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Don’t Let The High Cost Of Health Care Limit Employee Coverage

Posted By Christina Gerrish on May 20, 2015

As the head of HR for a global organization, that has always prided itself in offering exceptional healthcare coverage with a very low cost to employees, the ever rising cost of providing health care is a constant concern for me, and for the company. Our employees pay only 4.5% of the premium equivalent while on [...]


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Introduced in 1967… Still Active in Military and Defense Systems

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Apr 14, 2015

LM Series of Linear Products: Texas Instruments (National Semiconductor) In 1967 National Semiconductor was recognized as the linear leader with the introduction of the first monolithic voltage regulator. This marked the birth of the LM-series of integrated circuits.  The LM-series were among the first analog integrated circuits commercially produced, some were groundbreaking innovations, and many [...]


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It’s All About The Little Things

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Apr 13, 2015

The semiconductor industry lives and dies by a simple creed: smaller, faster and cheaper. The advantage of being tiny is pretty simple: finer lines mean additional transistors can be packed onto the same chip. The more transistors on a chip, the faster it can do its work. Thanks in large part to fierce competition and [...]


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How To Win The Battle Against Counterfeit Semiconductor Products, SIA.

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 23, 2015

In order to win the battle against counterfeit semiconductor products there needs to be consistent education and awareness throughout the industry. The SIA, Semiconductor Industry Association, is one of America’s top export industries and a strategic enforcement of the nation’s economic strength, national security and global competitiveness. Organizations like the SIA focus on educating customers of the [...]


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Discover Altera’s MAX7000 Family of CPLD’s

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 19, 2015

For decades, Altera has been manufacturing the popular MAX family of Programmable Logic. One of Altera’s most popular CPLD’s, Configurable Programmable Logic Devices, is the MAX7000 product family. The MAX7000 family is one of Altera’s most widely used CPLD architectures with devices being manufactured to both Commercial and Industrial grade. Since Altera introduced MAX7000, the [...]


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It’s All About The Brand

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 12, 2015

Did you know Rochester has received mature active product from Altera? But the real question is, why has Altera chosen Rochester Electronics as the trusted source for an extensive range of mature active product? The answer is simple… the Rochester Electronics brand. Why Altera Trusts the Rochester Electronics Brand Altera is determined to provide customers with the trust [...]


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The NHL & Honda Support The American Special Hockey Association

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 10, 2015

In October, Alex Ovechkin donated a car to a Northern Virginia hockey program for special needs youth players. Ovechkin developed a strong connection to a young girl, Ann Schaab. Millions were touched by the story, including our Rochester community. From the Rochester Design Facility in Maryland, Joseph Valdesuco, is determined to spread the word and [...]


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Rochester Electronics is teaming up with iMarc to refresh its global presence and accelerate eCommerce efforts

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 9, 2015

Rochester Electronics announced on March 6th, 2015 that it has partnered with Newburyport, MA based digital agency iMarc, LLC to create a new corporate website and eCommerce system. iMarc has extensive experience crafting custom web solutions that help global professional and consumer organizations do business better. As a global leader in semiconductor lifecycle solutions, Rochester’s [...]


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Electronica-China is Right Around the Corner

Posted By Christina Gerrish on

Electronica China is right around the corner! As we continue to spread the word about our unique industry solutions, we rely on events like Electronica to expand our connections across the globe. The opportunities are endless as our Shanghai representatives gear up for Electronica-China 2015! Messee München International, the world’s leading organizers of electronics tradeshows, will [...]


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Featured Part Creations

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 27, 2015

Am186ED/EDLV The Am186ED/EDLV microcontrollers are part of the AMD E86 family of embedded microcontrollers and microprocessors based on the x86 architecture. The Am186ED/EDLV microcontrollers are the ideal upgrade for 80C186/188 designs requiring 80C186/188 compatibility, increased performance, serial communications, a direct bus interface, and more than 64K of memory. Spec Sheet Am186ED/EDLV     D8251A The [...]