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October 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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10/31/2011
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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10/29/2011
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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10/29/2011

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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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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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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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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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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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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10/28/2011
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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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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10/27/2011
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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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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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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10/23/2011
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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10/23/2011
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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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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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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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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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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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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10/22/2011
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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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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10/21/2011
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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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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10/18/2011
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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10/18/2011
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
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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10/17/2011
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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10/17/2011
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

 



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