Samsung Needs to Get Transparent

We live in an industry that operates behind closed walls. Most days corporations need to protect their intellectual property carefully, but this is not one of them. Lithium ion batteries are widely used across the industry in everything from hearing aids to electric cars. The drive for profits from the premium smartphone market drove Samsung…

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IEC Cuts Workforce in Newark, NY

Newark, N.Y. – IEC Electronics Corp. today confirmed a workforce reduction of approximately 73 full time employees at its Newark, NY facility. Jeffrey T. Schlarbaum, President & CEO of IEC Electronics commented, “We continue to proactively manage our expense structure as we move through the turnaround. As an outsourced contract manufacturer, our workforce needs fluctuate commensurate…

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Sager Names Director of Manufacturing Operations

Middleborough, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, welcomes Don Fincher in the new role as Director of Manufacturing Operations. Mr. Fincher brings over thirty years of engineering and management experience, and will lead Sager’s manufacturing operations and Power Solutions Center. Frank Flynn, President of Sager Electronics, said, “Don…

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A Roadmap to Implementing 3D Printing Today

The way we do things in many industries is changing now perhaps more rapidly than ever before.  Modern technologies are growing and evolving at exponential rates, carving new paths for start‑ups and disrupting blue chips.  Technologies such as robotics, automation, drones, artificial intelligence, and 3D printing continue to reshape both company operations and customer expectations.…

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Mouser Offers Lumileds FreshFocus Technology LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking LUXEON Stylist Series LEDs with FreshFocus Technology™ from Lumileds. FreshFocus Technology showcases food displays in their freshest and most appealing state while using less energy and generating less heat. The technology is…

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Digi-Key Stocks Ametherm ACCU-Curve NTC Thermistors

Ametherm today announced that its ACCU-Curve interchangeable NTC thermistors are now being stocked by its valued distributor Digi-Key Electronics. The components are available worldwide via Digi-Key’s online catalog at www.digikey.com. Ametherm’s ACCU-Curve NTC thermistors deliver long-term stability and reliability for high-accuracy temperature sensing, control, and compensation in medical, industrial, and automotive applications. The devices offer interchangeability over…

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