AVX Debuts Online Simulation Tool for Capacitors

Greenville, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has introduced a new web-based simulation tool for its tantalum, polymer, and niobium oxide capacitors. Featuring data mined from the libraries of AVX’s previous PSpice Models and S-Parameters S2P software, which, now redundant, have been removed from the website, the new,…

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Melexis Inks Global Pact With Rutronik

Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH and Melexis have signed a global distribution agreement covering Melexis’ entire product portfolio of sensors, sensor interface ICs, driver ICs and communication ICs.  Melexis offers an extensive array of highly integrated semiconductors that help the automotive industry to produce greener, safer cars and domestic appliance manufacturers to bring more energy efficient products…

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Canadian Aerospace Industry Continues to Grow

Ottawa, ON – A joint annual report released by the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) and Industry Canada today indicates that the Canadian aerospace industry continued to grow in 2014, increasing its national economic footprint and posting best-in-class results for the Canadian manufacturing sector. Key findings in the 2015 State of the Canadian Aerospace Industry…

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Conrad Stocks WAGO 2060 Terminal Blocks

Hirschau, Germany – Conrad Business Supplies continues to expand its selection of electrical components with new versions of the 2060 Series terminal blocks from leading manufacturer WAGO. These latest additions will complement over 16,000 other WAGO products stocked by Conrad. The updated versions of the 2060 Series comprise the 2060-451, 2060-452 and 2060-453 and feature a newly designed…

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GCT Launches Custom Cable Assembly Division

Global Connector Technology (GCT) has launched a dedicated cable assembly division to meet growing demand for customer-specific cable assemblies. Targeted at volume OEMs, GCT provides custom services for a variety of cable assemblies, including overmolded and IDC, as well as wire harnesses and cable looms. All assemblies are 100-percent tested to guarantee reliability and compliance,…

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Celestica Recognizes Suppliers

Toronto, Canada – Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced the winners of its 2014  Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Awards. The awards honour suppliers who provide the best TCOO TM performance to Celestica and its customers by demonstrating excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and…

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API Names New VP of Worldwide Sales

Orlando, Fla. — API Technologies Corp. (NASDAQ:ATNY) (“API” or the “Company”), a leading provider of high performance RF, microwave, millimeterwave, power, and security solutions today announced that Don Barnas has been named the Company’s new Vice President Worldwide Sales, effective June 8, 2015. In this role, Mr. Barnas will lead the Company’s worldwide sales, customer service, and field…

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RS, TDK Sign Global Agreement

Beijing — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has entered into a global agreement with TDK Corporation to distribute the Japan-based manufacturer’s portfolio of TDK and EPCOS passive electronic components. The agreement consolidates the existing relationship between the two companies, and enables customers around the world to purchase a huge selection…

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Wanted: A Few Good Lean Benchmarking ‘Sensei’

To companies focused on operational excellence, Lean Principles and the discipline of Benchmarking are considered two complimentary and indispensable tools toward achieving world class performance. Getting Lean is all about identifying and getting rid of waste, where waste is defined as any non-value adding step that customers are unwilling to pay for. Benchmarking is a…

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