VARTA Names New Regional Sales Manager

VARTA-Microbattery, Inc., a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of an extensive variety of high-technology rechargeable and primary batteries, today announced the appointment of Michelle Martucci to Regional Sales Manager.  In this position, Ms. Martucci is charged with supporting customers and managing VARTA’s sales representative network throughout the northeast and central United States. She holds an MBA…

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BrainChip Appoints New CEO

BrainChip Holdings Ltd (“BrainChip” or the “Company”) (ASX: BRN)announced today that Louis DiNardo has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company effective September 29, 2016 (US EST), September 30, 2016 (Australian WST). Interim CEO and Founder, Peter Van Der Made, will continue to serve as Chief Technology Officer. Mr. DiNardo has a strong…

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Get Yourself Named Procurement MVP

As the business world has evolved, the procurement profession has evolved with it. Today, procurement pros are faced with having to demonstrate and measure the value that they are bringing to the group. They want to stand out as the most valuable player (MVP) in the organization. Doing that successfully helps the organization and the…

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Digital High Performers Rare in Tech Industry

The high-tech industry should be a leader in understanding the needs for, and deriving benefits from, a complete digital transformation. However, new evidence suggests that few in this industry are generating financial success from their extensive digital investments. Many high-tech companies are embracing cloud, analytics, or mobile platforms to drive greater efficiencies to become more…

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Buyers: Watch for Higher DRAM Prices in Q4

As memory makers adjust their product mixes, PC DRAM prices continue to rise. It’s also contributing to tighter supply. The global average contract price of PC DRAM increased 7.4 percent in September, reaching $14.50, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Spot pricing for DRAM chips also rose significantly in September, up by as much as 19…

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Mouser Stocks Molex NeoPress

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the NeoPress™ high-speed mezzanine system from Molex, LLC. This modular press-fit solution includes tunable differential pairs, low stack heights, and compliant-pin terminations with a staggered interface configuration, and offers data rates up to 28 Gbps. The NeoPress system is ideal for new, space-constrained applications that demand higher speeds and…

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Let’s Celebrate Manufacturing Day

The first Friday in October marks Manufacturing Day (MFG DAY). It is a day “a celebration of modern manufacturing meant to inspire the next generation of manufacturers.” Today, around the United States, over 2,500 events have been scheduled to raise awareness.  The mission of the celebration is simple: MFG DAY addresses common misperceptions about manufacturing…

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