Sager Signs GE’s Critical Power Business

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. –– Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, announced a new distribution agreement with GE’s Critical Power business, a leading manufacturer of end-to-end power solutions for the building, box and board. “Sager’s strength is in the industrial and medical markets, and we have a strong field application engineering program.…

XP Power Brings Industry-Leading Power Product Lineup to Digi-Key

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced a global distribution agreement with XP Power, a power-solution leader offering the widest range of power products available from one source. XP Power is one of the world's leading developers and manufacturers of…

Next Step in PMBus Evolution

Several years ago, my family took a trip to Australia. This was our longest vacation ever — 17 days. It was also the best vacation we took as a family, according to my daughters. One of the highlights for me was visiting the rainforest of northeast Australia. Our guide pointed out much of the unique…

Are EVs Safer Than Gas-Powered Cars?

The other day I heard someone on TV make a casual remark, claiming that battery-only electric vehicles (EVs) were inherently safer than conventional internal-combustion vehicles because, “you know, they don't have any gasoline or nasty stuff like that.” (He apparently wasn't referring to crash-worthiness, only “static” safety.) That thought made me wonder: Is it really…