibility for
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12/16/2011
The U.S. Embassy in the Greek capital of Athens is placing the emphasis on solar power. In October, a photovoltaic array with a nominal power of 96,6kWp delivered by IBC SOLAR was put into operation
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12/16/2011
Eltek Restructures Under Single Brand Name To Demonstrate Renewed Focus on High-Efficiency Power Conversion Products
Eltek, the world leader in high efficiency power systems for telecommunications, industrial applications, electric vehicles and solar energy projects, announced today it has finalized the merger of
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12/16/2011
Microsemi Announces Libero SoC v10.0 Integrated Design Environment
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced the release of Libero® SoC v10.0.
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12/16/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing Introduces the Spartan®-6 FPGA Motor Control Development Kit
Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today the launch of their latest development platform for designers implementing motor control systems, the Spartan®-6
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12/16/2011
Synopsys enables silicon success for GLOBALFOUNDRIES' first complex 20nm design
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced that IC Compiler-Advanced Geometry
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12/16/2011
Siemens West Chicago Plant Earns Brilliance In Business Green Initiatives' Award From City
The City of West Chicago, Ill recently recognized Siemens Industry's local manufacturing operations with its Brilliance in Business "Green Initiatives" award during a ceremony at City Hall. The
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12/13/2011
Daily Telegraph Lists Powerstax as one of Britain's Brightest Businesses
Powerstax, one of Europe's leading value-added power solutions manufacturers, features in the Daily Telegraph's just published list of 1000 of Britain's Brightest Businesses. According to the newspaper
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Date:
12/13/2011
Motion 29's new launch signals tower of strength for harsh work environments
Designed to operate in harsh in or outdoor environments such as those where damp, dust and gas are present (zones 2 and 22), the new signal towers are CE compliant in accordance with ATEX and have
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12/13/2011
Brice Koch appointed head of ABB's Power Systems; Greg Scheu to join the EC as head of Marketing and Customer Solutions
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has made new appointments in the Executive Committee (EC) following the decision of Peter Leupp, head of the Power Systems division, to retire
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12/13/2011
FRAMOS Announces USB3.0 Super-Speed Interface for Visiosens VFU Camera Platform

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Image processing specialist FRAMOS, announces the new USB3.0 Super-Speed Interface for the Visiosens VFU Camera Platform enabling data transfer speeds of up to 5Gbps. The Visiosens platform
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12/13/2011
Cree Licenses Key Doherty Amplifier Patents to RFHIC
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) today announced a nonexclusive worldwide license agreement with RFHIC Corporation, a global leader in cutting-edge RF power amplifiers, that provides access to Cree's pioneering
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12/13/2011
GridSense Develops Battery-free Monitoring for Underground Infrastructure and Transformer Applications
GridSense, a subsidiary of Acorn Energy, which develops and markets advanced monitoring solutions for the electric power industry, has developed a maintenance-free and battery-less monitoring system
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12/13/2011
Give Teens on Your Holiday Shopping List the Latest in Learning Technology
As this year's holiday wish lists fill with the latest tech gadgets, parents should consider investing in a gift that will last their kids from middle school through high school and college - a new
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12/13/2011
Exar Corporation Announces Appointment of Louis DiNardo as President and Chief Executive Officer

Lou DiNardo - President & CEO Exar

Exar Corporation has announced that Louis DiNardo will join the Company as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company on January 3, 2012. He will replace interim President and Chief Executive
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12/12/2011
Imec Presents MEMS Energy Harvester Suitable for Shock-Induced Energy Harvesting in Car Tires

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Harvesters with various dimensions. The shiny capacitor stack on top of the beam is visible through the glass package.

Imec and Holst Centre announced that they have made a micromachined harvester for vibration energy with a record output power of 489μW. Measurements and simulation show that the harvester is also
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12/12/2011
China PV Installations Forecast to Surpass Both the US and Japanese Markets in 2011
Caught between strong utility-scale project demand, declining solar incentives in distributed generation applications, module over-supply, and significant policy uncertainty, the North American photovoltaic
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12/12/2011
EnerSys Announces Grand Opening of New Production Facility in China
EnerSys, the world's largest manufacturer, marketer and distributor of industrial batteries, announced today the grand opening of its new battery manufacturing facility in Shuangqiao District, Chongqing,
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12/12/2011
BMW Group to Supply 1.6L and 2.0L Fuel Efficient Diesel Engines to Toyota Motor Europe BMW Group (BMW) and Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) announce that they today signed a memorandum of understanding
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12/12/2011
IEEE elects three Texas Instruments' engineers to Fellow
Texas Instruments Incorporated announced the election of three of its engineers to IEEE Fellow, a distinction reserved for select IEEE members whose extraordinary accomplishments are deemed fitting
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12/12/2011
MEMC Announces Global Restructuring
MEMC Electronic Materials, Inc. has announced a series of actions to be taken during the fourth quarter of 2011 and the first quarter of 2012 that will reduce the company's global workforce, right
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12/12/2011
Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced the release of 13 new devices in 3 different product series in its 32-bit AVR® UC3 product portfolio.
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12/11/2011
STMicroelectronics to Showcase its Advanced Solutions at PV Japan 2011
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and a leading provider of solutions for photovoltaic systems, will
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12/06/2011
Just two weeks after its introduction, Amazon's Kindle Fire already is shaking up the market, with the device expected to surpass all other iPad rivals to take second place in the global media tablet
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12/05/2011
Atmel® Corporation, a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, the City of San Jose, and Team San Jose, the manager of the convention center and convention and visitors bureau, today
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12/05/2011
ABB Smart Grid Center of Excellence is now open for business
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced that its Raleigh-based Smart Grid Center of Excellence facility, first announced last year and backed by a $10 million investment
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12/05/2011
The latest DoorGuard from Marmitek offers freedom, security and comfort
Mobile telephones and mobile internet enable us to be available 24 hours a day and this means that being left alone at home has become a luxury. Seeing who is at the door gives us the option of opening
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12/05/2011
Ventyx Launches Network Manager™ DMS v5.3 with Model-Based Volt/VAR Optimization
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced the availability of model-based volt/VAR optimization (VVO) as a commercially available application in the newest release of Ventyx Network Manager™ DMS (distribution
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12/05/2011
Distributed-Power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) Defines Thirty-Second Brick Isolated Converter
The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA), a global association dedicated to furthering compatibility and standardization in the DC-DC board mounted power conversion market, recently approved
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12/05/2011
Staco Energy Products Welcomes Jim Beiersdorff as New Regional Sales Manager
Staco Energy Products Company announces the addition of UPS industry veteran Jim Beiersdorff to the position of Eastern Regional Manager. Beiersdorff, who is based in the Burlington, WI area, brings
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12/03/2011
Avago Technologies Delivers 28G VSR-Compliant ASIC SerDes Geared forFaster, Lower-Power Networking Equipment
Avago Technologies (Nasdaq: AVGO), a leading supplier of analog interface components for communications, industrial and consumer applications, today announced that its 28-Gbps Serializer/Deserializer
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12/03/2011
Aptera Motors is closing its doors
After years of focused effort to bring our products to the market, Aptera Motors is closing its doors, effective today. This is a difficult time for everyone connected with our company because we
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12/03/2011
Analog Devices and Richardson RFPD Sign Worldwide Distributor Agreement to Expand Support for High-Performance RF Systems Designers

Alex Glass, ADI vice president, worldwide channel sales

Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a global leader in high-performance semiconductors for signal-processing applications, announced today that it has entered into a worldwide sales distribution agreement
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12/02/2011
Lighting Science Group's New 60-Watt Equivalent LED World Bulb Receives Consumer Electronics Show Best of Innovations Award

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Lighting Science Group (OTCBB: LSCG), one of the world's leading LED lighting manufacturers, announced today that its new low cost World Bulb™ - an omnidirectional 60-watt equivalent A19 LED bulb
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12/02/2011
Denis Fouquet named Country Manager France at specialist distributor Avnet Embedded
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that Denis Fouquet, founder and president of newly acquired French embedded specialist distributor DE2, was named as
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12/02/2011
Maxwell Technologies to Participate in European Research Program to Investigate Use of Graphene in Energy Storage Products
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) today reported that its Swiss subsidiary will integrate and evaluate graphene-based electrode material produced through a European Union (EU)-funded technology
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12/01/2011
Kistler Introduces Next-Generation Melt Pressure Measurement Chain

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Kistler, a worldwide supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for the dynamic measurement of pressure, force, torque and acceleration, has introduced the Type 4021B industrial melt
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12/01/2011
DuPont Awarded for Supply Excellence by Suntech

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Walt Cheng, global business director, DuPont Microcircuit Materials, accepted the Suntech Supplier Award at its recent Supplier Conference.

DuPont was recently recognized with a Supplier Excellence Award from Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd., a global leader in solar energy and the world's leading solar company, for providing superior
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12/01/2011
Indium Corporation's Chris Nash Named Technical Support Engineer for Global Accounts Group
Indium Corporation announces the promotion of Chris Nash to Technical Support Engineer for the Global Accounts Group. In this new position, Chris's technical responsibilities have been expanded to
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Date:
12/01/2011
Association for DR & Smart Grid Announces New Board Members
The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today that several new individuals had been elected to the organization's Board of Directors. ADS is a non-profit organization based
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Date:
12/01/2011
Oerlikon Solar further reduces production costs for thin film silicon PV panels - significant decrease in cost of process gases per panel
Oerlikon Solar announced today another milestone to further reduce the cost of production for its Micromorph® thin film silicon PV panels. Based on individual agreements between Oerlikon Solar and
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12/01/2011
IDT RapidIO® Gen2 Switches Selected by Prodrive to Enhance Performance of Next Generation AdvancedTCA® Platforms
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced that the IDT CPS-1848 and CPS-1616
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Date:
11/30/2011
Texas Instruments' ultra-low-power automotive microcontrollers improve fuel efficiency and battery life
Fulfilling the need for ultra-low-power microcontrollers (MCUs) in the automotive market, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced the qualification of MSP430™ 16-bit microcontrollers
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11/30/2011
CanopyLight Named Top

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International Light Technologies (ILT), a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of light measurement and detection systems, is pleased to announce that the ILT CanopyLight™ LED Retrofit Kit
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11/30/2011
Arrow Electronics announces enhanced support for TI SIMPLE SWITCHER® nano modules and nano regulators

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Arrow Electronics announces the start of an enhanced technical support programme for Texas Instruments' (TI) new SIMPLE SWITCHER nano modules and regulators. TI's nano products are power management
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11/29/2011
CIPS 2012, 6 - 8 March 2012, in Nuremberg: 7th International Conference on Integrated Power Electronics Systems
Higher power efficiency, density, reliability, and lower volume and cost: How to reach these goals and what solutions are feasible? These topics will be discussed at the 7th CIPS Conference by power
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11/28/2011
Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced a complete Digital Audio Platform for consumer, automotive and industrial applications.
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11/28/2011
Powersolve Announces Very Thin Lithium Polymer Primary Cells - Can Be Produced Down to 0.4mm

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Powersolve continues to bring innovative power products to the marketplace with the introduction of Lithium Polymer thin cells that can be manufactured down to just 0.4mm thick. The CP Series consists
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11/27/2011
Energy Micro software tool takes the guesswork out of battery life predictions

