PCB Shipments Up 9.2% Through Q3

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries  announced today the September 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Year-over-year growth continued for industry sales and orders. The book-to-bill ratio for September retreated slightly to 1.04. Total North American PCB shipments in September 2018 were up 9.6 percent compared to the same…

CEL Now Offers THine ICs through its Distribution Channels

THine Electronics, Inc. (Tokyo Stock Exchange/JASDAQ: 6769), a semiconductor company focusing on high speed serial interfaces and image signal processing, and California Eastern Laboratories, Inc. (“CEL”) the strategic sales and technical support partner of THine for Americas, today announced the availability of THine ICs through CEL’s distribution partners. CEL’s distribution partners include all the major…

ECIA Recognizes Outstanding Members

ECIA is pleased to present the 2018 Distinguished Service Awards to seven members who have made significant contributions to the association by sharing their time and energy; and its North Star Award. The 2018 honorees embody the spirit of giving back and have gone above and beyond their day jobs in the service of the association and the industry. They make it a point to get involved in association committees…

Premier Farnell Adds Adesto Technologies

Adesto Technologies (NASDAQ: IOTS), a leading provider of innovative application-specific semiconductors for the IoT era, and Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, which operates as Newark element14 in North America, has signed a new distribution agreement. The franchise provides OEM customers with access to Adesto’s complete portfolio of feature-rich, ultra-low power non-volatile memory (NVM) products, with…

Rutronik Receives Top Awards

Rutronik, a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and products and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, received top honors from Elektronik magazine’s annual “Distributor of the Year 2018” readers’ choice award, earning seven first-, six second-, and eight third-place awards. In the magazine’s annual “Distributor of the Year” awards, distributors…

ATS Names West Electronic Solutions as Sales Rep

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS), a leading-edge thermal engineering and manufacturing company focused on the thermal management of electronics, is pleased to announce that it has signed West Electronic Solutions, a sales representative for electronic manufacturers and service providers with more than 50 years of success in the industry, to be its outside sales representative…

Sager Expands Power Solutions Center

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, has relocated its Power Solutions Center (PSC) to a 64,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Carrollton, TX. The new facility is 70% larger than Sager’s existing location, and will include 20,500 square feet of value-add production space…

“Choosing Blocking Capacitors” Paper Available at RFMW

RFMW, Ltd. announces availability of a white paper from Dielectric Laboratories (DLI). “Choosing blocking capacitors – it’s more than just values” outlines how designers often use rules-of-thumb or approximate equations linking capacitor values to final RF performance. DLI takes a real world look at performance that can’t be predicted by design theory, and then analyzes…