NAND Flash Market Expands; Prices Decline

The global NAND flash market is growing at a CAGR of 10.1 percent to 2019, with market revenue expected to top $49 billion by 2019, according to the research report Global NAND Flash Market 2015-2019. At the same time, lower materials and manufacturing costs are helping manufacturers decrease NAND-flash ASPs. NAND flash-based storage devices are now considered…

TTI Receives Souriau Award

Global electronics distributor, TTI, Inc. has been recognized as the 2014 Military/Aerospace Distributor of the Year by Souriau, a Division of Esterline Connection Technologies, a leading connector manufacturer for aerospace, defense, transportation, industrial control and oil and gas. “It is with great pleasure we once again honor TTI as the Mil Aero Distributor of the…

Mouser Stocks Vishay UV Light Sensor

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the VEML6070 UV Light Sensor from Vishay Intertechnology. The VEML6070 is an advanced, CMOS ultraviolet (UV) light sensor with an I2C protocol interface and high dynamic detection resolution. With an integrated signal conditioning IC, photodiode, amplifiers, and analog/digital…

SK Hynix Ramps Production of High Bandwidth Memory

San Jose, Calif.– SK Hynix Inc. (or ‘the Company’, www.skhynix.com) announced today that it is shipping mass production volumes of 1st generation High Bandwidth Memory (HBM1) based on SK hynix’s advanced 20nm-class DRAM process technology. HBM1 represents a groundbreaking leap in performance by enabling a 1,024 bit wide memory interface to achieve 128GB/second performance while reducing power…

Partnership to Drive Mass Production of Flexible AMOLED Displays

FlexEnable, a developer of flexible organic electronics, has partnered with display maker Chunghwa Picture Tube (CPT) to drive market adoption and growth of flexible AMOLED displays. Building on FlexEnable’s series of flexible AMOLED demonstrators, the two companies have manufactured a glass-free, full-color, flexible AMOLED display leveraging FlexEnable’s low-temperature process for plastic transistors and CPT’s RGB…

Boeing Opens Research Center in Alabama

Huntsville, Ala. — Boeing [NYSE: BA] officially opened its new research and technology center in Alabama. The facility will serve as the company’s hub for collaborative technology development with academic institutions and research partners in analytics and simulation in the Southeast United States. Local government leaders and Boeing Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering,…

Arrow, Macronix Ink Global Distribution Deal

Hsinchu, Taiwan — Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW), a leading global technology distributor, has been selected as a global distribution partner for Macronix International Co., Ltd., a leading provider of non-volatile memory semiconductor solutions. The new agreement enables Arrow to bring leading NOR and NAND technology to its customers across the globe at the earliest stage…

IPC Releases T-50 Revision M

Bannockburn, Ill.— IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released IPC-T-50 Revision M,Terms and Definitions for Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits. This ever evolving standard provides common language of terms and definitions for the electronics industry. Each year, terms and definitions become relevant in the electronics industry and in the manufacturing process. To meet these needs, IPC-T-50 Revision…

Eaton Awards TTI

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc. the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components has been honored with Eaton’s Distributor of the Year Award. Eaton is recognized as a leading power management company offering energy efficient solutions to the marketplace. Randy Lauman, Global Distribution Sales Manager, Eaton’s Electronic’s Division, said, “We thank…

2 Acquisitions in 2 Years: Sager Buys Norvell

When several now-global distributors were busy gobbling up competitors in the 1990s, Sager Electronics maintained its laser-focus on its specialty products – IP&E—and its position in the Americas market. Although not historically acquisitive, Sager – with its announcement it would acquire Norvell Electronics Inc., headquartered in Carrollton, Texas, — has made its second acquisition in…