Toolcraft Achieves Additional Certification

Toolcraft maintains high standards of quality assurance and environmental protection. This is documented by several certifications and awards. Since March 2014 the company also meets the standard of EN ISO 13485:2012 + AC:2012. The certificate attests Toolcraft an extensive quality management system for manufacturing surgical tools according to customer specification. High demands in medical technology…

RFMW Supports PE43705

RFMW , Ltd. announces design and sales support for the PE43705, a 7-bit, 31.75dB digital step attenuator from Peregrine Semiconductor. The PE43705 offers an extremely wide operational frequency range of 50MHz to 8GHz. Internal circuitry manages unequal ON/OFF switch times providing a “glitch safe” design by eliminating the unknown attenuation issue that plagues other DSAs.…

IPC Names New CFO

IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announces that Tom Sandman has joined the IPC staff as chief financial officer (CFO). As CFO, Sandman is responsible for leading IPC’s global financial operations and staff. With more than 25 years of experience in finance and financial management, Sandman most recently served as interim controller and consultant to CFO…

TUV Rheinland Offers REACH Registration

TÜV Rheinland offers REACH registration services in the U.S. for companies looking to export their products to the European Union (EU). Manufacturers in the following industries must comply with REACH: chemicals, plastics, petroleum, drapery and leather, cosmetics, food, printing, furniture, sports equipment, toys, electrical, mechanical, optics and engine and plant production, to name a few.…

IHS Partners With TGBN

IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of critical information and insight, announced that its CAPS Universe electronic component database now powers the intelligence behind the recently launched Trusted Global Buyers Network (TGBN). TGBN is a new online community from Network Product Solutions, LLC (NPS) for buyers, engineers, and suppliers to connect, collaborate, share,…

America Semiconductor Inks Global Deal With Quest

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, today appointed Quest Components, Inc. a franchised distributor of its full lines of rugged high-reliability high-power standard, fast and super-fast recovery rectifiers, low-power and bridge rectifiers, diacs, IGBT modules, SCRs, Triacs, TVS and Zener diodes.  The agreement augments America Semiconductor’s presence in strategic markets while…

Avnet Named an Ethisphere ‘Most Ethical Company’

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it has been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, an independent center of research promoting best practices in corporate ethics and governance, as a 2014 World’s Most Ethical Company®. This is Avnet’s first year being honored with this award, which recognizes organizations that continue to…

IEC Electronics Named to IPC Validation Services QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded the first IPC J-STD-001/IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to IEC Electronics Corporation’s Newark, New York and Albuquerque, New Mexico, facilities. In addition, IEC Electronics’ testing laboratory, Dynamic Research and Testing Laboratories (DRTL) in Albuquerque has been certified as an IPC-approved Validation Services Test Laboratory. IPC President and CEO John…

Avnet EM Launches Xilinx Zync-7000 SOM

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC Mini-Module Plus, a system-on-module (SOM) based on the Xilinx Zynq-7000 All Programmable SoC XC7Z100 device. The module is the newest addition to Avnet’s Mini-Module Plus Development System, which is a fully customizable modular platform comprised of…