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Component distribution defies ailing market

After two years of surprisingly good results, the first signs of market stagnation are now also becoming apparent in the German component distribution sector. Nevertheless, the turnover of companies organised in the German Association of Component Distribution (Fachverband Bauelemente-Distribution, FBDi e.V.) grew by 4% to 922 million euros. However, orders …

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CUI introduces terminal block connectors to interconnect portfolio

CUI’s Interconnect Group (https://www.cui.com/catalog/interconnect) today announced the addition of terminal block connectors to its existing line of connector products. Featuring up to 24 pole counts, the terminal blocks come available in pluggable, screw type, and screwless configurations with 2.54, 3.50, 3.81, 5.00, 5.08, and 7.62 mm pitches. These terminal block …

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Anglia named as Omron’s best distributor for Northern Europe

Anglia announced that it has been named “Best Distributor in Northern Europe” for 2018 by Omron Electronic Components at a recent distribution conference in Barcelona. The award followed a rigorous assessment of all Omron’s distributors in Europe in accordance with wide ranging criteria covering both sales performance and quality of …

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Intelliconnect to exhibit at the 14th European Conference on Applied Superconductivity

Intelliconnect (Europe) Ltd, will be exhibiting their market-leading cryogenic cable assemblies at the 2019 European Conference on Applied Superconductivity to be held in Glasgow in September. The 2019 EUCAS conference will be featuring contributions from across the whole range of specialisms within applied superconductivity. Alongside the main conference there will …

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Panel mount M12 connectors can be surface mounted

Circular connector specialist binder has added surface mount panel connectors to its wide-ranging series of M12 connectors. binder expects to see these SMT connectors used across several industry sectors including control, automation, sensing and instrumentation equipment. Being capable of surface mounting, they are ideal for high volume applications where automated …

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PYREOS ANNOUNCES UNPRECEDENTED ANNUAL REVENUE GROWTH FOR DIGITAL SMD DETECTORS

Pyreos, a manufacturer of miniature, rugged, pyroelectric, mid-infrared sensors and detectors which respond faster and minimise power consumption, today announced 3.6 times revenue growth in its ezPyroTM digital surface mount products over the 12 months to the end of Q1 2019, compared with the previous year.   The trend is …

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TDK honours Digi-Key with European distribution award in gold for high-service distributors

TDK has recognised Digi-Key Electronics Europe with their European Distribution Award 2018 in Gold in the high-service distribution category during the annual TDK European Award Dinner. This was Digi-Key’s fifth consecutive award from TDK, and Digi-Key attained the highest score in the distributor performance assessment. The awards are based on …

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Nexeon funded for new battery materials initiative

Nexeon – the company developing and supplying battery materials for rechargeable Li-ion batteries – is leading a new project to optimise coating technology for its silicon material. This approach will result in improved cell performance, and also extend the system compatibility of silicon anode materials, allowing use of lower cost …

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X-FAB and Efabless announce successful first silicon of raven, an open-source RISC-V microcontroller

FAB Silicon Foundries, the leading analog/mixed-signal and specialty foundry, together with crowd-sourcing IC platform partner Efabless Corporation, today announced the successful first-silicon availability of the Efabless RISC-V System on Chip (SoC) reference design. This open-source semiconductor project went from design start to tape-out in less than three months using the …

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Toshiba Selects Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSP as image recognition processor for its ADAS Chip

Cadence Design Systems announced that Toshiba has implemented the Cadence Tensilica Vision P6 DSPs for its next-generation automotive SoC to meet functional safety requirements. The Vision P6 DSP provides high compute throughput with low power consumption, small core area and a strong partner ecosystem, and is certified to meet functional …

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