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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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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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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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Do You Celebrate Record Breaking Snowfall?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 16, 2015

Did you know, as of 7PM on March 15th, another 2.9 inches of snow fell making the 2014-2015 season the all-time snowiest season in New England. Yes, the Rochester Electronics headquarters is located in New England and yes the rumors are true. Even though we did not experience any heavy snow until late in the [...]

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Electronica-China is Right Around the Corner

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Mar 9, 2015

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 [...]

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Infineon’s North America Road Trip Stops in New England

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 24, 2015

Recently, Rochester hosted Steven Jeter and Chris Gillert of Infineon. While conducting business at their many North American locations, they made a point to visit Newburyport and tour the growing Rochester Electronics campus. Needless to say, both Steven and Chris were impressed with the vast expansions in manufacturing and sophistication of capabilities that is now [...]

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What have we been building?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 18, 2015

Manufacturing at Rochester Electronics lets customers re-create devices that have gone EOL by the original manufacturer. We support the largest wafer bank in the world, which stocks over 10 billion die with an astounding 30 billion in-house storage capacity. We are the authorized source by over 60 original manufacturers who trust Rochester to continue EOL [...]

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eCommerce in the Semiconductor Industry

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 12, 2015

In the past decade we have seen online sales increase significantly. Originally Web 2.0 was being optimized as a tool to enhance global communication. Overtime it has evolved into a platform for many industries to stimulate growth in sales. Bigcommerce, the leading eCommerce creation platform for business, recently reported that eCommerce in the retail market [...]