Mouser Adds Amphenol ZnNi Connectors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Gray Zinc Nickel (ZnNi) circular connectors from Amphenol Industrial. Connectors with this new light gun-metal gray plating are RoHS compliant and feature zinc-over-electroless-nickel shell plating to withstand harsh environments better than the previously released cadmium-plated connectors. Amphenol Industrial Gray ZnNi circular connectors, available from Mouser Electronics, provide cadmium-free plating…

STMicro Offers Free STM32 MCU Dev Tools for Linux

Geneva – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has extended opportunities to design free of charge with its popular STM32 microcontrollers for Linux system users including professional engineers, academics, and hobbyists. Most Linux distributions are free, and open-source application software makes the Linux world attractive to…

Magnetic Sensors Market to Reach $3.7B by 2022

San Francisco, Calif. — The global magnetic sensors market size is expected to reach USD 3.65 billion by 2022 according to a new report by Grand View Research, Inc. Technological advancements and an increased awareness regarding vehicle safety are anticipated to drive the global magnetic sensors market growth over the forecast period. Escalating demand for GPS & navigation enabled…

MaxLinear, Celeno Partner on Home Gigabit Wi-Fi

MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuitsfor cable and satellite broadband communications, the connected home, and for data center, metro, and long-haul fiber networks, and Celeno Communications, a leading provider of high-performance Wi-Fi silicon and software solutions, today announced a jointly developed reference design that combines the…

Amphenol Socapex Awards TTI

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has been named as winner of two awards from Amphenol Socapex for its outstanding performance during 2015.  The accolades of First Amphenol Socapex Distributor of the Year and Best Performing MIL 38999 Series Distributor 2015 from the highly-regarded specialist manufacturer of ruggedized interconnect systems were…

C&K Facility Earns ISO 50001 Certification

C&K Components, a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card interconnect devices, and high reliability connectors, announces that AFNOR, an official French certification organization, awarded its manufacturing facility in Dole, France with ISO 50001 certification on December 17, 2015. An international energy management system standard designed to help organizations save money, conserve resources, and…

OriginGPS Partners with Future Electronics

OriginGPS, a leading manufacturer of miniature Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) modules, announced today that it has struck a partnership with Future Electronics, one of the world’s leading global distributors of electronic components. As part of the agreement, OriginGPS’ ultra-small form factor and low-power GNSS modules will be distributed around the globe via Future’s dedicated…

ECIA: Distribution Sales Down Slightly in Q4 2015

Distribution reported component sales in North America for Q4 CY 2015 down 0.2% compared to Q3 CY 2015. Sales for interconnect product were down 0.5% quarter on quarter, electromechanical sales up 2.7%, passive sales were down 4.6%, and semiconductor sales were up 0.1%. Display sales were up 8.2%.  Book to bill for the quarter was encouraging at 1.04. For the year, distribution reported component sales down 1.5% compared to…