General Semiconductor Inc. (Melville, NY) recently announced that Andrew M. Caggia, CFO, has resigned and that Robert J. Gange, vice president and controller, would serve as acting CFO until a replacement can be named. "Andy made many valuable contributions to General Semiconductor, most notably playing a key role in establishing us as a stand-alone, publicly […]
ON Semiconductor LLC (Phoenix, AZ) recently announced that its board of directors has elected Steve Hanson to the position of CEO effective immediately. Hanson will continue to serve as president of the company. "Steve's appointment is a direct result of his vision, leadership and dedication, which enabled the creation of this company," said Curtis Crawford, […]
STMicroelectronics Inc. (Dallas, TX) recently reported financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 1999. Net revenues increased 30.5 percent to $1,478.2 million in the 1999 fourth quarter, up from $1,132.7 million in the year-ago period. This represents a sequential net-revenue increase of 16 percent in comparison to the 1999 third quarter. […]
International Rectifier (IR, El Segundo, CA) introduced the IR1175 synchronous rectification IC (SRIC), a single-chip, application-specific IC designed to provide optimized gate drive for the MOSFETs configured as synchronous rectifiers in the secondary side of an isolated dc/dc converter. The IR1175 SRIC programs the gate drives to ensure that the losses through the synchronous rectifiers […]
Apex Microtechnology Corp. (Tucson, AZ) recently introduced the SA12 family of hybrid PWM amplifiers designed to put the highest possible combination of...
International Rectifier (IR, El Segundo, CA) and Zing Technologies Inc. (Valhalla, NY) recently announced that IR has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Zing for a cash purchase price of $15.36 per share. Zing's wholly-owned subsidiary and sole-operating business, Omnirel LLC (Leominster, MA), supplies power semiconductor modules and components. The purchase price […]
Applied Power Inc. (Butler, WI) recently announced plans to spin off its electronics business from its industrial business to create a pure global supplier in the electronic manufacturing services sector. The new company, to be called APW Ltd., will focus on the integrated electronics enclosures systems business and will be converted to a Bermuda corporation. […]
Endicott Research Group Inc. (Endicott, NY) has introduced the DMB Series of closed-loop dc-to-ac inverters. The DMB Series is designed to provide...
Lambda Electronics Inc. (Melville, NY) has recently broadened its modular products line with the new UltraFlex 1,500W converter, making the UltraFlex Series available in 400W, 600W and 1,500W packages, and the entire modular family available to power 100W to 1,500W application requirements. According to Lambda, the UltraFlex power supplies provide custom-like solutions in a standard […]
Dyna Hitech Power Systems Ltd. (India) recently introduced the DXXX family of switch-mode power supplies. The units are designed with an input range between 90Vac and 264Vac at 47Hz to 63Hz, and have a nominal output of 24V, which is adjustable between 21V and 28V. The device is designed to require no minimum loading and […]
Schaefer Inc. (Ashland, MA) has introduced the programmable C5800-e Series of 12kW, 6U/9U high, 19" rack, compatible dc/dc and ac/dc converters. All...
Diodes Inc. (Westlake Village, CA) recently reported record revenues and earnings for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 1999. Revenues in the quarter were a record $23.2 million, compared with $14.9 million for the fourth quarter of the previous year, an increase of 56 percent. Net income for the quarter was a record $2.4 million, […]
TriQuint Semiconductor Inc. (Hillsboro, OR) recently announced the appointment of Nicolas Kauser to its board of directors. Mr. Kauser previously served as executive vice president and CTO of AT&T Wireless, Seattle.
Oryx Technology Corp. (Fremont, CA) recently announced a net loss attributable to common stock of $391,000, or $0.03 per share, on revenues of $415,000 for the third quarter ended November 30, 1999. This compares to a net loss attributable to common stock of $187,000, or $0.01 per share, on revenues from continuing operations of $148,000 […]
IXYS Corporation (Santa Clara, CA) recently reported its seventh consecutive quarter of record revenues and twelfth consecutive quarter of increased revenues. For the third quarter ended December 31, 1999 of fiscal 2000, revenues were $19.6 million. This represents a 16.0 percent increase from the prior year quarter revenues of $16.9 million.Net income for the quarter […]