Looking Back at 2014: Interconnect and Systems Suppliers

As IP&E suppliers continue to position their businesses for stronger growth, they are acquiring other companies or shedding unprofitable operations. In this article, we will review some of the significant news in the areas of interconnects and system components. Connector supplier Molex Inc. (Lisle, IL) made two mid-year acquisitions to flesh out its ever-expanding product…

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TTI Features Molex Imperium in Europe

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, announces that it is now stocking the new Molex Imperium™ High Voltage/High Current Connector System in Europe.  Optimised for challenging conditions experienced in products such as hybrid-electric vehicles and commercial vehicles, the Imperium HVHC System’s rugged integrated shield design is able…

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Future Supporting STMicro SIC MOSFETs SCTx0N120 Series

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced immediate availability of STMicroelectronics’ SIC MOSFETs SCTx0N120 Series. Silicon Carbide is the most mature wide-bandgap semiconductor material currently available in the market. STMicroelectronics is among the first manufacturers to have introduced high-voltage silicon carbide (SiC) Power MOSFETs, and the first one achieving the industry’s…

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Looking Back At 2014: Passive, Power, and EM Suppliers

2014 saw its share of consolidation activity among passive, power, and electromechanical component suppliers, with larger companies seeking to expand their product portfolios to offer a broader line of parts and enable them to be more of a “one-stop” supplier to the customers. Perhaps the loudest noise was made by TE Connectivity, known more as…

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Avoiding Data Breaches in IT Asset Disposal

When the industry thinks of data breaches it raises the specter of a savvy hacker lurking very far, and yet very close, intermingling with a larger organization of internet criminals, breaking into our technology and gathering most private information: credit card and bank account details, social security numbers, and personal health and income data. The…

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Acopian Power Supplies Get UL Nod

Acopian Power Supplies, a leader in the design, manufacturing and distribution of standard, modified-standard and custom power supplies announced that its Narrow Profile power supply series is now certified to UL Safety Standards  UL 60950 (Information Technology Equipment) and UL 508 (Industrial Control Equipment), as well as conforms to all of the legal requirements to…

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