Bourns Awards Top European Distributor Partners

Riverside, Calif.- Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it acknowledged the company’s top performing distributors with its European Distributor Awards during an event at this year’s Electronica trade show held in Munich, Germany. Bourns developed the awards to recognize the outstanding contributions by its distributor channel partners over the past…

Yole: Silex Commits to Thin Film PZT Technology

Lyon, France – Last year, Yole Développement identified a growing interested for thin film PZT, especially for MEMS applications. Indeed, MEMS thin film PZT applications reached a combined market of $350M in 2013. Under this context, the company released a dedicated report, Thin Film PZT for Semiconductor Application Trends & Technology Update (Dec. 2013 – report description). Since this…

Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor Market to Reach $3.4B by 2019

Ft. Worth, Tex. — The Piezoresistive Pressure Sensor Market report defines and segments the concern market with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market was valued at $2125.82 million in 2013, and is projected to reach $3362.19 million by 2019, at a CAGR of 7.76% between 2014 and 2019. Piezoresistive pressure sensor market is boosted by new product developments…

Newark element14 Adds Crouzet em4 Remote PLCs

Chicago, Ill. – Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, will now carry the em4, Crouzet Automation’s flagship remote PLC product series. The em4 remote PLC is designed with small machine-to-machine technology in mind, rather than an embedded web server, and can remotely control a single machine or a fleet of machines. It provides an…

Vicor Opens Tech Center in Taiwan

Andover, Mass. – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the strategic expansion of its power system design and customer support capabilities in Taiwan with the opening of a new Vicor Technical Support Center. Staffed with Vicor power experts and equipped to facilitate advanced design services at every stage of the power system development process, the new Technical Support…

Infineon, UMC Sign Mfg Deal for Automotive Apps

Hsinchu, Taiwan — The semiconductor manufacturer Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303), a leading global semiconductor foundry, today announced the extension of their manufacturing partnership into power semiconductors for automotive applications. Prior to this expanded partnership, the foundry had been producing Infineon’s logic chips for more…