IPC & JPCA Release Design Guide for Printed Electronics

On July 31, the electronics manufacturing industry’s first design guidelines for printed electronics, IPC/JPCA-2291, Design Guidelines for Printed Electronics, was released by IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and JPCA. Providing much needed guidance for consistent, manufacturable design requirements for printed electronics, IPC/JPCA-2291 together with IPC/JPCA-4921, Requirements for Printed Electronics Base Materials, and IPC/JPCA-4591, Requirements for…

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Supply Chain Management Gets Some Respect

As global supply chains become more complex and yet more critical to the success of companies, the importance of and demand for supply chain managers is rising. And finding qualified candidates may be like finding a needle in a haystack. According to the Wall Street Journal, corporations are scrambling to hire supply chain experts and…

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Rorke Global Solutions Introduces Paladin Servers

 Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) building embedded solutions in support of computing, networking or storage servers now have a new set of building blocks in their toolbox. Rorke Global Solutions™, a business unit of the Avnet Embedded division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Paladin™ family of embedded servers.…

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Digi-Key Partners with B&B Electronics and Jazz Wireless

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a partnership with B&B Electronics and Jazz Wireless to provide a 3G Router/SIM Card bundle for low data customers developing industrial monitoring and control applications. “As cellular technology becomes more accessible, M2M developers are continually searching for…

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Kimball Electronics China Receives ISO 13485

Kimball Electronics Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB), announced today that the Company’s production facility in Nanjing, China has achieved the stringent ISO 13485 certification for medical device manufacturing. Kimball Electronics Group (KEG) is a global top-twenty-ranked contract electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company that specializes in durable electronics with applications in…

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Xilinx Awards TSMC

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) today announced that its “Best Supplier Award” was given to TSMC, the world’s leading semiconductor foundry, in recognition of TSMC’s outstanding performance as a strategic partner and supplier. Xilinx presents this award annually to recognize a key supplier for its outstanding efforts and contributions to the company’s success. “TSMC earned our…

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