Mouser, Imahara Launch Home & Factory Automation Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara and a group of visionaries in the home and factory automation industry, including Insteon, AiroCorp, TE Connectivity, and Factory Automation Systems, to announce an exciting new Home and Factory Automation Series. The new Home and Factory Automation Series is part of the Empowering Innovation TogetherTM program and is available only…

Analog Devices Appoints Two New Fellows

Analog Devices, Inc. named senior engineers Ahmed Ali and Peter Katzin Analog Devices Fellows, a distinguished technical position awarded to engineers who contribute significantly to the company’s business success through exceptional innovation, leadership, entrepreneurship and an unparalleled ability to bridge organizations and mentor others within the company. In addition to their business impact, Analog Devices…

GlobalFoundries Completes Acquisition of IBM Chip Unit

IBM (NYSE: IBM) said the acquisition of the company’s global commercial semiconductor technology business by GlobalFoundries has been completed. With the closing of this transaction, GlobalFoundries becomes IBM’s exclusive semiconductor processor technology provider for the next 10 years, ensuring a long-term supply of semiconductors for IBM systems. IBM Research will continue its deep focus on…

Alpha Wire Facility Earns ISO 13485 Certification

Elizabeth, N.J. – Alpha Wire has received ISO 13485:2003 certification for its Carson, California, manufacturing facility.  The certification encompasses the production, assembly, and quality control processes of wire and cable.  ISO 13485 is the leading quality management standard for manufacturers of medical devices. “Achieving this important ISO certification underscores Alpha Wire’s commitment to providing the…

Temperature & Image Sensors ‘Hot’ Through 2020

Temperature sensors, in a word, will remain “hot” in North America and Europe.  Thanks to demand from both the industrial and consumer market segments, sales of temperature sensors are expected to grow at a decent clip in those regions through 2020. In Europe, the market is expected to increase to $1.36 billion by 2018, with…

Corporate Disquiet Grows on Worsening Geopolitical Problems

More than three-quarters of global corporate executives say they believe geopolitical disputes are growing, constitute the biggest threat facing the worldwide economy and have the potential for derailing enterprise plans across multiple markets over the next six months. The geopolitical issues, including religious conflicts, political disputes and fiscal problems, are seen intensifying in all economic…