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International Microelectronics Assembly and Packaging Society Expo

Posted By Noah Tanguay-Collins on May 25, 2016

Several members of Rochester Electronics’ Manufacturing Team recently attended the IMAPS Expo in Boxborough, MA. Matthew Kurtz is a Plating Science Engineer who’s been employed at Rochester for 3 years now, and is a WPI Chemical Engineering graduate. While attending the expo, Kurtz had the pleasure of presenting on the topic of Process Optimization on [...]

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10 Holiday Gifts Every Engineer Asked For

Posted By Noah Tanguay-Collins on Dec 14, 2015

Everyone remembers those one or two big-ticket items that they asked for during the holiday season as a child and just couldn’t live without. For engineers, regardless of your discipline, you definitely sent a list to the North Pole with at least one of these gifts on it. 1. USS Enterprise Model Kit The Star Trek craze [...]

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Rochester Electronics Featured Employee

Posted By Noah Tanguay-Collins on Nov 19, 2015

Starting this month, Rochester Electronics is rolling-out a featured employee program. The featured employee is someone who is a clear representation of Rochester Electronics’ core values: professional, trusted, confident, smart, leader. These features are an opportunity for everyone to hear more about Rochester team members’ stories and experiences. Our first featured Rochester employee is Bob [...]


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Employ Excellence. Hire Veterans.

Posted By Noah Tanguay-Collins on Nov 12, 2015

In honor of Veteran’s Day, we invited our one Coast Guard, ten Navy, six Army and six Air Force Veterans to join us for lunch on Rochester Electronics, honoring their service to our country. The luncheon was a great opportunity for veterans from across our diverse organization to share stories, experiences and good food. Employees [...]

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Rochester Electronics at DMSMS 2015

Posted By Noah Tanguay-Collins on Oct 21, 2015

Be sure to check out Rochester Electronics’, Dan Deisz at this year’s DMSMS Conference, November 30th – December 3rd in Phoenix, AZ. Dan has more than 30 years of experience in design engineering, technology marketing and engineering management. Dan was at LSI Logic for 20 years where he supported several hundred ASIC designs through the [...]


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Tackling The Scourge Of Counterfeit Components

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Sep 10, 2015

Counterfeiting of electronic products has long been a major global problem, but the size of the trade in handling such illegal parts has grown in recent years to the point that it is only just smaller than the market for illegal pharmaceutical products, which is universally recognized as being massive. And just like the illicit [...]


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Counterfeiting: The Rising Threat To Electronics Manufacturers

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As a serious challenge to today’s global electronics supply chain, counterfeiting and gray market diversion of electronics components threaten the integrity of products for manufacturers. Counterfeits and obsolete electronics components contribute to dangerous business exposure for manufacturer’s customers, and compromise health and safety for consumers. Clearly, new solutions are needed to improve electronics supply chain integrity [...]


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Confident Obsolescence Management with Extension-of-Life®

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Aug 26, 2015

Semiconductor manufacturers regularly announce the planned obsolescence of older products, to direct their resources towards supporting new product introductions with the latest technologies. The effects of these natural cycles challenge equipment makers (OEMs) to ensure the sustainability of their products.  This is especially true in high reliability, long life cycle products in sectors such as [...]

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Rochester Electronics’ Business Model in Layman’s Terms

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Aug 10, 2015

If you have heard of Moore’s Law, you know that semiconductors (computer chips that act as the “brain” of a device) are constantly getting faster and smaller. This is why your seemingly brand new computer or smart phone becomes obsolete so quickly. The semiconductors inside are quickly being outdone by newer, faster products. Companies such [...]

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Intern of the Week: Tim Sunnerberg

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Aug 3, 2015

A few words from our intern of the week,  “This upcoming fall, I am going into my second year studying electrical engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology. My first year at school was very successful. I got into RIT’s Honors Program, and was able to continue a passion that I discovered in high school: running. [...]