Sony to Sell Battery Business to Murata

Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (“Murata”) and Sony Corporation (“Sony”) today announced that they have entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding that confirms their intent to negotiate the transfer of the Sony Group’s battery business to the Murata Group (the “Transfer”). Following due diligence and negotiation of detailed terms and conditions of the Transfer, Murata…

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Mouser Sponsors 2016 NIWeek Design Conference

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announces that it is a major exhibitor and sponsor at NIWeek, August 1 – 4 at the Austin (Texas) Convention Center. Presented by National Instruments (NI), the 22nd Annual NIWeek brings together the brightest minds in engineering and science. More than 3,200 innovators representing a spectrum of industries, from automotive to telecommunications to robotics and energy, will learn…

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Digi-Key Supplies PUI Audio Products

Thief River Falls, Minn. – Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced PUI Audio, Inc.’s Audio Sound eXciters are currently available for immediate shipment from www.digikey.com. The eXciters transform nearly anything into an audio-generating device without the challenges of speakers including complex chambers, the worry of environmental…

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TTI Stocks Honeywell MICRO SWITCH NCG Limit Switches

Honeywell’s new NCG Series of MICRO SWITCH™ compact limit switches are now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. The NGS Series is a customer-configurable platform of medium-duty switches that allow the customer to choose between SPDT (single pole, double throw) and DPDT (double pole, double throw) configuration. …

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IPC: North American PCB Sales Up, Orders Down, in June

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the June 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Compared to the same month last year, PCB sales growth was strong while orders were down, causing a decline in the book-to-bill ratio to 0.98. Total North American PCB shipments in June…

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Analog Devices to Buy Linear Tech for $14.8B

Analog Devices Inc. (ADI) will acquire Linear Technology for $14.8 billion, making it a tougher competitor in the analog semiconductor sector with expected annual revenues of about $5 billion. The combined companies will become an analog industry leader across product categories, including data converters, power management, amplifiers, interface, and RF and microwave products. The acquisition…

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