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May 2012
Kistler Opens North American Technical Center in Novi, Michigan

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Kistler, a worldwide supplier of precision sensors, systems and instrumentation for engine, chassis and vehicle development, as well as manufacturing process monitoring and vehicle component manufacturing
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05/29/2012
Intersolar Europe and the Intersolar Europe Conference shed light on the solar markets of the future
As in many global markets, solar energy is on the rise in coun-tries across the MENA region (Middle East and North Africa). This has pushed economic developments ahead of policy developments: While
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05/29/2012
Mouser and Taoglas Sign Global Distribution Agreement

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Russell Rasor, Mouser Vice President of Advanced Technology.

Mouser Electronics, regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced a new global partnership with Taoglas Antenna
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05/29/2012

'Invisible' Bike Helmets from Hövding Rely on ST's Motion Sensors and Microcontrollers

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Motion sensors and microcontrollers from STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, form the brain and senses of the airbag
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05/29/2012
Renesas Electronics and TSMC collaborate to construct ecosystem for microcontrollers
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - May 28, 2012- Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723, Renesas) and TSMC (TWSE: 2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that they have signed an agreement to extend their
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05/29/2012
Chomerics Europe appoints experienced Account Manager in Sweden

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Per Andersson, Chomerics Europe

Chomerics Europe - a division of Parker Hannifin, has appointed experienced Per Andersson as an Account Manager. 56 year-old Stockholm-based Andersson will have responsibility for managing and developing
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05/29/2012
New TDK Brochure Features PSpice Model For EPCOS Surge Arresters

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EPCOS is the only manufacturer of surge arresters to offer simulation assistance and support for gas-filled discharge tubes (GDTs). Any surge arrester from the EPCOS product range can be entered
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05/29/2012
Nordic sponsors and joins first Startup Weekend event to be held in Norway and runs own Bluetooth low energy pre-event workshop and app contest before event
Nordic Semiconductor is sponsoring and participating in a major startup event called 'Startup Weekend' that has successfully been held almost 600 times in over 300 cities across 93 countries and kick-started
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05/29/2012
Molex Flexi-Mate Connector System for LED Lighting Applications

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Molex Incorporated has introduced the Flexi-Mate™ Connector System for LED lighting applications. Designed to address the lighting needs of luminaire manufacturers, particularly luminaires intended
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05/25/2012
Dr. David Reusch Joins Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) as Director Applications Engineering
Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) is proud to announce that Dr. David Reusch has joined the EPC engineering team as Director, Applications Engineering. As a member of the EPC applications
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05/22/2012
Does the European market for Data Center Power Distribution Products have untapped potential?
With an estimated size of around $50 million in 2011, EMEA's market for three-phase data center power distribution hardware was smaller even than that of Asia's developing markets. A new study by
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05/22/2012
Renesas Electronics Former Director of Naka Factory Named Winner of the ISMI Excellence Award 2011
Renesas Electronics, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that Takashi Aoyagi, the former Director of Naka Factory and (currently President and COO of Renesas Semiconductor
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05/22/2012
Energy Micro and Spectrum Design Solutions to offer energy-efficient wireless designs
Energy Micro, the energy friendly microcontroller and radio company, today announced a strategic relationship with Spectrum Design Solutions, a division of Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) that provides
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05/22/2012
Digi-Key Corporation Launches New Website for Israel
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment,
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05/21/2012
Volkswagen AG and BASF SE jointly confer an international
Volkswagen and BASF launch an international initiative today to promote advanced research in the field of electrochemistry. The "Science Award for Electrochemistry" is to promote outstanding accomplishments
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05/21/2012
Nominees for the Intersolar AWARD 2012
On June 13, the world's largest exhibition for the solar industry honors the innovative strength of the industry for the fifth year running by presenting the Intersolar AWARD for pioneering products
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05/21/2012
ABB Automation & Power World 2012 attendance exceeds 5,000
ABB Automation & Power World 2012, held in Houston, Texas from April 23-26, exceeded projected event attendance expectations. The conference attracted a record number of participants for any ABB event,
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05/21/2012
Wolfson power management and audio hub technology selected by Intrinsyc for its latest design and production platform
Wolfson Microelectronics plc has today announced that its innovative power management solution, the WM8326 and its advanced audio hub solution, the WM8958 have been selected by leading intelligent
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05/21/2012
XP Power eases product compliance to 3rd edition medical safety standards with 2 x MOPP

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XP Power has announced that its 25W to 2500W medical power supply products have been approved to the new IEC60601-1 3rd edition standard. In contrast to other manufacturers who may only provide 2
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05/21/2012
ON Semiconductor Expands R&D Operations in Roznov with Opening of a New Design Center Devoted to Energy Efficient Power Solutions
ON Semiconductor, a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has expanded its operations located in Roznov with the opening of a new 4,000 square meter
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05/21/2012
Power Integrations Completes Acquisition of CT-Concept Technologie AG

