ECIA Paper Compares Anti-Counterfeit Standards

The alphabet soup that is part of counterfeit-avoidance is difficult enough; poring through the available standards almost requires a scorecard. The ECIA has done some of the work for the industry in comparing the final rule from the Defense Acquisition Regulations System (DFARS), which added. section 252.246-7007 Contractor Counterfeit Electronic Part Detection and Avoidance System;…

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Mouser Electronics Showcases Newest Technologies

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announces that it is a major exhibitor at NIWeek, August 3-6 at the Austin (Texas) Convention Center. Presented by National Instruments (NI), the 21st Annual NIWeek brings together the brightest minds in engineering and science. More than 3,200 innovators representing a spectrum of industries, from automotive to telecommunications to robotics and energy,…

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Celestica Honors Molex

Molex Incorporated today announced it has been awarded a 2014 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. Celestica’s awards program recognizes suppliers that support Celestica’s TCOOTM strategy and demonstrate excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility. “Molex is proud to be recognized…

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Phoenix Contact Offers Pluggable Lightning Arrester Combo

The Phoenix Contact Flashtrab-SEC-T1+T2 protective device combination consists of line-follow-current-free type 1 lightning arresters on the basis of a spark gap and varistor-based type 2 surge protective devices. This combination, in just one device, is the only one on the market worldwide. Thanks to Safe Energy Control technology (SEC), the products are durable and powerful.…

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Microchip Technology & Micrel Announce the Completion of the Acquisition of Micrel By Microchip Technology

Chandler, AZ & San Jose, CA – Microchip Technology Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, and Micrel, Incorporated (NASDAQ: MCRL) today announced that Microchip has completed its previously announced acquisition of Micrel. Shareholders of Micrel overwhelmingly approved the merger with 98.95% of the Micrel shares that voted in…

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