Mouser Stocking Freescale Kinetis K-Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking Freescale Semiconductor’s 32-bit Kinetis 72MHz K-Series microcontrollers. Freescale Kinetis K10/20/30/40/5x 72MHz microcontrollers (MCUs) available from Mouser electronics are low-power 32-bit microcontrollers featuring high precision analog, connectivity, and scalability. Freescale Kinetis 72MHz K-Series microcontrollers are…

TT Electronics IMG Gets Nadcap Nod

TT electronics integrated manufacturing services (IMS) has been awarded Nadcap accreditation in its Perry, Ohio facility. The Nadcap accreditation has been awarded in the category of Electronics – AC7120, for the company’s printed circuit board assembly (PCBA), demonstrating its ongoing commitment to quality by satisfying customer requirements and industry specifications. With this award, the Perry,…

Altera & Wind River Deploy SoC Tools

Altera Corporation (Nasdaq: ALTR) and Wind River® today announced that as a result of their strategic partnership, the companies have developed and deployed tools and solutions for Altera’s SoC FPGA devices. Wind River’s industry-leading operating systems and development tools support Altera’s multi-core ARM™ processor-based SoC platforms. By leveraging Wind River’s embedded operating systems (VxWorks® real-time…

UMC Fabs Pass ‘Green’ Test

United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) (“UMC”), announced today that all eight of its Taiwan-based fabs have passed the Cleaner Production Assessment Method Evaluation conducted by the Industrial Development Bureau (IDB) of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOE). With this certification, UMC becomes the only semiconductor manufacturer in Taiwan to obtain cleaner production certification…

IPC: EPA Revision Discourages Recycling

In a very odd turn of events, one expert says that the government agency charged with protecting the environment is discouraging recycling efforts. Speaking on behalf of more than 2,000 U.S. electronics manufacturers who are members of IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries, Dr. Brent Grazman said IPC members are strong advocates of scientifically based…

Littelfuse Adds New VP for Supply Chain and OpEx

Littelfuse, Inc.  announced the appointment of Michael P. Rutz, 42, as Vice President Supply Chain & Operational Excellence. In this newly created position, Rutz will be responsible for the company’s sourcing, supplier development, supply chain, quality and manufacturing engineering services. Rutz joins Littelfuse with 19 years of experience in the global electronics industry. His career…

Caputo Rejoins San-tron

San-tron, Inc, a leading manufacturer of RF coaxial connectors and cable assemblies, has announced today that they have rehired Vincent Caputo as Senior Product Line Manager for Cable Assemblies. Mr. Caputo brings over 16 years of RF/microwave experience to the position and first came to San-ton as a Sales Associate in 2004, and more recently…