Molex Acquires Soligie

Flexible electronics—circuits that can be printed on substrates such as plastic—enable products such as the curved smartphones and TV screens that have been released in recent years. Molex Incorporated is now expanding its presence in the flexible electronics business through its acquisition of Soligie Inc., anounced today. Soligie specializes in printed and flexible electronic solutions for…

Tapping into Wearables Demand for Business

There is much more to the wearables market than just activity trackers like Fitbit and smartwatches like Apple Watch or Pebble Watch for consumer use. A recent research report, “Putting Wearables to Work: Insights on Wearable Technology in Business,” from Salesforce indicates that wearables are a strategic platform for improving business performance and companies are…

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Amazon.com Gets High Marks — But Not For Components

Amazon.com’s announcement that it has established a b2b site which, among other supplies, will be selling components has been met with skepticism from a number of decision makers in the electronics supply chain. The main concerns cited by participants in a LinkedIn discussion moderated by ERAI are traceability of parts and the possibility of defects.…