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Richardson RFPD Announces Agreement with Power Integrations

August 16th, 2016

Richardson RFPD, Inc., a global leader in the power conversion market, has announced an agreement with Power Integrations to serve as a worldwide distributor for PI's SCALE™ IGBT drivers for the high-power market, as well as its new SCALE-iDriver™ integrated circuits.

Power Integrations’ family of SCALE gate drivers reduce component count, enhance efficiency, and improve reliability. The new family of SCALE-iDriver ICs are galvanically-isolated single-channel gate driver ICs that provide the industry’s highest output current without an external booster.

Power Integrations Reports Second-Quarter Financial Results

July 28th, 2016

Power Integrations today announced financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. Net revenues for the second quarter were $97.2 million, up 14 percent from the prior quarter and also up 14 percent compared to the second quarter of 2015. Net income was $11.3 million or $0.38 per diluted share, compared to $0.30 per diluted share in the prior quarter and $0.29 per diluted share in the second quarter of 2015. Cash flow from operations for the second quarter was $23.6 million.

Power Integrations Appoints Thomas Simonis as VP of High-Power Products

July 25th, 2016

Power Integrations has announced the appointment of Thomas Simonis as VP of high-power products with responsibility for product management, R&D and marketing. With over 25 years of service in the high-voltage motor-driver and semiconductor industries, Mr. Simonis joins Power Integrations with senior technical and business management experience at a variety of companies including ATB, CPM and Infineon. Mr. Simonis succeeds Wolfgang Ademmer, who is retiring from Power Integrations after joining the company in 2012 via the acquisition of CT-Concept.

SCALE-iDriver ICs Introduce High-Reliability SCALE-2 Driver Technology to 1200 V Applications

May 10th, 2016

Power Integrations today announced a family of galvanically isolated single-channel gate driver ICs ranging in output current from 2.5 A to 8 A – the industry's highest output current without an external booster. SCALE-iDriver™ ICs, optimized for driving both IGBTs and MOSFETs, are the first products to bring Power Integrations' pioneering FluxLink™ magneto-inductive bi-directional communications technology to 1200 V driver applications.

Power Integrations Reports First-Quarter Financial Results

April 28th, 2016

Power Integrations today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016. Net revenues for the first quarter were $85.3 million, down two percent from the prior quarter and up three percent compared to the first quarter of 2015. Net income was $8.8 million or $0.30 per diluted share, compared to $0.44 in the prior quarter and $0.21 in the first quarter of 2015. Cash flow from operations for the first quarter was $20.3 million.