Bel Opens Consolidated Facility in Silicon Valley

Jersey City, N.J. – Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA and BELFB), a premier global manufacturer of power management devices and interconnect products, is pleased to announce today the grand opening of its new Bel Power Solutions’ (BPS) facility in Silicon Valley. The Bel Pleasanton and Bel San Jose facilities relocated to one facility in Santa Clara, California effective July 24.…

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U.S. Innovation on the Upswing

If design activity is a measure of innovation in the electronics industry – and in most cases it is – U.S. companies are inventing more products this year than last.  Arrow Electronics Inc., which carries hundreds of component brands to hundreds of thousands of OEM customers, saw its design-wins increase by double digits globally in…

Mouser Stocks TI C2000 Delfino MCU LaunchPad

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the C2000™ Delfino™ F28377S LaunchPad™ evaluation kit from Texas Instruments (TI). This new TI LaunchPad is an easy-to-use, rapid-prototyping kit for TI’s C2000 Delfino F2837xS portfolio of microcontrollers and offers 200 MHz of 32-bit floating-point performance, newly integrated accelerators, as well as high-integrity analog and control peripherals. The LaunchPad kit is compatible with TI BoosterPack™ plug-in…

GreenPeak, Dusun Partner on Smart Parking

Utrecht, The Netherlands – GreenPeak Technologies, the leading low power RF semiconductor company, and Dusun Electron Ltd, a rapidly growing electronic company focusing on development of wireless internet technology and pioneering the Internet of Things (IoT) industry in China, today announced their partnership with the launch of their first Smart City assisted parking application that addresses the growing parking problems in…

Infor Enhances Supply Chain Forecasting

New York, N.Y. – Infor, the industry cloud company, today announced Infor Demand+, a new application designed to help simplify and accelerate supply chain forecasting processes. Infor’s next-generation demand planning application leverages a modern intuitive planning experience combined with the latest Infor technology. Infor Demand+ is designed to help provide a more comprehensive picture of future…

Conflict Minerals Rule: An Exercise in Futility?

Electronic and paper documentations showing efforts by OEMs and component vendors to comply with the Conflict Minerals Rule are piling up at high-tech companies worldwide even as a courtroom battle rages over the legality of the legislation, according to interview sources. Although a Federal Court has ruled that a portion of the law violates manufacturers’…

Apple Shortchanged Everyone on iPhone Memory

The design decisions of mega-OEMs like Apple Inc. can impact everyone in the electronics industry supply chain. Apple missed an opportunity to better serve its customers and suppliers when it did not increase the storage capacity of its entry-level smartphones in the latest update announced this week. Leaving the basic iPhone 6S and 6S-Plus with…