Panasonic to Acquire ITC Global

Washington — Panasonic Corporation and ITC Global announced today that they have entered into a definitive agreement for Panasonic to acquire ITC Global, a leading provider of satellite communication services for the energy, mining, and maritime markets. Founded in 2001 with regional headquarters inHouston, Texas; Sion, Switzerland; and Perth, Australia, ITC Global serves customers at more than…

ON & Transphorm Begin GaN Production

-Transphorm Inc. today announced at APEC 2015, in partnership  with ON Semiconductor, the introduction of two co-branded 600V gallium nitride (GaN) cascode transistors and a 240W reference design that utilizes them. This introduction builds on the previously announced partnership between Transphorm Inc., Transphorm Japan Inc., and ON Semiconductor to bring GaN-based power solutions to market.…

TTI Stocks Vishay’s New vPolyTan Series

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks Vishay’s new vPolyTan series of surface-mount polymer tantalum molded chip capacitors in five compact case sizes in Europe. Optimized for computer, telecom, and industrial applications, the Polytech T55 series devices feature ultra-low ESR down to 30mΩ at +25°C and…

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 important enhancements to its website to make the customer purchasing journey quicker and simpler. The upgrades, which include a redesign of the website header, facets of search and product pages, are all based on customer feedback to make…

IDC Lowers PC Forecast

Worldwide PC shipments are expected to fall by -4.9% in 2015, a drop from the previous forecast of -3.3%, while growth projections for 2016 and 2017 were raised slightly, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Fourth quarter 2014 (4Q14) results were 1.7% ahead of forecast, but economic and product changes…

Future Has NCL3008x Family

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced the NCL3008x power factor corrected primary side control LED drivers from ON Semiconductor. The new NCL3008x family of PWM controllers combines precise primary side quasi-resonant current control with active power factor correction targeting isolated flyback and non-isolated buck-boost/SEPIC constant current LED drivers. The devices…

RFMW Carries TGA3504-SM

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for the TGA3504-SM, 2 to 30GHz Gain Block from TriQuint (Qorvo). The TGA3504-SM offers 8dBm of output P1dB with a corresponding small signal gain of up to 11.5dB. Output third order intercept is >17dBm. Wideband performance of the TGA3504-SM supports multiple applications such as Electronic Warfare (EW), military…

Ventec Upgrades UK Facility

  Ventec Europe continues its investment in the establishment and maintenance of meticulous aerospace-standard cleanliness in the pre-preg handling areas of their state-of-the-art distribution center in Warwickshire, United Kingdom. The European Space agency sees contamination of laminates by foreign material in the dielectric as a major problem and is collaborating with key suppliers to mitigate…