Interviews & Comments

Shielding and filtering are not independent of one another

By Keith Armstrong, C.Eng(UK), FIEE/IET, Senior MIEEE, ACGI, EurIng(Gp1) on behalf of EMC Standards I have lost count of the number of times I have been asked to fix an EMC problem, only to find that a shielding box has been designed or purchased to provide XdB up to fMAX. Or …

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A spotlight on Murata Europe

This month’s spotlight is on Murata Europe. We talk to Glenn Palmer, president of Murata Europe, to find out more about the European electronics industry and Murata’s place in it Glenn Palmer joined Murata in June 1989, having previously worked for Pilkington. His transition from a British business culture to …

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Mouser interviews Uzi Hanuni, developer of high-tech communication solutions invaluable in saving Thai soccer team

The harrowing ordeal of a Thai soccer team trapped in a water-filled cave gripped the world’s attention for more than two weeks in June and July 2018. It was a complicated and daring rescue, but little has been said about the amazing technology that helped make their rescue possible. Mouser …

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A Consignment Q & A with CCL

With the ever-changing electronics world making it difficult to accurately forecast stock demands, excess inventory is an issue all Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) face, and there are many ways to tackle it. A quick option is to sell as a lot and be done with it, however this may not …

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What is the electronics sector looking for in 2018?

Farnborough Airshow – Market perspective from Dan Lewis, market sector vice president of Aerospace and Defence at Plexus Designers and manufacturers typically spend many hours forecasting and predicting, and in the run-up to the Farnborough Air Show, this activity intensifies as revised offerings are showcased and ecosystem partners compare notes. …

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A spotlight on GD Rectifiers

GD Rectifiers is shining in this month’s spotlight. The company is more than a distributor of electronic components; they offer a wide range of niche services suited to engineers and purchasers with a focus on customised solutions, from design and build to prototypes and mass production runs. Paul Bentley, managing …

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Dynamic EMS on how to remain competitive in the UK landscape amidst a challenging and changing climate

In this article managing director and owner of Dynamic EMS, John Dignan, provides his views on the steps he believes Electronic Manufacturing Service Providers [EMS] should take to remain competitive within the UK landscape. Reinvent your business Manufacturers in the Western world have moved up the value chain to concentrate …

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5G technologies, key for more effective mission critical communications 

The ultimate promise of 5G technologies lies in its ability to deliver new essential services which go well beyond “instant gratification” for the Netflix and Hulu aficionados. Sagi Subocki, vice-president products and marketing at Softil tells us more 5G networks will see rates of up to 10 times faster than …

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The need for dynamic people in electronics manufacturing and supply chain

Viewpoint by Victoria Bonnar, human resources manager, Dynamic EMS Electronics manufacturing plays a crucial role in the UK’s economic, social and technological landscape, providing quality employment, on a substantial scale and enabling an active supply chain, that physically distributes products across the world. UK electronics manufacturing is recognised, on a global …

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Dynamic EMS – Doing business with the likeminded

“Loyalty is one of our Dynamic EMS leadership traits,” John Dignan, MD of Dynamic EMS explains. “Loyalty and trust are fundamental attributes of any relationship, whether in your personal or professional life. We have had some of the same supply chain partners for over 18 years because those two principles …

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