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Vishay acquires capacitor maker Tansitor
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1/30/2001   Post a comment
Component supplier Vishay Intertechnology Inc., Malvern, Pa., has acquired Tansitor Electronics Inc., a manufacturer of wet tantalum electrolytic capacitors and solid tantalum capacitors based in Bennington, Vt.
International Rectifier had 57% jump in revenues
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1/24/2001   Post a comment
Benefiting from demand for its proprietary products, power device supplier International Rectifier Corp., El Segundo, Calif., announced that revenues for its second fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2000, grew by 57% to $268.1 million from $171.1 million for the previous-year quarter.
Kemet expects quarterly unit shipments to fall 10-15%
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1/22/2001   Post a comment
Kemet Corp., Greenville, Sc, reported record sales and earnings for the fiscal third quarter ended December 31, 2000. Net sales for the quarter were $374.9 million, a 74% increase over the $215.1 million for the same quarter last year.
Tyco Electronics profits up 63%, pacing corporate performance
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1/17/2001   Post a comment
Tyco Electronics Inc., the electronics components unit of Tyco International Ltd., led the conglomerate to another strong performance in the December quarter with a 63% increase in operating profit from the year-ago period.
AVX expects to grow in 2001 despite industry slowdown
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1/11/2001   Post a comment
AVX Corp. posted strong sequential and year-over-year growth in its fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 31, but the tantalum capacitor manufacturer sees a slowdown ahead and has cautioned its investors not to expect similarly strong growth in the current quarter.
Kemet expects to meet forecast despite cancellations
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1/4/2001   Post a comment
Kemet Corporation, Greenville, S.C., said today that despite some order cancellations, it expects to achieve record sales and earnings for the third fiscal quarter ended December 31.
Power supply makers scramble to keep up
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1/3/2001   Post a comment
The recent slowdown in consumer and OEM demand has given manufacturers of passive components a reason to believe they can overcome the severe parts shortages that developed last year. But for at least one key segment of the passives industry --power supplies--the year-long component shortages have already caused a considerable amount of damage.
Electronics industry confronts a challenging year
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1/3/2001   Post a comment
The year 2000 was exceptional for the electronics industry in many ways. It opened with fears of a Y2K crash, then the sector's revenue, stock value, and capital investments soared to lofty heights before plunging late in the year.


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