Binder-USA, Northwire Form Strategic Partnership

Camarillo, Calif. — ­ Binder­-USA, a global supplier of high ­quality circular connectors and cordsets for over 50 years, has formed a strategic partnership with Northwire, Inc., which produces custom wire and cable interconnect solutions. The strategic partnership between Binder­-USA and Northwire, Inc. will enhance the potential for both companies to better service their key…

DRAM Prices Will Continue to Fall

Despite higher DRAM prices starting in the second quarter of 2014 due in part to a lack of capacity expansions and increased obstacles in transitioning to 2Xnm manufacturing, DRAM prices start to drop at the end of July, according to DRAMeXchange, the memory and storage research division of TrendForce. Prices are expected to continue downward…

Element14 Expands Vishay Portfolio

Element14 has expanded its portfolio of medium-voltage mosfets from Vishay Intertechnology, a world leader in discrete semiconductors; diodes and mosfets, and passive electronic components; resistors, inductors and capacitors. The SiA446DJ is the industry’s first 150 V N-channel mosfet in thermally enhanced PowerPAK® SC-70 package and features the industry’s lowest on-resistance at 10 V in the…

Mouser Stocks TI SimpleLink Wi-Fi Dev Boards

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new SimpleLink™ Wi‑Fi CC3100 and CC3200 Processor development boards from Texas Instruments (TI). Marketed as an Internet-on-a-chip™ low-power Wi‑Fi family, these SimpleLink Wi‑Fi development boards allow users to develop with the CC3100 network processor and CC3200 Wi‑Fi MCU families to easily add embedded Wi‑Fi and Internet connectivity to a wide-range of applications. The new SimpleLink™ Wi‑Fi development boards, available from Mouser Electronics,…

Re-shoring to Kentucky in Balluff’s Production Plan

Florence, Ky. – With the 2014 completion of Balluff’s new state-of-the-art customer support and training center in Florence, KY on Industrial Road; space is now available for expansion in their original location on Holton Drive.  Balluff’s global managing director and owner, Florian Hermle, announced recently that the company will be focusing on local production and “by…

Cirrus Completes Wolfson Buy

Cirrus Logic, Inc. (NASDAQ: CRUS) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Wolfson Microelectronics. Cirrus Logic believes that the acquisition will strengthen its position as a market leader with a highly differentiated global customer base and end-to-end signal processing solutions, including integrated circuits and software for portable audio applications. “Wolfson has a rich history…