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Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, has introduced a software tool enabling designers to accurately predict battery cell life expectancy in applications based on its
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11/26/2011
U.S. Patent Assigned to Laird Technologies Telematics & Wireless M2M Inventors
Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced that it
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11/26/2011
TDK-Lambda UK, a group company of the TDK Corporation, announces that its scope for safety testing has recently been updated to include the Third Edition of 60601-1, the new safety standard for Medical
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11/25/2011
Dialog Semiconductor Power Management And Audio ICs Adopted By Samsung for Android Based Smartphones
Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, has announced that it is shipping system level power
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11/25/2011
LEDnovation expands EnhanceLite PAR Offerings with addition of PAR38 Spot
LEDnovation, a leading innovator in LED lighting and replacement lamp technology, today announced availability of the EnhanceLite® PAR38 Spot. With a 3000K color temperature and tight, 14° beam angle,
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11/25/2011
Matrox to Combine Avio and Mura Product Lines for High-End Visualization at Digital Plant 2011
Matrox Graphics announced today its Matrox Avio KVM extender and Matrox Mura™ MPX Series video wall controller boards will be demonstrated together, as key components of a collaborative, high-performance
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11/25/2011
Intersolar China 2011: Tailor-Made Exhibition Range for the Most Promising Markets Worldwide: Beijing, December 7-9, 2011
The latest figures point to significant growth in the Chinese solar market, underlining the ever more important role it plays in the global solar industry. The international role of the Chinese companies
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11/25/2011
REpower to supply 68 turbines for its first wind farm in Pennsylvania

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REpower Systems SE has concluded a contract with EverPower for the delivery of a total of 68 wind turbines. REpower MM92 type turbines are destined for the Twin Ridges wind project in Somerset County,
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11/25/2011
Solar energy for Thuringia

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One of the largest on roof photovoltaic projects in the free state of Thuringia was inaugurated on November 21st. The State Environment Minister Juergen Reinholz officially inaugurated the solar plant
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11/25/2011
RS Components named Distributor of the Year 2011 by LeCroy

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Jon Boxall, Global Head of Semiconductors and Electronics Test & Measurement, RS Components Nicola Gomiero, Distribution Sales Director, LeCroy

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has received the 2011 Distributor of
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11/24/2011
Molex and TMG Collaborate to Provide Customised Industrial Communication Solutions
Molex Incorporated and TMG Technologie und Engineering GmbH have announced a strategic cooperation focusing on industrial communication technologies and service activities for protocol stack integration.
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11/24/2011
AVX Hosts Rutronik
AVX Corporation was chosen as the first stop on the Rutronik "Customer Meets Supplier Tour." AVX, a leading manufacturer of passive electronic components and interconnect solutions, recently hosted
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11/24/2011
ABB to help Canadian space agency to monitor climate in the North Pole
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will develop key applications for an instrument designed for meteorological observations onboard satellites for the Canadian Space Agency's
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11/24/2011
Avnet Abacus signs Pan-Euro deal with Murata for Components
Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power distributors, has announced that it has signed a Pan-European franchise agreement with Murata covering the
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Date:
11/24/2011
Maxwell Technologies CEO David Schramm to Present at Baird 2011 Clean Technology Conference December 1
Maxwell Technologies' (Nasdaq: MXWL) Chief Executive Officer, David Schramm, will make a presentation at 10:00 AM (PST), December 1, at the Robert W. Baird & Co. 2011 Clean Technology Conference at
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11/22/2011
STMicroelectronics Secures MoCA Certification for SetTop Box IC, Simplifying High-Performance Home Multimedia Networking
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications and a world-leading supplier of set-top box ICs, has obtained MoCA®
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Date:
11/22/2011
Mouser Expands LED Lighting Product Line with LedLink Global Distribution Pact
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today focused the spotlight on its new global distribution
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Date:
11/22/2011
Analog Devices Named Among World's 100 Most Innovative Companies
Analog Devices Inc. (ADI: NYSE), a global leader in high-performance signal processing technology, has been named one of the world's most innovative companies, according to the Thomson Reuters 2011
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11/21/2011
RS Components launches global DesignSpark chipKIT Challenge

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RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, today announced full details of its
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Date:
11/21/2011
4-Day Design Lab Workshops.
For over ten years, design engineers have attended our intensive four-day laboratory workshops to gain a unique hands-on experience. Mornings are steeped in theory, design ideas, control schemes and
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11/21/2011
Powerstax MEDISTAX® Medical Power Supplies meet latest Medical Approvals

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Powerstax, one of Europe's leading value-added power solutions manufacturers, is pleased to announce that its MEDISTAX® range of power supplies for medical applications has now been approved to the
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Date:
11/21/2011
Latest Synopsys FPGA-Based Prototyping Tool Releases Improve Speed and Turnaround Time
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced updates to its Identify® and
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Date:
11/18/2011
Mouser and Bergquist Announce Partnership for Global Distribution
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its global distribution agreement with
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Date:
11/18/2011
Mouser Signs Exclusive with Rowley to Distribute CrossWorks Software Tools Worldwide
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has finalized an exclusive international
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Date:
11/17/2011
Good Vibrations Felt in New Distribution Deal between Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas and Energy Harvester, Midé
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), today announced the addition of vibration energy harvesting manufacturer, Midé to its line card. Avnet will offer
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Date:
11/17/2011
Nextreme Develops Energy Harvesting Subsystems For Wireless Sensors, Power Generation & Data Acquisition in Plumbing & HVAC Applications

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Nextreme Thermal Solutions, the leader in micro-scale thermal management and power generation solutions, has developed two new energy harvesting subsystems for the plumbing and HVAC industries. The
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Date:
11/17/2011
Diodes Incorporated Wins Double at UK Industry Awards

Diodes Incorporated wins the NMI's Manufacturing Site of the Year award for 2011. Pictured left to right are: Derek Boyd, CEO of the NMI, Craig Davey, Principal Equipment Engineer, Diodes Incorporated and John Langhan, Director of award sponsor Merit Merrell.

Diodes Incorporated has picked up two awards from the United Kingdom's National Microelectronics Institute (NMI) at its prestigious Industry Summit & Gala Dinner and Awards 2011 held at the Wyndham
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11/17/2011
Nitronex Partnership with GCS Leads to a Capacity Advantage in Rapidly Growing GaN RF Market

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Nitronex, a leader in the design and manufacture of gallium nitride (GaN) based RF solutions for high performance applications in the defense, communications, cable TV, and industrial & scientific
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Date:
11/16/2011
ABB to acquire Powercorp in Australia to expand offering for renewable integration
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire Powercorp, an Australian renewable power automation company. This acquisition strengthens ABB's portfolio of control technologies
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Date:
11/16/2011
Mouser and Azoteq Team Up in Exclusive Global Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced an exclusive global distribution partnership
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Date:
11/16/2011
Cree's Ruud Lighting Subsidiary Announces 208,000-Square-Foot Facility Expansion to Create 469 Full-time Jobs Over the Next Four Years
Cree, Inc.'s Ruud Lighting subsidiary, based in Racine, Wisc., will hold a groundbreaking ceremony today to highlight a 208,000-square-foot expansion to its manufacturing facility. The company's $24.5
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Date:
11/16/2011
Avnet Abacus offers new combined strobe and audible buzzers from Kingstate via Pan-European franchise

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Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power distributors, has announced two new piezo electric buzzers from Kingstate Electronics Corporation via a Pan-European
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Date:
11/16/2011
Energy Micro appoints Hakuto in Japan

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Energy Micro and Hakuto sign a distribution agreement for Japan. Jun Takagi, Director & Vice President Semiconductor Devices First Division of Hakuto is pictured with Energy Micro's President and CEO, Geir Førre.

Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and RF radio company, has announced a distribution agreement with Hakuto in Japan. Hakuto will promote Energy Micro's complete range of ultra low
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Date:
11/16/2011
New Power Design Book from Dr Ray Ridley

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With the challenges and pressures to deliver on time and within spec first time; a scenario that all designers now find themselves in, it is imperative that a high quality design reference is close
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Date:
11/15/2011
ABB to offer special Transformer training at Power-Gen 2011 in Las Vegas
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announces a special pre-conference training event focused specifically on the importance of transformers at power generation stations. This
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Date:
11/15/2011
INSIDE Secure and IDT to offer easy-to-design USB security token solution
INSIDE Secure and Integrated Device Technology (NASDAQ: IDTI) today announced that the two companies have collaborated to bring to market a compact, single-package secure microcontroller and oscillator
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Date:
11/15/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas and TI to Deliver Technical SpeedWays® on Data Converters
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today a five-city SpeedWay® technical seminar series focused on data converters. Taught by technical specialists
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Date:
11/15/2011
Netezza, an IBM company, selects Lattice power manager products

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Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that Netezza, an IBM Company and the leader in data warehouse appliances, is using the innovative programmable Lattice Power Manager
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Date:
11/14/2011
Freescale and Telecom Italia Announce the Latest Milestones of the Energy@Home Consortium
Freescale Semiconductor and Telecom Italia presented the latest advancement of the Energy@Home consortium during the recent Design with Freescale (DWF) Italian session in Milan. The Energy@Home consortium,
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Date:
11/14/2011
FEI Buys TILL Photonics
FEI (Nasdaq:FEIC), a leading instrumentation company providing imaging and analysis systems for research and industry, today announced that it has acquired TILL Photonics of Munich, Germany. TILL
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Date:
11/14/2011
Ventyx to Provide Efficient Power Distribution Management Tools for the Lyse Group
Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced a significant new software license contract that will contribute to reliable power distribution for the Lyse Group, an energy and telecommunications company,
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Date:
11/14/2011
TTI, Inc. Wins Multiple ECIA Marketing Awards
TTI, Inc. has received industry accolades for its 2010 marketing efforts from the Electronics Components Industry Association (ECIA) and UBM Electronics. The awards were presented at the annual conference
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Date:
11/12/2011
AAPC Applauds Commitment to Streamline Import Procedures for Energy-Efficient Test Vehicles throughout the Asia-Pacific
The American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC) applauds the commitment made today by the Asia-Pacific region's Trade Ministers to facilitate the cross-border trade and approval of energy-efficient
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Date:
11/12/2011
Rutronik adds two new microcontroller families from Renesas to its portfolio

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Renesas Electronics Europe offers two compatible microcontroller (MCU) families designed to provide flexible and scalable solutions for the next generation of smart meters. Both RX210 and RX630 MCUs
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Date:
11/11/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Inks Distribution Agreement with Digilent, Inc.
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it has added Digilent, Inc., a leading manufacturer of Xilinx development boards, programming
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Date:
11/11/2011
Adapteva Uses Magma's RTL-to-GDSII Flow to Tape Out a 28-nm 64-Core Microprocessor Chip
Magma Design Automation Inc. (Nasdaq: LAVA), a provider of chip design software, today announced that Adapteva used Magma software to tape out the Epiphany-IV 64-core microprocessor array IC targeted
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Date:
11/11/2011
RS Components scoops new distributor award from Molex

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Left to right: Fred Bell, Vice President, Global Distribution, Molex Roger Pickett, Head of Electronic purchasing, RS Components Valerie Ramon, Category Business Manager, Emech & Connectors, RS Components Mark Davies, Distribution Corporate Account Manager, Europe, Molex Chris Page, General Manager Electronics, Electrocomponents Paul Keenan, Regional Sales Manager, Northern Europe, Molex

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has received the '2011 Global Catalogue
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Date:
11/11/2011
WAGO EPSITRON Compact Power Supplies Earn GL Approval

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WAGO Corporation's EPSITRON® COMPACT Power Supply family has earned Germanischer Lloyd (GL) approvals and has passed Environmental Category C and EMC2 testing. A marine mainstay, GL approval brings
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Date:
11/11/2011
Evaluation board speeds up display development

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Starter packs for graphics display designers are available from Electronic Assembly, a company, which specializes in industrial displays. The packs contain an extensive development toolkit for users
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Date:
11/11/2011
Dongbu HiTek Boosts BCDMOS Wafer Fabrication Support for Mainland China
Dongbu HiTek today announced that it has begun volume production of DC/DC converters for Wuxi Silicon Technology (WST), a fabless semiconductor company based in Wuxi, China. The synchronous step-down
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Date:
11/11/2011
Osram Efficiency record with flexible OLED

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In lab tests OSRAM was successful at achieving lighting values of 32lm/W for the flexible OLED - a new peak value.

