EMA Adds Ultra Librarian Parts Database to OrCAD Capture Cloud

EMA Design Automation® (www.ema-eda.com), a full-service provider and innovator of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, today announced an integration of OrCAD® Capture Cloud with Ultra Librarian®, providing electronics engineers with a cloud-based design tool that is fully scalable to a professional, production-ready printed circuit board (PCB) design solution. “Existing online design tools either lock users…

Fujifilm to Acquire Xerox

FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (President: Kenji Sukeno, “Fujifilm”) announced today that the company and Xerox Corporation (CEO: Jeff Jacobson, NYSE :XRX, “Xerox”) have entered into a definitive agreement to combine Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. (President: Hiroshi Kurihara, “Fuji Xerox”) and Xerox. Fujifilm will own 50.1% stake of the combined company. This transaction has been unanimously approved…

EU Approves Qualcomm’s Acquisition of NXP

The European Commission has approved under the EU Merger Regulation the proposed acquisition of NXP, based in the Netherlands, by Qualcomm of the US. The approval is conditional on full compliance with commitments offered by Qualcomm. Both firms are important players in the semiconductor industry. Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, in charge of competition policy, said: “We use…

Electrolux Invest $500M in US Mfg; Consolidates Production

The Electrolux Group said today it is planning total investments of approximately USD 500 millionin its U.S. manufacturing operations, stepping up a strategic initiative to drive profitable growth in North America with new lines of innovative Frigidaire kitchen products. The company also said it will consolidate freezer production into its Anderson, South Carolina refrigeration facility. Today’s announcement entails modernizing and…

ON Semi Joins Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program

ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON), driving energy efficient innovations, has announced a strategic relationship with Audi following its selection to become part of the German car maker’s Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP). The goal of the interdisciplinary semiconductor strategy is to foster innovation along with quality and make the latest technologies available for Audi models early on -…

Mouser Distributes Espressif Wi-Fi SoCs & Modules

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, announces a global distribution agreement with Espressif Systems. Through the agreement, Mouser is now an authorized distributor of Espressif’s popular and affordable line of ESP8266 and ESP32-based low-power wireless systems-on-chip (SoCs), modules, and development boards for Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The Espressif portfolio of solutions, available from Mouser…

DB Unlimited, Symmetry Sign Distribution Deal

DB Unlimited, the world leading audio solutions provider with over 40 years of experience in the manufacturing of audio components, announced today they have entered into a global distribution agreement with Symmetry Electronics, the leading technical distributor of wireless and video technology. The addition of DB Unlimited’s industry-leading audio technology to Symmetry’s focused line card,…