High Speed Interconnects Launches New Website

High Speed Interconnects (www.highspeedint.com), a custom, high-performance, cable assembly manufacturer, has announced the launch of a new website which features their full product lines of ultra-high performance and robust DC-60 GHz micro coaxial and DC-70 GHz coaxial cable assemblies. Many of these assemblies feature a new ePTFE dielectric called VP90, a key enabler. The website…

Bel to Acquire Power-One

Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ:BELFA and NASDAQ:BELFB) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Power-One Power Solutions business of ABB Ltd. (NYSE:ABB).  Bel will pay approximately $117 million in cash to acquire the Power Solutions business, which had 2013 revenue of approximately $251 million.  The acquisition, which is subject to…

Ioxus Opens Second Plant

Ioxus, a manufacturer of premium performance ultracapacitor technology for use in transportation, industrial and energy applications, today announced the opening of its second manufacturing facility in Oneonta, New York. The 22,000 sq. ft. plant, located less than a mile from Ioxus’ headquarters, will create increased capacity for both electrode manufacturing and module assembly to meet…

April Component Trends: Return to Stability

Although electronics components saw a little movement in leadtimes and pricing in the month of March, April — with a few exceptions– is trending back toward stability. According to Avnet’s latest Market and Technology Trends report, discretes and memory are two categories worth keeping an eye on. Leadtimes in discrete components are stretching out to as much…

FCI Completes PwrBlade+ Joint Qualifications

Singapore — FCI, a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect systems, is proud to announce the PwrBlade+™ power connector has completed its long-term reliability tests when cross-mated with the TE Connectivity Multi-Beam XLE connector series. All tests were performed by Contech Research, a leading independent reliability test lab. PwrBlade+™ is a modular AC/DC power distribution connector designed for demanding PCB…