Texas Instruments Inc. (TI, Dallas, TX) announced its second-quarter 2000 financial results. Results show that the company's revenue increased 7 percent sequentially in the second quarter, and 19 percent over the same period in 1999. Semiconductor revenue increased 22 percent, compared with a year ago and 6 percent sequentially, despite the absence of an $85.0 […]
Ingram Micro France (France) has been named an authorized distributor of new IBM UPS Systems from Tripp Lite (Chicago, IL). Ingram Micro France has added eight new UPS systems to its power protection inventory under the product line names IBM Office Professional, IBM Office Professional AVR and IBM Network Professional UPS Systems.IBM UPS Systems, manufactured […]
Dallas Semiconductor (Dallas, TX) announced that its board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.0325 on each outstanding share of its common stock, payable on Sept. 1, 2000, to holders of record on Aug. 15, 2000.
Lucent Technologies (Murray Hill, NJ) announced that pro forma earnings per share from continuing operations rose 30 percent to $0.30 a share, or $1.007 billion, for its third fiscal quarter ending June 30, 2000. This compares with $0.23 a share, or $732 million, in the year-ago quarter. Pro forma revenues from continuing operations increased 20 […]
Mitsubishi Electric Corp. (Tokyo) announced it will increase capital expenditure by an additional 50.0 billion yen in an effort to increase the scale of its semiconductors.
Power Integrations (Sunnyvale, CA) announced financial results for the second quarter ending on June 30, 2000. Net revenue for the second quarter of 2000 was $29.0 million, up 26 percent from net revenues of $23.0 million reported in the second quarter of 1999. Income before tax in the second quarter of 2000 was $7.5 million […]
Power Solutions Inc. (Pompano Beach, FL) has entered into an agreement with Excelsys Technologies Ltd. (Dublin, Ireland) to become the exclusive North American marketing and distribution agent for Excelsys' 3GEN family of 400W to 1000W configurable switch-mode power supplies.This family of four- and six-slot, modular products with up to 13 user-configurable, isolated, fully floating outputs, […]
Electric Auto Corp. (EAC, Fort Lauderdale, FL) has announced that Professor T. Nejat Veziroglu, director of the Clean Energy Research Institute of the University of Miami (Miami, FL) and editor-in-chief of the monthly scientific journal, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, has joined EAC as vice president of hydrogen and fuel cell development. According to EAC, […]
Electric Fuel Corp. (Iselin, NJ) announced that Comp USA (Dallas, TX) will distribute Electric Fuel's line of ZincAir primary cellular-phone batteries in retail outlets nationwide starting in mid-August.Electric Fuel's disposable batteries are based on the company's advanced zinc-air technology and, at 3,300mAh, are the highest capacity cellular-phone batteries available. The ZincAir cellular-phone batteries provide three […]
IMP Inc. (San Jose, CA) has announced that Brad Whitney has resigned as the company's CEO. The company's board of directors has initiated procedures to identify and evaluate potential candidates to fill the office. Surgriva Reddy will serve as interim CEO until the evaluations are complete. Reddy is also a vice president of Teamasia Semiconductor […]
Advanced Power Technology (Bend, OR) has introduced a new line of IGBTs in hermetic packages with high-rated power and voltage. Manufactured with nonpunch-through technology, these devices provide fast switching, improved high-temperature operation, improved ruggedness, lower leakage currents and easy paralleling compared to conventional punch-through technology. The new IGBTs feature hermetic packaging, which provides protection for […]
American Reliance Inc. (AMREL, Arcadia, CA) has introduced the PLB/PLW Series, a full-featured programmable electronic load product. The series was designed to...
Enova Systems (Torrance, CA) announced that it has been awarded a contract to develop electric trams for airports, parks and other high-capacity transit applications. Enova has teamed up on the project with APS Systems (Oxnard, CA), a manufacturer of electric and hybrid-electric shuttle buses and trams. The new vehicle combines the Panther electric propulsion and […]
General Semiconductor (Melville, NY) reported sales of $128.3 million for the second quarter ending on June 30, 2000. The results were a 26.3 percent increase over the $101.6 million the company posted for the same period last year.Operating income reached $22.1 million, which was up 83.6 percent, compared to $12.0 million for the same quarter […]
The external communications power supply market is being driven primarily by -48V rectifier and VRLA battery sales, but "new equipment in unfamiliar places" is behind the growth of emerging communications segments. This trend and more are discussed in the new Darnell Group report, Global Communications Power: Market Forecasts, Emerging Technologies and Competitive Analysis. This nearly […]