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Let’s Talk Sustainable

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jan 28, 2015

Did you know there are solutions available to re-manufacture with current environmental regulations in mind? Many electronics companies need components that, for one reason or another, have been discontinued by the manufacturer. Equipment with long life-cycles, such as medical systems; military and defense equipment; and industrial machinery, often needs repairs that require a component that was made 10 [...]

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MS is No Match for Wooshie’s Warriors

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jan 21, 2015

Crushing another victory for their third year in a row Rochester Electronics would like to congratulate Tina Bouchard and the rest of her Wooshie’s Warriors team in receiving the 2014 Top Team Award and the 2014 Top Individual Award for the third year in a row. About Wooshie’s Warriors Don’t know who Wooshie’s Warriors are? Well, they are a [...]


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Walking in the shoes of a Rochester intern…

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jan 15, 2015

The Rochester internship program gives interns a chance to file papers, enter inventory and direct incoming calls. YEAH RIGHT! It’s called an internship for a reason. What kind of experience is that? The internship experience at Rochester is somewhat unique. Our goal is not only to educate young professional, but to learn from their experience as [...]

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Did You Know Rochester Specializes in Manufacturing Services?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jan 14, 2015

We are celebrating a number of one year  birthday celebrations this month for our manufacturing services. In honor of the one year anniversary we would like to highlight each service to be sure our one stop shop is your go to service provider when a problem arises. Design Directory Service Semiconductor design archive recovery service How [...]


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De-mystifying Semiconductor IP

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jan 8, 2015

Nowadays, it’s called Intellectual Property (IP). Decades ago, it was just called software. By either name, it is the programming inside a chip that makes the chip unique. Software/IP is also a big factor in product lifecycle management (PLM). When semiconductor companies were vertically integrated, software or IP was written in-house by software engineers that [...]


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DNA Marking

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jan 6, 2015

In the previous blogs (DNA Marking: Where did this mandate come from? and DNA Marking: Is it the best solution?) we discussed where the DNA mandate originated, and how the DLA got involved. This final installment provides an alternate solution and supporting reasons why the current DNA marking mandate needs to be re-visited and adjusted. The semiconductor industry and [...]

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The Final Supplier On Our Countdown Is… Maxim Integrated

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Dec 25, 2014

Helping us wrap up our supplier countdown is… Maxim Integrated! The American company was founded in 1983 designing, manufacturing and selling analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits. It’s focused markets are industrial, communications, consumer, and computing. Maxim has grown its base of design centers, manufacturing facilities and sales offices globally to ensure wide spread support for [...]


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Counting Down to Christmas with Analog Devices

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Dec 24, 2014

Analog Devices was founded in Cambridge, MA by two MIT grads. Since 1965 the corporation has expanded into an American multinational semiconductor company specializing in data conversion and signal conditioning technology. ADI manufactures analog, mixed-signal and digital signal processing (DSP) integrated circuits (ICs) used in electronic equipment. The Rochester ADI team has been working together [...]

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Counting Down To Christmas with Texas Instruments

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Dec 23, 2014

Today we are counting down to Christmas with a well known American electronics company, Texas Instruments. The corporation was originally founded in 1930 as Geophysical Service Incorporated. In 1951 the name Texas Instruments was introduced and has become a well established brand. Rochester is happy to call TI one of its top suppliers. The TI [...]

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Counting Down to Christmas with Intel

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Dec 22, 2014

Intel is the world’s largest and highest valued semiconductor chip makers. Founded in 1968 Intel has strategically branded itself for customers. Rochester Electronics and Intel have developed a strong partnership to offer customers extension-of-life product to meet the needs of customers who expect quality solutions. Intel products include: Bluetooth Chipsets Flash Memory Microprocessors Motherboard Chipsets Network [...]