Kemet and TTI partner on capacitor launch News & Analysis 10/23/2001 Post a comment When Kemet Electronics Corp. prepared to launch AO-CAP, a new aluminum polymer surface-mount capacitor, the supplier called TTI Inc. to offer the passives distribution specialist an exclusive one-year franchise agreement in return for its help.
Kemet meets expectations for earnings News & Analysis 10/22/2001 Post a comment Kemet Corp. reported sales of $120.6 million for its fiscal second 2002 quarter ended September 30, down 67% from $364.0 million in the year-ago quarter, and down sequentially 21% from $152.7 million in the previous quarter ended June 30.
AVX to close manufacturing facility News & Analysis 10/10/2001 Post a comment Passive component maker AVX Corp., Myrtle Beach, S.C., reported that net sales were $305.5 million in the second quarter ended September 30, and that adjusted net income (before restructuring and special charges) was $3.7 million, or 2 cents per diluted share.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.