TI Unveils New Webench Feature

Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today unveiled WEBENCH® Schematic Editor, a new editing and simulation feature that enables engineers to customize power management designs and simulate the circuit created within the WEBENCH environment.  For more information or to start a design, visit www.ti.com/webencheditor-pr. WEBENCH Schematic Editor will be demonstrated in TI’s booth #805 at the…

Digi International Goes Global With Arrow

Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) and Arrow Electronics Inc. today announced they have signed a global distribution agreement expanding their existing successful North American distribution alliance. “This extension to our relationship supports Arrow’s strategy to offer the very best products and services to its global customer base,” explains David West, vice president, semiconductor marketing, Arrow. “Digi…

China CE Market Declined in 2013

China’s consumer electronics market declined in 2013 as demand for products like televisions and digital still cameras decelerated, compelling the country’s manufacturers to devise new strategies for growth, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). Combined unit shipments for the chief products comprising the overall Chinese consumer electronics industry fell last year…

IPC: PCB Shipments Sluggish

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the January findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. January PCB sales and orders were below the levels of January 2013. The book-to-bill ratio in January continued climbing, but remains below parity at 0.95. Slow Start to 2014 Total North American PCB shipments…

Semtech Names New Exec

Semtech Corporation (Nasdaq:SMTC), a leading supplier of analog and mixed-signal semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Charles B. Ammann as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary. Mr. Ammann succeeds Randall H. Holliday, who has announced his retirement. “I am pleased to have a seasoned executive and legal professional of Chuck’s caliber join Semtech’s…

C&K Opens Shanghai Office

C&K Components has announced the opening of a corporate office in Shanghai, China, as it expands its global sales coverage throughout Asia. “This new office in China represents another key milestone for C&K in Asia, as we continue our expansion in the Chinese market. Choosing Shanghai’s location is directly linked to C&K’s strategy toward the…

Element14 Expands Microchip Offering

 Element14 has announced its expansion of its Microchip portfolio of products of kits for development and lighting.  Microchip is a leading provider of analogue, RF and microcontroller devices for rapid time-to-market for diverse applications such as industrial automation, consumer electronics, medical and lighting. “We are delighted with our partnership with element14 which enables us to support…