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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. [...]

DesignEast Booth Set Up 2012 (1)

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Setting up for success at Design East 2012

Posted By George Karalias on Sep 18, 2012

We’ve just finished setting up and, if the Design East Show is going to be anything like the lobster roll at the Exhibitors’ Welcome Reception, we are in for a big win this week! This conference takes UBM Electronics’ core structure, Embedded Systems Boston and combines it with several summits, creating Design East and attracting [...]

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Three Steps to EOL Support, its that simple!

Posted By Bob Wiles on Jun 20, 2012

Rochester Electronics has been in business since 1981. That was when founder and CEO, Curt Gerrish realized that customers’ product life cycles often exceed the life cycle of the components that are inside them. Since then, Rochester has built relationships with more than 50 original semiconductor manufacturers to ensure product availability for customers who cannot (or [...]


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232 Million Devices Added in May!

Posted By Bob Wiles on Jun 8, 2012

Rochester Electronics added 232 million units to stock in the month of May. Let that sink in for a minute…mind boggling, isn’t it? Most companies who claim to offer capabilities and services that rival Rochester’s do not have that much product in their entire inventory. That’s nearly a quarter of a billion devices that were sent [...]

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Don’t be afraid to ask about that semiconductor!

Posted By George Karalias on Feb 6, 2012

Ok, you’ve found some of the semiconductors that you need so why does something seem odd about it? First off they haven’t been available for over 2 years. Yes, you bought enough to last you for what you thought was the remaining production run of the project currently rolling off your assembly line. But here’s [...]