Vishay Acquires Holy Stone

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, today announced the acquisition of Holy Stone Polytech Co., Ltd. (“Holy Stone Polytech”), a Japanese manufacturer of tantalum capacitors, from Holy Stone Enterprise Co. Ltd. The purchase price was approximately $21 million subject to customary post-closing adjustments.…

Mouser Launches ‘Wearables’ Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc., has just launched the new Wearables Technology site, sponsored by STMicroelectronics. This new technology site on Mouser.com provides product information on STMicroelectronics (ST) semiconductor devices that satisfy the always-on, low power, network connected requirements of the emerging Wearables Device and Internet of Things applications. The new STMicroelectronics Wearables Technology site, available on…

PEI-Genesis Awarded AS9100C:2009

PEI-Genesis, Inc., one of the world’s fastest assemblers of precision connectors and power supplies, has reached the achievement of AS9100C:2009 certification for its corporate headquarters and South Bend, IN production facility. Certification was awarded on June 5, 2014 following a two year investment in preparation and audit processes. AS9100C:2009 is a rigorous quality management system…

New Packaging for Molex SL Connectors

  Molex Incorporated announced today that its comprehensive SL™ (Stackable Linear) Modular Connector System is available in tape-and-reel packaging with pick-and-place vacuum caps.  The updated system enables the use of an automated termination procedure to facilitate high-speed processing and accurate placement on the printed circuit board (PCB).  The SL family of connectors offers a modular…

RFMW Has TGL2205-SM

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for a wideband GaAs VPIN limiter capable of protecting sensitive components against high power incident signals. The TriQuint TGL2205-SM operates from 2 to 6 GHz with low insertion loss of less than 0.6 dB. It can limit up to 100 W incident pulsed-power with a low flat leakage…

Avnet Releases Artix Kit

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Artix®-7 50T FPGA Evaluation Kit featuring the Xilinx® Artix®-7 FPGA, a low-cost device, with half the power consumption and twice the performance and logic capacity versus previous generations. The Artix-7 50T FPGA Evaluation Kit allows engineers to evaluate the small form-factor…

BBG Enterprises Launches IP&E Marketplace

The new and one-of-a-kind marketplace serving electronic component manufacturers, distributors, raw material suppliers, designers and buyers within the interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) ecosystem is now live at http://www.IPEMarketplace.com. Designed and launched by BBG Enterprises Inc., the parent company of Electronics Purchasing Strategies magazine, and developed by New Angle Media on its proprietary wynd™ software platform, IP&E Marketplace…