Phononic Names New COO

Durham, N.C. — Mark McClear, a veteran semiconductor and electronic materials executive, accustomed to innovation and fast-paced growth, has been appointed chief operating officer at Phononic. McClear comes to Phononic from Cree, Inc., where he was vice president of Worldwide Sales, and was part of the management team that built the LED unit into a multi-hundred…

Messer Opens Specialty Gas Plant in Jiangsu, China

Shanghai  — Messer, the world’s largest owner-managed industrial gases specialist, announced it has recently started up an electronic specialty gases plant in Suzhou of Jiangsu Province. The new plant, which represents a significant investment of approximately $36 million, will become Messer’s production and logistics center in China to serve the electronics industries including flat panel display, semiconductor, LED and…

Temperature Sensors Market to Reach $6.13B

San Francisco, Calif. –  The Global  Temperature Sensors Market is expected to reach USD 6.13 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing global demand for smarter consumer electronics and automobiles is expected to favor market growth over the forecast period. Temperature sensors are increasingly used in smartphones and other consumer…

RS Components Enhances Website

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has made a number of key improvements to its website to further enhance the customer’s online journey. All of the changes made, which include predictive search, improved filtering, expanded technical content and better basket management, are based on customer insight and feedback…