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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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Reliable Testing for Hi-Reliability Devices

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Feb 26, 2015

Hi-reliability devices are those components with a 10-20 year lifecycle that can withstand harsh environments with a low-failure percentage. These devices are used in critical applications among industries such as Military, Defense and Medical because of their robust nature. The demand for these devices originated when companies discovered that commercial off-the-shelf (COTS)components were not reliable and sturdy enough for harsh [...]


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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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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 [...]

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What Are The Holidays Like At Rochester?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on

Rochester Electronics is a private company located just north of Boston, MA. The company was founded in 1981 by Mr. Curtis Gerrish. Since the beginning, Mr. Gerrish has made it a priority to establish a strong company culture. With his devotion throughout the years we have seen passionate individuals grow and succeed as an employee [...]


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A Manufacturer’s Perspective of Obsolescence, Counterfeit, and Cloning.

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Dec 8, 2014

Rochester Electronics’ Director of Design and Technology, Dan Deisz, presented his abstract, “Semiconductor Manufacturer Perspective of Obsolescence, Counterfeit, and Cloning,” at DMSMS last week. Attendees left the discussion informed and interested by Dan’s unique views. If you were unable to attend the event, here are some key takeaways from Dan’s presentation.   The DoD is [...]

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Defending “El Alamo” and DMSMS

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Dec 4, 2014

In the early 1800′s “El Alamo’ was established by Spanish military troops. But what does that have to do with DMSMS? Each year DMSMS is hosted to spread awareness and connect key individuals/organizations within the industry. Over the years, these industry leaders have grown with the industry and have developed their own views through unique [...]

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Interview with CEO and Founder of Rochester Electronics

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Nov 18, 2014

Q: When did you first have the idea of Rochester Electronics and why? A: Working for Motorola Semiconductor in the 70’s, many of the original semiconductor designs were just starting to be discontinued. I saw a big need for customers that required continuing support. Re-design was simply not an option due to cost and time. [...]