ECIA Adds Eight New Members

ECIA is pleased to welcome the following eight companies to its roster of prominent electronic component distributors, suppliers and manufacturers’ reps. From the component manufacturer sector, Cypress Semiconductor, Marquardt Switches, Samtec, and Leader Tech Inc. have joined the organization recently. From the distributor community, ECIA welcomes Component Distributors, Inc. and Benchmark Connector Corporation. Strategic Automation Services and John F. Kilfoil Company, both manufacturers’ rep organizations, have…

C&K Acquires Vuillermoz

C&K, one of the world’s most trusted brands of high-quality electromechanical switches, today announces that it has acquired the company Vuillermoz, a micro-mechanical components and tooling company located in St. Claude, France. With over 20 years of experience, Vuillermoz provides precision components and customized tooling to a variety of market segments including medical, industrial, and…

TTI Stocks Littelfuse LTKAK Series TVS Diodes

The new LTKAK Series TVS Diodes from Littelfuse is now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components.  Offering superior clamping characteristics compared to standard silicon avalanche diodes, the LTKAK Series features Littelfuse Foldbak technology, which provides a clamping voltage lower than avalanche voltage but above rated working voltage. …

LED Lighting Market to Reach $79.5B by 2023

According to a recent report published by Allied Market Research, titled, Industrial and Commercial LED Lighting Market by Application and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2023, the global industrial and commercial LED lighting market was valued at $29.60 billion in 2016, and is projected to reach at $79.49 billion by 2023, growing at a CAGR of 14.9% from…

IPC: North American PCB Industry Rebound Continues

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the February 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Year-over-year shipment and order growth continued in February, and the book-to-bill ratio climbed to 1.17. Total North American PCB shipments in February 2018 were up 8.8 percent compared to the same month last year.…

Nantero Expands NRAM Product Development

Nantero Inc., the nanotechnology company developing next-generation memory using carbon nanotubes, today announced that it has expanded product development with a wide range of new and existing customers. Leveraging NRAM’s unique combination of DRAM-like speed, nonvolatility and low cost, the products currently under development include the following: A multi-Gb DDR4-compatible nonvolatile standalone memory product with…

SIA: Semiconductor Sales Up 21% in February

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $36.8 billion for the month of February 2018, an increase of 21.0 percent compared to the February 2017 total of $30.4 billion. Global sales in February were 2.2 percent lower than the January 2018 total of $37.6 billion, reflecting typical seasonal market trends.…

Mouser Stocks Lumiled LUXEON CoB 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 CoB Core Range (Gen 4) LEDs from Lumileds. These LEDs offer high flux densities in a small light emitting surface (LES), enabling double the luminous flux of the third generation of LUXEON CoB Core Range devices.…

New Yorker Electronics Offers Vishay IR Receivers

New Yorker Electronics has begun distribution of Vishay Intertechnology’s next generation miniature IR receiver modules for IR remote control applications. The new devices in the Vishay Semiconductors TSOP11xxx, TSOP12xxx, TSOP13xxx, TSOP14xxx and TSOP18xxx families deliver improved dark-ambient and disturbed-ambient sensitivity to infrared signals, as well as improved suppression of RF noise. These new IR receivers…