E2open Acquires Icon-scm

E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, today announced that it has acquired icon-scm, a market leader in supply chain planning and collaboration, in a transaction valued at approximately $34 million in total consideration. By combining icon-scm’s integrated planning and analytics capabilities with the…

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IPC & JPCA Release Design Guide for Printed Electronics

On July 31, the electronics manufacturing industry’s first design guidelines for printed electronics, IPC/JPCA-2291, Design Guidelines for Printed Electronics, was released by IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® and JPCA. Providing much needed guidance for consistent, manufacturable design requirements for printed electronics, IPC/JPCA-2291 together with IPC/JPCA-4921, Requirements for Printed Electronics Base Materials, and IPC/JPCA-4591, Requirements for…

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Rorke Global Solutions Introduces Paladin Servers

 Original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) building embedded solutions in support of computing, networking or storage servers now have a new set of building blocks in their toolbox. Rorke Global Solutions™, a business unit of the Avnet Embedded division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the Paladin™ family of embedded servers.…

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Digi-Key Partners with B&B Electronics and Jazz Wireless

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a partnership with B&B Electronics and Jazz Wireless to provide a 3G Router/SIM Card bundle for low data customers developing industrial monitoring and control applications. “As cellular technology becomes more accessible, M2M developers are continually searching for…

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Kimball Electronics China Receives ISO 13485

Kimball Electronics Group, Inc., a subsidiary of Kimball International, Inc. (NASDAQ: KBALB), announced today that the Company’s production facility in Nanjing, China has achieved the stringent ISO 13485 certification for medical device manufacturing. Kimball Electronics Group (KEG) is a global top-twenty-ranked contract electronic manufacturing services (EMS) company that specializes in durable electronics with applications in…

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