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Balu Balakrishnan, President and CEO of Power Integrations

Power Integrations, the leader in high-voltage integrated circuits for energy-efficient power conversion, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of CT-Concept Technologie AG (known
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05/20/2012
IR's Compact PowIRaudio™ Modules Reduce Component Count, Shrink PCB Size up to 70 Percent and Simplify Class D Amplifier Design

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International Rectifier has introduced the PowIRaudio™ family of integrated power modules for high performance home theater systems and car audio amplifiers. The new devices integrate a PWM controller
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05/17/2012
RWE Innogy to build fourth wind farm in Poland
In Nowy Staw, near the city of Gdansk, the first construction vehicles will soon arrive on site, marking the start of construction for Innogy's fourth wind farm in Poland. 19 wind turbines manufactured
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05/16/2012
TTI, Inc. Receives Distinguished DOY Award from Vishay
TTI, Inc. has announced the company has garnered the Distributor of the Year award from Vishay Intertechnology. The award presentation took place at the Electronics Distribution Show and Conference
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05/16/2012
All-New 2013 Ford Escape Set to Pace NASCAR Stable of Races at Kentucky Speedway

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Two-time Daytona 500 champion Matt Kenseth and Louisville Assembly Plant Manager John Savona pose with the new 2013 Ford Escape pace vehicle for Kentucky Speedway's NASCAR weekend.

Ford Motor Company rolled out its latest NASCAR pace vehicle today - the all-new 2013 Ford Escape - which will make its pace vehicle debut during the NASCAR Sprint Cup race weekend at nearby Kentucky
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05/16/2012
Mouser Accelerates Innovation among Young Engineers at  Purdue Collegiate evGrand Prix in Indianapolis
Mouser Electronics, regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, announces that the Warwick Racing evGP Team it sponsors from
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05/16/2012
AMD selects Synopsys as a verification IP partner
Synopsys, a world leader in software and IP used in the design, verification and manufacture of electronic components and systems, today announced a multi-year agreement to provide Advanced Micro
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05/16/2012
Digi-Key Corporation and T-Global Technology Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment,
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05/16/2012
ITT Interconnect Solutions invests in new European 38999 connector assembly facility

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ITT Interconnect Solutions has announced a major investment at its Basingstoke, UK facility which will enable the leading global connector manufacturer and supplier to deliver assembled MIL-DTL-38999
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05/16/2012
austriamicrosystems announces new company

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A new name has appeared in the world of high-performance analog semiconductors and best-in-class sensor solutions with the announcement today by austriamicrosystems that "ams" will be its new company
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05/16/2012
More Than 50 Commercial LED Indoor Lighting Products Recognized by Fourth Annual Next Generation Luminaires™ Design Competition
Fifty-three commercial LED indoor lighting products were recognized for excellence by the fourth annual Next Generation LuminairesTM (NGL) Solid-State Lighting (SSL) Design Competition, it was announced
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05/15/2012
RS Components releases iPad app in Chinese  for its eTech magazine

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RS Components (RS), the world's leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has launched a simplified Chinese language version of its eTech magazine as an iPad application.
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05/15/2012
The Smart Energy Collective initiates design of five smart grid projects
Twenty six partners of the Smart Energy Collective have signed a renewed cooperation agreement for the approval of the second phase of its smart grid initiative, which involves the development of
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05/15/2012
Würth Elektronik joins Wireless Power Consortium
The aim of the Wireless Power Consortium is to work on the development of the so-called QI standard. Ninety countries from around the world are contributing in this consortium towards a pioneering
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05/15/2012
Micrel Promotes Robert Wahl To Managing Director, Worldwide Supply Chain Management And Backend Operations

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Micrel, an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, has announced that Robert Wahl has been promoted to Managing Director of Worldwide Supply Chain Management
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05/15/2012
Ingenico Selects Atmel maXTouch Touchscreen Controllers for Ultra-Compact Portable Payment Terminals
Atmel Corporation, a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that Ingenico, a world leader in payment solutions, has selected Atmel maXTouch® touchscreen controllers
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05/15/2012
Global technology power players unite to form Alliance for Wireless Power creating spatial freedom in consumer electronics charging
Wireless technology leaders Samsung and Qualcomm Incorporated have joined other technology leaders to form the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), it was announced today. The independently operated
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05/08/2012
Digi-Key Corporation Signs Global Distribution Agreement with Thomas Research Products
Thief River Falls, Minn., and Huntley, Ill., USA - Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's largest selection of electronic
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05/08/2012
Expanded capacity for power capacitors: New factory officially opened in northern India (TDK-EPC Corporation)

