Micro-Measurements Launches Custom Transducer Service

Malvern, Pa. — Micro-Measurements®, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, today introduced a new design, installation, and customization service for transducers built on foil strain gages. Drawing on the extensive PhotoStress® experimental stress analysis experience of VPG’s recently acquired Stress-Tek, Inc., StrainBond™ provides engineers with full transducer support from development through installation. Services include initial assessment,…

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Benchmarking: It Assures Better Pricing

Over the 4 years since Lytica Inc. launched our electronic component benchmarking tool set, we’ve concluded there are 4 reasons why companies don’t benchmark their electronic component expenses for competitiveness. There are assumed to be four reasons why companies don’t benchmark component prices. These are: Comfortable with the status quo Believe they are getting great/better…

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NRC Electronics Earns AS9120A Certification

The AS certification rewards aerospace and defense industry channels for achieving the highest levels of quality, while satisfying all regulatory compliance requirements (and mitigating customer risk). The new certification is required by organizations that need an “expert level” of verifiable quality. With over 40 years of experience (in the defense and commercial “OEM” electronics industry),…

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Mouser Exhibits New Power Technologies at APEC 2016

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced that it is exhibiting as a Platinum Partner at this year’s Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition 2016 (APEC 2016) show — the premier event in applied power electronics — at Booth 2245. This year’s event takes place from March 20 to 24 in California at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center. Learn…

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TTI Announces Supplier Excellence Awards

Fort Worth, Tex. − TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the winners of its prestigious 2015 Americas Supplier Excellence Awards. Melanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President Global Business Operations, made the announcement. “TTI is pleased to recognize the following suppliers for their outstanding performance in 2015: AVX,…

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element14 Launches NXP Freedom Development Platform K66F

Chicago, Ill. – element14 and NXP today announced the launch of NXP’s new Freedom Development Platform K66F for Kinetis K66, K65 and K26 MCUs, which offers optimized performance, scalable integration and low power capabilities. The NXP Freedom Development Platform K66F is ideal for developing low cost, low power applications to replace 8- and 16-bit devices with 32-bit performance particularly…

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NRC Electronics Earns AS9120A Certification

The AS certification rewards aerospace and defense industry channels for achieving the highest levels of quality, while satisfying all regulatory compliance requirements (and mitigating customer risk). The new certification is required by organizations that need an “expert level” of verifiable quality. With over 40 years of experience (in the defense and commercial “OEM” electronics industry),…

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Do OLEDs Have a Future in Solid State Lighting?

Organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology holds a lot of promise for mobile devices which are only going to proliferate in both the business and consumer markets. OLED, which is used for displays, uses very little power, can be applied to flexible substrates such as plastic, doesn’t wash out in bright sunlight and needs no…

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