IPC: North American PCB Industry Rebound Continues

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the February 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Year-over-year shipment and order growth continued in February, and the book-to-bill ratio climbed to 1.17. Total North American PCB shipments in February 2018 were up 8.8 percent compared to the same month last year.…

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Nantero Expands NRAM Product Development

Nantero Inc., the nanotechnology company developing next-generation memory using carbon nanotubes, today announced that it has expanded product development with a wide range of new and existing customers. Leveraging NRAM’s unique combination of DRAM-like speed, nonvolatility and low cost, the products currently under development include the following: A multi-Gb DDR4-compatible nonvolatile standalone memory product with…

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SIA: Semiconductor Sales Up 21% in February

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $36.8 billion for the month of February 2018, an increase of 21.0 percent compared to the February 2017 total of $30.4 billion. Global sales in February were 2.2 percent lower than the January 2018 total of $37.6 billion, reflecting typical seasonal market trends.…

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Mouser Stocks Lumiled LUXEON CoB LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking LUXEON CoB Core Range (Gen 4) LEDs from Lumileds. These LEDs offer high flux densities in a small light emitting surface (LES), enabling double the luminous flux of the third generation of LUXEON CoB Core Range devices.…

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New Yorker Electronics Offers Vishay IR Receivers

New Yorker Electronics has begun distribution of Vishay Intertechnology’s next generation miniature IR receiver modules for IR remote control applications. The new devices in the Vishay Semiconductors TSOP11xxx, TSOP12xxx, TSOP13xxx, TSOP14xxx and TSOP18xxx families deliver improved dark-ambient and disturbed-ambient sensitivity to infrared signals, as well as improved suppression of RF noise. These new IR receivers…

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Heilind Expands Distribution Deal with Essentra

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components, has expanded its franchise distribution agreement with Essentra Components, a global supplier of industrial accessories and hardware. The new agreement will position Heilind Electronics Brasil Ltda., Heilind’s Brazil subsidiary, as an authorized distributor of Essentra products. “We are very excited to add Essentra to our line…

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Master Signs Distribution Deal with CUI

Master Electronics, the 13th largest global distributor of electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with CUI, Inc. CUI offers an extensive product portfolio; including power, interconnect, motion, audio, and thermal management technologies. Driven by Master’s innovative and industry disruptive marketing tactics and tenured sales team, coupled with CUI’s leading edge products and solutions, this…

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