PCB Shipments Remain Sluggish

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the January findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Despite sluggish sales and orders in January, the positive book-to-bill ratios of the past four months indicate sales growth in the first half of 2015. Total North American PCB shipments decreased 2.0 percent in…

Maxwell Names SVP of of Global Sales

Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Michael Finger has joined the company as senior vice president of global sales. Immediately prior to joining Maxwell, Finger was vice president, global sales and marketing, for TT Electronics, a global electronics company supplying components and services to the world’s leading manufacturers in the transportation, industrial, aerospace,…

Mouser Has Phoenix Contact UNO

Mouser Electronics, Inc. the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the UNO POWER DIN-Rail Power Supply from Phoenix Contact. The UNO Power Supply is designed for applications requiring power of up to 100W and provides a maximum energy efficiency of up to 90% The Phoenix Contact UNO POWER…

America II Adds Cliff Electronic Components

St. Petersburg, Fla. – America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Cliff Electronic Components, a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of components and connectors used in the audio, engineering, instrumentation, medical, lighting and…

Auto Industry Demand for EMI Increases

Although EMI and thermal issues have been prevalent in the military and aerospace sectors for many years, the rapid development and evolution of both automotive electronics and vehicle electric drive systems means that Chomerics is witnessing increasing numbers of automotive industry customers seeking innovative solutions to these problems. To discover the underlying reason for this…

PRP Opto Retains ISO9001

Following the successful transfer of its manufacturing operations to a new state-of-the-art facility in Swindon, PRP Optoelectronics has passed an audit on its ISO procedures and quality systems in record time. The ISO9001: 2008 certification was achieved as a result of a concerted effort to transition the company’s high quality standards and approved operational processes…

Amkor Wins Intel Supplier Award

Amkor Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMKR), a leading provider of semiconductor packaging and test services, today announced that it has been recognized as one of 19 companies receiving Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award for their performance in 2014. Amkor has demonstrated industry-leading commitment across all critical focus areas on which we are measured: quality,…

Omnetics Ships Micro, Nano & COTS Connectors Fast

Minneapolis, Minn. — Designers must move quickly to provide circuitry needed for new miniaturized products that are being employed in today’s ruggedized portable electronics.  Electronic systems, modules and other contributing sensors and components must be small, lightweight, rugged and quickly available.  Design software systems using solid modeling techniques are producing circuit layouts and concepts rapidly.  Images…