Back to Basics Drives Growth at Newark element14

On his first anniversary as president of Chicago-based Newark element14, EPS spoke with Tom Hudak to discuss how far he has progressed on his first-year goals. When we spoke last year, Hudak was putting plans in place to make Newark element14 a great company to do business with, invest in, and work for, the three pillars…

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IoT Invades the Kitchen

SAN JOSE, Calif. — An emerging Silicon Valley style of cuisine is on the rise. It should come as no surprise that it has a scientific bent and uses sensors, microcontrollers, wireless networks and mobile apps. Consider this your invite to a high-tech cook off in July. A handful of startups are putting a new…

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Schurter Launches Website for China

Santa Rosa, Calif. —SCHURTER, a progressive innovator and manufacturer of Circuit Protection, Connectors, Switches, and EMC Products to the electronic and electrical industries worldwide, is pleased to announce its newly translated Chinese website. This new website expands SCHURTER’s presence in the Asia market, providing local customers with a more convenient way to search and select…

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How Lean is Too Lean?

Cutting waste by reducing inventory is not always the most cost-effective strategy. If you want to see lean perfected, study the NASCAR pit. In a matter of seconds, the pit crew has changed tires, wiped down the windshield, filled up fuel, and given the driver a drink of water. Everything is in the right place…

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Coilcraft Supporting FIRST

Coilcraft announced today that it has joined forces with FIRST® (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology), a not-for-profit organization founded by inventor Dean Kamen to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology, as a Bronze Supplier of the FIRST® Robotics Competition (FRC®). FIRST Robotics Competition is an annual competition that…

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Mouser Stocking TI MSP430 Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP430i202x Mixed Signal Microcontroller Family from Texas Instruments (TI). This low power 16MHz 16‑bit RISC microcontroller has up to four 24‑bit sigma‑delta analog‑to‑digital converters (ADCs) with differential programmable gain amplifier (PGA) Inputs. Additional features include a hardware multiplier, 75nA shutdown mode, and a temperature sensor. The Texas Instruments…

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