Pasternack Names QA Manager

Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces the appointment of Mr. Bruce Yolken as the company’s Quality Assurance Manager. Mr. Yolken joins Pasternack with more than 30 years of Quality Assurance experience in the aerospace and defense sector. Prior to joining Pasternack, Mr. Yolken held multiple…

Mouser Enhances Open Source Hardware Tech Site

May 13, 2015 – Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, has announced the update of their popular Open Source Hardware (OSHW) Technology site. Mouser’s updated technology site provides developers with the resources they need to quickly learn about the latest advances in open source hardware, and the newest open source hardware…

WPG Americas Adds Powerbox Franchise

San Jose, Calif. — WPG Americas Inc. (WPGa) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, Asia’s number one electronics distributor, announced today a new partnership with Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies.  Under the terms of the agreement, WPGA will distribute Powerbox power supply products and systems throughout the Americas, including power solutions for Medical, Transportation, Defense, and Industrial vertical…

SCM/Procurement Software Market Grows 11%

Supply chain management (SCM) and procurement software applications grew 10.8 percent in 2014, reaching $9.9 billion in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc. Outpacing most software markets, Gartner attributes solid growth in this software segment to the competitive advantage that the supply chain delivers to businesses in terms of driving business growth goals, including improved customer satisfaction,…

Rutronik, Micronas Sign Global Distribution Deal

Freiburg/Ispringen, Germany -The global franchise covers the entire Micronas Hall-effect sensor and embedded motor controller product ranges. The Micronas products are extremely well suited for automotive and industrial applications. The 2D sensors, Linear Hall sensors and Hall switches offer the greatest potential in this regard. “We are experiencing high demand for these products”, Thomas Rudel, CEO…

Cypress & Arrow Announce Design Challenge Winner

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., and Arrow Electronics have announced the winners of the PSoC Pioneer Challenge, a global design competition that had engineers prototype new Internet of Things applications using Cypress’s PSoC 4 BLE Pioneer Kit. The winner is Chuck Swiger of Charleston, W.V., whose electric bicycle data collection and logging system claimed the $2,500 grand…

Flextronics to Make NEXTracker Controllers

Flextronics International Ltd. said it has been selected to manufacture self-powered tracker controllers for NEXTracker Inc., a producer of horizontal tracking equipment used for solar projects, efficient power conversion (EPC) facilities and other energy systems. NEXTracker’s products are used in clean technology programs across several continents and the company operates offices in Asia, Europe and…