Element14 Expands Kemet Portfolio

 Element14 has expanded its portfolio of KEMET capacitors for electronics design and production with the newest lines of super capacitors, inductors and signal relays, suitable for applications in automotive, communications and industrial. Marc Grange, Head of Product Marketing, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “We are delighted to add these popular KEMET products and make it available for…

SMIC, Qualcomm Collaborate on Wafer Production in China

San Diego, Calif. — Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation (“SMIC”; NYSE: SMI; SEHK: 981) and Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM), have announced that SMIC and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, are working together in connection with 28nm process technology and wafer manufacturing services in China to manufacture Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors. Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon processors are purpose built for…

Vishay Wins Top Components Awards

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company’s TP8 and T42 solid tantalum chip capacitors, T18 wet tantalum capacitors, and IHLP-2525CZ-8A low-profile, high-current inductor have been selected for Electronic Design’s “Top 101 Components.” The annual list compiles the 101 components from the previous year most popular among readers of the magazine’s Products of…

Harwin Lauds Digi-Key

Harwin, the leading hi-rel connector and SMT board hardware manufacturer, has named electronic components distributor, Digi-Key as the winner of its Global Marketing Outreach Award. The honor reflects Digi-Key’s worldwide success in bringing Harwin’s innovative product range to market, specifically recognising the effectiveness of the distributor’s marketing campaigns which have led to strong sales growth.…

Element14 Expands IR Offering

element14 has expanded its portfolio of 600V insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) from International Rectifier, a world leader in power management technology. Optimized for a complete power range spectrum, these robust and energy-efficient solutions are suitable for a wide range of use in small motors, loads to industrial applications, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), solar, induction heating,…

TE Completes Seacon Buy

TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced that it has completed the acquisition of the SEACON group, a leading provider of underwater connector technology and systems. The SEACON group serves the military marine and sub-sea sectors for remotely operated vehicles (ROV) / autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV), oil and gas, environmental and oceanographic applications. The group…

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…