OSRAM has recorded yet another important success with regard to research in the field of organic light diodes (OLED). The company's researchers have developed so-called "flexible" OLED, which attain
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Date:
11/11/2011
REpower and EDF EN Canada Inc. conclude contract for 150-megawatt wind farm in Canada
REpower Systems SE has signed a contract with EDF EN Canada Inc. to supply a total of 75 wind turbines in the Canadian province of Québec. This is the third release order from the framework agreement
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Date:
11/10/2011
Huawei Honors RF Micro Devices With Supplier of the Year Award
RF Micro Devices, Inc. (Nasdaq GS: RFMD), a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency components and compound semiconductor technologies, today announced that
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Date:
11/10/2011
ERNI Electronics Extends Range of Services

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Based on its comprehensive portfolio of high performance connectors, ERNI Electronics is constantly and consistently further developing its range of services. The offering includes state-of-the-art
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Date:
11/10/2011
Mouser and Azoteq Team Up in Exclusive Global Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced an exclusive global distribution partnership
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Date:
11/09/2011
Depco Becomes Official Texas Vendor for Atlas Copco
Depco Power Systems is proud to be the official state of Texas vendor for Atlas Copco generators as of October 4, 2011. The Atlas Copco brand has a long-standing history in the world of power generation
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Date:
11/09/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Clare Expand Distribution
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced that Clare semiconductor
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Date:
11/09/2011
Avnet Acquires French embedded specialist DE2
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it has agreed to purchase the French company DE2 SAS, to strengthen its Avnet Embedded business unit in EMEA.
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Date:
11/08/2011
RS Components upgrades DesignSpark PCB, the free professional standard PCB design software
RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, today unveiled Version 3 of DesignSpark
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Date:
11/08/2011
Synopsys Awarded TSMC's Interface IP Partner of the Year
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced that it received TSMC's 2011
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Date:
11/08/2011
U.S. Department of Energy to fund major Offshore Wind Grid Interconnection study
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that it is providing funding for a team of leading energy organizations to perform a broad study that will assess the most promising sites for high
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Date:
11/08/2011
Lattice Ships 15 Million Power Manager Devices

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Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that it has shipped more than 15 million Power Manager devices. All seven Power Manager devices have been broadly adopted in a wide
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Date:
11/08/2011
PCIM South America will be held for the first time from 11 - 13 September 2012 in Sao Paulo. Following the success of PCIM Europe and PCIM Asia, organizer Mesago PCIM GmbH is launching the new event
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Date:
11/07/2011
Trilliant Brings Industry Together for Interoperable Consumer Products
Trilliant, a global smart grid communications leader, today announced that 16 leading home energy companies have joined with Trilliant to deliver simplified, interoperable energy awareness devices
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Date:
11/07/2011
High-Speed Powerline Transceiver Ensures Reliable Broadband Powerline Communications in Industrial Environments

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Programmable powerline modem operates in harsh industrial environments

Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) introduces the MAX2982, the first broadband, HomePlug® 1.0-compliant, powerline communications transceiver for harsh industrial environments. The MAX2982 is
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Date:
11/06/2011
Nemesis Series Space Saver connector from ITT reduces size and weight in modern wearable soldier systems
ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of connectors, interconnects, and cable assemblies, has developed a rugged, lightweight, "no-profile" interconnect system designed
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Date:
11/06/2011
Rutronik stocks IGBT drive optocouplers from Renesas

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Rutronik offers the first intelligent IGBT (integrated insulated gate bipolar transistor drive optocoupler with integrated IGBT protection functions from Renesas. The PS9402 comprises a gallium-aluminum-arsenide
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Date:
11/05/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor's Web-Based Design and Simulation Tool Provides Complete Flyback Designs In Minutes

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Designers facing the challenge of designing a flyback circuit for their applications' power supply just had their job made easier. Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), a leading global supplier of
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Date:
11/05/2011
Cree Shines the LED Light on Camp Pendleton Marine Corps Base

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Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces that more than 930 LR6(TM) six-inch LED downlights and LR24(TM) LED lay-in luminaries have been installed at Camp Pendleton Marine
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Date:
11/04/2011
Android™ Open Accessory Development Boards in Stock at Mouser

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Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the immediate availability of modules supporting
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Date:
11/04/2011
Center of competence for power capacitors: TDK-EPC opens new factory in Spain

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TDK-EPC, a group company of TDK Corporation, celebrated the opening of its second factory in Málaga, Spain. The new plant for the development and manufacture of power capacitors is located in the
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Date:
11/04/2011
New SynQor DC-DC Converters for Transportation Applications Available from Luso Electronics

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Luso Electronics Distribution, the sole UK and Ireland representative for SynQor power supplies and related components, has announced availability of the new SynQor RailQor series of DC-DC converters
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Date:
11/04/2011
Murata Power Solutions announces senior appointments

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Lisa Keller, Director Front End Product and Program Management Bill Smith, Director Product Management for Board Mount Power Mike Schiano. Director Planning and Business Development

Murata Power Solutions today announced three senior Product Management and Business Development appointments that have global responsibilities. Bill Smith is promoted to the position of Director
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Date:
11/04/2011
LED lights for the streets of Africa

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BEKA LEDlume with Oslon SSL LED by OSRAM Opto Semiconductors offer energy-efficient and long-lasting street lighting.

The "BEKA LEDlume" is the latest range from the South African street lighting manufacturer BEKA. All variations of these luminaires are equipped with Oslon SSL LED by OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. The
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Date:
11/03/2011
Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced an agreement with SemiSouth Laboratories to act as a sales
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Date:
11/03/2011
Mouser Electronics Expands Low-Energy Wireless Lineup with Toumaz Global Partnership
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its partnership with Toumaz, a pioneer
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Date:
11/03/2011
ABB and IO to deliver world's first direct current-powered data center module
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, and IO, the leading provider of next-generation modular data center technology and services, have agreed to partner in the development of a
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Date:
11/02/2011
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents its DURACON 45M alloy
VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) will exhibit at Euromold in Frankfurt for the second time in 2011. The world's leading trade show for mould making and tooling design and development will be held
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Date:
11/02/2011
ITT completes separation plan
ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) today completed the previously announced spin offs of its Defense and Information Solutions business and its Water Technology and Services business. With the spin offs
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Date:
11/02/2011
Master Distributors Offers TE Connectivity Corcom Filter Products
Master Distributors, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect, and passive components, announces that it carries a broad selection of TE's Corcom standard power entry modules and power
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Date:
11/02/2011
The University of Michigan's

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Football fans of the University of Michigan kicked off the 2011 season enjoying a new look to Michigan Stadium, now complete with newly upgraded scoreboards from Lighthouse Technologies. The state-of-the-art
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11/02/2011
Mouser Unveils Newest Medical Applications Product Knowledge Site
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announces the launch of its second Medical Applications
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Date:
11/01/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and ILLUMRA Announce Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the global addition of ILLUMRA
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Date:
11/01/2011
Analog Devices' Signal Processing Technology Helps CERN's Large Hadron Collider Achieve Highest Possible Superconducting Magnet Performance
The European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Switzerland and the University of Sannio, Benevento, Italy, have collaborated on the design of an advanced instrument for measuring magnetic
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Date:
10/31/2011
Infineon Technologies is the global market leader in power semiconductors for the eighth consecutive year. According to IMS Research* data, Infineon again strengthened its position in 2010 and commands
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Date:
10/29/2011
Mouser Electronics and Nordic Semiconductor Enter Global Distribution Pact
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today publicized its global distribution agreement with
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Date:
10/29/2011
ABB wins $50 million order to make Quebec's grid more energy efficient
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth over $50 million from Hydro-Québec to upgrade vital components of Canada's leading power utility's ultra-high voltage
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Date:
10/28/2011
Rogers Corporation To Showcase A Wide Range Of High-Frequency Laminates At Productronica 2011
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), a leading supplier of high performance printed circuit boards for use in high frequency applications and harsh environments, including defense, aerospace, telecommunications
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Date:
10/28/2011
PCIM Chairman receives Power Electronics Award

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Dr. Leo Lorenz

The prestigious IEEE Gerald Kliman Innovator Award 2011 is going to the PCIM Advisory Board chairman Prof. Leo Lorenz from Infineon Technologies. The award may be presented annually to an individual
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Date:
10/28/2011
OTI Signs operations agreement with H.S. Participacoes Ltda., which is part of the Brazilian Reunidas Group, to introduce EasyPark(TM) in several states in Brazil
On Track Innovations Ltd. ("OTI") (Nasdaq:OTIV) today announced that its subsidiary, PARX Ltd. ("PARX"), has signed an operations agreement with H.S. Participacoes Ltda., which is part of the Brazilian
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Date:
10/28/2011
Operating system optional: Free TI StarterWare enables quick and simple programming of TI embedded processors
Embedded software programming comprises the majority of the product development cycle. Significantly reducing learning curves and accelerating development time in the embedded design process, Texas
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Date:
10/28/2011
Arunjai Mittal Becomes Management Board Member Responsible for Sales, Marketing and Strategy Development at Infineon - Industrial & Multimarket Business Divided into Two Divisions

Arunjai Mittal is appointed to the Management Board effective January 1, 2012

The Supervisory Board of Infineon Technologies AG resolved yesterday to extend the Management Board by one member. Arunjai Mittal is appointed to the Management Board effective January 1, 2012. The
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Date:
10/28/2011
Effective since October 1, 2011, photovoltaics specialist IBC SOLAR offers a 10-year product warranty for all solar modules within the IBC MonoSol and IBC PolySol series. The new warranty conditions
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Date:
10/28/2011
Maxim's Lead Finishing Program Supplies Leaded Parts
Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) responds to the plea of its military and aerospace customers with two programs that provide small and large quantities of lead (SnPb) finished ICs. Market
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Date:
10/27/2011
ABB unveils new technologies at Solar Power International 2011
ABB, the solar industry's leading power technology solutions provider, today announced several major technological developments from the floor at the Solar Power International 2011 conference. ABB
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Date:
10/23/2011
Avnet Express Now Stocking TI's New SIMPLE SWITCHER Nano Power Modules and Regulators
Avnet Express, the e-Commerce engine for Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced the immediate in-stock availability of Texas Instruments'
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Date:
10/23/2011
Arrow Electronics Introduces Powerlink Solutions for Industrial Ethernet
Along with EPSG (Ethernet Powerlink Standardisation Group), Altera, Freescale and other partners, Arrow Electronics is introducing a new Ethernet Powerlink solution at the SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair
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Date:
10/23/2011
Mouser and SEGGER Partner to Deliver Embedded Design Solutions
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced a partnership with SEGGER to deliver embedded
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Date:
10/23/2011
Indium Corporation Technology Experts Presenting at SMTAI 2011
Indium Corporation's Vice President of Technology Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee will present three papers. The first, High Temperature Lead-Free Solder
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Date:
10/22/2011
Mouser Brings OSRAM Opto Semiconductor's DURIS™ E 3 LEDs to Market
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the immediate availability of OSRAM Opto
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Date:
10/22/2011
Digi-Key and Macronix Announce Global Distribution Partnership
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 the
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Date:
10/22/2011
Mouser and International Rectifier Unite in Global Distribution Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced a new worldwide distribution agreement
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Date:
10/22/2011
Avnet Memec, Europe's only pan-European specialist technical component distributor, today announced that its transformation into a dynamic, vertically aligned and customer focussed business has allowed
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Date:
10/22/2011
RS Components offers exclusive free warranty on range of Tektronix oscilloscopes

