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Semiconductor Devices Sought by U.S. Army
September 17, 2014
WASHINGTON, Sept. 16 -- The U.S. Army, Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania, has issued a combined synopsis/solicitation (424001CJ) for semiconductor devices. It was posted on Sept. 15 with a response date of Sept. 22. For more information about Targeted News Service contract awards please contact: Myron Struck, Editor, Direct: 703/866-4708, Cell: 703/304-1897, Myron@targetednews.com 30VitinMar140916-mv-769218 30VitinMar

IQE PLC Iqe Plc : Continued Growth In Underlying -2-
September 16, 2014
Therefore, in order to help readers assess the Group's underlying performance, we have provided details of these items in note 5. First half revenues reduced by 17% to GBP52.0m (H1 2013: GBP63.0m) which primarily reflect the impact on the group of an industry-wide inventory reduction of approximately GBP8.5m and the translational impact of a strong sterling to US dollar exchange rate which accounts for approximately GBP4.2m of the shortfall. Despite lower revenues, adjusted profit before tax increased by 11% from GBP5.1m to GBP5.6m, which includes the benefit of cost reductions realised from our restructuring programme. This restructuring is now largely complete and is expected to deliver further recurring savings from H2. After exceptional charges, the group incurred a loss before tax of GBP2.3m. As set out in note 5, the cash impact of the non-recurring exceptional charges was GBP3.1m during the period.

IQE PLC Iqe Plc : Continued Growth In Underlying Earnings Despite Customer Inventory De-stocking. Good Progress With
September 16, 2014
Cardiff, UK. 16 September 2014: IQE plc (AIM: IQE, "IQE" or the "Group"), the leading global supplier of advanced wafer products and wafer services to the semiconductor industry, announces its half year results for the six months to 30 June 2014. FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS -- EBITDA up 6% to GBP11.1m (H1 2013: GBP10.5m) -- Revenues down 17% to GBP52.0m (H1 2013: GBP63.0m) reflecting inventory de-stocking and strength of sterling

IQE PLC Iqe Plc : Continued Growth In Underlying -7-
September 16, 2014
 Finance leases due within one year           (790)        (770)        (802) Total borrowings                          (39,717)     (41,544)     (37,609) Net debt                                  (35,487)     (37,659)     (34,351)As At        As At        As At 9 PROVISIONS FOR OTHER LIABILITIES AND CHARGES                            30 Jun 2014  30 Jun 2013  31 Dec 2013(All figures GBP'000s)                  Unaudited    Unaudited     AuditedAs at 1 January                             -            -            - Charged/(Credited) to the income statement                                   6,652            -            - Utilised during the period                       -            -            - Foreign exchange                             (273)            -            - As at 30 June / 31 December                  6,379            -            -

-ON Semiconductor Expands Options for High-Quality CCD Image Capture
September 16, 2014
ENP Newswire - 16 September 2014 Release date- 12092014 - PHOENIX, Ariz. - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovations, is expanding its portfolio of high performance CCD image sensors with its latest device targeted to industrial imaging applications.

-Weili Dai, Marvell President and Co-Founder, Honored as Gold Winner for Best Woman Professional of the Year at the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards
September 16, 2014
ENP Newswire - 16 September 2014 Release date- 15092014 - Santa Clara, California - Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today announced that President and Co-Founder , Weili Dai, was honored with a Gold award as the 'Best Woman Professional of the Year' at the 2014 Golden Bridge Awards.

-ON Semiconductor Announces High Performance System-in-Package (SiP) Solution for Precision-Sensing in Portable Medical Devices
September 16, 2014
ENP Newswire - 16 September 2014 Release date- 15092014 - PHOENIX, Ariz. - ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficiency innovations, has responded to rapidly-evolving product development demands within the portable medical market by introducing Struix, a semi-customizable System-in-Package (SiP) solution for precision sensing and monitoring in a variety of mobile medical electronics including glucose monitors, heart rate monitors and electrocardiogram analyzers.

-TSMC Named DJSI Industry Group Leader for Second Straight Year
September 16, 2014
ENP Newswire - 16 September 2014 Release date- 12092014 - Hsinchu, Taiwan - TSMC today announced that it has been named Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment Industry Group Leader by the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for a second consecutive year, once again affirming the company's commitment to social responsibility.

35 Major European Start-Ups Emerge at SEMICON Europa's Innovation Village
September 15, 2014
The Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International issued the following news release: At SEMICON Europa, attendees and exhibitors will delve into the technologies that shape the future of the microtech, nanotech, medtech and cleantech industries. Representing the entire supply chain from materials to electronic systems and services, 35 major European start-ups will participate in the Innovation Village and present their new technologies at SEMICON Europa. The largest and most important semiconductor event in Europe, SEMICON Europa will be held 7-9 October in the Grenoble location for the first time. The new three-day Innovation Village program will be the stage for emerging innovators, industry leaders, strategic investors, and venture capitalists to discuss the needs of the industry's innovation engine. Attendees will gain insights on technology, capital, partnership, and collaboration strategies necessary for mutual success.

Inventek Systems Announces Distribution Agreement with Macnica Americas, Inc.
September 10, 2014
  Billerica, MA (PRWEB) September 10, 2014     Inventek Systems, a USA-based, full-service modular solutions provider focused on WiFi, Bluetooth (BT), Bluetooth Low Energy (BTLE), Near Field Communications (NFC), GPS, combo-radios, Broadcom WICED platforms and antennas for embedded connectivity & IoT-ready applications, has signed a distribution agreement with Macnica Americas, a fully franchised semiconductor distributor covering North America with expertise in design services, IP, applications support, and logistics. Macnica Americas is a division of Macnica Inc., a $2.4B global leader in semiconductor distribution and design services.         Inventek's expertise in modular connectivity solutions firmly positions the company as the premier leader in market competitive wireless systems across a wide range of market segments including the consumer, industrial, embedded, medical & military segments.     Al Serpa, CMO & Co-Founder at Inventek Systems, stated that, "the partnership with Macnica Americas will enable Inventek to leverage one of the most technical organizations available in distribution. The combination of Macnica's applications-engineering expertise and Inventek's connectivity portfolio will enable customers to seamlessly ramp their platforms to market with cost effective, leading-edge technology, services and support."           "We are pleased to be able to offer Inventek wireless products to our customers," said John Burton, President of Macnica Americas.


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