WPG Americas to Host First Roadshow Event

San Jose, Calif. — WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA), a subsidiary of WPG Holdings,Asia’s number one electronics distributor, announced today that registration is now open for the first ever WPGA Roadshow event, “The Future is Micron Solid,” with Micron Technology, Inc. The first Roadshow event will kick off in Chicago on October 7th.  Presentation topics will surround the future of…

GaN Systems Names Product Line Management Director

Ottawa, Ontario – GaN Systems Inc., a leading developer of gallium nitride power switching semiconductors, has appointed Peter Di Maso as Director, Product Line Management.  The newly-created position is part of the company’s strategic growth and headcount increase at all levels as the company ramps up production of its market-leading Island Technology® gallium nitride devices…

Verical Doubles On-Hand Inventory

Verical, an Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) company, today announced that stocked electronic components on its online marketplace, Verical.com, have more than doubled since the beginning of the year, growing to nearly one million SKUs. This increase amounts to an additional $3 billion in traceable, warrantied and ready-to-ship components now available on the site—bringing the value…

eInfochips, Arrow Partner on Eragon600

Sunnyvale, Calif. — eInfochips® has announced that  Arrow Electronics, Inc. will offer the  Eragon600 Development Kit,  System-on-Module, and Design Services for companies to design products and systems based on the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 600 processor. The Snapdragon 600 processor is a product of Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated. Engineers can shorten development time, reduce design risk…

Johnson Controls to Build Automotive Battery Plant in China

Shanghai — Johnson Controls plans to build a new automotive battery manufacturing facility in the city of Shenyang in northeastern China as it continues to invest in the world’s largest new vehicle market. Johnson Controls has signed an investment agreement for a $200 million state-of-the-art plant that is located in the Tiexi District of Shenyang, the capital city of Liaoning Province. It will…

ECM Services to Value $515.6B in 2015

New York, N.Y. — This BCC Research report analyzes different aspects of electronics contract manufacturing, the companies involved in contract manufacturing, and identifies the areas where growth and improvement are needed. Includes forecasts through 2021. Use this report to: – Understand the growing opportunities in the field of electronics contract manufacturing (ECM), both for buyers…

Smart Lighting to Grow by Double Digits

Chicago, Ill. — The report “Smart Lighting Market by Connectivity Technologies (Wired & Wireless), End Users, by Lighting Types (Fluorescent Lighting, LED Lamps, & Others), by Components (Control & Communication, Luminaries & Fixtures), and Geography – Global Forecast to 2020”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the total Smart Lighting Market is expected to reach USD 8.14 Billion by 2020,…