TI Launches Online Analog Design Classroom

Dallas, Tex. — Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today unveiled TI Precision Labs, the electronics industry’s first comprehensive online classroom for analog engineers. The on-demand courses pair theory and applied lab exercises to deepen the technical expertise of experienced engineers and accelerate the development of those early in their careers. The free, modular curriculum includes…

Samtec Names Hirose as Second Source for FireFly System

Samtec, Inc. is pleased to announce an agreement with Hirose Electric USA, Inc. as a second source for Samtec’s FireFly™ Micro Flyover System™. As a certified independent second source, Hirose can now provide its customers a future-proof inside-the-box system, as well as additional support to Samtec’s customers who use FireFly™ in current and future applications.…

EaglePicher Breaks Ground on Lithium Ion Facility

Joplin, Mo. — Today federal, state and local officials joined EaglePicher Technologies, LLC, and their honored guests to officially break ground on the company’s new Lithium Ion Center of Excellence. The 100,000-plus square-foot facility will be built adjacent to our current Lithium Ion facility at the Crossroads Industrial Park in Joplin, Missouri and will expand the EaglePicher…

STI Electronics Gets IPC QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001, IPC-A-610, and IPC J-STD-001 Space Addendum Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to STI Electronics, Inc. (STI), an electronics manufacturer and IPC Training Center based in Madison, Ala. To earn this, STI successfully completed an intensive audit based on IPC’s standards, including IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and…

Battelle Intros Anti-Counterfeiting Detection for ICs

Columbus, Ohio –  Battelle today announced Barricade™, a new technology that eliminates the risk of counterfeit integrated circuits in devices for aerospace and defense systems, critical infrastructure, medical devices and other essential systems. Barricade provides fast, non-destructive authentication of electronic components from both trusted and untrusted sources, enabling separation of cloned or counterfeit components from authentic ones…

TTI Adds API Technologies

Fort Worth, Tex. − TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has signed a distribution agreement with API Technologies for its RF, Microwave and Microelectronics product line. Formerly, this RF/Microwave and Microelectronics group was referred to as Spectrum Microwave, a division of Spectrum Control. API…

AKM Goes Global With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has partnered with AKM Semiconductor Inc., to facilitate the global distribution of AKM’s products. “Digi-Key is a global leading company with the broadest selection of electronic components that are available for quick delivery to more than 170 countries,” said…

ON Semiconductor Awards Distributors

Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficient innovation, has announced its top 2014 distribution partners. These awards honor the distributor in each region that led overall channel sales, grew market share, captured increased sales of products from acquisitions made by ON Semiconductor, and scored high on overall process excellence. The 2014 awards are as follows:…