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posted in October 2001
Passive makers seem ripe for acquisition
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10/26/2001   Post a comment
With conditions in the passives sector not expected to show any marked near-term improvement, could a round of acquisitions be far behind?
Kemet and TTI partner on capacitor launch
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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
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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
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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.
Grating stretches for optical filter with low insertion loss
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10/10/2001   Post a comment
Cambridge-based photonic component and telecoms equipment manufacturer Polatis has developed a reconfigurable 32-channel filter which it launched at the European Conference on Optical Communication in Amsterdam.
'Slow and jerky' electronics recovery will start in Q4, says new report
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10/3/2001   Post a comment
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Despite the shock of terrorist attacks in the U.S. last month and uncertainty about economic conditions, a fourth-quarter recovery in electronics components and semiconductors is still expected by analysts at iSuppli Corp. here.


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