Heilind Stocks Switchcraft Tini-QG Mini XLR Connectors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Switchcraft, has added the company’s new Right Angle Tini-QG Mini XLR Connectors to its extensive selection of circular connectors. These robust connectors are part of the XLR Sealed Series, which features an extra-long mating cycle and IP66-level waterproof protection.  The Right Angle…

IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Reaches 1.07

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the March 2017 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Although sales and orders continued below last year’s levels, the PCB book-to-bill ratio continued upward, reaching 1.07. Total North American PCB shipments in March 2017 were down 4.7 percent compared to the same…

Global Semiconductor Sales Rise 18% in March

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $30.9 billion for the month of March 2017, an increase of 18.1 percent compared to the March 2016 total of $26.2 billion and 1.6 percent more than the February 2017 total of $30.4 billion.…

EMI Solutions Achieves AS9100 Certification

EMI Solutions has announced that the company has successfully completed the required quality management system process implementation to attain its AS9100 Certification. The quality standard, designed to meet the demands of the defense and commercial aerospace industries, requires passing strict audit requirements as well as rigorous evaluations of its manufacturing and design engineering processes. “Our…

Marktech, Digi-Key Offer Custom Photodetectors

Marktech Optoelectronics has teamed up with Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, to offer the ability to obtain custom-made photodetectors specifically designed and optimized to meet customer specifications. The custom detectors can be made from any of the following Marktech product lines: silicon photovoltaic or photoconductive photodiodes, avalanche photodiodes, phototransistors, or InGaAs PIN photodiodes. Custom…

Micro-LED Market to Reach $19.9B by 2025

According to the new research report “Micro-LED Market by Offering (Display Panel and Lighting Device), Application (Smartwatch, NTE Device, Smartphone & Tablet, Laptop & PC Monitor, TV, HUD, Digital Signage Display, Lighting), Vertical, and Geography – Global Forecast to 2025”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the market, is expected to reach USD 19,921.3 Million by 2025 from USD 254.1 Million in 2017,…

Sanmina Adds Flex Circuit Assembly Capabilities for Aerospace Apps

Sanmina Corporation (Nasdaq: SANM), a leading manufacturing solutions company making some of the world’s most complex and innovative electronic, optical and mechanical products, today announced that its Backplane and Cable Division has developed new flex and rigid flex circuit assembly capabilities for military and aerospace electronics equipment. This new technology combines the latest laminates, high…

Mouser Ships DURIS E 2835 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 the DURIS® E 2835 LEDs from OSRAM Opto Semiconductors. Aimed at providing uniform, homogeneous light distribution, the DURIS E 2835 family are mid-power light-emitting diodes (LEDs) that combine good efficacy and a…

Ametherm Signs Rep Agreement With Unity Sales

Ametherm today announced that it has expanded its network of value-added representatives in the United States with the conclusion of a new agreement with Unity Sales. Effective immediately, Unity Sales is offering Ametherm’s entire lineup of inrush current limiters and NTC thermistors in Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Western Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Based in Fort Wayne,…

ERA Elects New Officers

The Electronic Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that its board of directors elected new national officers for the 2017-19 term during its March 2017 meeting. They are: chairman of the board – Dan Parks, CPMR, of West Electronic Solutions; president – David Norris of Norris and Associates; senior vice president / fiscal and legal -…