Mouser Stocks Ametherm Interchangeable Thermistors

Ametherm today announced that its ACCU-Curve series of interchangeable thermistors is now being stocked by Mouser Electronics. The components are available worldwide via Mouser’s award-winning website, www.mouser.com, and its comprehensive resource catalogs. Manufactured in the company’s Carson City, Nevada, facility, Ametherm’s ACCU-Curve thermistors, available from Mouser Electronics, deliver long-term stability and reliability for high-accuracy temperature sensing,…

Raytheon Awards Lansdale

For the second consecutive year, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. achieved a 4-star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. This prestigious annual award for supplier excellence program was instituted by Raytheon’s IDS to recognize top suppliers who have provided outstanding quality service and partnership in exceeding Raytheon’s requirements.  Award candidates are judged on…

Future Opens New Regional HQ

Future Electronics, founded in 1968 by company president Robert Miller and now a world-class leader and innovator in the distribution and marketing of electronics components, today officially opened the new headquarters for its Central Europe region, in Muenchen, Germany. The move to a new, bigger office complex near the site of the Messe Muenchen exhibition halls…

Lansdale Continues Freescale’s ML1590

Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. President, R. Dale Lillard, announced today the continued availability of the ML1590/BGA, National Stock Number (NSN) 5962-01-280-2203. The ML1590 is supplied in (8) lead metal cans to Standard Microcircuit Drawing (SMD) 5962-876570 integrated circuits (ICs), originally designed and built by Motorola/Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.   Lansdale has single-source rights to both globally market and…

IPC: PCB Sales Up 0.4% in 2015

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the December 2015 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Slow sales growth continued in December, bringing 2015 to a close at 0.4 percent growth over 2014. The book-to-bill ratio returned to parity at 1.00 in December. Total North American PCB shipments increased…

Verdict Issued in AVX-Greatbatch Lawsuit

 AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX) today reported a jury verdict in a patent infringement case filed in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware captioned Greatbatch, Inc. v AVX Corporation. Despite AVX’s defense that it had not violated Greatbatch’s patents for the particular products in question, a jury recently found that Greatbatch incurred damages totaling $37.5 million. It is expected that AVX’s…

Mouser and Imahara Launch 2016 Power Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara along with scientists, visionaries and educators to announce an exciting new series on Power and the Future Supercapacitor to kick off the 2016 Empowering Innovation Together™ program. This new series captures insights from some of the most influential people in power management and storage, including scientists from UCLA…

STMicro to Exit STB Market

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2015. Fourth quarter net revenues totaled $1.67 billion, gross margin was 33.5%, and net income was $2 million. For the full year 2015, net revenues totaled $6.90…

Richardson RFPD Intros Skyworks SPDT Switch

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new single-pole, double-throw switch from Skyworks Solutions, Inc. The SKYA21001 features low insertion loss (0.4 dB at 2.4 GHz) and positive voltage operation with low DC power consumption (10 μA). It is ideally suited for automotive applications such as infotainment, telematics,…