Microchip Device Delivers Complete Motor Drive System

Chandler, Ariz., — Microchip Technology Inc. introduces a three-phase BLDC motor gate driver with power module. The MCP8024 device includes functions that power dsPIC digital signal controllers (DSCs) and PIC microcontrollers (MCUs) with capabilities to drive six N-channel MOSFETs. This provides increased efficiency, while lowering system cost and reducing time to market. The MCP8024 operates across…

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Maxwell Inks Pact With SK Innovation

Maxwell Technologies, Inc.  has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with SK Innovation, a subsidiary of SK Holdings and Korea’s leading energy provider, to develop next generation energy storage solutions leveraging the complementary characteristics of SK’s lithium ion batteries and Maxwell’s ultracapacitors. The two companies will explore and identify global commercial opportunities for products that enable…

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Emulex Reduces Workforce

Emulex Corp., a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, has implemented a restructuring plan designed to streamline business operations with the goal of driving long-term shareholder value. This restructuring plan is part of the three-part transformation initiative announced last month to improve profitability, increase cash flow and enhance shareholder value. The restructuring will include…

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JDSU to Acquire Network Instruments

JDSU today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Network Instruments, a leading developer of enterprise network and application-performance management solutions for global 2000 companies. JDSU plans to acquire Network Instruments for $200 million in cash, subject to certain adjustments. The companies expect to close the transaction, subject to customary regulatory approvals,…

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