ECIA Revamps Design Registration Form

Atlanta, Ga. – ECIA is pleased to announce the creation of a much improved standard industry form for transmitting design registration data among component industry supply chain participants. The ECIA Design Registration Form addresses the authorized electronic components industry’s need for a standardized methodology for design registration requests and approvals. There are many options for transmitting…

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Mouser Supplies Silicon Labs Thunderboard React Kit

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the new Thunderboard React kit from Silicon Labs. Thunderboard React is a cloud-connected, Bluetooth® Smart-enabled evaluation kit that enables designers to create, evaluate, and develop their own unique sensor-to-cloud connectivity applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). The complete solution collects sensor data and, through a mobile app, seamlessly…

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Smith & Associates Appoints Chief Globalization Officer

Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces the appointment of Mark Bollinger to the role of Chief Globalization Officer. In this newly created position, Bollinger will oversee the administration of Smith & Associates’ international offices. As Smith expands and develops its worldwide business, the company is finding it increasingly important…

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Amphenol Industrial Opens New Facility to Support Buy America

Sidney, N.Y.– Amphenol Industrial Operations (AIO), a division of Amphenol Industrial Products Group, recently opened Amphenol EEC.  This new facility, centrally located in Chicago, Illinois, manufactures connectors and cable assemblies that meet the stringent requirements of the Buy America program. Amphenol’s newly acquired EEC division specializes in high-quality prototyping and production of connector solutions.  The integrated…

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Chip Equipment Spending Flat in 2016

SEMI projects that the worldwide semiconductor equipment market will be flat this year and will rebound in 2017 according to the mid-year edition of the SEMI® Capital Equipment Forecast, released today at the SEMICON West exposition. SEMI forecasts that the total semiconductor equipment market will grow 1 percent in 2016 (reaching $36.9 billion) after contracting 3 percent in…

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Smart Grid Market to Reach $65.4M by 2021

According to a new market research report, “Smart Grid Market by Solution (Advanced Metering Infrastructure, Smart Grid Distribution, Smart Grid Communication, Grid Asset Management, Geographic Information System and Billing & Customer Information System), by Service – Global Forecast to 2021”, published by MarketsandMarkets, the market size is expected to grow from USD 19.8 Million in 2016 to USD 65.4…

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