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5 Ways the Fight Against Counterfeit Electronic Components is Evolving

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Apr 27, 2015

War on Counterfeit Most electronics industry professionals agree that the industry is more vigilant and doing a better job of keeping counterfeit electronic components off the plant floor than they were just five or 10 years ago. But they also say that counterfeiters are getting better at their craft and that detection is becoming even [...]

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IN THE NEWS: Rochester Electronics Adds Selective Mature CPLDs and FPGAs from Altera to Its Range

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Apr 8, 2015

MAX 7000 CPLDs and FLEX, APEX, and Stratix GX FPGAs Among Many Families Available from Rochester   April 8th, 2015 – Rochester Electronics today announced it has expanded its relationship with Altera Corporation to include selective members of its mature FPGAs and CPLDs product families. As a result of this agreement, Rochester is now able [...]

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SIA Update

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Apr 6, 2015

Did you know that the global semiconductor industry reached record sales of $336 billion in 2014? Did you know that the U.S. semiconductor industry maintained market share leadership with 51 percent of the global market in 2014? Did you know that semiconductors were America’s third-leading manufactured export in 2014 behind only airplanes and automobiles? These [...]

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What’s The Best Defense Against Component Counterfeiting?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Apr 3, 2015

  “Identifying counterfeit devices isn’t easy. Physical inspection might indicate a part has been re-marked, but there are legitimate reasons for re-marking parts, and testing every part to be sure it has the stated lead content or electrical specifications isn’t usually an option. For all these reasons, the best and only real defense against counterfeiting, [...]

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The Harsh Reality of Counterfeit

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Apr 1, 2015

You could explain the importance of counterfeit devices at every industry event, and hear crickets. Like many aspects of the industry, individuals are left intimidated by the idea of change. It’s no longer about growing awareness about counterfeit, it’s about implementing a defined level of counterfeit control through regulation and security. EPS, Electronics Purchasing Strategies, [...]

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Quality and Reliability Technical Symposium (QRTS)

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 23, 2015

QRTS, Quality and Reliability Technical Symposium The ECIA is hosting QRTS, Quality and Reliability Technical Symposium. QRTS 2015 is an opportunity for customers and factory technical experts to learn and educate the latest achievements for “critical use” applications and share specific needs with factory experts. At the same time, customers will provide feedback to component [...]

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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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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 [...]