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10 Trends That Will Drive Manufacturing in 2015

Manufacturing activity in the U.S. has been steadily growing all year, and capital investment usually accompanies growth. Over the next few years, manufacturers will be leaning more heavily on IT to help them face the challenges of emerging markets; compliance; and increasing efficiency, IDC Manufacturing Insights reports. Connectivity will play a major role in helping…

Excelsys Signs New Rep in Canada

Hampstead, N.H. — Excelsys Technologies, leaders in high-efficiency power supply design, announces the addition of JLT & Associates Inc. to its North American representative network. JLT will provide solutions from Excelsys to customers throughout Canada in a variety of specialty markets, including military, industrial, medical and communications. “JLT’s successful engineering-driven, demand-creation capabilities will help Excelsys…

5 DRAM Trends to Watch in 2015

Memory chip makers have never had much problem selling lots of DRAM, but making money at it hasn’t always been easy. According to TrendForce, 2014 will be one year that’s been profitable for the memory market, and if it’s up to vendors, 2015 will be as well. Tier-one manufacturers, benefiting from the global smartphone boom,…

Maxim MAX Line at Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new 5kVRMS MAX14934, MAX14935, and MAX14936 Four Channel Digital Isolators from Maxim Integrated. These devices transfer digital signals between circuits with flexible signal direction pin configurations at temperatures up to +125°C and can withstand repetitive peak voltages of up to 1200V. The Maxim MAX14934, MAX14935, and MAX14936 Four…

Pasternack Expands RF Amp Offering

Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has significantly expanded their portfolio of connectorized RF amplifiers including high power amplifiers, high-rel amplifiers, broadband amplifiers, limiting amplifiers, power amplifiers, low noise amplifiers (LNAs), log amplifiers and gain blocks. Pasternack’s broad lines of coaxial amplifiers are employed across the…

IPC Expo Names Keynotes

Each year, IPC APEX EXPO features industry’s most dynamic, innovative minds to deliver keynote presentations that are inspirational, educational and entertaining. IPC APEX EXPO 2015 will feature Robbie Bach, former president of entertainment & devices at Microsoft, Xbox visionary and civic activist, as the opening keynote presenter on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Bach will present,…

ON Semiconductor Adds Two Japan-Based Distributors

ON Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: ONNN), driving energy efficiency innovations, has announced new distribution channel partner agreements with two multi-national electronics trading franchises based in Japan. Ryosan Co., Ltd. and Macnica Inc. join the roster of ON Semiconductor channel sales partners to help expand domestic sales within Japan and work to drive sales growth in China…

Ecliptek Upgrades SmartSearch App

Costa Mesa, Calif. – Directly responding to customer feedback, Ecliptek Corporation has introduced a new In-Stock filtering feature to its well-received crystal and oscillator parametric SmartSearch app. The powerful web-based tool has been enhanced to help customers who need to find a part with immediate availability. SmartSearch, introduced in March 2014, has proven to be the most efficient way for…