Ventec Expands US Operations

Ventec International Group is expanding its U.S. operational capability by investing in new prepreg manufacturing equipmentVentec International Group, a world leader in the production of polyimide & high reliability epoxy laminates and prepregs, is expanding its United States operational capability by investing in new prepreg manufacturing equipment. In order to capture growth opportunities in the…

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Thread’s Killer App?

Every time the electronics industry rolls out new technologies, the inevitable question is: “What’s the killer app?” The killer app question is what many vendors, especially in the Internet of Things (IoT) market, have struggled to answer. This is largely because on the home front alone, IoT covers such a broad spectrum — ranging from…

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Richardson RFPD, Astrodyne TDI Sign Distribution Deal

Mansfield, Mass. — Astrodyne TDI, a global leader in the design and manufacture of EMI and RFI power line filters, has recently partnered with Geneva, IL-based Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Company, to offer its line of filter products worldwide. With 35 locations across the globe, Richardson RFPD is a specialized electronic component distributor providing design engineers with technical expertise…

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SITRI, Accelink Partner on Optical Tech

Wuhan, China and Shanghai, China –– SITRI, the innovation center for accelerating the development and commercialization of “More than Moore” solutions to power the Internet of Things,and Accelink Technologies Co., Ltd., the leading opto-electronic components supplier in China, announced today they have signed an agreement to collaborate on the development of opto-electronic communication. The agreement will allow Accelink…

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Time for a High-Tech Risk Makeover?

In an industry defined by innovation, successful high-tech leaders pride themselves on staying a step or two ahead of the competition and their customers. Being proactive is the key to winning in this fast-moving business. So why then are these same leaders often caught off guard when unforeseen crisis threatens to disrupt their supply chains?…

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VR Ride Pumped Me Up

Last week I took a drive, ride and fly through virtual reality courtesy of a new peripheral from startup Virzoom. It was not my first trip through virtual reality, but it was fun and reinforced my belief the VR world will be vast someday. Virzoom is essentially a stationary bike that in VR land becomes…

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Study: Offshore Suppliers Test Reshoring’s Benefits

Although the trend toward offshoring is believed to be driven by one factor—labor costs—there are dozens of other factors that impact the effectiveness of an offshore manufacturing strategy. One, of course, is the location of the end-customer. Another is the location of suppliers. Recent research suggests that efforts toward reshoring – i.e., bringing manufacturing back…

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