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RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, and Tektronix, a leading supplier of
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Date:
10/22/2011
ERNI Electronics Awarded ISO TS 16949:2009 Certification

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Photo (from left to right): Günter Popp; Quality Manager, ERNI Electronics GmbH; Armin Schmidt; Auditor Management Systems, TÜV Rheinland Cert GmbH; Frank Linke; Senior Auditor Management Systems, TÜV Rheinland Cert GmbH; Martin Seidenfuss; Managing Director, ERNI Electronics GmbH

Following the successful audit by the TÜV Rheinland Technical Inspectorate, ERNI Electronics has been awarded ISO TS 16949:2009 certification. The ISO TS 16949 Technical Specification is the first
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Date:
10/22/2011
Rogers Corporation and Hitachi Chemical Establish Strategic Collaboration Agreement
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) (Rogers) and Hitachi Chemical Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4217) (Hitachi Chemical) are pleased to announce that they have entered into a strategic collaboration agreement (Agreement)
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Date:
10/21/2011
BEI Kimco Magnetics Solves Challenging Application Requirements with New High Force Density, IP65 Rated Motor

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BEI Kimco Magnetics, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), Inc., recently met the challenging motor requirements for a meat cutting tool in a food processing application. Key to the product's
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Date:
10/18/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Virtual Power Forum Presentations Now Available On Demand
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has just wrapped another groundbreaking virtual Power Forum. In case you missed any technical presentations from
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Date:
10/18/2011
Lantiq Teams With CCT Tech International Ltd. to Show Next Generation Home Control Systems

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This week in Hong Kong, CCT Tech International Ltd. is demonstrating new home control systems based on DECT ULE (Ultra Low Energy). This demonstration represents a strategic portfolio expansion by
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Date:
10/18/2011
Digi-Key and Macronix Announce Global Distribution Partnership
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and the US subsidiary of Macronix International
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Date:
10/17/2011
Mouser First to Offer ON Semiconductor SANYO Motor Driver ICs
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the in-stock availability of over 40 types
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Date:
10/17/2011
OFS fitel specialty photonics division (avon, ct) expands Acal BFI Distribution Agreement Into Germany, Austria, Italy And Switzerland

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OFS, Specialty Photonics Division, announces that it has expanded its distribution agreement with Acal BFI - a division of Acal plc (FTSE: ACL) - into Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Austria. For
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10/17/2011
Enecsys to demonstrate how solar PV micro inverters out-perform string inverters for service life, reliability and energy harvest
Enecsys to demonstrate how solar PV micro inverters out-perform string inverters for service life, reliability and energy harvest Cambridge, UK, October 11, 2011: Enecsys Limited, a leading provider
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10/13/2011
ABB demonstrates its global leadership at AWEA Offshore Wind Expo in Baltimore
ABB, the wind industry's leading power technology solutions provider, today announced its full support for the emerging offshore wind market in North America at this week's AWEA Offshore Windpower
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10/13/2011
Avnet Embedded takes the advantage in EMEA with the release of unique package solutions

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Avnet Embedded in EMEA, an Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) company, today announced the introduction of a unique Advantage Pack solution, complete with a ready-to-use Windows Embedded OS image script and Panel
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10/11/2011
New Power Electronics eCommerce Portal in China

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The first B2B eCommerce Portal in the field of power electronics to link eCommerce with technological consultation

www.sindopower.cn, the B2B eCommerce Portal of Zhuhai SindoPower Electronics Company Ltd., a holding company of the SEMIKRON Group, went live
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10/11/2011
GE Energy Compact Power Line Achieves 80 PLUS Platinum Efficiency
GE Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced the new CP2000TE OEM power supply for front-end rectifier requirements in datacenter, telecom and other industrial applications. The newest member of the high-performance
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10/11/2011
Leviton and Ford Receive UL Certification for Focus Electric Home Charging Station
Leviton, a leading global manufacturer of electrical devices, and Ford Motor Company today announced the new Ford Electric Vehicle (EV) Home Charging Station has achieved UL certification for UL 2231,
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10/11/2011
Energy Micro awarded ISO 9001:2008 certification
Energy Micro has announced it has gained ISO 9001:2008 registration of its quality management system for the design and manufacture of its range of energy friendly microcontrollers and RF radios.
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10/11/2011
Freescale Collaborates with Qualcomm Atheros to Advance Home Energy Management Capabilities
Freescale Semiconductor announced that it is collaborating with Qualcomm Atheros to demonstrate home energy management using the Smart Energy Profile 2.0 over Wi-Fi, Ethernet and HomePlug(R) Green
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10/10/2011
CHERRY to showcase premium keyboards and desktops at London International Technology Show
An exciting range of CHERRY premium-quality keyboards and desktops are available at this year's London International Technology Show, ExCel, London, October 21 - 23. Renowned for their stylish appearance
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10/10/2011
Infineon Succeeds in Producing Chips on New 300-Millimeter Thin Wafer Technology for Power Semiconductors

Infineon Succeeds in Producing Chips on New 300-Millimeter Thin Wafer Technology for Power Semiconductors

Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) has produced the first chips ("first silicon") on a 300-millimeter thin wafer for power semiconductors at the Villach site in Austria. This makes
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10/10/2011
Indium Corporation Expert to Deliver Keynote at IMAPS 2011
Indium Corporation's Vice President of Technology Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee will deliver the keynote presentation at the IMAPS 44th International
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10/09/2011
Keil MDK-ARM™ development environment has been selected by Gemalto as the toolchain for all its ARM processor-based smartcard development. "Software development for smartcards requires advanced
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10/08/2011
Microsemi Introduces Industry's Smallest Hermetic Surface Mount Package for Transistors and Diodes
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today introduced the industry's smallest hermetic
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10/07/2011
TI demonstrates commitment to Smart Grid technology with new wired and wireless system solutions
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced four new system solutions for Smart Grid and metering applications, enabling designers to further accelerate time to market for PLC-based
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10/07/2011
Synopsys' CODE V Enhances Analysis of Precision Optical Systems
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems g, today announced the availability of enhancements
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10/07/2011
O2Micro Receives Patent for Battery Voltage Translator
O2Micro(R) International Limited (Nasdaq:OIIM) was issued 15 claims under United States patent number 7,999,554 for its Battery Voltage Translator circuitry. O2Micro's patented circuitry monitors
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10/07/2011
RS Components named double Elektra finalist
RS Components (RS), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has been short-listed in the 2011
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10/06/2011
Freescale announces the official opening of a new R&D Centre of Excellence for automotive electronics in East Kilbride
Freescale Semiconductor announced today the formal opening of its newly established Research and Development Centre of Excellence (CoE) in East Kilbride, Scotland. This leading edge R&D program employs
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10/06/2011
ARM and UMC (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced a long-term agreement that provides UMC foundry customers with access to the latest advanced ARM Artisan®
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10/06/2011
Existing Texas Instruments distributors to sell combined TI and National product portfolio
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced that effective immediately the existing distributors in its global network will integrate National Semiconductor products onto their
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10/06/2011
Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and Bombardier Transportation have entered into a strategic partnership in the field of drive electronics for advanced rail vehicles. The agreement
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10/06/2011
Maxim and Other Smart Grid Leaders Form a Global Alliance to Drive G3-PLC Implementation Worldwide
Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ: MXIM) has joined 11 other companies in the smart grid industry to form a new global partnership, the G3-PLC Alliance. Announced at the Metering Europe Conference
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10/06/2011
Silicon oscillator company eoSemi names Intralink as business development partner for East Asia

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eoSemi, the all-silicon oscillator company, has appointed Intralink as strategic sales partner for the East Asian markets of Japan, China, Taiwan and Korea. Headquartered in Oxford, UK, with offices
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10/06/2011
G3-PLC Alliance formed to drive communications standard for smart grid development
Twelve major players in the smart grid industry are announcing a new global partnership at the Metering Europe Conference in Amsterdam (October 4 - 6, 2011) to support the deployment of the new power
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10/03/2011
Enecsys selects Ember's ZigBee technology to help optimize solar PV system performance
Enecsys Limited has teamed with Ember to bring wireless ZigBee communications to roof-top solar photovoltaic (PV) systems so that households and businesses can better monitor and optimize their systems'
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10/03/2011
Leviton Acquires Obvius Energy Information Solutions
Leviton Manufacturing Company, the leader in electrical wiring devices, lighting energy management systems and commercial data networking solutions, today announces the acquisition of Obvius, a recognized
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10/03/2011
American Lighting Launches Partner Program to Empower Distributors with Hands-On Educational Tools
American Lighting, an innovative manufacturer and distributor of lighting technologies for residential, commercial and specialty markets, announced today its American Lighting Partner Program, a comprehensive
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10/03/2011
Rogers Corporation to Show High-Performance Circuit Materials & Offer Invaluable Circuit-Design Insights At 2011 European Microwave Week
Rogers Corporation's (NYSE:ROG) Advanced Circuit Materials Division (ACMD) will display its high-performance circuit-material solutions October 11-13 at the 2011 European Microwave Week exhibition
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10/03/2011
In a development that could slow the downward spiral of prices and profit margins in the solar industry, the market share of high-efficiency crystalline silicon (c-Si) photovoltaic (PV) cells is expected
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10/02/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and LS Research Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and LS Research have signed a global distribution
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10/01/2011
ACAL BFi signs a pan-European distribution agreement with OriginGPS
ACAL BFi, a division of Acal plc (FTSE:ACL) has signed a pan-European franchise agreement with OriginGPS, one of the world's leading manufacturers of miniature GPS modules. The agreement adds the
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10/01/2011
Silica expands Analog offering in Europe with National products from Texas Instruments
SILICA, a leading semiconductor distributor in Europe and an Avnet (NYSE: AVT) company, today announced that it has expanded its Analog offering in Europe with National products from Texas Instruments
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10/01/2011
Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, and Redpine Signals today announced that system engineers can easily implement 802.11n Wi-Fi to all Atmel AVR® and
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10/01/2011
Synopsys Delivers Unified Solution for Digital and Custom SoC Designs
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced advances in its Galaxy™ Implementation
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09/29/2011
Mouser Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement with Panasonic Semiconductor
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that they will now be stocking the progressive
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09/29/2011
Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Advanced Digital Design, S.A. ("ADD Semiconductor"), a privately held company based in Zaragoza,
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09/29/2011
TI delivers leading analog integration, best-in-class low power and floating-point performance in new Stellaris® ARM® Cortex™-M4F microcontrollers

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Continuing to empower developers with leading ARM®-based embedded processing solutions, Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN)
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09/29/2011
Murata Power Solutions and Powervation Team Up for New Digital Reference Design Using the Industry's Highest Power Density Power Block

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Powervation Ltd., the pioneer in adaptive digital power management IC solutions that increase system efficiency, improve field reliability, and accelerate time to market, has joined forces with Murata
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09/29/2011
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) will showcase new technologies for smarter energy applications from power-grid infrastructure to smart meters and smart plugs for home appliances at
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09/28/2011
Innovolt Launches intelligent Electronics protection Technology
Innovolt, the leader in intelligent electronics protection, today announces that its technology is available for licensing to markets ranging from consumer electronics, medical technology, cable and
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09/27/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas and TI to Deliver Technical SpeedWays on the New BeagleBoard-xM
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has teamed up with Texas Instruments (TI) (NYSE: TXN) to hold a series of SpeedWay® technical seminars on the new
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09/26/2011
Mouser Builds on European Growth with Opening of Two New Customer Service Centers
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its continued expansion into Europe with
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09/26/2011
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (www.epc-co.com) the leader in energy-efficient enhancement mode gallium nitride (eGaN®) power transistors used in power conversion applications, has received
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09/25/2011
IBC SOLAR and their South African Partner Lapp Group Implement Solar Project for Coca-Cola Water Bottling Plant
Coca-Cola is utilizing green solar power in its Valpré plant at Heidelberg in South Africa. At the site of a newly constructed water bottling plant, a photovoltaic system was built using components
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09/25/2011
Rogers to Display High-Performance Circuit Materials & Thermal Solutions at 2011 IMAPS
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) will offer both packaging and thermal management solutions at the 2011 International Microelectronics and Packaging Society (IMAPS) Conference and Exhibition in the Long
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09/25/2011
Entire Line of Cree LED Troffer Replacements Qualified by DesignLights(TM) Consortium
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, announces its entire family of LED-based troffer replacements, including the latest Cree CR series of troffers, have been qualified by the
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09/25/2011
Cree Teams Up with Xeralux for High-Bay Upgrade

