GaN Systems, Mouser Sign Global Deal

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems Inc, a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, today announced it is has signed an exclusive worldwide distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics.   GaN Systems’ gallium nitride power transistors are based on its proprietary Island Technology® and offer significant advantages over traditional silicon MOSFETs and IGBTs to bring smaller,…

Newark element14 Offers Freescale Kinetis EA Series

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14, the global electronics distributor for design engineers, announces today the availability of the new Kinetis EA Series of microcontrollers and development tools from leading embedded solutions developer Freescale Semiconductor. Integrating the ARM Cortex architecture and a revolutionary new development environment, the Kinetis EA series is designed to dramatically increase the speed and simplicity of the…

VARTA, Höganäs Collaborate on Drive Systems

Rye, N.Y. – German-based VARTA-Microbattery, Inc., a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of an extensive variety of high-technology rechargeable and primary batteries, and Swedish-based Höganäs AB, a world-reknown producer of metal powders for the automotive components industry, today announced the Eclino™ series of drive systems engineered to optimize the performance of electric bikes.  Based on Höganäs’ transversal flux motor technology and…

SiliconExpert Updates Electronic Component Database

Santa Clara, Calif.– SiliconExpert Technologies, the leading provider of electronic component management tools and solutions announces its largest data release yet, increasing the number of electronic components it carries, the number of engineers behind the data and total manufacturers captured in its Electronic Component Database. With this latest data release, SiliconExpert Technologies increased the number of…

Murata Launches New Global Site

Murata today announced the launch of their new global web site at murata.com. Using the recently released new corporate visual identity, the site has a fresh modern and tablet-friendly design. Aimed to increase customer satisfaction and ease navigation and access to relevant technical application content, the site now incorporates the complete line-up of Murata products and more application related content. Hiroshi Iwatsubo, Senior Vice President,…

FCI & Samtec Sign Connector Sourcing Pact

FCI Electronics and Samtec Inc., two leading suppliers of high speed connectors and interconnect systems, today announced the signing of a second-source agreement under which Samtec is licensed to manufacture, market and sell FCI’s next generation ExaMAX® high speed connector product portfolio. Officials from both companies expressed their excitement in this new partnership. “This second-source…

Kemet & NEC Amend Option Agreement

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) (“KEMET”), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, KEMET Electronics Corporation (“KEC”), and NEC Corporation (“NEC”) have entered into an amendment to the parties’ March 12, 2012 Option Agreement. “This Amendment provides KEMET with additional flexibility in managing our capital structure,” stated Per Loof, Chief…