TE Completes Seacon Buy

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the SEACON group, a leading provider of underwater connector technology and systems. The SEACON group serves the military marine and sub-sea sectors for remotely operated vehicles (ROV) / autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), oil and gas, environmental and oceanographic applications. The group…

RayVal Gets IPC QML Certification

  IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to RayVal Technologies Co. Ltd., an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company in Suzhou, China. Under IPC’s Validation Services Program, the facility successfully underwent an intensive audit based on two of the electronics industry’s foremost manufacturing standards: IPC…

Celestica Opens Microelectronics Lab

Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the opening of its new microelectronics laboratory at its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. The new facility will enable start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to quickly commercialize their latest ideas for miniaturizing…

IC Suppliers Shift Focus in Camera Apps

As shipments of standalone digital cameras continue to shrink thanks to camera functions integrated into more mobile devices, IC suppliers are starting to shift their focus to embedded camera applications to drive chip sales, according to a new IC Insights report. These include automotive, tablet, PC, cellphone, security and surveillance applications. Most camera suppliers shifted…

Arrow RF IMS Files Available

Arrow RF & Power, officially doing business as Richardson RFPD, announced today the online availability of videos and downloadable files of the presentations that were given at its booth during the 2014 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Tampa, Fla. Links to YouTube videos of the presentations, as well as links for .pdf versions of each…

The Role of Social Media in Supply Chain Risk Management

A study conducted by Accenture found that supply chain risk management is seen by companies as a priority.  Seventy-six percent of companies who participated in the survey described supply chain risk management as important or very important, and 25 percent of respondents reported that they are planning to make increased investments of at least 20…