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In a move to improve lighting quality and safety at its Cold Canyon Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Waste Connections, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) upgraded its lighting system with
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09/24/2011
Mouser Builds on European Growth with Opening of Two New Customer Service Centers
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its continued expansion into Europe with
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09/24/2011
Texas Instruments completes acquisition of National Semiconductor
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced the acquisition of National Semiconductor (NYSE: NSM) is complete. "National is now a strategic part of TI's Analog growth
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09/23/2011
RS Components expands exclusive stocked range of high quality Comair Rotron AC fans
RS Components (RS), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has expanded its portfolio of exclusive
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09/21/2011
Mouser Now Shipping Cypress Semiconductor PSoC®3
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the immediate availability of the in-demand
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09/21/2011
ON Semiconductor Continues to Expand Its Platform Solutions for Next Generation Computing Products
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, continues to expand its portfolio of products to simplify and speed the
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09/21/2011
Eastern Nebraska Public Power District Consortium selects ABB for Smart Grid-based distribution system
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, today announced that the Eastern Nebraska Public Power District Consortium (ENPPDC), with the support of Boreas Group LLC, has selected ABB
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09/17/2011
Cree Teams Up with Xeralux for High-Bay Upgrade

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In a move to improve lighting quality and safety at its Cold Canyon Material Recovery Facility (MRF) in San Luis Obispo, Calif., Waste Connections,
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09/17/2011
Maxim Makes Organizational Changes to Better Serve Customers

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Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (NASDAQ: MXIM) today announced the following organizational changes to better serve its customers: • Created Worldwide Customer Operations intended to increase responsiveness
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09/17/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing Adds Switches and Circuit Breakers from Carling to Americas Line Card
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces today that it will distribute Carling Technology, one of the world's largest manufacturers of mechanical
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09/16/2011
Solyndra LLC, the American manufacturer of innovative cylindrical solar systems for commercial rooftops announced on August 31, 2011 that global economic and solar industry market conditions have
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09/15/2011
Dialog Semiconductor Announces Panasonic as Wireless Sensor Network Home Automation Customer
Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, has announced that its DECT ULE (ultra low energy) technology
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09/14/2011
Lattice Launches Power & Platform Management Seminars: Lowers Price of Evaluation Boards & Platform Manager Deviced

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Lattice Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: LSCC) today announced that, following the publication and widespread adoption of its Power 2 You guide to power management, Lattice is launching the worldwide
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09/13/2011
Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) Introduces EPC9006 Development Board Featuring Enhancement Mode Gallium Nitride (eGaN®) FETs

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Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) introduces the EPC9006 development board to make it easier for engineers to start designing with a 100 V enhancement-mode gallium nitride (eGaN) field
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09/13/2011
Germany's Federal Minister of the Interior Broadens Security Cooperation with Infineon; Focus on the Protection of Critical Infrastructures and Security of Mobile Devices

Peter Bauer (right), CEO of Infineon Technologies AG, in discussion with Dr. Hans-Peter Friedrich, German Federal Minister of the Interior (BMI), and Dr. Helmut Gassel (left), President of the Chip Card & Security Division at Infineon, about the security cooperation between Infineon and BMI.

Germany's Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI) and the semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG are deepening their cooperation in the IT security sector. The German Federal Minister
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09/13/2011
China's Largest Bus Manufacturer Selects Maxwell Technologies' Ultracapacitors for Fuel-Efficient, Low-Emission, Hybrid Drive System
Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd. (Yutong), China's largest bus manufacturer, has selected Maxwell ultracapacitors for energy storage and
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09/12/2011
Mouser's New Mobile Compatible Digital Catalog Delivers On-the-Go Access to the Newest Products and Technologies
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the launch of the new Mouser Mobile Compatible
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09/12/2011
US Renewables Group To Finance Largest Residential Solar Project
US Renewables Group (USRG) announced today its plan to provide $344 million in financing for a project led by SolarCity to install solar panels on military housing across the United States. USRG's
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09/12/2011
Future Electronics Launches Newly Designed Website with Enhanced Search Functionality

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Future Electronics is pleased to announce its newly designed website, launched on Saturday, August 20th, after months of design changes and software improvements. The new site achieves a number
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09/12/2011
GridWise® Global Forum Welcomes New Speakers to Premier Event
The GridWise Alliance, the leading coalition advocating for the transformation of the electric system, in partnership with the United States Department of Energy (DOE), today announced the addition
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09/12/2011
PREMO Current Transducers HCTs families receives UL Certification
Premo (Wuxi location) in China — a leading global provider of Inductive Components, today announced that its HCT-xxDS5, HCT-xxDSR5, HCT-xxPT5, HCT-xxPTR5, HCT-xxA05 and HCT-xxSY, devices received
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09/12/2011
REpower Presents New Variant of MM100 Turbine
REpower Systems SE (WKN 617703) is to present a 50-hertz version of its new MM100 wind turbine at the Italian wind energy trade fair, Eolica Expo Mediterranean, from 14 to 16 September in Rome. With
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09/12/2011
Rogers Corporation to Highlight Material Solutions Spanning RF to Digital at Midwest and PCB West Shows
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) will display a sampling of its wide array of electronic printed-circuit-board (PCB) material solutions at the upcoming IPC Midwest Conference & Exhibition, September
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09/12/2011
Iridium Force(TM) -- A New Vision for Global Communications
Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq:IRDM) announced its vision for the future of personal mobile satellite communications, Iridium Force(TM). This vision uses the power of the world's furthest reaching
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09/11/2011
RS Components launches new online Connectivity Hub

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RS Components (RS) the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has established a new 'Connectivity
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09/11/2011
Novatel Wireless Selects ACAL BFi as Distributor in UK, Italy and Germany for Enfora M2M Portfolio

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Novatel Wireless, Inc. (NASDAQ: NVTL), a leading provider of intelligent wireless networking solutions, and ACAL BFi, a division of Acal plc (FTSE:ACL) have signed a distribution agreement covering
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09/11/2011
Advanced Energy's New Ascent(R) DC Product Selected to Power High-Growth OLED and Tablet Display Manufacturing Applications
Advanced Energy Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:AEIS) announced today that the company's Ascent(R) DC Power Supply has been selected as the process tool of record by one of the world's largest suppliers
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09/11/2011
STMicroelectronics Enables New Consumer Conveniences with Combination of Innovative Wireless Memory and NFC Technology

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STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and a leading supplier of EEPROM memories, announced the strengthening
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09/07/2011
Hard Disk Drive Shipments Rise 4 Percent in Second Quarter

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Despite the impact of the Japan earthquake, shipments of hard disk drives (HDD) edged up in the second quarter, according to a new IHS iSuppli Storage Space Market Brief from information and analysis
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09/07/2011
Research Targets 40-Percent Reduction in Power Consumption of Interior LED Lighting

Research project "EnLight" targets 40-percent reduction in power consumption of interior LED lighting.

Germany's annual power consumption is approximately 500 terawatt-hours (TWh) or 500 trillion watt-hours, with lighting accounting for almost 12 percent of that figure. Even today, as much as 11.5
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09/07/2011
Mark Newton joins silicon oscillator company eoSemi as VP Operations

Mark Newton, VP Operations, eoSemi

eoSemi, the all-silicon oscillator company, announces the appointment of Mark Newton as VP Operations. Newton was previously VP Operations at Trident Microsystems and before that held senior management
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09/07/2011
Synopsys and Achronix Announce Multi-Year Renewal of Synthesis Partnership
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, and Achronix Semiconductor, builder of high
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09/06/2011
Volker Schlotmann, Minister of Transportation, Construction and Rural Development in the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern (Germany), and Udo Möhrstedt, CEO of IBC SOLAR, today installed the final module
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09/06/2011
Carlightblog.com sheds light on the data highway

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With the support of OSRAM, bloggers Timm Rotter and Fritz Lorek launch an online platform on the subject of light on two and four wheels What's the difference between halogen, xenon and LED light?
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09/06/2011
Measurement Specialties Announces License Agreement With Sentelligence
Measurement Specialties, Inc. (Nasdaq:MEAS) (the "Company"), a global designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensor-based systems, announced today that they have entered into an exclusive license
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09/06/2011
ULIS seeks larger slice of infrared sensor market
ULIS, a manufacturer of high-quality infrared imaging sensors for thermography, security, automotive and military applications announced today that the company will collaborate with CEA/Leti, a leading
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09/06/2011
GreenWave Reality integrates Z-Wave technology into its new SmartHome solution
Z-Wave alliance partner GreenWave Reality (www.z-wavealliance.org) has been selected by one of Denmark's largest energy provider - SEAS-NVE - to assist with a special energy saving campaign. Since
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09/06/2011
Mouser and MikroElektronika Partner to Deliver Advanced Development Systems
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has partnered with MikroElektronika
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09/05/2011
New power electronics knowledge platform goes online

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SEMIKRON, global leader in power electronic systems, goes live with its new power electronics knowledge platform. The knowledge platform www.powerelectronics-base.com excerpts, in both German and
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09/05/2011
Rutronik awarded European Distributor of the Year 2010/2011 for Omron Electronic Components

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Omron Electronic Components has presented Rutronik, one of the leading broadline component distributors, with a special European distributor award for the 2010/2011 year. The award has been
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09/05/2011
TDK-Lambda extends its reach in the Irish market

TDK-Lambda's Regional Sales Manager, Sean Evans (pictured right) firms the Ireland distribution deal with Declan Bowers, Managing Director of Futura Electronics.

