ASTRI, Guangdong Collaborate on Integrated Power Modules

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute (ASTRI) will collaborate with state-owned Guangdong Rising Assets Management Co. Ltd (GRAM) to jointly develop next generation integrated power module (IPM) and other new technologies for electronic and communication products. ASTRI CEO Dr Frank Tong (right) and GRAM General Manager Mr Li Zezhong exchange a warm hand…

Heilind Acquires MPS Group

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, one of the world’s largest distributors of interconnect products, has acquired MPS Group, a leading distributor of electronic components and manufacturer of cable assemblies for the European Mil-Aero Marketplace. “We are very pleased to be expanding Heilind’s operations into Germany, Europe’s largest economy, and welcome the dedicated employees of MPS group into the…

RS, Allied Sign Taiwan Semiconductor

RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have announced a new global distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor. The agreement extends the existing partnership with RS into the US, Canada and Mexico through Allied, its sister company in North America. The Taiwan Semiconductor range includes discrete power rectifiers, analogue…

CHERRY to Launch Energy Harvesting Products

Pleasant Prairie, WI –CHERRY recently announced that their new line of Energy Harvesting products will debut mid-year 2015. Leading the way will be the compact yet powerful energy harvesting generator (available with RF electronics – 868 MHz / 915 MHz using ZF’s proprietary protocol) as well as a snap-action microswitch and rocker switch (also offered…

Avnet Fiscal Q3 Net Jump 7% on Lower Costs

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced results for the third quarter fiscal year 2015 ended March 28, 2015. Sales for the quarter ended March 28, 2015 increased 7.0% organically on a constant currency basis and reported sales increased 0.8% year over year to $6.74 billion Adjusted operating income of $230.4 million increased 3.0% year over year and adjusted…

Samsung Details Advanced Display Tech

In Oct, 2013, Samsung Display mass produced a display using the world’s first flexible AMOLED (active matrix organic light-emitting diode) technology in a curved design, and applied it to the Samsung Galaxy Round smartphone. Last year, with the release of the Galaxy Note® Edge, it improved the technology as the YOUM Bended Display and saw it…

Arena Partners with Q Point

Arena Solutions, the pioneer of cloud-based product lifecycle management (PLM) applications, today announced a strategic partnership with Q Point Technology to offer Q Point’s Green Data Exchange (GDX) to Arena PLM users. GDX is the largest online exchange for compliance data, allowing companies to obtain RoHS, REACH, substance disclosure, and Conflict Minerals information from more…

Element14 Expands PCB Connector Portfolio

 Element14 has expanded its portfolio of PCB connectors from leading global suppliers TE Connectivity, Molex, FCI, Harwin, Hirose, JST, Phoenix Contact and Samtec. These have been added to its comprehensive range of over 210,000 connectors; comprising crimp and solder terminals, D sub connectors, rectangular power connectors, terminal blocks and circular connectors which include military specifications…

Mouser to Sponsor FIRST Championship

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that once again it will be a key sponsor of the 2015 FIRST® Championship, set for this week April 22-25 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. Mouser is repeating its sponsorship of the Hall of Fame Exhibit…

America Semiconductor Releases SCR Series

Announced today by America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, is the ASCT625A Series of Silicon Controlled Rectifiers (SCRs).  The 25 A, single-phase SCRs are provided in a standard TO-220A package, and feature a high ability to withstand the shock loading of large current. The robust parts additionally provide high dv/dt capabilities…