Why Your Customers Favor Recycling

My computer will be two years old in September. I believe that's a good age for an upgrade, so I began thinking of recycling options. Here's what I found out. This process began just after I dove into the subject of recycling in my supply chain blog last week and concluded that it's time for…

Put the Power in Your Hands

Power is the biggest challenge — and opportunity — in electronics design today. Not only has the proliferation of battery-powered devices altered the landscape, but the increasing end-user emphasis on green technology and sustainable energy practices has infused design teams with new priorities. Avnet Electronics Marketing held its third annual Power Forum on September 19,…

Thailand’s Next Crisis: Power Generation

Just when you thought Thailand's effect on the global electronics supply chain was a distant nightmare, surprise! It's back! A month from now, the country's power grid could be brought to its knees thanks to routine maintenance on a gas-fired power plant in Myanmar. Specifically, the French-run plants in the Yadana offshore gas field will…

CES: Components Were the Headliners

It takes about a week for the chaos of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to settle and for the myriad impressions, speakers, experiences, conversations, and eye-catching demonstrations and displays to distill into more coherent and over-arching thoughts. This year was like others in that regard, except that the tone set by the {complink 4505|Qualcomm Inc.}…

Enpirion Partners with Future Electronics

MONTREAL, Canada and HAMPTON, NJ — Enpirion, the leader of integrated power IC solutions, and Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components announce the availability of products based on the world’s first wafer level magnetics (WLM) technology. In partnering with Future Electronics, Enpirion has made available these devices worldwide, which are the lowest…