With the signing of a franchised distribution agreement with Futura Electronics, power supply manufacturer TDK-Lambda Corporation, a group company of TDK Corporation, significantly extends its reach
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09/01/2011
OSRAM celebrates milestone in manufacturing of OLED

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Wolfgang Dehen, Chairman of the Managing Board, and Prof. Dr. Annette Schavan, German Federal Minister of Education and Research, at the opening of OLED pilot production line in Regensburg

With the launch of the pilot production line for organic light emitting diodes (OLED) in Regensburg on 30 August, OSRAM has set an important milestone on the road toward volume manufacturing. As a
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09/01/2011
Dialog Semiconductor's DA6011 Power Management IC Is Ideal Companion For Intel® Atom(TM) Processor E6XX-Based Designs
Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless technologies, has announced its companion IC for the Intel® Atom(TM)
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08/31/2011
TI launches 10 new Bluetooth® low energy profiles for rapid design of consumer medical, fitness, alert applications and more
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN), the industry leader in highly integrated wireless connectivity solutions, today launched ten Bluetooth® low energy technology (Bluetooth v4.0) profiles
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08/31/2011
Mouser Named Harwin's Global Distributor of the Year
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has won Harwin's Global Distributor of the Year award for
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08/30/2011
Trouble-Free Supply Chain Management from Avnet Express
Avnet Express, the e-Commerce engine for Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), announces new Web enhancements for customers in the Americas with existing supply
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08/30/2011
Mouser Launches SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Product Knowledge Training Site
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the release of a new Product Knowledge
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08/30/2011
Rogers to Highlight Antenna-Grade Materias Solutions at Antenna Systems 2011
Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG) will be showcasing its high performance, cost-effective laminate materials for antenna applications at the upcoming Antenna Systems 2011 Conference and Expo September
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08/30/2011
Eagerly Anticipated

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Newnes, an imprint of Elsevier Science & Technology Books, has published an eagerly awaited "bible" of analog electronic engineering and design by two industry leaders. Analog Circuit Design by
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08/29/2011
Ericsson Power Modules introduces new application for Android smartphones

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Ericsson Power Modules has launched a new application, or app', for Android smartphones that delivers easy access to real-time strategic information on the latest advanced power technologies available
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08/29/2011
Mouser Electronics Sponsors Chinese Sensation Ho-Pin Tung at the Indy Grand Prix at Sonoma

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Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, is gearing up to sponsor Chinese Indycar driver Ho-Pin Tung in the
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08/29/2011
Power Integrations Releases Compact 25-Watt LED Lighting Ballast Reference Design Sized for T8 Tubes

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Power Integrations (Nasdaq: POWI), the world leader in LED driver ICs for general lighting applications, today published a new reference design for a 25-watt LED T8 tube ballast power supply. Notable
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08/29/2011
Enecsys appoints Mike J. Fister as Chief Executive Officer and Board Member
Fister joins Enecsys with over 30 years of experience in leading technology companies including five years as CEO of the publicly-listed EDA software company, Cadence Design Systems, Inc. where he
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08/27/2011
UNIPOWER COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF Universal Voltronics Corp.
UNIPOWER LLC, announces the acquisition of Universal Voltronics Corporation (UVC), a company with over 40 years of experience in high-voltage power applications. Currently, the company manufactures
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08/27/2011
InterFET Corporation President/CEO Appointed to Industrial Advisory Board for Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at University of Tennessee, Knoxville
InterFET Corporation, a leading manufacturer and global supplier of discrete Junction Field Effect Transistors (JFET) devices, announced today that Dan E. Roberts, the company's President/CEO and
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08/25/2011
Learn How to Achieve Efficient Power Solutions with Avnet Abacus
Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading power, interconnect, passive, and electromechanical distributors is teaming up with some of the world's leading manufacturers of power components to deliver a
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08/24/2011
Mouser Electronics Receives AS9120A Certification for its High-Level Traceability and Anti-Counterfeit Controls
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global authorized distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has completed the rigorous audits
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08/19/2011
TI announces mobile app for iPhone and Android users

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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today announced the availability of its mobile app for the Apple iPhone® and AndroidTM-powered smartphones, making it the first semiconductor supplier
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08/19/2011
Premier Farnell signs Worldwide stocking distribution deal with SemiSouth
In line with the company's focus on Electronic Design Engineers, driving business to the web and growth in emerging markets, Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), has announced worldwide stocking distribution
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08/18/2011
Mouser Expands International Scope of Test Solutions with LeCroy
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for tools and test equipment, today publicized its new international distribution agreement with LeCroy,
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08/18/2011
Nuvation Engineering expands design and development lab, increases engineering capabilities
Nuvation Engineering, a leading provider of electronic product development services, has recently moved into a new product design center in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. The new facility features a
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08/18/2011
Kichloo Appointed to Lead Avnet Electronics Marketing Global Business Migration Team
Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced the appointment of Ravi Kichloo to lead the global Business Migration Team. In this critical role, Kichloo
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08/18/2011
U.S. Senator McCaskill visits ABB plant in St. Louis to discuss smart grid, wind power technologies
The Honorable United States Senator Claire McCaskill (D-MO) visited the ABB power transformer facility in St. Louis on August 9 to learn how companies like ABB, the world's leading provider of transmission
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08/18/2011
New Online Source for Electric Vehicle Charging Products and Connectors

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With growing interest and investment in electric vehicles and support infrastructure a new specialist website for charging connectors and cables for electric vehicles goes live on 15th August. ecarconnectors
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08/15/2011
Bosch Presents Analog Devices With Prestigious Supplier Award

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Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI), a world leader in semiconductors for high-performance signal processing applications and longtime collaborator with the automotive industry, has received the 2009-2010
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08/15/2011
ABB reaches major construction milestone with Huntersville plant tower

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ABB, the world's leading power and automation technology company, announced today it has reached a major construction milestone for its high-voltage transmission cable factory: the exterior structure
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08/14/2011
TI introduces PowerLab™ design library
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) today introduced its PowerLab library, the industry's most extensive collection of tested power management reference designs. The PowerLab library helps
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08/13/2011
Mouser and Cree Ink Global Distribution Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has signed a global distribution agreement
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08/11/2011
Digi-Key Corporation Inks Global Distribution Agreement with Everlight Electronics
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Everlight Electronics Co. Ltd. have
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08/10/2011
Energy Micro appoints Sales Director for Central Europe
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, today announced that Markus Florian has joined the company as Sales Director for Central Europe. The appointment further strengthens
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08/06/2011
Avnet Acquires Taiwanese Semiconductor Distributor Prospect Technology Increasing Its Technical Expertise in Asia
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has acquired Prospect Technology Corp. (Prospect Technology), an electronic components distributor with operations in Taiwan. Prospect Technology provides
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08/04/2011
ROGERS HIGH PERFORMANCE FOAMS DIVISION EARNS PERFORMANCE EXCELLENCE AWARD FROM BOEING
The High Performance Foams Division of Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG), located in Chicago, Illinois, has been awarded a Silver Performance Excellence Award for 2010 by Boeing. The Boeing Performance
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08/04/2011
ABB wins $1 billion order for offshore wind power connection
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $1 billion from the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to supply a power link connecting offshore
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08/02/2011
Mouser Electronics Receives AS9120A Certification for its High-Level Traceability and Anti-Counterfeit Controls
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global authorized distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has completed the rigorous audits
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08/02/2011
Dongbu HiTek Starts Volume Production of High Dynamic Range CMOS Image Sensors for BYD Microelectronics
Dongbu HiTek today announced it has begun volume production of high dynamic range (HDR) CMOS image sensor (CIS) chips for BYD Microelectronics, a subsidiary of BYD Company Limited, a leading Chinese
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08/01/2011
TI's PowerStackTM packaging technology in volume production
Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) has shipped more than 30 million units of its PowerStackTM packaging technology, which significantly boosts performance, lowers power and improves chip
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07/29/2011
RS Components celebrates one year of DesignSpark success
RS Components (RS) the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has celebrated the first anniversary
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07/29/2011
Mouser Secures Honeywell Sensing and Control's Global Distribution Agreement
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed a new global contract with
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07/29/2011
National Semiconductor Agreement with Audi AG Launches with the Next Innovative 2012 Car Models

Robert Hinke, Vice President and General Manager, Europe for National Semiconductor

The 2012 Audi new car models will be the first following National Semiconductor Corp.'s (NYSE:NSM) arrangement with Audi AG to provide analog integrated circuits (ICs) and subsystems for Modular Infotainment
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07/28/2011
C&K expands product offering, strengthens Asian manufacturing footprint with acquisition of Comax Industrial Co. Ltd

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C&K Components, a leading international supplier of pushbutton switches, tact switches, toggle and rocker switches, and smart card interconnect devices, has expanded its switch product offering with
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07/28/2011
DuPont Expands in Solar Energy with Acquisition of Innovalight

DuPont has expanded its solar materials portfolio with the acquisition of Innovalight, founded by Conrad Burke.

DuPont today announced that it has acquired Innovalight, Inc., a company specializing in advanced silicon inks and process technologies that increase the efficiency of crystalline silicon solar cells.
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07/27/2011
Microsemi Announces SmartFusion cSoC Support with FreeRTOS
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its award-winning SmartFusion® customizable
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07/27/2011
Digi-Key Corporation Announces New Stock of TE Connectivity's NEVALO SSL System
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has stock of TE's innovative
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07/26/2011
Microsemi Corporation Announces Proposal to Acquire Zarlink Semiconductor, Inc.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, announced today that it has made a proposal to the
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07/26/2011
Rochester Electronics Receives Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems

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Rochester Electronics, the world's largest authorized manufacturer and distributor of end-of-life and mature semiconductors, recently received, for the second consecutive year, the Supplier Excellence
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07/26/2011
Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) announced that the company is shipping Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chips for devices running Google's Chrome-based operating system. A TPM is an
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07/26/2011
The Call for Papers PCIM Europe 2012 is now open. The deadline for abstract submissions (previously unpublished presentations only) is 14 October 2011. The event is Europe's number one meeting place
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07/25/2011
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, is continuing to expand its global sales network with the appointment of its first local distributor for the Russian market. Eltech
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07/24/2011
Celab Celebrates 40 Years of Innovative Power

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(Left to Right): Julian Wood (Managing Director), Kay Stone (Production Operative), Steve Dewey (Materials Supervisor), Paul Green (Production Manager), Carol Martin (Production Supervisor), Shaun Ray (Test Engineer), Mandy Wasteney (Production Supervisor), Heather Warren (Support Engineer), Mark Wasteney (Test Engineer), Rob Sharpington (Draftsman), Chris Louch (Information & Communications), Dan Buckler (Production Assistant)

Celab, the high reliability power solution design company, celebrated this month their 40th anniversary by visiting the Farnborough Air Sciences Trust. Selected members of staff visited the museum
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07/24/2011
Shipping Today from Mouser: Amphenol® KTK Downhole Connectors
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, is stocking the new Amphenol® Industrial KTK Series High
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07/23/2011
Microsemi Acquires the Technology and Related Assets from Brijot Imaging Systems, Inc.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has acquired the millimeterwave
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07/23/2011
Stephan Greiner Named Vice President, Cree Europe

Stephan Greiner, Vice President of Cree's EMEA region

Cree, a market leader in LED lighting, has appointed Stephan Greiner to Vice President of its EMEA region. Stephan Greiner leads the team from the German regional headquarter. In his role, he is responsible
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07/23/2011
Ricoh Adopts Synopsys' Processor Designer to Accelerate Custom DSP Design
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that Ricoh Company Ltd., a global leader in imaging devices
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07/23/2011
Digi-Key Corporation Offers Totally Integrated Online Experience
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, offers electronic engineers and procurement
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07/22/2011
ABB to provide new Arc-Resistant Transformers for BC Hydro in Canada
ABB, the leading power and automation technology company, is designing and building a new, first-of-its-kind transformer safety solution - the arc-resistant, medium voltage, dry-type transformer -
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07/21/2011
Amantys Limited (Amantys), an energy efficiency power electronics company, today announced the successful closure of a $7 million Series A round. The new funding enables Amantys to continue with the
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07/20/2011
Speciality chemical company OM Group from Cleveland, USA, to be new owner of VACUUMSCHMELZE
Financial investor OEP acquired VAC in 2005 and successfully realised the company's growth potential with extensive investments. Today VAC is a leading global company delivering robust growth and
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07/20/2011
Renesas Electronics Achieves 4X Faster Performance with Synopsys' HAPS® FPGA-Based Prototyping Solution
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier
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07/19/2011
Avnet Abacus named Amphenol Infocom's Design Distributor of the Year'
Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power distributors, has recently been named Design Distributor of the Year 2010' by Amphenol Infocom. The award
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07/18/2011
ABB to supply innovative DC power distribution system to green data center
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will design and install an advanced, direct current (DC) power distribution system for green.ch, one of the top information and communications
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07/18/2011
PREMO GROUP announces a new distribution agreement in France with EQUIPEMENTS-SCIENTIFIQUE
The new distribution agreement is part of the growth process and international implementation that guides the Spanish inductive components manufacturer from the last 10 years. Present in France since
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07/18/2011
Digi-Key Corporation's Second Quarter Boasts Substantial Sales Increase
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components for immediate shipment, has experienced a substantial sales boost in the second
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07/16/2011
Mouser teams with M/A-COM Technology Solutions to deliver innovative RF solutions to Engineers Worldwide
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it is now selling products for M/A-COM Technology
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07/15/2011
RS Components sponsors IET Young Woman Engineer of the Year Award
RS Components (RS), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), is sponsoring the 2011 Institution
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07/15/2011
Avnet Memec today announced that it has expanded its component distribution agreement with Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power,
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07/13/2011
ABB acquires the Trasfor Group and expands its transformer business
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has agreed to acquire the Trasfor Group to expand its offering of specialty transformers and address fast growing markets and applications. Trasfor
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07/13/2011
LEM announces extended partnership agreement with SIGNALTEC for power electronics analysis
LEM, the market leader in providing innovative and high quality solutions for measuring electrical parameters announces an extended sales partnership with SIGNALTEC www.signaltec.com. The agreement
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07/13/2011
Positronic Receives SAE AS9100 Rev C Certification

