SouthWest NanoTechnologies Receives $2.7M in Financing

Norman, Okla. — SouthWest NanoTechnologies Inc. (SWeNT), a leading manufacturer of single-wall, few-wall and multi-wall carbon nanotube materials for printed electronics, energy storage and composites applications has received $2.7 million in new financing in two transactions. Approximately $1.7 million was received as part of a $4 million round of convertible notes. An additional $1 million…

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TE Connectivity to Buy Xiamen Delixing/Sibas

Schauffhausen, Switzerland — TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL), a world leader in connectivity, today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the business of Xiamen Delixing Electric Equipment Co., Ltd. (“Delixing”) and Xiamen SIBAS Connectors Co., Ltd. (“Sibas”). Delixing/Sibas is a privately owned manufacturer of heavy duty connectors used in machinery equipment, factory…

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European Wearable Tech Market to Grow 42% in Five Years

Albany, N.Y. — According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research “Wearable Technology Market – European Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013 – 2019,” this market was valued at USD 308.69 million in 2013, growing at a CAGR of 42.1% from 2014 to 2019 to account for USD 2545.51 million in 2019. Wearable…

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New Components Meet Designer, Buyer Requirements

Electronic component manufacturers are developing more and more new devices that serve double-duty roles – helping designers simplify and speed up their designs while reducing the bill of materials (BOM) and overall systems cost for the procurement teams. Here’s a sampling of some of the latest devices that play dual roles, including switching regulators, motor…

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TTI, Wakefield-Vette Ink Distribution Agreement

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has signed a distribution agreement with Wakefield-Vette, a global leader in thermal management solutions. In continuous operation since 1957, Wakefield-Vette manufactures a wide array of thermal solutions that includes thermal extrusions, LED heat sinks, heat…

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u-blox Acquires IP for Industrial Wi-Fi

Thalwil, Switzerland — Swiss u‑blox (SIX:UBXN), a leading provider of wireless and positioning semiconductors and modules for the automotive, industrial and consumer markets, has acquired the company Antcor, a developer of Wi-Fi baseband intellectual property (IP). The acquisition consists of a purchase of 100% of the shares of Antcor Advanced Network Technologies S.A. at a price…

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America II, Taiwan Semi Sign Distribution Deal

St. Petersburg, Fla.–America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into a distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor, a worldwide manufacturer of discrete semiconductors, as well as analog ICs, power transistors and MosFETs used in the automotive, computer, consumer, industrial, telecom and photovoltaic industries. “We’re in…

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