SEMCO Buys MLCC Asset from Samsung Fine Chemicals

SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electro-Mechanics said on April 22 in a regulatory filing that it would acquire assets of Samsung Fine Chemicals producing ceramic powders, the source material for multi-layer ceramic capacitors (MLCC). The acquisition date would be early June, with the purchase price estimated at 31.1 billion won.

: Dielectrics, Manufacturers | ,

Lexmark reports first quarter results

LEXINGTON, Ky., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Lexmark International, Inc. (NYSE: LXK) today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2014.

: Computer

UTC Reports First Quarter 2014 Results

HARTFORD, Conn., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) reported first quarter earnings per share of $1.32 and net income attributable to common shareowners of $1.2 billion, down 5 percent and 4 percent respectively, over the year ago quarter.

: Mil/Aero

Navy Awards General Dynamics $33M Contract

QUINCY, Mass., April 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics American Overseas Marine LLC (AMSEA) a $32.7 million contract modification to operate and maintain seven large, medium-speed, roll-on / roll-off ships (LMSR) for the Military Sealift Command. AMSEA is a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD).

: Mil/Aero

Minco expands with testing services business

Minco Technology Labs Inc., a 30-year-old semiconductor company, hopes to boost profits by expanding into testing services.

: Distribution, Resellers, Semiconductors

Murata Offers 1206, 22µF/16V with Guaranteed Operating to 125°C

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. has commercialized the new low profile monolithic ceramic capacitor, 1206 size (3.2×1.6mm) with having guaranteed operating temperatures 125°C, 22µF, 16V.

: Ceramic | , ,

Price/performance competition in smartphone segment intensifying

Competition for higher price/performance ratios in China’s smartphone space has continued to intensify and is likely to escalate into the mid-range to high-end segment, according to industry sources.

: Telecom