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A Few Minutes… with Ron Mahaffey, Business Development Manager, Rochester Electronics

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 31, 2013

Q: How long did you work at Texas Instruments and what positions did you have? Ron: Almost 30 years. I worked in manufacturing for 8 years being a supervisor and manager. In Dallas, I worked in distribution groups, manufacturing management and mostly corporate account management.  Q: What were the most important lessons and best practices [...]


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Beach Musings

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 26, 2013

As temperatures in Newburyport, Mass., skyrocket to triple digits and the humidity has us gasping for air; it is hard not to find yourself adhering to the beach-seeker mentality. As members of the semiconductor industry, we look at the beach a little differently than most. Why? As we find ourselves dragging a beach chair, tote [...]

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The Evolving Electronics Market in Turkey

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 23, 2013

Günaydın, As a  growing Global Semiconductor Company, Rochester Electronics continues to expand its Service and Solution provision to an ever-increasing range of Customers in every global region. This is precisely the case in our EMEA Region (Europe, Middle East and Africa) headquartered in the UK.  The EMEA region covers a vast geography encompassing a fantastic [...]

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Working on Captain Rochester Issue #4 Among the Chaos.

Posted By Christina Gerrish on

It wasn’t all fun and fantasy at Comic-Con! Lots of business took place. Sales of original art, thousands of books, and deals for the next big project. Among all the chaos, Captain Rochester’s next issue neared completion! We reviewed the last pages and prepared them for inking and coloring. A big thank you to Scott [...]

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Captain Rochester at ComiCon 2013!

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 19, 2013

It’s great to see all the artists that have contributed to Captain Rochester over the years here in San Diego! Their involvement in Captain Rochester continues to be an exciting topic of conversation here at Comic-Con, one of the coolest trade shows in the world. Everyone’s growing concern about counterfeit electronics entering consumer, industrial, military and medical products is real. The [...]

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Greetings from Sunny San Diego!

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 16, 2013

Greetings from sunny San Diego where Rochester Electronics is gearing up for the 2013 ComiCon event! This year we are continuing to introduce Captain Rochester and his team to artists and comic enthusiasts, while spreading the message about the importance of procuring from an authorized source! Captain Rochester has been a fun and light-hearted way [...]

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My Pool Pump Broke. What Does That Have to do With Rochester Electronics?

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 12, 2013

As we head into another warm-weather summer weekend, Rochester wanted to share an experience that our good friend, Barbara Jorgensen (former Community Editor for EBN), went through recently with an essential piece of equipment required for the dog days of summer: a swimming pool.  Thank you to Barb for sharing your nightmare with us, and [...]

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Greetings from NSREC 2013!

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 10, 2013

Good Day fellow NSREC go-ers! Rochester is up and running at booth #500 for day 2 of the Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference in beautiful San Francisco! We had a great turnout yesterday and we are looking forward to connecting with prospective customers and old friends today! Bring your obsolescence questions or problem part [...]

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted By Christina Gerrish on Jul 8, 2013

George Karalias, Director of Marketing for Rochester, recently oversaw a photo shoot to capture the magnitude of our inventory operations. Selected photos will be used in our upcoming corporate brochure. Even through the long sessions of posing and smiling everyone had a great time! Members of the Rochester team that offered their modeling expertise included: (left to right) Austin [...]