Sager Power Systems Releases Industrial/ITE Catalog

Middleborough, Mass. –Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today unveiled a 488-page Industrial/ITE catalog for 2016-2017 from its specialized group, Sager Power Systems. Featuring sixteen world-class power supply manufacturers, the comprehensive catalog introduces design engineers to 123 of the newest or soon-to-released product families for the industrial and…

Mouser, IQD Sign Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced a global distribution deal with IQD Frequency Products, a recognized market leader in the frequency control market. With over 40 years’ experience as a quartz crystal manufacturer, IQD offers a comprehensive range of frequency control products covering both surface mount and legacy through-hole products for virtually any application. Through this…

Samsung Expands Recall of Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones

Washington – Recall Summary Name of Product: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones Hazard: The lithium-ion battery in the Galaxy Note7 smartphones can overheat and catch fire, posing serious fire and burn hazard to consumers. Remedy: Refund, Replace Consumers should immediately stop using and power down all Galaxy Note7 devices, including Note7 devices received as replacements in the previous…

SMIC to Build New 12-Inch Wafer Fab in Shanghai

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981), one of the leading semiconductor foundries in the world and the largest and most advanced foundry in Mainland China, today held the groundbreaking ceremony of a new 12-inch wafer fab inShanghai to meet SMIC Shanghai’s increasing production and development needs. China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT)…

IEC Cuts Workforce in Newark, NY

Newark, N.Y. – IEC Electronics Corp. today confirmed a workforce reduction of approximately 73 full time employees at its Newark, NY facility. Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum, President & CEO of IEC Electronics commented, “We continue to proactively manage our expense structure as we move through the turnaround. As an outsourced contract manufacturer, our workforce needs fluctuate commensurate…

Sager Names Director of Manufacturing Operations

Middleborough, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, welcomes Don Fincher in the new role as Director of Manufacturing Operations. Mr. Fincher brings over thirty years of engineering and management experience, and will lead Sager’s manufacturing operations and Power Solutions Center. Frank Flynn, President of Sager Electronics, said, “Don…

Mouser Offers Lumileds FreshFocus Technology LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking LUXEON Stylist Series LEDs with FreshFocus Technology™ from Lumileds. FreshFocus Technology showcases food displays in their freshest and most appealing state while using less energy and generating less heat. The technology is…