IPC Delivers Automotive Standard for Rigid PCBs

Bannockburn, Ill. — In September of 2015, IPC delivered revision D of IPC-6012, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards. Building on this base standard, IPC has developed the first automotive addendum, IPC-6012DA, Automotive Applications Addendum to IPC-6012D Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards. This addendum addresses the reliability of rigid printed boards which…

Mexico Benefits From Reshoring Trend

Depending on how one defines “reshoring,” manufacturing activity is increasing in the Americas. Specifically, electronics businesses and researchers say, Mexico is the biggest beneficiary of North American manufacturing companies re-thinking their global footprint. An executive of a U.S.-based electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company at a recent ECIA gathering said that bad experiences in China have had…

QuickLogic CEO to Retire

Sunnyvale, Calif. – QuickLogic Corporation (NASDAQ: QUIK) announces that its president and CEO, Andy Pease will retire from QuickLogic on July 29, 2016. Mr. Pease was diagnosed with Stage One Parkinson’s Disease two years ago, and while it has not impacted his performance, based on a recent recommendation from his neurologist, Mr. Pease believes it is in…

Future Electronics, Pericom Sign Distribution Agreement

Montreal, Canada – June  23, 2016 – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in Montreal, Quebec, Canada  in 1968 by Robert Miller, is pleased to announce the completion of a contract to sell Pericom products worldwide, following the recent acquisition of Pericom Semiconductor by Diodes Incorporated. Under the terms of this new agreement, Future Electronics…

Mouser Stocks Qorvo GaN Power Amplifier

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Qorvo’s TGA2976-SM gallium nitride (GaN) power amplifier. Developed using Qorvo’s production 0.25µm GaN on silicon carbide (SiC) process, the TGA2976-SM provides exceptional wideband performance, power, power added efficiency (PAE), and gain. GaN technology supports radio frequency (RF) power densities between five and six times higher than gallium arsenide-based RF…

Bourns Adds Distributor in Asia

Riverside, Calif., June 15, 2016 – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced today a new distribution partnership with Excelpoint Technology Ltd. As an established independent electronics component distributor in the Asia Pacific region, Excelpoint will provide design-in and supply chain management to customers for Bourns’ wide range of circuit protection, circuit…

TE Connectivity Recognizes TTI

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, was recognized by TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, as the 2015 Broadline Distributor of the Year for the sixth time in the past seven years during TE’s annual Global Distribution Summit in Atlanta, USA. During the awards ceremony, executives from…