IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill at Parity

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the June findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Sales growth was flat in June, but orders were up and the book-to-bill ratio returned to parity. Flat Sales and Growing Orders Reported in June Total North American PCB shipments decreased 0.9 percent in…

Fujitsu & ON Semi Ink Foundry Deal

Fujitsu Semiconductor Limited and ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) today announced that they have entered into a foundry services agreement. Under the terms of this agreement, Fujitsu will manufacture wafers for ON Semiconductor at its 8-inch front-end semiconductor wafer fabrication facility located in Aizu-Wakamatsu, Japan. Initial production of wafers is expected to begin within a year from today,…

Kemet Offers Supercapacitor Development Kit

Greenville, S.C. – KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced the release of its Supercapacitor Development Balancing Kit. This kit complements the KEMET S301 Supercapacitor and includes a 2-stage active balancing circuit to ensure that voltage across each Supercapacitor cell is approximately equal. Typical applications include product validation, prototyping, low…

Cavium to Acquire Xpliant

San Jose, Calif. – Cavium, Inc., (NASDAQ: CAVM), a leading provider of semiconductor products that enable intelligent processing for enterprise, data center, cloud, service provider wired and wireless networking, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Xpliant, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in San Jose, California.  Xpliant is a provider of high performance, high density…

Mobile App Links to Vishay’s Featured Products

Malvern, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the availability of a Vishay app for the Apple iPad® that makes it easy for users to access the company’s Super 12 and Engineer’s Toolbox collections of industry-leading semiconductor and passive devices. Vishay’s Super 12, selected yearly from the company’s many thousands of products, brings together a…

IBS Stocks Ametherm Current Limiters, Thermistors

Carson City, Nev. – Ametherm today announced that global electronic components distributor IBS Electronics is now stocking the company’s SURGE-GARD™ line of inrush current limiters and NTC disc thermistors for high-accuracy temperature measurement. Recently acquired by Ametherm from Measurement Specialties (formerly RTI Electronics), the components are available worldwide via IBS Electronics’ website, www.ibselectronics.com. Ametherm’s SURGE-GARD series devices…