Global PCB Production Reaches $60.2B in 2014

Bannockburn, Ill. — The world market for printed circuit boards (PCBs) reached an estimated $60.2 billion in value in 2014, growing just 0.7 percent in real terms, according to IPC’s World PCB Production Report for the Year 2014. Production growth in China, Thailand and Vietnam compensated for declining PCB production in most other regions. Developed by a team…

RFMW Stocks Peregrine PE42822

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for Peregrine Semiconductor’s PE42822 high power SPDT RF switch operating from 700MHz to 3.8GHz utilizing UltraCMOS  SOI technology. The PE42822 supports 40W single-event peak power handling in a 3x3mm QFN package saving valuable board space over bulky and more costly PIN diode approaches.  With 65dBm of IIP3 linearity and 120dBm IIP2, the PE42822 is ideal…

Mouser Signs Distribution Deal with Micronas

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced it has signed a global distribution agreement with Micronas, a supplier of intelligent, sensor-based system solutions for automotive and industrial applications. The Micronas product line, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes a broad range of Hall-effect sensors based on Micronas’ CMOS technology. The HAL 37xy family of programmable Hall-effect sensors, based on Micronas’ advanced 3D HAL® topology, provides system solutions…

TTI Inks Deal with Artesyn

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has signed a distribution deal with Artesyn Embedded Technologies, one of the world’s largest and most successful power supply companies, which also embraces the well-known Astec brand. Artesyn’s extensive standard AC-DC product portfolio covers a power range of 3 watts to 5 kilowatts and includes…