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Financial information on manufacturers of capacitors, resistors, inductors and circuit protection components world wide.

Yageo Posts Month on Month Loss of 7.1% for June

Yageo Corporation (TPE:2327), a leading passive electronic components supplier of multilayer ceramic capacitors, chip resistors, electrolytic capacitors, inductors, and others, announced that its sales for June 2012 were down 7.1% month on…

Littelfuse invests $10.5M in Shocking Technologies

Littelfuse (NASDAQ:LFUS), a manufacturer of circuit protection products, contributed additional investment in Shocking Technologies, Inc. to develop Voltage Switchable Dielectric ™ VSD ™ material.  The XStatic ™ material is compromised of…

Yageo Corporation (TAIEX: 2327 TW) Posts 14.2% Decrease in April 2012 Consolidated Sales

Yageo Corporation (TAIEX: 2327 TW), a Taiwanese corporation that manufactures capacitors, resistors and inductors, and employs 9,400 people worldwide announced consolidated sales results for April 2012. With consolidated sales reported…

Laser Tek Taiwan Co. Ltd, Supporting Smartphone and Tablet Growth in 2012

Laser Tek Taiwan Co. Ltd (Chairman Gary Cheng) supplies materials and equipment (including laser trimmers and cutting machines) used in the production of chip resistors.  With increasing demand for miniaturized package sizes…

Murata, Taiyo Yuden, and Samsung Receive Intel Preferred Quality Supplier Awards

Murata is a manufacturer of multi-layer ceramic capacitors, inductors, wireless modules and other passive electronic components. Taiyo Yuden Co., Ltd. is a supplier ceramic capacitors, inductors, and filters. Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co.,…

2011 Trends for Passive Components

By Joe Moxley, senior engineer, of Custom Electronics, Inc. Passive components, which are generally thought of as inductors, capacitors and resistors, are ubiquitous in industrial and consumer electronics, forming the…

Murata to Lay-Off 3,000 Temporary Workers In Japan

Move Designed To Combat The Strong Yen According to a story in Bloomberg Business News, Murata Manufacturing Company Limited, the world’s largest capacitor manufacturer, will eliminate the majority of its…

Vishay Capacitor Sales Grow 13% Sequentially In June 2010 Quarter

Capacitor sales at Vishay totaled $133 million USD in the quarter ending July 3, 2010, which is up by 13% from the $118 million in capacitor sales reported for the…

Russia Rockets, Brazil Booms For Digi-Key- July 2010

Digi-Key says its global sales increased by nearly 85 per cent in the second quarter of 2010 compared to the same quarter last year. Russia has proved to be exceptionally…

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