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TDK Corporation announces that its subsidiary, EPCOS India Pvt. Ltd., has officially opened a new factory in India for power capacitors. Located in Bawal, Haryana, some 100 kilometers southwest of
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05/08/2012
Avnet Electronics Marketing Kicks Off North American X-fest 2012 Technical Seminars
Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), kicked off the North American leg of the X-fest technical seminar series last week. With record-breaking attendee numbers,
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05/07/2012
Rogers Corporation Appoints New Executive as President of Asia Region
Rogers Corporation has announced the appointment of Helen Zhang as President of Asia Region to oversee the Company's growing business in Greater China and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Zhang
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05/07/2012
Bel Fuse Launches Comprehensive New Website
Bel Fuse, a premier developer of fuses and magnetic-based solutions for high-speed networking and computer applications, has announced the debut of its new, totally integrated website. The enhanced
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05/07/2012
The new online platform is a joint project between power electronics manufacturers LEM, Mersen, Proton-Electrotex, SEMIKRON, Sindopower, TDK Epcos, and Weidmüller. The communications platform
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05/07/2012
Global Automakers to Demo EV Fast Charging at EVS26
Global automakers from the United States and Germany will demonstrate fast-charging technology that will enable the recharging of most electrified vehicles with compatible systems in as little as
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05/07/2012
CISSOID Joins PRIMES
CISSOID, the leader in high-temperature and high-reliability semiconductor solutions, announced today it has joined PRIMES, the research center for power electronics based in Tarbes, France. Founded
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05/07/2012
Angela Merkel visits MWM at the Hannover Messe 2012

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China's prime minister Wen Jiabao and Chancellor Angela Merkel visited the MWM GmbH booth at the Hannover Messe.

Mannheim, April 27, 2012 | Chancellor Angela Merkel and the Chinese prime minister Wen Jiabao opened the Hannover Messe on the 22nd of April 2012, which takes place according to the motto "New Technology
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05/07/2012
Acal BFi awarded Performance Excellence Award for RF and Fibre Optics by Avago Technologies
Acal BFi - a division of Acal plc has been awarded a Performance Excellence Award for Best Product Line Performer 2011 for RF and Fibre Optic products by Avago Technologies. "Performance Excellence
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05/07/2012
Elisabeth Harstad and Bjørn Tore Markussen join DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability global leadership team
Two new senior executives, Elisabeth Harstad and Bjørn Tore Markussen, have joined the global leadership team of knowledge-based energy services company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, further
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05/07/2012
PCIM Europe 2012 gets off to a superlative start
As a result of companies exhibiting for the first time and previous exhibitors taking larger stands, PCIM Europe 2012 (8 - 10 May in Nuremberg) has grown to a gross exhibition area of 16,500 square
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05/07/2012
Power Integrations Reports Verdict in Patent Case Against Fairchild Semiconductor
Power Integrations announced a verdict reached in the company's 2008 patent-infringement lawsuit against Fairchild Semiconductor. After a three-week trial in the U.S. District Court for the District
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05/01/2012
ABB wins $16 million power order to support industrial infrastructure in Iraq
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $16 million from Mass Global Investment Company for the construction of a substation and SVC Light® (static var
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05/01/2012
TTI, Inc named Global Distributor of the Year by TE Connectivity

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TTI, Inc., the global distributor of Passive, Interconnect, Relay & Switch and Discrete components, has been named Global Distributor of the Year, 2011 by TE Connectivity and has also scooped a Special
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05/01/2012
Mouser Stocking Murata's

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Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced stock on Murata's Microblowers.
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05/01/2012
Emerson Network Power Wins Danaher Test and Measurement Outstanding Supplier Partnership Award for the Third Year
Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, today announced that it has been recognized by Danaher's Test and Measurement Platform
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05/01/2012
Microsemi Commemorates 55 Years in Space and 10,000th Radiation-Tolerant RTAX-S/SL FPGA Shipment

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Microsemi Corporation, a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced it has shipped its 10,000th radiation-tolerant
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05/01/2012
TDK Brochure Features EPCOS Film Capacitors for Industrial Applications

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TDK-EPC, a group company of the TDK Corporation, is offering a new Product Profile featuring EPCOS Film Capacitors for Industrial Applications. This 32-page brochure provides detailed descriptions
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05/01/2012
G3-PLC Recommended as One of the Communication Standards for a Japanese Smart Meter to a HEMS
Maxim Integrated Products announced that its G3-PLC protocol has been recommended by the Smart House Standardization Study Group, sponsored by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI),
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05/01/2012

 



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