RayVal Gets IPC QML Certification

  IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to RayVal Technologies Co. Ltd., an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company in Suzhou, China. Under IPC’s Validation Services Program, the facility successfully underwent an intensive audit based on two of the electronics industry’s foremost manufacturing standards: IPC…

Celestica Opens Microelectronics Lab

Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the opening of its new microelectronics laboratory at its headquarters in Toronto, Ontario in Canada. The new facility will enable start-ups, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and large original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to quickly commercialize their latest ideas for miniaturizing…

Arrow RF IMS Files Available

Arrow RF & Power, officially doing business as Richardson RFPD, announced today the online availability of videos and downloadable files of the presentations that were given at its booth during the 2014 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Tampa, Fla. Links to YouTube videos of the presentations, as well as links for .pdf versions of each…

Spansion Joins ZigBee

Spansion Inc. (NYSE: CODE), a global leader in embedded systems, today announced it joined the ZigBee Alliance. Through active participation in the ZigBee Alliance, Spansion will continue to contribute to open standards and technology collaboration to accelerate the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT). “Spansion is committed to shaping the future of wireless connectivity…

Mouser Has WaveSurfer 3000

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the new WaveSurfer 3000 series of oscilloscopes from Teledyne LeCroy. The WaveSurfer 3000 oscilloscope series combines the advantages of a fully featured oscilloscope with the additional capabilities of a mixed signal oscilloscope, waveform and function generators, and protocol analyzer. All functions are accessible from an advanced user friendly 10.1″…

IPC Applauds U.S. Final PCB Rule

Following years of advocacy work to clarify the treatment of printed circuit boards (PCBs) under International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), IPC is applauding the U.S. Department of State’s final rule for Category XI for Military Electronics of the United States Munitions List (USML). Published today, the new rule states that PCBs “specially designed” for…

Visteon Completes Buy of Johnson Controls Unit

Visteon Corporation (NYSE: VC) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the automotive electronics business of Johnson Controls (NYSE: JCI), creating one of the world’s three largest suppliers of vehicle cockpit electronics. The two companies announced plans for the $265 million cash transaction on Jan. 13.  The acquisition will enhance Visteon’s competitive position…