Resolving Problems in the Modern Supply Chain

As companies rushed to embrace globalization, the lean, complex and highly intertwined supply chains that they created over the past decade took on another, unexpected characteristic: fragility. Practices such as just-in-time manufacturing stripped cost and time out of supply chains, while globalization created highly extended supply and demand networks. The combination of these and other…

Microsemi to Acquire Vitesse Semiconductor

— Expands differentiated technology offering for strategic communication infrastructure applications and customers — Increases traction in carrier, enterprise and industrial-IoT markets enabling broader solution sale — Delivers immediate EPS accretion and synergies Aliso Viejo, Calif. —  Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, and Vitesse Semiconductor…

Mouser Updates Power Supply Tech SIte

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the update of their Power Supply Technology site. Mouser’s updated technology site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in power supply technology, and the newest products available from Mouser Electronics for selecting and building power supply systems. The updated Power Supply Technology site,…

ERAI Conference Adds Workshop

The ERAI has announced a new workshop to be featured at the ERAI Executive Conference: ERAI Executive Conference Featured Workshop – New Algorithms to Improve X-Ray Imaging with instructor Dr. Bill Cardoso. Overview The drive towards miniaturization has created increasing challenges to the overall failure analysis, quality inspection, and counterfeit detection of electronic devices. This trend…

TE Connectivity Expands With Wesco

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity, announces an expanded distributor relationship with Wesco Aircraft Holdings, Inc. Wesco Aircraft’s previous agreement included the aerospace, defense and marine (AD&M) high performance relay products and DEUTSCH products. Now, it has been expanded to include the AD&M mil/aero connectors and Raychem harness protection products (engineered polymer solutions,…

Battelle Debuts Anti-Counterfeiting Aid

Battelle today announced Barricade™, a new technology that eliminates the risk of counterfeit integrated circuits in devices for aerospace and defense systems, critical infrastructure, medical devices and other essential systems. Barricade provides fast, non-destructive authentication of electronic components from both trusted and untrusted sources, enabling separation of cloned or counterfeit components from authentic ones at a…