Arrow’s Bird on Supplier Consolidation and Design

In his role as president of Arrow Electronics Inc.’s Americas components business, Alan Bird is responsible for all customer and supplier relationships, sales and the management of employees. During his 25 years in the electronics industry he has seen tremendous change, including the growth of outsourcing to China and other parts of Asia; economic recessions; the…

Electronica 2014: IoT Is a Key Innovation Driver

Electronic component manufacturers and distributors are getting ready to converge at Electronica 2014, November 11-14, in Munich, Germany. One of the biggest topics of discussion at the show will be the Internet of Things (IoT) and its huge growth potential for the electronics industry ranging from networked medical devices to smart homes and connected vehicles.…

Element14 Expands IR Offering

element14 has expanded its portfolio of 600V insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBTs) from International Rectifier, a world leader in power management technology. Optimized for a complete power range spectrum, these robust and energy-efficient solutions are suitable for a wide range of use in small motors, loads to industrial applications, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), solar, induction heating,…

IR MOSFETs Available at Mouser

2013 – Mouser Electronics, Inc. now stocks International Rectifier’s (IR) family of AEC-Q101 Automotive qualified 40V N-channel MOSFETs, featuring IR’s proven Gen12.7 trench technology with ultra-low Rds(on). International Rectifier’s Automotive COOLiRFET™ Power MOSFETs from Mouser Electronics target rugged automotive applications. These HEXFET® Power MOSFETs utilize leading-edge manufacturing techniques to achieve very low on-resistance, resulting in…

IR and TowerJazz Enter into Production Pact Through 2020

TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, announced today the extension of its business relationship with International Rectifier (IR), a world leader in power management technology, by entering into a seven-year agreement under the terms of which TowerJazz will manufacture multiple product families for IR. IR chose to extend its relationship with TowerJazz due to a…

Future Electronics Has 3rd Generation IR SupIRBuck

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of  the SupIRBuck Series from International Rectifier, with third generation, highly integrated, feature rich SupIRBuck point-of-load voltage regulators in stock and ready for immediate shipment. International Rectifier is a world leader in power management technology, offering its third generation of integrated, feature-rich SupIRBuck®…