VCC: A One-Stop Shop for Indicators

Thanks to two major acquisitions in the past two years, Visual Communications Company, LCC (VCC) is now positioned as one of the broadest product line manufacturers of indicators, expanding its product portfolio beyond LED technologies to include neon and incandescent lamps. The company acquired the indication and illumination product lines from Chicago Miniature Lighting and…

Laird TEMs Improve Heat Dissipation

Laird has introduced a new series of miniature thermoelectric modules (TEMs) built using Laird Tlam thermally conductive circuit boards instead of traditional ceramic-based circuit boards. The Tlam OptoTEC series is designed for applications where temperature stabilization of sensitive optical components in photonics, telecom, medical and consumer markets is critical. The company said the use of…

Ichor Medical Partners With Flextronics

Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX), a leading end-to-end supply chain solutions company, announced that its Medical Group will provide design and manufacturing services to Ichor Medical Systems for the development of its next generation TriGrid™ DNA Delivery System, an electroporation device used to deliver DNA vaccines and treatments addressing a broad spectrum of disease indications. The TriGrid technology has recently been…

Pasternack Expands SMP Connector Line

Irvine, CA – Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., an industry leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, expands inventory of SMP and mini SMP connectors, specially designed for many wireless and military applications including high density interconnect modules, radar equipment, wireless base stations and medical lab equipment. Pasternack’s new SMP and mini-SMP (also…

Intel Acquires Basis Science

Intel Corporation today announced that it has completed the acquisition of BASIS Science Inc., a privately held company and a leader specializing in wearable device technologies for health and wellness applications. BASIS Science is also the creator of the Basis band, the world’s most advanced health tracker. The wrist-worn device and web and mobile service…

Renata Expands Li-Polymer Battery Line

Dallas, Tex. – The Renata Batteries division of the Swatch Group (Switzerland) recently added three battery packs to its family of lithium polymer batteries that offer new size and higher power capacity options for portable medical, industrial, and consumer electronics applications. “Since introducing the ICP Series lithium-polymer family of rechargeable battery packs, Renata has continued…

Honeywell Wants to be Your Value-Added Provider

In a move to grow sales and give customers a competitive edge, Honeywell Sensing and Control is taking a big step into the world of value-added assembly services for medical and industrial markets. Since Honeywell already possesses the sensor expertise along with proven sensing technologies for these markets, it made sense that the global components…