Ventec Receives IPC-4101 QPL Certification

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC-4101 Qualified Products Listing (QPL) to Ventec International Group, a global electronics material manufacturing company headquartered in Suzhou, China. Ventec produces and sells copper-clad laminates, prepregs and packaging substrates to the global electronics industry. Ventec successfully qualified their products VT-90H and VT-901 to specification sheet 41 of IPC-4101E, Specification for Base Materials…

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Qualcomm Rejects Broadcom’s Unsolicited Proposal

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) (“Qualcomm” or the “Company”) today announced that its Board of Directors unanimously rejected the unsolicited proposal announced by Broadcom Limited (“Broadcom”) on November 6, 2017. “It is the Board’s unanimous belief that Broadcom’s proposal significantly undervalues Qualcomm relative to the Company’s leadership position in mobile technology and our future growth prospects,” said Paul…

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ams, Sunny Opotech Partner on 3D Sensing Cameras

ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high-performance sensor solutions, and Ningbo Sunny Opotech Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Sunny Optical Technology (Group) Company Ltd. (HKG: 02382.HK), a leading manufacturer of integrated optical devices and optical imaging system solution provider, today announced a collaboration to jointly develop and market 3D sensing camera solutions for mobile…

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TTI Adds Sensata Industrial Solutions

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has signed a European agreement with Sensata Industrial Solutions, a division of Sensata Technologies which has a diverse product portfolio that includes pressure and temperature sensors and switches, position sensors, and solid state relays. Sensata Industrial Solutions encompasses well-known brands including Crydom, BEI Sensors and Kavlico,…

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Sager Ships TE Power Triple Lock Connectors

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking TE Connectivity’s Power Triple Lock connector system. TE’s Power Triple Lock connector system offers high performance with a functional design. From the audible lock to the many added customer benefits, the Power Triple Lock connector…

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mCube Acquires Xsens

mCube, provider of the world’s smallest and lowest power MEMS motion sensors, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 3D motion tracking products and technology company Xsens from ON Semiconductor. This merger brings together two complimentary innovators and technology leaders in the 3D motion sensing and tracking industry: Privately held mCube is the…

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IPC Releases Revisions for Two Electronic Assembly Standards

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® has released the G revisions of the two most widely used standards in the electronic industry, IPC-J-STD-001, Requirements of Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies. These two documents are on a three-year renewal cycle, keeping pace with the ever changing technology within the electronics industry. The dedicated committee volunteers…

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Osram, Continental Announce JV for Automotive Lighting

Technology companies Osram and Continental today announced their intention to establish a joint venture. The idea is to combine innovative lighting technology with electronics and software to develop, manufacture and market intelligent lighting solutions for the automotive industry. The global joint venture will operate under the name Osram Continental GmbH and have its registered office…

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Mitsubishi Electric to Buy Powerex Power Device Distribution Business

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. announced today it will acquire the power device distribution business of Powerex, Inc., a joint venture of Japan-based Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and General Electric Company. Powerex, headquartered in Youngwood, Pennsylvania, manufactures and supplies power semiconductor devices. The new business unit will operate as a division of Mitsubishi Electric US to service the North and…

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