Mouser Stocks STMicro MDmesh M6

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking MDmesh™ M6 series super-junction transistors from STMicroelectronics (ST). Designed for high efficiency in medium-power resonant and hard-switching converter topologies, the MDmesh M6 series MOSFETs enable increased power density in equipment such as battery chargers, power adapters, PC power…

Genie Group Joins ERA as Distributor Member

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) announced that the Genie Group has joined ERA as its latest global distributor member. Genie Group has served distributors and suppliers as a buying group, master distributor and fulfillment center since 1984. Areas of focus include electronic components, wire and cable, security products, thermal imaging products, electrical and MRO supplies.…

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What’s Behind Foxconn’s Flipflop on U.S. LCD Plant?

Anyone familiar with Foxconn/Hon Hai Precision Industry retained a healthy dose of skepticism when Foxconn announced it would build advanced liquid-crystal displays (LCDs) in Wisconsin. To put it charitably, Foxconn is not renowned for honoring its contracts. More than 20 years ago, when I was working for Electronic Business magazine, one of our editors spent…

Master Electronics & Samtec Ink Global Distribution Deal

Master Electronics and Samtec announce a new strategic partnership. Master Electronics, known for their commitment to IP&E distribution, adds well-known leader, Samtec, to their line card. Master and Samtec espouse similar values when it comes to employee relations, customer service, philanthropic responsibility and global reach. The Samtec product line adds breadth and design flexibility to…

Future Carries Panasonic PAN9026 Dual-Band Wireless Modules

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to offer their customers the latest PAN9026 series of dual-band wireless modules from Panasonic. The PAN9026 is a dual band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi radio module with integrated Bluetooth BR/EDR/LE, specifically designed for highly integrated and cost-effective applications. Click here http://www1.futureelectronics.com/Mailing/SenseConnectControl/November2018/default_SCC.html to view…

North American PCB Sales Growth Ends 2018 Up 8.7%

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the December 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales growth bounced back in December and remained solid for the year. The book-to-bill ratio also strengthened in December and stands at 1.05. Total North American PCB shipments in December 2018 were up 7.7…

Can High-Tech Solve its own Counterfeit Electronics Problem?

The electronics industry has developed some of the most ground-breaking technologies in human history. Yet, the best minds in high-tech have been unable to overcome one of the industry’s most insidious challenges: counterfeit electronics. To some extent, technology advancements have only added to the problem: electronic components can now be cloned so well that they…