Micro-Measurements Restarts Super Stock Program

Malvern, Pa. — Micro-Measurements®, a Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (VPG) brand, today announced that it is bringing back its Super Stock program, providing design engineers with quick access to the right stress analysis gage for their testing requirements. The Super Stock program includes a comprehensive list of in-demand patterns, guaranteed to be in stock for Micro-Measurements’ worldwide network…

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Ecliptek Speeds Up Compliance Notification

Costa Mesa, Calif. – Identifying and reporting on the materials used in electronics components continues to be a challenge for buyers in the electronics industry. This has become a moving target as regulations expand and more materials are banned. In an effort to help its customers meet environmental compliance requirements, Ecliptek Corp., a crystal and oscillator…

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Diodes to Buy Pericom Semiconductor

Diodes Incorporated (NASDAQ: DIOD), a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic and analog semiconductor markets and Pericom Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: PSEM), a worldwide supplier of high performance connectivity and timing solutions, today announced that Diodes Incorporated and Pericom have entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger…

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RFMW Adds Weinschel Products to Linecard

San Jose, Calif. – RFMW Ltd. and API Technologies Corp.  today announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective immediately allowing the sale and support of API Weinschel products. API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (“API”) is a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave and millimeterwave solutions. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused…

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Daimler, Renault-Nissan Break Ground on JV Plant in Mexico

Aguascalientes, Mexico — Aguascalientes plant to build next-generation premium compact vehicles for the brands Mercedes-Benz and Infiniti Production of Infiniti vehicles to begin in 2017 Production of Mercedes-Benz vehicles to begin in 2018 Daimler and the Renault-Nissan Alliance today broke ground for their joint-venture manufacturing complex, COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes), in Aguascalientes in central Mexico, which will build…

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Mouser Stocks TE Connectivity MicroSFP+ Connectors

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE) micro SFP+ connector and cable assemblies. These assemblies offer a footprint that is up to 50 percent smaller than current SFP+ interconnects, helping designers increase faceplate density while freeing additional PCB space. The products’ designs have been enhanced to improve signal routing, minimize electromagnetic interference (EMI), and optimize automated…

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Automotive Appetite for Power ICs Grows

The automotive market became the third largest end market for power semiconductor applications in 2014, outperforming the overall market average for semiconductors, said IHS Inc. A big part of this increased demand is driven by advanced assistance systems (ADAS) and infotainment systems. The IHS Power Management Market Share and Supplier Analysis report finds that power ICs, in…

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Hoffmann+Krippner to Distribute PIL Sensors in the Americas

Frisco, Tex. – Hoffmann-Krippner, the leading source for high quality German technology for the sensing and industrial field, today announced that it is now the America’s distributor for PIL’s new P53 Steel Head ultrasonic sensor, as well as other PIL sensor technologies. Developed for use in demanding medical, pharmaceutical, food processing and industrial applications, the P53…

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Consumer Electronics Market to Reach $838.9B by 2020

San Francisco, Calif. — The global consumer electronics market is expected to reach USD 838.85 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Recent technological advancements have led to the miniaturization of smart devices, and are expected to be key factor driving the consumer electronics industry. High investment, availability of cost effective devices due…

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