Murata Manufacturing Company Ltd. is continuing its advancement toward globalization. Expansion of manufacturing capacity outside Japan will continue in 2013. Recent acquisitions of RFM and VTI offer significant customer benefits, such as enhanced product development and manufacturing capabilities, expertise in new markets and access to the Murata global supply chain.
Altair Semiconductor (www.altair-semi.com), the world’s leading developer of ultra-low power, small footprint and high performance 4G LTE chipsets, announced expansion of its management team with the appointments of Chee W. Kwan as vice president of worldwide sales and Uri Yaffe as vice president of business development.
U.S. PMI data for July 2012 stays flat at 49.8 from 49.7 in June 2012, this is indicative of a wider global malaise that is mirrored by not only other regional PMI index’s but also the results of major Semiconductor vendors. Lack of manufacturing capacity for key components coupled with the lack of investment in new fab space mean that this problem is likely to continue for a number of months and will eventually limit the availability of key flagship mobile products.
Amphenol Industrial Global Operations, a global leader in interconnect systems, now offers a variety of its products on AmazonSupply. Amphenol is the first connector company to sell its products through the online store.
Boeing shipped the third of 12 GPS IIF satellites for the U.S. Air Force from the company's Satellite Development Center in El Segundo to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, FL, aboard a Boeing-built C-17 Globemaster III airlifter.
Amphenol Industrial Global Operations, a global leader in interconnect systems, now offers a web-based tool that simplifies online part selection and configuration of its most popular connectors. This new tool allows users to download 3D CAD models or PDFs of the connectors that they have created using this new system.
M2 Global Technology Ltd. has been recognized by the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) with the Texas Manufacturing Star Award, which was presented to the company by TWC Chairman Tom Pauken last month. The award recognizes the positive impact M2 Global has had on manufacturing in Texas and in the San Antonio community. Since its inception, the company has increased its workforce by 58 percent.
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 through wireless applications and antenna systems announced the appointment of David Lockwood OBE as its chief executive officer.
RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced that company executives are scheduled to present at the 2012 Barclays Capital Global Technology, Media And Telecommunications Conference in New York, NY on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.