Capacitor Pricing Fixing Conspiracy: The Next Chapter

Last month, a federal grand jury indicted Nippon Chemi-Con, a leading electrolytic capacitor manufacturer, citing a long-running conspiracy to fix, increase, maintain, and stabilize prices for those products sold in the United States and elsewhere. Electrolytic capacitors store and regulate electrical current in a variety of electronic products, including computers, televisions, car engines and airbag…

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JAGGAER, Chainalytics Partner to Transform the Logistics Process

JAGGAER, a leader in indirect and direct Source-to-Pay (S2P) spend management solutions, and Chainalytics, a global leader in supply chain consulting, analytics, and market intelligence, today announce their partnership to transform the logistics process for their collective transportation customers and clients as part of JAGGAER’s Select Partner Program. The partnership combines Chainalytics’ renowned supply chain and…

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GaN Semiconductor Market to Reach $22.5B by 2023

The GaN semiconductor market is forecast to reach $22.47 billion by 2023, according to a new report published by MarketsandMarkets. According to the new market research report on the “Gallium Nitride Semiconductor Device Market by Device Type (Opto, Power, RF), Wafer Size, Application (Power Drives, Supply and Inverter, RF, Lighting and Laser), Vertical (Telecommunication, Consumer, Automotive),…

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Mouser Ships Silicon Labs PCIe Clock Generators

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Si522xx PCIe clock generators from Silicon Labs. This new family of clock generators is compliant with all current versions of PCI Express® (PCIe®), including PCIe Gen 4 and Separate Reference Independent Spread (SRIS) standards, delivering exceptional jitter performance of just 0.4 picoseconds…

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Xilinx to Invest $40M in EMEA HQ

Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ:XLNX) today announced its intention to invest $40 million in an initiative to expand its research, development, and engineering operations at the company’s EMEA headquarters in Dublin and Cork.  The company will recruit 75 senior silicon and electronics engineering staff for its regional headquarters in Dublin and for its engineering centre in Cork. Additionally 25 new employees will be hired…

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OEMs Identify 3D Printing as Key Technology

From auto makers to industrial companies, manufacturers are looking at how additive manufacturing, or 3D printing, can streamline its processes, decrease costs, and more. “As industrial 3D printers go from stand-alone systems, used mostly for prototyping, tooling and single part production to becoming the core systems within integrated digital mass production lines, a number of…

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