US Fiber-Optic Cable Industry to Reach $2.4B in 2016

The Fiber-Optic Cable Manufacturing industry shored up connections over the past five years, with revenue anticipated to grow at an annualized rate of 3.1% to $2.4 billion in 2016. During the period, the industry benefited from a rise in demand for fiber-optic networks and fiber-optic cable. For the full report, visit IBISWorld’s Fiber-Optic Cable Manufacturing in the U.S. industry…

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Quantum Materials Ships Quantum Dot Sample Sets

Leading North American quantum dot manufacturer Quantum Materials Corp (OTCQB:QTMM) (Quantum) today announced that it is shipping high performance red and green cadmium-free quantum dot sample sets to display film manufacturers. Cadmium-free quantum dots are an eco-friendly material that enables energy efficient, ultra-bright displays with a significantly expanded color gamut at a lower cost than competing technologies.…

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Mouser Ships AD8233 AFE for Medical Wearables

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the AD8233 analog front end (AFE) for heart monitor devices from Analog Devices. The AD8233 AFE is a fully integrated, single-lead electrocardiogram (ECG) front end designed in a compact, easy-to-use component. The…

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TTI Stocks Eaton Power Inductors

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now distributes Eaton’s HCMA Series of high current power inductors in Europe. The products are designed to withstand temperature and shock stresses found in automotive applications to support greater reliability in electronics for Advanced Drive Assistance Systems (ADAS), vehicle control, body control, lighting, infotainment, cluster…

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Schurter Acquires Burisch and Aki Electronic

SCHURTER Holding AG acquires the Austrian Burisch Elektronikteile GmbH and the Czech aki electronic, a manufacturer of keyboards, touch panels and HMI systems. This will enable SCHURTER to increase its production capacity, enlarge its know-how and a geographical expansion to Eastern Europe. Founded in Innsbruck in 1949, Burisch is a long-standing, reliable and well-established partner…

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ChipMOS, Tsinghua Unigroup Form Joint Venture

ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange under Stock Ticker 8150 and on the NASDAQ under Stock Ticker IMOS; hereinafter “ChipMOS Taiwan” or “ChipMOS”) and Tsinghua Unigroup Ltd. (“Tsinghua Unigroup”) today announced an agreement to form a joint-venture and to mutually terminate Tsinghua Unigroup’s earlier private placement plan. Under the joint-venture agreement, ChipMOS TECHNOLOGIES (BVI)…

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LiDAR Market to Reach $1.1B by 2023

LiDAR Market size is expected to reach USD 1.1 billion by 2023, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The industry is characterized by key notable players offering advanced, diverse and cost-effective solutions. Rising urbanization and large scale infrastructural development will contribute to the growth of global LiDAR market size over the forecast timeline.…

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Future Enhances Lighting System Design Tool

Montreal, QC – Future Lighting Solutions, the world-class leader and innovator in demand creation, marketing and distribution of solid-state lighting technologies, announces significant enhancements to its Lighting System Creator design tool, available free of charge to engineers worldwide. The LSC, designed for enabling lighting designers to quickly and efficiently design lighting systems, now has the following…

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IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Climbs to 1.08

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the October 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The PCB book-to-bill ratio continued to strengthen, climbing to 1.08, while sales and orders were both down in October. Total North American PCB shipments in October 2016 were 8.3 percent below…

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