IR MOSFETs Available at Mouser

2013 – Mouser Electronics, Inc. now stocks International Rectifier’s (IR) family of AEC-Q101 Automotive qualified 40V N-channel MOSFETs, featuring IR’s proven Gen12.7 trench technology with ultra-low Rds(on). International Rectifier’s Automotive COOLiRFET™ Power MOSFETs from Mouser Electronics target rugged automotive applications. These HEXFET® Power MOSFETs utilize leading-edge manufacturing techniques to achieve very low on-resistance, resulting in…

Manufacturers Bullish on Second Half of 2013

Small and midsize manufacturers are expressing optimism about their business during the second half of the year in spite of concerns about federal regulation and fiscal policies. Ninety-seven percent of respondents to a survey conducted by buying consortium Prime Advantage expects revenues to be better than or equal to the first half of 2013. Forty-two…

Koch Veers into Electronics with $7.2B Molex Acquisition

Koch Industries has agreed to purchase Molex Inc. for $7.2 billion in a transaction that will bring the 75-year old electronic components manufacturer into the fold of one of the world’s biggest and privately-owned industrial conglomerates. The transaction represents Koch’s deepest foray into the electronics industry and marks one of the biggest acquisitions in years…

Peerless Adds Heavy Equipment Site

Peerless Electronics, Inc., a major factory authorized, stocking distributor of electromechanical and interconnect products, has launched its new online store showcasing switches, relays and circuit breakers and other electromechanical products for Heavy Equipment applications. Peerless customers will save time; view at-a-glance status and find it easier to shop online from product catalogs tailored to the…

TTI’s Knight: Mouser, Sager Complement Global Strategy

Unlike its bigger competitors TTI Inc. wasn’t initially a leading consolidator in the North American electronics components distribution market but the company has since been playing catch up with several strategic deals, including the  purchase of Mouser in 2000 and more recently, Sager Electronics. More such deals may be on the way although these are…

TSMC and Synopsys Extend Into 16-nm

Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, today announced TSMC’s certification of Synopsys’ Laker® custom design solution for the TSMC 16-nanometer (nm) FinFET process Design Rule Manual (DRM) V0.5 as well as the availability of a 16-nm interoperable process design kit…