TI Hercules MCUs Certified to Safety Standards

Automotive and industrial systems are becoming more and more sophisticated, increasing the burden on OEMs to ensure the functional safety of their systems. To help customers mitigate this challenge, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced that its Hercules™ TMS570LS12x/11x and RM46x microcontrollers (MCUs) are certified by TÜV SÜD to meet the relevant requirements of…

New Trading Portal Launched

QualityTrade (QualityTrade.com), a new online business-to-business portal that has launched with 12,000 members, offers a better algorithm for providing search results. It lists the highest quality suppliers and products first, not the ones that pay the most. HOW IT WORKS The other top portals of today let suppliers buy a higher position in the search results…

Coaxial Components Completes ISO9100

Coaxial Components Corp. announces that we recently completed our AS9100 audit and we are being recommended for our certification/registration by NSF. We will have our certificate in a few short weeks. AS9100 Certification is a prestigious certification requiring companies to demonstrate the capability to meet the demanding, complex and unique requirements of the defense and…

America II: Evolving the ‘Blended’ Distribution Model

In 1989, Michael Galinski founded America II Electronics Inc. with the intent of building a successful IC distribution company. Today, America II is one of the largest independent distributors of electronic components in the world. Now in its 25th year of business, America II has expanded globally and has consistently ranked as one of the…

Toolcraft Achieves Additional Certification

Toolcraft maintains high standards of quality assurance and environmental protection. This is documented by several certifications and awards. Since March 2014 the company also meets the standard of EN ISO 13485:2012 + AC:2012. The certificate attests Toolcraft an extensive quality management system for manufacturing surgical tools according to customer specification. High demands in medical technology…

STMicro Sites Get ISO Energy ‘OK’

STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, has announced that all six of its front-end manufacturing sites have achieved certification to the latest, most stringent ISO 50001 energy-management standard. The certification process involved developing tools to systematically measure the energy consumption of each piece of equipment, including buildings, and…

ISO Renews Registration for TTI Americas

TTI, Inc., the specialty distributor of passive, interconnect and discrete components, announced today that it has received renewal of its AS910C and ISO 9001:2008 registration for American operations through September 2016. AS9000 is the international standard for quality management systems for the rigorous aerospace and defense industries. This accreditation recognizes the structure and performance of…

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…