Mouser Enhances Lighting Applications Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced that its Lighting Applications site on Mouser.com covering the entire lighting ecosystem has been expanded to include featured products, a new application feature, and several of the latest lighting industry articles. The updated site helps design engineers find the latest lighting advancements, trends, and supporting product information in as few…

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Vishay Honored With 2012 TTI Excellence Awards

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.  today announced that the company has received 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards in North America and Europe from TTI, Inc. Vishay is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components. TTI is the world’s leading authorized distributor specialist offering passive, connector, electromechanical, and discrete components.  The TTI Supplier…

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Silicon Labs to Acquire Energy Micro

Silicon Labs, a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs,  today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire  Energy Micro AS Based in Oslo, Norway, the late-stage privately held company offers the  industry’s most power-efficient portfolio of 32-bit microcontrollers  (MCUs) and is developing multi-protocol wireless RF solutions based on  the industry-leading ARM® Cortex-M…

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Sparton Acquires Assets of Creonix

Schaumburg, Ill.-based specialty EMS Sparton Corp.  has acquired certain assets of Creonix, a $12 million revenue business, for cash. The move further cements Sparton — which provides services ranging from design through refurbishment — in the medical, military and aerospace markets. The acquisition is  expected to be accretive to earnings within the next 9-12 months. Creonix, located…

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Supply Chain Targets Reverse Logistics

As the electronics industry increases its commitment to the environment, businesses are looking for cradle-to-grave management of electronics products. The after-market handling of products – repair, return, disposal and recycling – has largely been left to a highly fragmented set of companies that may or may not be familiar with the electronics supply chain. In…

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Global Automotive Electronics on Path to $205 Billion

Automotive Electronics are increasingly utilized in today’s automobiles. Beginning with the requirement of providing enhanced engine control, the current breed of automobiles has become more and more reliant on electronics, enabling them in going faster, even while providing highest levels of safety. Today’s contemporary cars have evolved into electronic machines, with more and more operations…

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