IPC: EU Regs Significantly Impact Electronics Industry

Bannockburn, Ill. — A September 10 European Union (EU) Court of Justice ruling on a case on the calculation of levels of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles under the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation will significantly increase REACH reporting requirements in the electronics industry. For electronics manufacturers who want to…

Solid Growth Ahead for Automotive MEMS Sensor Market

New York, N.Y. – The global automotive MEMS sensor market was valued at $2,600.5 million in 2014, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0%, during the period 2015 – 2020. The government regulation towards passenger safety and environment has become more stringent in recent years, and therefore automotive manufacturers are forced to implement latest and…

Kemet Intros Engineering Center

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, introduced its new Engineering Center online education resource, focused on providing practical answers to questions involving passive components in electronic applications. Engineering Center features blog posts, a calendar of free technical seminars, component tools and a knowledge library authored by KEMET’s field application experts. “KEMET…

Omron to Buy Adept Technology

Foster City, Calif. — Mooreland Partners (http://www.moorelandpartners.com) the leading independent investment bank providing M&A advisory and capital raising services to the global technology industry, today announced that it acted as the exclusive financial advisor to Adept Technology on its sale to OMRON Corporation. OMRON plans to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Adept,…

FlexEnable, Flex Partner on Conformed LCD for Automotive Apps

Frankfurt, Germany — FlexEnable, the leader in the development and industrialisation of flexible organic electronics, is showcasing the first conformed LCD in an integrated automotive application at IAA 2015. The demonstration shows how LCD, the world’s most established and proven display technology, can be applied to glass-free, ergonomically shaped displays in cars without incurring the…

Cisco Awards Kemet

Greenville, S.C.– KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received the 2015 Excellence in Sustainability Award from Cisco®. This prestigious award recognizes KEMET for demonstrating sustainability leadership above and beyond Cisco’s supplier code of conduct, and embodying the spirit of collaboration. The distinction was awarded during Cisco’s 24th…

DuPont Launches New Inks for Printed Electronics

Research Triangle Park, N.C.– DuPont Microcircuit Materials (DuPont) is launching electronic inks that cure quickly at low temperatures, expanding the possibility of printing electronics onto an entirely new group of plastic films.  The technology is expected to enable electronic components such as sensors, heaters and antennas to be printed on more versatile and less expensive…

Richardson RFPD Offers New Qorvo GaN MMIC PAs

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for four new GaN MMIC power amplifiers from Qorvo. The TGA2813-SM, TGA2814-SM, TGA2817-SM and TGA2818-SM are available at power levels of 100W, 80W, 60W and 30W, respectively, and operate up to 3.7 GHz. They feature excellent power added efficiency (PAE) and gain, and they are offered in…