Digicom Expands California EMS Facility

Oakland, Calif. – Digicom Electronics, Inc., a technology and quality driven electronics manufacturing services company, has expanded its facility in Oakland, California in the San Francisco Bay area. In addition to doubling in size, Digicom has added even more advanced manufacturing equipment and additional personnel to increase manufacturing capacity and capabilities. Digicom specializes in complex electronic…

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IPC: EU Regs Significantly Impact Electronics Industry

Bannockburn, Ill. — A September 10 European Union (EU) Court of Justice ruling on a case on the calculation of levels of substances of very high concern (SVHCs) in articles under the Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals (REACH) regulation will significantly increase REACH reporting requirements in the electronics industry. For electronics manufacturers who want to…

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Solid Growth Ahead for Automotive MEMS Sensor Market

New York, N.Y. – The global automotive MEMS sensor market was valued at $2,600.5 million in 2014, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 6.0%, during the period 2015 – 2020. The government regulation towards passenger safety and environment has become more stringent in recent years, and therefore automotive manufacturers are forced to implement latest and…

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Kemet Intros Engineering Center

Greenville, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, introduced its new Engineering Center online education resource, focused on providing practical answers to questions involving passive components in electronic applications. Engineering Center features blog posts, a calendar of free technical seminars, component tools and a knowledge library authored by KEMET’s field application experts. “KEMET…

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Driving Toward Connected Cars

Car customers increasingly want connectivity in vehicles. That desire is driving change in the auto industry. A report published on Tuesday, Sep. 15, by global consultancy McKinsey, “Competing for the Connected Customer: Perspectives on the Opportunities Created by Car Connectivity and Automation,” finds that 37% of car customers in the China, Germany, and the US…

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