World Micro to Distribute HolyStone Capacitors

Atlanta, Ga. – World Micro announced today that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with HolyStone International. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market HolyStone products in North America. HolyStone is a leading manufacturer of MLCC’s. The core product lines are High Voltage Capacitors, High Capacitance Capacitors, and X and…

IPC: Domestic PCB Market to Improve

Following four years of declining sales, the North American printed circuit board (PCB) market is expected to improve in 2015 and grow modestly through 2017, according to the IPC. The decline, which has been linked to slowing sales of rigid PCBs, has not been offset by increased demand for flexible PCBs, which has grown steadily…

CEOs: Many Businesses Lack Resilience

The electronics industry — in fact, most industries — acknowledge that the supply chain must be resilient. In order to accomplish this, however,  businesses themselves have to have resilience embedded in their infrastructure and practices. But only 29 percent of CEOs polled by the British Standards Institution (BSI) and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) believe they…

Temperature & Image Sensors ‘Hot’ Through 2020

Temperature sensors, in a word, will remain “hot” in North America and Europe.  Thanks to demand from both the industrial and consumer market segments, sales of temperature sensors are expected to grow at a decent clip in those regions through 2020. In Europe, the market is expected to increase to $1.36 billion by 2018, with…

North America Leads in Smart Home & IoT Security Efforts

The Internet of Things (IoT) will be a global enabler of connected – well– things. But some geographic regions may have an edge is adopting the technology that will “smarten” everything from appliances to cities to the grid. North America, according to recent research, will lead the world in smart home development at least through…

Vitesse Inks Distribution Deal with Phoenics

Camarillo, Calif.– Vitesse Semiconductor Corporation (Nasdaq: VTSS), a leading provider of advanced IC solutions for Carrier, Enterprise and Internet of Things (IoT) networks, announced that Phoenics Electronics, a leading distributor of semiconductor and board-level solutions, will handle demand creation and fulfillment of Vitesse’s full product portfolio in North America effective immediately. “Vitesse’s products are highly complementary to Phoenics’ existing line…