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A Few Minutes… with Ron Mahaffey, Business Development Manager, Rochester Electronics

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 31, 2013

Q: How long did you work at Texas Instruments and what positions did you have? Ron: Almost 30 years. I worked in manufacturing for 8 years being a supervisor and manager. In Dallas, I worked in distribution groups, manufacturing management and mostly corporate account management.  Q: What were the most important lessons and best practices [...]

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The Evolving Electronics Market in Turkey

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 23, 2013

Günaydın, As a  growing Global Semiconductor Company, Rochester Electronics continues to expand its Service and Solution provision to an ever-increasing range of Customers in every global region. This is precisely the case in our EMEA Region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquartered in the UK.  The EMEA region covers a vast geography encompassing a fantastic [...]

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 8, 2013

George Karalias, Director of Marketing for Rochester, recently oversaw a photo shoot to capture the magnitude of our inventory operations. Selected photos will be used in our upcoming corporate brochure. Even through the long sessions of posing and smiling everyone had a great time! Members of the Rochester team that offered their modeling expertise included: (left to right) Austin [...]

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Rochester expanding customer support in Southern Europe

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jun 25, 2013

Bonnes Nouvelles! In an effort to excel in Rochester’s enhanced Service and Support in the Southern European Region we are proud to introduce Ms. Bernie Pichon! Ms. Pichon has recently joined the EMEA team in St. Neots, England as Strategic Account Manager. Bernie brings with her extensive experience of the EMEA Semiconductor Market, having worked [...]

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Welcoming Art Briere!

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jun 24, 2013

We are pleased to introduce Art Briere as the Global Segment Manager for Telecom/Networking and Eastern Regional Manager for Canada. Art will be a key player in developing Rochester’s solutions within the Telecom and Networking segment. Product support within this segment can extend for 10, 20 or more years and without a reliable continuing source [...]


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NSREC is right around the corner!

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jun 18, 2013

Here at Rochester Electronics when our weather thermometers are rising, children are trading their pencils for sunscreen, and highways are filled with tourist license plates it can only mean one thing… the NSREC event is right around the corner! Whispers through the office are eager to engage with old and new friends about the advances [...]


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What were you doing in 1991?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jun 17, 2013

Rochester’s Design Group in Rockville Maryland has an original Sun Sparcstation-20 from the late 1980’s that has to keep its date somewhere in 1991 to continue to enable LSI’s MDE (version 10) chip design tools running. The original authorization code for the software is time stamped so the machine date has to remain in 1991. [...]