IPC: North American PCB Sales Growth Continues

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the September findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales growth continued in September and the book-to-bill ratio fell back to a more normal but still positive 1.05. Total North American PCB shipments increased 3.3 percent in September 2015 compared to…

TTI Stocks TE Optical Backplane Interconnect System

TE Connectivity’s new Ruggedized Optical Backplane Interconnect System is now available in Europe at TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. The TE Connectivity Ruggedized Optical Backplane Interconnect System features a fibre-optic ribbon cable that feeds through the backplane to removable system modules using MT ferrules. It provides a high-density, blind-mate optical…

Automotive Sensors Market to Reach $17.1B by 2020

The Report “Automotive Sensors Market Analysis – By Type (Pressure, Temperature, Speed, Oxygen, NOx, Position); By Application (Fuel Injection & Emission, Chassis, Engine, Powertrain, Safety, Telematics); By Vehicle Type – With Forecast (2015 – 2020)”, published by IndustryARC, the market to reach $17.08 Billion by 2020. Browse 85 Market Tables, 20 Figures spread through 275…

Mouser Stocks BeagleBone Green Dev Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the highly anticipated BeagleBone Green, a Linux-based development board from BeagleBoard.org and Seeed Studio. The BeagleBone Green updates the popular BeagleBone Black, retaining theAM335x 1GHz ARM® Cortex®-A8 processor from Texas Instruments. Rather than keeping the BeagleBone Black’s HDMI connector and chip, the BeagleBone Green contains Seeed Studio’s plug-and-play Grove connectors. With this new board, Seeed…

Atmel Posts 6% Drop in Q3 Revenue

San Jose, Calif. — Atmel® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch solutions, today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2015. Revenue for the third quarter of 2015 was $286.5 million, a 6% decrease compared to $306.4 million for the second quarter of 2015, and 23% lower compared to $374.5 million for the third quarter of 2014. GAAP…

Researcher Says Distributors are Key to IoT Growth

Huge sales opportunities beckon in the market for connected devices but the challenges are numerous and semiconductor makers must leverage the strengths of component distributors to benefit from what is shaping up as the potential biggest growth area for the entire electronics industry, says research firm McKinsey & Co. Within a few years the entire…

Avnet Reports Revenue Growth in FYQ1 2016

Phoenix, Ariz. — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced results for the first quarter fiscal year 2016 ended October 3, 2015. Sales for the quarter ended October 3, 2015 increased 1.9% year over year and 8.4% in constant currency to $6.97 billion (Q1 FY16 includes an extra week of sales) Adjusted operating income of $240.4 million increased 7.5% year over year and adjusted operating income…

MikroElektronika, Future Electronics Sign Distribution Deal

Belgrade – MikroElektronika, producer of a wide range of development tools and compilers for microcontrollers, today announced a distribution agreement with Future Electronics, a global leader in electronics distribution. Saving people’s time is the guiding principle in MikroElektronika’s approach to product design. With the increased availability which comes with the inclusion of their products in…