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Positronic Industries is happy to announce that our SAE AS9100 certified manufacturing facility in Ponce, Puerto Rico has achieved Rev C status under AS9100. SAE AS9100 specifications require an
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07/13/2011
eoSemi appoints new VP to lead first product to market
eoSemi today announced that Steve Cliffe has joined the company as VP of sales and marketing. His appointment demonstrates the company's investment in a highly experienced management team following
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07/08/2011
STMicroelectronics Expands Capabilities in Convergent Home Digital Networking and Smart Grid
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, is enhancing its powerline communication (PLC) capabilities with the
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07/06/2011
Mouser Extends LED Lighting Product Line with LEDiL Global Distribution Partnership
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced a partnership agreement with LEDiL, a leader in innovative
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07/06/2011
Mouser recognized for Highest Sales Achievement by TDK & EPCOS
TDK and EPCOS presented Mouser with this prominent award in recognition of the highest percentage sales growth for 2011 fiscal year. This is the continuation of an impressive trend of growth over
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07/06/2011
Rick Hamada Succeeds Roy Vallee as Avnet Chief Executive Officer
Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Rick Hamada has succeeded Roy Vallee as the company's Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The transition was previously
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07/05/2011
Himag Solutions Ltd. enters into Agreement with Rogers Corporation

Himag Chairman, Colin Day, and Dean Curran, Managing Director, Himag Solutions, with the company's recently won Shell award

Himag Solutions Ltd. (a private UK based company) announced today that it has entered into a strategic alliance with Rogers Corporation (NYSE: ROG), Connecticut, USA. Himag is a technology company
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07/05/2011
Advanced Digital Logic Ensures Long-term Availability of PC/104-Plus Single-Board Computers with the Intel 855 Chipset

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Advanced Digital Logic GmbH (ADL), a provider of highly reliable embedded single-board computers, systems and peripherals for use under harsh environmental conditions, has announced long-term perspectives
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07/05/2011
Dialog Semiconductor Green VOIP ICs Adopted By Gigaset For its New Pro Range of Phones

Dr Jalal Bagherli, CEO at Dialog Semiconductor

Dialog Semiconductor plc (FWB: DLG), a provider of highly integrated innovative power management, audio and short range wireless
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07/05/2011
Microsemi Achieves AS9100 Rev C and ISO 9001 Certifications
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced that the company's SoC Product Group
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07/03/2011
element14 marks second anniversary with launch of the world's first interactive design automation hub - the element14 knode - and an exciting 2nd birthday gift giveaway with 214 prizes to be won
Following the successful launch of the element14 knode, a revolutionary online design platform exclusively focused on the needs of electronic design engineers, element14 today announced a 2nd birthday
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07/02/2011
ABB acquires Epyon to expand offering in EV charging infrastructure
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, announced today the acquisition of Epyon B.V., an early leader in electric vehicle charging infrastructure solutions focusing on direct current
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07/02/2011
All American Recognizes Semtech's New EcoSpeed® Converters
All American Semiconductor, a leading distributor of electronic components, announces it carries Semtech's new EcoSpeed® converter platform. The platform incorporates Semtech's patented adaptive on-time
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07/01/2011
RS Components lands TRACOPOWER Distributor award

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Valérie Ramon, Category Business Manager, RS Components; Michael Bruderer, International Sales Manager, Traco Electronic Co. Ltd; Ruth Morgan-Ryder, Assistant Purchasing Manager Europe, RS Components.

RS Components (RS), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), has been awarded the 2010 Catalogue
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06/30/2011
Focus on Newest Products earns Mouser Distributor Partner of the Year Award from Neutrik
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has won the exclusive Neutrik Distributor Partner of the Year Award.
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06/29/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Swissbit Announce Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Swissbit, the largest independent DRAM
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06/29/2011
National Semiconductor Stockholders Approve Acquisition by Texas Instruments
National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE: NSM) announced that at a special meeting of National's stockholders held today, the stockholders approved the adoption of the merger agreement by and among
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06/28/2011
Bicker Elektronik appointed Preferred Supplier

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Within the scope of an optimization of her existing structures, Kontron AG has awarded power supply specialist Bicker Elektronik GmbH from Donauwörth the status of a preferred supplier in the materials
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06/28/2011
Mouser's Library of Product Knowledge Training Sites exceeds 1,000
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has surpassed more than 1,000 Product Knowledge
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06/27/2011
ABB to deliver innovative energy storage solution in Sweden
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order from the Swedish utility Falbygdens Energi (a subsidiary of Göteborgs Energi) to supply an innovative dynamic energy storage
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06/27/2011
Synopsys Announces Immediate Availability of Reprogrammable Non-Volatile Memory IP in 180-nm CMOS Process Technology
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced the immediate availability of DesignWare® AEON® Non-Volatile
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06/27/2011
NXP Unlocks the Potential of Multifunction Car Keys
Pioneering the market for smart' car keys, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) today announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys - the NCF2970
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06/26/2011
REpower and Alerion CleanPower sign contract for 44 megawatt wind farm project in Italy
REpower Systems SE (WKN 617703) and Alerion CleanPower SpA, an Italian-based renewable energy company, signed a contract for a wind project in the South of Italy. REpower will deliver 13 3.4M104 wind
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06/25/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Intematix Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has signed a global distribution agreement
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06/24/2011
Premier Farnell first to stock Microchip and Digilent's chipKIT 32-bit Microcontroller Development Platform in Arduino™ form-factor
Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), the leading multichannel distributor, is first to stock Microchip Technology Inc and Digilent, Inc's first chipKIT™ 32-bit microcontroller development platform. Microchip
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06/24/2011
BC Hydro and S&C Electric Company Partner on Energy Storage Project to Improve Reliability, Provide Peak Shaving
S&C Electric Company, a renewable energy integration leader shaping the future smart grid, today announces that it has been selected by BC Hydro for an energy storage project that will greatly improve
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06/24/2011
Vicor Corporation Bolsters Global Strategy With Future Electronics and New VP of Global Distribution
Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ:VICR) announced the appointment of Future Electronics as a global distributor and of Richard Begen as Vice President of Global Distribution. Global distribution will support
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06/24/2011
Power Sources Manufacturers Association Reprints Classic Magnetics Text
The Power Sources Manufacturers Association (PSMA) announced that it is again making available Nathan Grossner's classic treatise, Transformers for Electronic Circuits - Second Edition. The first
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06/24/2011
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, has announced the appointment of Honestar Technologies as a distributor for China. Honestar will support Energy Micro's complete
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06/23/2011
Microsemi Expands Support for Designers Developing Next-generation High-voltage, High-power RF Generators
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced a design guide for developing next-generation
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06/22/2011
Mouser delivers Anaren AIR Modules Worldwide to Accelerate Development for Compact Wireless Designs
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, is partnering with Anaren, Inc. to stock its new family
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06/21/2011
ZMDI Announces Digital Power Management Development and Patent License Agreement with Power-One

Bernhard Huber, ZMDI business line manager for standard components

ZMD AG (ZMDI), a global supplier of energy-efficient analog and mixed-signal solutions for automotive, industrial, and medical applications, and Power-One, a leading provider of renewable energy and
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06/20/2011
PEI-Genesis, Inc., the world's fastest assembler of precision connectors and power supplies, announced today that they have signed a global distribution agreement with Deutsch Aerospace, a leading
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06/20/2011
IDT names Future Electronics its EMEA Distributor of the Year 2010/11
IDT, the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, has announced that Future Electronics is the winner of its EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa) Distributor
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06/20/2011
Industry Loses another Top Analog Guru

Bob Pease, Analog Industry Guru

After the bitter news of the death of Linear's Jim Williams, our community is dealt another cruel blow with the sad news of the death of analog industry Guru, Bob Pease. Bob was killed in a car
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06/20/2011
IBC SOLAR launches Jura Solarparks in Upper Franconia

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At a ground-breaking ceremony on June 17, the Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer symbolically launched construction works for the Jura Solarparks of IBC SOLAR, a German photovoltaic specialist.
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06/18/2011
Synopsys Custom Design Solution Enables Moortec Semiconductor to Tape Out High-performance Analog IP
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that Moortec Semiconductor Ltd., a mixed-signal IP and semiconductor
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06/18/2011
Avnet Abacus signs green technology' battery deal with Cymbet Corporation
Avnet Abacus, one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power distributors, has signed a Pan-European distribution agreement with Cymbet Corporation, the leader in solid-state
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06/17/2011
Meggitt's Endevco® High-g Shock Accelerometer Series Wins 2011
Meggitt Sensing Systems, a Meggitt group division, has announced that its Endevco® model 72 high-g piezoresistive shock accelerometer series has been honored with a 2011 "Best of Sensors Expo Award"
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06/17/2011
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Takes Thermal Solutions to the Nextreme
Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has inked a distribution agreement with Nextreme Thermal Solutions, a manufacturer of micro-scale thermal and power
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06/16/2011
Mouser awarded Fastest Channel to Market from Cooper Bussmann
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has been recognized with the Fastest Channel
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06/15/2011
Linear Technology Staff Scientist Jim Williams Remembered

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Remembered: Linear's long-time Staff Scientist Jim Williams, who died on June 12

