Digi-Key Enhances ‘Scheme-it’

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced new enhancements to the popular Scheme-it circuit design tool, available at no cost on the Digi-Key website. The tool was co-designed and built by Aspen Labs LLC, a business-media company focused on the needs of engineers. Often…

UPS Wins 3PL Award

UPS® (NYSE: UPS), an industry leader in supply chain management and the world’s largest package delivery company, was recently recognized for third-party logistics (3PL) excellence. The awards were presented during eyefortransport’s (eft) 12th Annual North American 3PL Awards Summit in Chicago.  UPS received top honors in several key categories, including: Best 3PL forAutomotive Supply Chains,…

Memsstar Moves to Bigger Facility

memsstar Limited, a leading provider of etch and deposition equipment and technology solutions to manufacturers of semiconductors and micro-electrical mechanical systems (MEMS), today announced that it has relocated to a new, larger facility. The move represents a strategic investment in its business, to ensure the company’s ability to meet growing demand for its proprietary MEMS equipment and…

Mouser Has ADI ADC Eval Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc., is the first to stock the AD9652-310EBZ Dual 16-bit analog‑to‑digital converter (ADC) Evaluation Board from Analog Devices. The AD9652 ADC captures data at 310MSPS, has a high speed pipelined architecture, and boasts the best noise and dynamic range performance in its class. The new Analog Devices AD9652-310EBZ Dual ADC Evaluation Board, available…

Maxim Life Extension Qualifies e2v

e2v, the leading high reliability semiconductor solutions provider, today announced that, as part of a program of introductions, qualification has been completed on several devices in the Maxim Life Extension Program, including CMOS analog switches and multiplexers. e2v and Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. (Maxim) are working together under an agreement signed in 2011, to deliver…

Mouser Updates Sensor Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced a major update to their Sensor Technology site on Mouser.com. This update provides learning resources and new information on different types of sensors available from Mouser’s suppliers, as well as the applications they are used in. The updated Sensor Technology Site, available on Mouser.com, has several sections listing useful products,…

TE Bets Big on Sensors

TE Connectivity Inc. said it has reached an agreement to purchase Measurement Specialties Inc. for $1.7 billion, bolstering its presence in the sensors market and as part of continuing plans at the company to boost sales and profit via targeted acquisitions and expansion into fast growing segments of the electronics industry. The acquisition represents a…

Apple Dictates MEMS Microphone Market

El Segundo, Calif. — Revolving around the needs of Apple Inc., the global market for microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microphone chips is split into two segments – bare dies and packaged MEMS – that are dominated by two suppliers Knowles Corp. and Infineon Technologies AG, reports IHS Technology. U.S.-based Knowles was the biggest supplier of packaged MEMS…

Component Trends: Discretes on the Move in June

For the third month in a row, leadtimes and prices of discrete components have been on the rise, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s Market and Technology Trends report. Lead times for discretes have started to stretch for some packages, according to Avnet product experts, resulting in an uptick in ASPs. There are extended lead times…