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August 2, 2011

Business briefs

Rochester Electronics wins Supplier Excellence Award

Rochester Electronics, the world's largest authorized manufacturer and distributor of end-of-life and mature semiconductors, recently received, for the second consecutive year, the Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. Rochester received the award at a recognition ceremony held at the Wyndham Hotel in Andover on April 13. Raytheon recognizes its suppliers based on three important factors: on-time delivery measures, sustained performance on quality, and commitment to continuous process and quality improvement.

"To be recognized as a high-quality semiconductor supplier with exceptional customer service by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems is an honor for Rochester Electronics," said George Karalias, director of marketing and communications at Rochester Electronics. "Receiving the Supplier Excellence Award is further evidence of customer satisfaction resulting from dedication to delivering authorized, high-performance end-of-life and mature semiconductor products in a timely manner."

Worldwide corporate headquarters are located at 16 Malcolm Hoyt Drive, Newburyport. Sales offices are also located throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

Amesbury Business Expo Oct. 6

The Amesbury Chamber of Commerce and Industrial Foundation invites all businesses to participate in the second annual Business Expo on Thursday, Oct. 6, from 4 to 6 p.m., at the Amesbury Sports Park, 12 South Hunt Road. The event will showcase Amesbury businesses and all that they have to offer. Participating businesses will be offering samples, promotional items, discounts and free raffles. All attendees will be entered into a free raffle for Amesbury Gift Cards. The expo will be followed by a Business After Hours mixer from 6 to 7 p.m. The cost for participation in the expo is $50 for members and $100 for non-members. Non-members who participate will be offered the opportunity to join the Chamber and receive a $50 discount on the night of the event. To register, call the Chamber at 978-388-3178 or email them at Registration must be received by Sept. 23.

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