Messer Opens Specialty Gas Plant in Jiangsu, China

Shanghai  — Messer, the world’s largest owner-managed industrial gases specialist, announced it has recently started up an electronic specialty gases plant in Suzhou of Jiangsu Province. The new plant, which represents a significant investment of approximately $36 million, will become Messer’s production and logistics center in China to serve the electronics industries including flat panel display, semiconductor, LED and…

Temperature Sensors Market to Reach $6.13B

San Francisco, Calif. –  The Global  Temperature Sensors Market is expected to reach USD 6.13 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing global demand for smarter consumer electronics and automobiles is expected to favor market growth over the forecast period. Temperature sensors are increasingly used in smartphones and other consumer…

RS Components Enhances Website

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has made a number of key improvements to its website to further enhance the customer’s online journey. All of the changes made, which include predictive search, improved filtering, expanded technical content and better basket management, are based on customer insight and feedback…

RayVio Expands UV LED Mfg Capacity, Sales Force

Hayward, Calif. — RayVio Corporation, the world leader in the development and commercialization of deep ultraviolet (UV) LEDs and integrated solutions, announced today that they are expanding their international sales force, and manufacturing capacity to support increased customer demands.  The facility expansion at the original site is scheduled to be complete by year-end. RayVio’s current Silicon Valley…

KEMET Leads Humanitarian Effort in DRC Mining Community

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, announced that its Partnership for Social and Economic Sustainability (the “KEMET Partnership”) is making a substantial humanitarian impact in Kisengo, a conflict-free tantalum mining region in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). KEMET has made contributions to the KEMET Partnership for projects such as a…

Altium to Buy Electronic Parts Content, Search Providers

Altium Limited has announced the acquisition of two industry-leading electronic parts content and search providers, Octopart and Ciiva. A definitive purchase agreement has been signed to acquire Octopart, a provider of electronic parts data and specialized inventory search. In addition, a finalized agreement has been signed to acquire Ciiva, a cloud-based electronic component management system that controls and tracks…

Mouser’s Robotics Innovation Video Wins Telly Award

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is pleased to announce that its Empowering Innovation TogetherTM Spotlight video on Robotics has been recognized with a Telly Award for outstanding achievement. Mouser’s video was selected as a Bronze Telly Award winner out of nearly 12,000 entries from all 50 states and five continents. Founded in 1979, the Telly Awards is the premier award honoring outstanding…

Atmel BitCloud ZigBee PRO SDK Achieves Golden Unit Status

San Jose, Calif. — Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced the company’s BitCloud ZigBee PRO Software Development Kit (SDK) has achieved the prestigious Golden Unit status for the ZigBee PRO r21 standard. As an approved Golden Unit, the Atmel BitCloud solution will be used by ZigBee testhouses to verify…