Benchmark NH Facility Certified for Medical Mfg

Angleton, Tex. — Benchmark Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: BHE), a leading integrated contract manufacturing provider, today announced that its Nashua, New Hampshire facility has been awarded the ISO 13485:2003 certification for medical manufacturing. This standard represents a comprehensive quality management system for the manufacture of medical devices throughout the full product lifecycle. In addition to the new…

Harting Awards Future Electronics

Montreal, Canada – During the recent Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 12-15 in Las Vegas, Harting Inc. of North America recognized Future Electronics for its outstanding efforts over the previous year and presented the company with a “Distinguished Award for New Product Sales Growth.” 2014 saw the establishment of new milestones with Harting in…

RF Industries Buys Rel-Tech Electronics

San Diego, Calif. —  RF INDUSTRIES, LTD. (NASDAQ:RFIL) announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Rel-Tech Electronics, Inc. (Rel-Tech), a  Milford, Connecticut-based manufacturer of custom cable assemblies and wiring harnesses, for a total purchase price of up to $3,100,000. The acquisition of all outstanding shares of Rel-Tech consists of  $2,100,000 in cash, 50,467 shares of RFI’s common stock valued…

Smart Buildings Save Energy While Fueling Growth

Increased urbanization is creating social and environmental challenges such as water shortages, power deficits, pollution and waste water and sewage problems. To combat these challenges, governments of emerging and developed economies are focusing on smart buildings to provide the best integrated solutions. This, according to recent smart building market research, also draws attention to some…

Kemet Names EVP of Global Sales & Marketing

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, is pleased to announce that Emilio Ghilardi will join KEMET as Executive Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, effective July 1st, reporting to Per Loof, Chief Executive Officer. He will be based in Silicon Valley and operate from the KEMET sales office. Mr.…

Ohmite Awards TTI

The leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today TTI has been awarded Ohmite’s President’s Award for Sales Excellence. For the eighth consecutive year, Ohmite has honored TTI with their prestigious President’s Award at the annual Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ohmite is recognized as a leading provider…

Conexant Launches HD Audio CODEC

Conexant Systems, Inc. introduced an ultra-low power, high-performance HD Audio CODEC targeted at mobile PC applications including notebooks, ultrabooks and tablets. The new CX8200 “intelligently drives speakers to optimize sound pressure level (SPL) while providing best-in-class speaker protection and eliminating background noise,” said the company. A single-chip solution optimized for use on any platform with an…