Linear Technology Corporation today remembered the company's long-time Staff Scientist Jim Williams, who died on June 12. Williams, who worked for Linear Technology for nearly three decades, started
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06/15/2011
Intersil Named Supplier of the Year by Quanta Computer
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL), today announced it has been named the Quanta Computer Supplier of the Year for its role in delivering best-in-class performance, service, operational
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06/14/2011
Mouser Electronics Wins Littelfuse Distributor of Year Award for Third Consecutive Year
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has been named by Littelfuse as the 2010 Catalog Distributor of the
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06/11/2011
APEC Issues Call for Papers for February 2012 Conference
The IEEE Applied Power Electronics and Exposition Conference (APEC), the leading worldwide conference and exhibit for practicing power electronics professionals, announces a call for technical papers
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Date:
06/11/2011
Mouser Electronics welcomes 22 New Suppliers in first 18 weeks of 2011
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today revealed the addition of 22 new suppliers in the first 18 weeks
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Date:
06/09/2011
Andrew Cowell Joins Intersil as Senior Vice President of Consumer Products
Intersil Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: ISIL) today announced Mr. Andrew Cowell has joined the company in the newly created position of Senior Vice President of the Consumer Products Group. This
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Date:
06/09/2011
Lantiq CEO Christian Wolff Elected to the Global Semiconductor Alliance's EMEA Leadership Council
Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced its CEO, Christian Wolff, was recently elected to the EMEA Leadership Council of the Global Semiconductor
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Date:
06/09/2011
Fairchild Semiconductor Launches Mobile Audio Initiative Targeting Demand for Louder, Better Speakers in Mobile Devices
Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE:FCS) is stepping up its efforts to address one of the most significant challenges facing audio applications in the mobile industry today - the need to meet consumer demand
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Date:
06/09/2011
Mouser Receives 20 Top Awards at 2011 EDS Conference
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, received numerous accolades and awards from its supplier partners
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Date:
06/08/2011
Synopsys and TSMC Collaborate to Deliver Custom Design Solution for 28nm Analog/Mixed-Signal Reference Flow 2.0
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that
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Date:
06/07/2011
EBV Announces Caribou Board for Flexible Industrial Communications and Control
EBV Elektronik, an Avnet (NYSE: AVT) company and the leading specialist in EMEA semiconductor distribution, has announced the Caribou board as a development and evaluation platform for industrial
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Date:
06/06/2011
TE Circuit Protection Launches Revamped Website
TE Circuit Protection announced today the launch of their new website. The revamp and content renewal is designed to provide an engaging, user-friendly site where visitors can access information easily
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Date:
06/06/2011
Microsemi Completes Acquisition of AML Communications, Inc.
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor technology aimed at building a smart, secure, connected world, today
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Date:
06/04/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Lattice Semiconductor Announce Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate
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Date:
06/01/2011
Cleaner Air Solutions To Install Over 3MW of SolarEdge Systems In UK, As Part Of New Partnership
SolarEdge Technologies, a leading global provider of end-to-end solar power optimization systems, and Cleaner Air Solutions, one of the largest providers of solar PV systems in the UK, announce a
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Date:
05/30/2011
Synopsys Delivers 28-nm Design Solutions and Advanced System-Level Capabilities for TSMC Reference Flow 12.0
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that it is delivering comprehensive design enablement for
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Date:
05/27/2011
Digi-Key Corporation Announces Stock of the Arduino Prototyping Platform
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, now stocks the Arduino advanced prototyping
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Date:
05/27/2011
Microsemi Introduces Power Modules Across All Major Solar Converter Topologies
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor technology aimed at building a smart, secure, connected world, announced three families of power modules spanning all major
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Date:
05/26/2011
Mouser Electronics Races Ahead with Indy 500 Pole Winner Alex Tagliani
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has announced it will sponsor Alex Tagliani in the 100th anniversary
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Date:
05/26/2011
Enecsys to demonstrate long-life micro inverters that make solar PV capital costs comparable with those of string inverter systems
Enecsys Limited, a leading provider of reliable solar micro inverter systems, will showcase new micro inverter products and solar PV monitoring systems on booth B5.380 at Intersolar Europe, June 8-10,
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Date:
05/26/2011
Val Gooding to become Chairman of Premier Farnell plc

Valerie Gooding CBE, non-executive director and Chairman of the Board, Premier Farnell

Premier Farnell, the leading distributor of products and services to engineers and purchasing professionals globally, is pleased to announce the appointment of Valerie Gooding CBE as a non-executive
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Date:
05/25/2011
Avnet Abacus and FCI partner to address connector needs
Avnet Abacus - one of Europe's leading interconnect, passive, electromechanical and power distributors - and world-renowned connector maker, FCI are launching a joint Europe-wide initiative aimed
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Date:
05/23/2011
Rogers Offers High-Performance Circuit Materials & Design Guidance at 2011 IEEE International Microwave Symposium
Representatives from Rogers Corporation's (NYSE:ROG) Advanced Circuit Materials Division (ACMD) will be on hand at the upcoming 2011 IEEE International Microwave Symposium (IMS) (www.ims2011.org)
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Date:
05/22/2011
Microsemi Expands Power Module Family to Include Standard Products Using Silicon Carbide Technology
Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq:MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor technology aimed at building a smart, secure, connected world, today announced it has expanded its line of standard power modules
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Date:
05/22/2011
ZMDI energy-efficient products fuel robust revenue growth
Strong demand for energy-efficient products and solutions led to significant growth in revenues and earnings for the Dresden-based semiconductor company Zentrum Mikroelektronik Dresden (ZMDI) in fiscal-year
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Date:
05/21/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Nuventix Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Nuventix, Inc., maker of SynJet thermal
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Date:
05/20/2011
ABB to develop energy storage solution in Switzerland
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will partner with EKZ, a leading Swiss distribution utility, on a pioneering energy storage pilot project, which will be the largest of its
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Date:
05/20/2011
Mouser and Leading Capacitor Supplier Cornell Dubilier Extend Partnership Worldwide
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its expanded global partnership with Cornell Dubilier
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Date:
05/18/2011
Mouser Electronics Sponsors First Chinese Driver to Enter the Indy 500
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, is gearing up to sponsor Chinese race car driver Ho-Pin Tung in his
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Date:
05/18/2011
Renesas Electronics, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the availability of the digital ambient illuminance sensor, the PH5551A2NA1, with an industry-leading compact
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Date:
05/16/2011
Energy Micro makes South Korean appointment
Energy Micro has announced the appointment of Byoung-Ho Choi as its first Country Manager for South Korea. BH will head local sales and distribution activities for the company's growing family of
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Date:
05/15/2011
ABB invests in breakthrough technology for data center energy efficiency
ABB, the global power and automation technology group, has purchased a controlling interest in U.S.-based Validus DC Systems, a leading provider of direct current (DC) power infrastructure equipment
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Date:
05/14/2011
Mouser gets to the Heart of Patient Monitoring and Diagnostics with new Medical Applications Site
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the launch of a Medical Applications microsite
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Date:
05/13/2011
Digi-Key Corporation Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Carclo Technical Plastics PLC
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced that a global distribution
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Date:
05/13/2011
Mouser Delivers Ioxus' Portfolio of High-Performance Ultracapacitors
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, unveiled its new partnership with Ioxus, a manufacturer of premium
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Date:
05/13/2011
TTI, Inc. named TE Connectivity's Global Distributor of the Year - Europe singled out for best Channel Partner performance

Glyn Dennehy, Senior Vice President and General Manager for TTI Inc., Europe

TTI, Inc., the global distributor of Passive, Interconnect, Relay & Switch and Discrete components, has been recognized for the second and consecutive year as the Global Distributor of the Year for
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Date:
05/13/2011
XP Power accepted as a Full Member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC)
XP Power is pleased to announce that it has been accepted as a Full Member of the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC). The EICC is a collaboration of leading electronics companies
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Date:
05/10/2011
Avnet Abacus signs Pan-Euro deal with PSU maker Aimtec
Avnet Abacus - one of Europe's leading power, interconnect, passive and electromechanical distributors - and Aimtec, the global designer and manufacturer of modular power supplies, have announced
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Date:
05/10/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Peregrine Semiconductor Ink Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and radio frequency integrated circuit (RFIC)
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Date:
05/09/2011
TE Circuit Protection's Barry Brents Now a Contributing Columnist on PSD Online
TE Circuit Protection announces that Barry Brents, Field Applications Engineer for TE Connectivity's Circuit Protection business unit, has been named the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the field of
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Date:
05/09/2011
ABB wins $20 million HVDC refurbishment order in the US
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth about $20 million from Vermont Electrical Power Company (VELCO) to refurbish a more than 25-year old HVDC (high-voltage
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Date:
05/09/2011
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents high-performance permanent magnet motors at Coil Winding
VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) will take advantage of this year's Coil Winding in Berlin to present the results of a study conducted jointly with Swiss company drivetek ag. During the exhibition
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Date:
05/09/2011
Mouser Wins NXP Distributor Award for POS Growth
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, won the NXP Semiconductors Distributor Award for Point
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Date:
05/09/2011
Cree 231 Lumen Per Watt LED Shatters LED Efficacy Records
Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, reports another industry-best efficacy record of 231 lumens per watt for a white power LED. This result is a significant advance beyond
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Date:
05/09/2011
Eltek Valere Unveils New Wallbox Ultra Compact Power Supply System at UTC Telecom 2011
LONG BEACH, CA - UTC TELECOM 2011, BOOTH 341 - May 9, 2011 - Eltek Valere, the world leader in high efficiency power systems, will unveil its new Wallbox ultra compact and multi voltage supply system
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Date:
05/09/2011
As part of the investment volume planned for the 2011 fiscal year, Infineon Technologies (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) is investing about Euro 198 million in production capacity expansion and in research
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Date:
05/09/2011
Synopsys' DesignWare SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI Host Controller IP Receives USB-IF Certification
Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a world leader in software and IP for semiconductor design, verification and manufacturing, today announced that its DesignWare® SuperSpeed USB 3.0 xHCI (Extensible
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Date:
05/06/2011
Digi-Key Corporation and Orion Fans Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has signed a global distribution
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Date:
05/05/2011
EBV Elektronik Presents the Latest Issue of its Know-How Magazine The Quintessence', Covering the Subject Healthcare

Bernd Schlemmer, Director Communications at EBV Elektronik

EBV Elektronik, an Avnet (NYSE: AVT) company and the leading specialist in EMEA semiconductor distribution, dedicates the sixth issue of its knowledge magazine The Quintessence' (TQ) to the topic
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Date:
05/05/2011
Sharp teams-up with Avnet Embedded at vertical shows
A brightness of 1,000 cd/m² and more is necessary for displays to cope with bright daylight, when built in e-kiosks and vending machines positioned outdoors. On gloomy, rainy days, half of the display
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Date:
05/04/2011
Rogers Opens New Circuit Materials Production Facility in China: ACMD Suzhou
Rogers Corporation's (NYSE:ROG) Advanced Circuit Materials Division (ACMD) opened a new production facility in Asia, one of its largest market regions. Rogers' new ACMD Suzhou, China manufacturing
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Date:
05/03/2011
Enecsys secures $41 million investment to accelerate its growth plan
Enecsys Limited, the leader in reliable, long-life solar micro inverter systems for residential and commercial applications, has secured a further £25 million ($41 million) in equity financing to
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Date:
05/03/2011
Mouser Named First Major Distributor for Code Red Technologies
Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, announced its worldwide distribution agreement with Code Red Technologies.
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Date:
05/02/2011
VACUUMSCHMELZE presents a broad range of sensors for 'green' technology applications at PCIM
The "Cores and Components" division of Hanau-based VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG will present a selection of its current sensors at this year's PCIM in Nuremberg from 17th to 19th May. At Stand 130
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Date:
04/29/2011
Mouser Honored with President's Elite Award from Ohmite
Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has been awarded the President's Elite Award from Ohmite
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Date:
04/29/2011
Digi-Key Named 2010 Global Catalog Distributor of the Year by TE Connectivity (TE)
Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, has achieved the honor of being named TE
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Date:
04/28/2011
Rogers Highlights High-Speed & High-Power PCB Materials at Del Mar Electronics & Design Show
Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) will display some of its latest laminate materials for high-speed digital and high-power RF/microwave circuits at the upcoming Del Mar Electronics & Design Show. Representatives
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Date:
04/27/2011
RECOM Power and Mouser Create Global Distribution Initiative
RECOM Power, a pioneer in the design and manufacture of DC/DC and AC/DC converters, switching regulators, and LED drivers today announced its worldwide distribution alliance with Mouser Electronics,
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Date:
04/27/2011
ABB commits $6 billion to growing its presence in the United States

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Joe Hogan, ABB Group CEO

For the third consecutive year, ABB integrated all of its power and automation businesses' resources to put on its annual customer conference and exhibition. This year's event, ABB Automation & Power
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Date:
04/23/2011
ECOtality to utilize ABB's Sales Distribution Channel
ECOtality, Inc. (NASDAQ:ECTY), a leader in clean electric transportation and storage technologies, announced at the Automation and Power World conference that it has entered into an agreement with
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Date:
04/22/2011
Parker Chomerics appoints former Production Engineer to European General Manager role
Chomerics Europe - a division of Parker Hannifin has announced the appointment of Billy Sheedy to the position of General Manager, Chomerics Division Europe. Billy is promoted from his previous
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Date:
04/22/2011