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

Posted by on Jul 31, 2013 in bio, Featured, Uncategorized

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 ...

Beach Musings

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in Featured
Beach Musings

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 ...

The Evolving Electronics Market in Turkey

Posted by on Jul 23, 2013 in Featured

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 ...

A Few Minutes With… Curt Gerrish, Founder & CEO, Rochester Electronics

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in bio, Extras!, Featured, Industry News

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. ...

Working on Captain Rochester Issue #4 Among the Chaos.

Posted by on Jul 22, 2013 in Featured
Working on Captain Rochester Issue #4 Among the Chaos.

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 ...

Captain Rochester at ComiCon 2013!

Posted by on Jul 19, 2013 in Featured
Captain Rochester at ComiCon 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 ...

Greetings from Sunny San Diego!

Posted by on Jul 16, 2013 in Featured
Greetings from Sunny San Diego!

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 ...

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

Posted by on Jul 12, 2013 in Featured, Uncategorized

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 ...

Greetings from NSREC 2013!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2013 in Featured
Greetings from NSREC 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 ...

Lights, Camera, Action!

Posted by on Jul 8, 2013 in Featured

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 ...