Electronics Makers Forge Alliances for IoT Opportunities

Electronics manufacturers are forming alliances, partnerships and joint ventures in the global supply chain to tap sales opportunities for connected devices and better position themselves to service the growing market for the Internet of Things (IoT). The number of these alliances forged by OEMs, contract manufacturers, component suppliers, design firms and distributors has surged in…

Mouser Stocks ST STM32L4 MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new STM32L4 series 32-bit microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics (ST). These ultra-low-power STM32L4 32-bit microcontrollers are based on the high-performance ARM® Cortex®-M4 32-bit RISC core operating at a frequency of up to 80MHz. The STM32L4 microcontrollers leverage ST’s low power technologies including voltage scaling to balance power consumption with processing…

Digicom Expands California EMS Facility

Oakland, Calif. – Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven electronics manufacturing services company, has expanded its facility in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay area. In addition to doubling in size, Digicom has added even more advanced manufacturing equipment and additional personnel to increase manufacturing capacity and capabilities. Digicom specializes in complex electronic…

IPC: EU Regs Significantly Impact Electronics Industry

Bannockburn, Ill. — A September 10 European Union (EU) Court of Justice ruling on a case on the calculation of levels of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles under the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation will significantly increase REACH reporting requirements in the electronics industry. For electronics manufacturers who want to…