Donald McElheny Retires from Gowanda Electronics after 24 Years  

Gowanda Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of high-performance inductors and magnetic components for demanding RF and power applications, announces that the company’s CEO, Donald McElheny, retired at the end of August 2021 after 24 years with the company. McElheny joined Gowanda Electronics in 1997 as New Product Development Manager. Initially he oversaw the exploration and…

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ECIA Executive Conference Cancelled

The ECIA announced today that “after a long, heartfelt and thoughtful discussion, the ECIA Board of Directors has made the very difficult decision to cancel the 2021 Executive Conference scheduled to take place October 24-26 at the Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel.” The conference had recently limited the event to vaccinated attendees only. The Covid-19 Delta…

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Gartner: Supply Chains Need Regional Designs in Global Networks

September 13, 2021 —To better deal with growing protectionism and the need for higher agility, chief supply chain officers (CSCOs) must incorporate regional designs into their global networks without diluting the cost or competitive advantages of existing global networks, according to Gartner, Inc. Gartner analysts pointed out today during the Gartner Supply Chain Symposium/Xpo, which…

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USB Power Delivery (PD) Controller IC Market to Double over 5 Years

Continued transitions to USB Type-C, demand for fast charging, downstream ports for charging peripherals and new opportunities driven by higher power capabilities in USB power delivery specification revision 3.1, are forecast to drive strong growth for USB PD controllers over the next five years, according to expert analysis by SAR Insight & Consulting. The latest…

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ECIA: EPA Opts for More Industry Input on PIP (3:1)

The ECIA Global Industry Practices Committee (GIPC) is closely following any global legislation that will impact its members. This update concerns the PIP (3:1) legislation that ECIA reported on last week. In the U.S., the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that the chemical phenol, isopropylated, phosphate…

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Digi-Key in Global Pact With Red Pitaya

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of in-stock and ready-to-ship electronic components, announced that it has secured a global distribution partnership with Red Pitaya to offer their @HOME kit, which was created specifically for professors and students working remotely or at home. The Red Pitaya STEMlab 125-10, on which the @HOME kit is based, is…

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Farnell Research Shows Industrial/IoT Demand for Low-Cost SBCs

New research from Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, reveals that low-cost Single Board Computers (SBCs) are now a valuable building block in all stages of new product development and production. Some 50 per cent of professional engineers surveyed use SBCs for industrial and Internet of Things (IoT), the most…

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