BRIEF-TI sees stronger demand in orders and revenue

March 7 Thu Mar 7, 2013 5:59pm EST

March 7 (Reuters) - Texas Instruments Inc : * Says stronger demand discussed in January has continued as seen in orders an

revenue * Says now building backlog, seeing most strength in industrial business * Says still seeing weakneess in notebook computers, communications

infrastructure * Says "clearly expecting growth in the second quarter ahead" * Says book-to-bill ratio currently above one as backlog is growing for the

first time in several quarters * Says customers are still lean on inventory, implying that improving sales are

due to better end-user demand, rather than inventory build

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