RS, Ebm-papst Renew Distribution Agreement

Singapore — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has renewed its agreement with ebm-papst to supply high efficiency fans and motor products from the leading global manufacturer throughout the EMEA and Asia Pacific regions. The partnership between the two companies spans more than three decades, and today RS retains the most comprehensive stocked…

PCB Market Growth Driven by Automotive

RnRMarketResearch.com adds “Global PCB Industry Report, 2015-2020” latest market research of 191 pages, published in Aug 2016, to the Printed Electronics intelligence collection of its store. Global PCB market was valued at USD57 billion in 2015, a 4.4% decline from 2014, largely due to: 1) depreciation of Japanese yen, euro, and NTD against the dollar; 2) stagnation in…

High-Speed Connectors: Around the Clock Design

New product introductions are the life blood of any component manufacturer and high-speed connector design is no exception.  While there may be talk in the industry that 25 Gbit/s design is done and challenges have been solved, it’s far from over, according to connector makers. Connector manufacturers continue to focus on performance in areas such…

Mouser Has IDT WP3W-RK

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the WP3W-RK wireless power reference kit from Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®). The new IDT Qi-based transmitter and receiver reference kit helps make integrating wireless charging into compact electronics easy and affordable, targeting designs requiring 3 W or less, such as smartwatches, headphones, health and fitness trackers and portable…

TTI Has New Omron FPCs

A new series of Flexible Printed Circuit Connectors designed for miniaturized products is now available in Europe at TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. The Omron XF-Series FPCs feature a patented backlock mechanism which cuts approximately two seconds from the installation time of each connector when compared to competitive products, resulting…

Why Barcode Labeling Matters in Electronics, Part 1

The ubiquitous labels that accompany electronics shipments are more complicated than most people imagine. Barcodes on these labels are packed with standard information such as the manufacturer of the product and part number. However, many parties along the supply chain – raw materials suppliers, component manufacturers, distributors, sub assemblers and end-customers—want unique information in barcodes…