Arrow Supplies Peregrine’s Discontinued Products

San Diego, Calif. — Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces the availability of its discontinued products through the Arrow Electronics’ Supply Assurance program, enabling customers to order obsolete Peregrine products beyond the product’s end-of-life process and last-time-buy event. “From the customer to the manufacturer, Arrow’s…

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IPC Delivers Automotive Standard for Rigid PCBs

Bannockburn, Ill. — In September of 2015, IPC delivered revision D of IPC-6012, Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards. Building on this base standard, IPC has developed the first automotive addendum, IPC-6012DA, Automotive Applications Addendum to IPC-6012D Qualification and Performance Specification for Rigid Printed Boards. This addendum addresses the reliability of rigid printed boards which…

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Transportation Insight Again Named to G75 Award for Top Green Supply Chain Partners

HICKORY, N.C. , June 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Transportation Insight, a leading global third-party logistics (3PL) provider, announces the company received the Inbound Logistics G75 Award for top green supply chain partners for the third consecutive year. Inbound Logistics ' 75 Green Supply Chain Partners (G75) profiles companies that are leading by example, demonstrating measurable progress…

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5G, Cellular IoT Step Ahead

SAN JOSE, Calif.—Qualcomm is showing a prototype 5G base station and terminal in China Mobile’s booth at the Mobile World Congress in Shanghai this week. The FPGA- and DSP-based system is one of many early efforts to test ideas expected to emerge in 3GPP standards that won’t start to gel until 2018. The news comes…

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Mexico Benefits From Reshoring Trend

Depending on how one defines “reshoring,” manufacturing activity is increasing in the Americas. Specifically, electronics businesses and researchers say, Mexico is the biggest beneficiary of North American manufacturing companies re-thinking their global footprint. An executive of a U.S.-based electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company at a recent ECIA gathering said that bad experiences in China have had…

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