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Watch for More Consolidation in the Power Electronics Industry

Could merger mania be headed to the power electronics industry? The acquisition of IXYS by Littelfuse may mark the start of industry consolidation in the mature insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) market, according to Yole Développement. Yole analysts believe the leading position of Infineon is forcing IGBT suppliers to bolster their technical expertise and market position…

Ericsson Divests Power Modules Business to Flex

Ericsson (NASDAQ:ERIC) has signed an agreement with multinational technology and Sketch-to-Scale(TM) solutions provider, Flex, to divest Ericsson Power Modules (EPM). The divestment is in line with Ericsson’s focused business strategy, presented on March 28, to strengthen its core business and portfolio areas (networks, digital services and IoT). The Ericsson Power Modules business, excluding the brand, will…

Power Electronics Market to Reach $25B by 2022

A new report published by Allied Market Research, titled, “Power Electronics Market by device, type, and application – global opportunity analysis and industry forecast, 2014-2022”, projects that the global power electronics market is projected to reach $25 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of 8.9% from 2016-2022. Asia-Pacificdominates the global market in terms of revenue, accounting for more than 50% share of…

Modest Growth Ahead for Power Electronics Market

According to market research “Global Power Electronics Market Size, Share, Development, Growth and Demand Forecast to 2025 – Industry Insights by Device (Power Discrete, Power Modules, Power IC), by End-User (Consumer Electronics, Automotive, Industrial, Power & Energy, ICT, Aerospace & Defense, Others), By Voltage (Low Voltage, Medium Voltage, High Voltage, Very High Voltage)” by P&S Market Research,…

Vicor, Mouser Sign Global Distribution Deal

Andover, Mass. – Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) and Mouser Electronics today announced a global distribution agreement that extends the reach of Vicor’s worldwide sales network and provides Mouser with a new and differentiated power module solution portfolio. This partnership positions Vicor to cultivate new customers across a range of markets by enhancing customers’ ease of access to Vicor’s rapidly growing…

Cree Acquires APEI

Durham, N.C. – Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in silicon-carbide (SiC) power and RF products, today announced the acquisition of APEI, a global leader in power modules and power electronics applications. Combining two highly complementary innovators, the acquisition enables Cree’s Power and RF business to extend its leadership position and help to accelerate the…

America II Adds Cliff Electronic Components

St. Petersburg, Fla. – America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Cliff Electronic Components, a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of components and connectors used in the audio, engineering, instrumentation, medical, lighting and…