Future Electronics Offers CUI’s Low Power Board Mounted DC/DC Converters

POINTE CLAIRE, Quebec — Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, offers CUI Inc.’s family of low power board mounted DC/DC converters. CUI has introduced a family of low power board mounted DC/DC converters for use in harsh environments and demanding applications. PES1-M and PEM1-S DC/DC converters from CUI Inc. combine high isolation…

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Element14 Names Design Finalists

Element14 has selected 10 finalists in the Inductive Sensing Challenge, a global design competition using the world’s first inductance-to-digital converter, Texas Instruments’ LDC1000. The finalists, representing 10 different countries in North America, Europe and Asia, were chosen from hundreds of submissions around the world to create innovative devices using the product. The competition aims to…

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Future Electronics Offers Exar’s XR307xX Series High Reliability Transceivers

POINTE CLAIRE, Quebec — Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of Exar’s XR307xX series of high reliability transceivers. The XR307xX series of high performance RS-485/422 devices are designed for improved performance in noisy industrial environments and increased tolerance to system faults. The analog bus pins can withstand direct shorts…

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Peerless Alternative Energy Store Online

Peerless Electronics, Inc.,  a major factory authorized, stocking distributor of electromechanical and interconnect products, has launched its new online e commerce store showcasing components for Alternative Energy applications. Peerless customers will save time; view at-a-glance status and find it easier to shop online from product catalogs tailored to the Alternative Energy Industry from Peerless’ large…

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Microchip Ends 2014 Up 22.1%

Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today reported results for the three months and fiscal year ended March 31, 2014. Consolidated net sales for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2014 were $493.4 million, up 2.3% sequentially from net sales of $482.4 million in the immediately preceding…

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US Manufacturing: 9.1% Growth Expected For 2014

A majority of U.S. manufacturing executives expect their sales will grow a little more than 9 percent for the rest of 2014, according to the Institute of Supply Management’s  semi-annual survey of purchasing and supply managers.  Of the 18 industries predicting growth, computer and electronics products fall a disappointing 12th on the list. Textile manufacturers…

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Manufacturing: Mexico’s Appeal Grows as Chinese Costs Soar

Labor costs in Mexico are still generally higher than in China but the total cost of manufacturing in the North American country has fallen recently below its Asian rival’s, spurring a rethink amongst OEMs about the best place to site production facilities. In the last few years, many U.S.-based manufacturing companies have either moved or…

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Security Demands Hardware Improvements

Fast, reliable network connectivity is at the heart of business today — powering critical infrastructure systems, internal business operations, customer-facing communications, and home-based entertainment services. But it’s not only system performance that keeps network managers awake at night. As more people embrace multiple connected devices through a wide range of applications, security vulnerabilities are top-of-mind…

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