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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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

 



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