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Wanted: Common-Sense Procurement Practices

Posted By George Karalias on Sep 25, 2014

Now is the time for the Defense Logistics Agency to develop a better relationship with the semiconductor industry and employ purchasing practices that make a difference in the fight against counterfeit parts. By George Karalias, Rochester Electronics Earlier this summer, a man from Massachusetts pleaded guilty to importing counterfeit semiconductors from China for sale in [...]

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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. [...]

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UKEA Conference sparks anti-counterfeit discussions.

Posted By George Karalias on Apr 10, 2012

Peter Marston of our EMEA headquarters in the UK attended and presented at the 2012 UKEA Anti-counterfeit Forum in London. Here is his re-cap of the event: In its third year, the 2012 UKEA Anti-counterfeit Forum in London brought in over 50 delegates from companies such as GE Avionics, Semelab, SAE, Alter Technology, Rochester Electronics, [...]