Market Watch

November 2020
Isao Matsumoto appointed as President and CEO of ROHM Co, Ltd.
Isao Matsumoto has worked for ROHM since 1985. Most recently he was responsible for quality, safety and production as Director, Member of the Board and Managing Executive Officer. With his expertise across business segments, passion for innovation and his network with employees, customers and investors built up
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11/13/2020
ESCC QPL-approved polymer electrolytic multianode capacitors
The company’s well-proven TCS Series COTS-Plus Solid Polymer Electrolytic Multianode Chip Capacitors, which are manufactured at the ESA-qualified AVX Czech Republic facility in Lanskroun, are now listed on the European Space Components Coordination (ESCC) Qualified Parts List (QPL), Detailed Specification 3012/006
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11/13/2020
The MAX31889 digital temperature sensor features an unmatched combination of accuracy and power consumption, replacing expensive resistance temperature detectors (RTDs) in precise temperature-sensitive applications. The MAX31825 digital temperature sensor enables up to 64 devices per bus, all parasitically powe
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11/13/2020
Vicor and Arrow agree global distribution agreement
“We are looking forward to working closely with Arrow to offer highly differentiated modular power solutions to their extensive customer base,” said Rich Begen, Vice President of Vicor global distribution and channel strategy. “This agreement comes at a time when many of our customers are asking for sma
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11/13/2020
UnitedSiC signs distribution agreement with EDOM Technology
EDOM will partner with UnitedSiC to distribute its product portfolio in Asia to customers in high-growth applications such as electric vehicles, battery charging, IT infrastructure, renewable energy and circuit protection. Yalcin Bulut, VP of Global Sales and Marketing at UnitedSiC, said, “The Asian markets a
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11/13/2020
Sapphire crystal with payment chip from Infineon
"A fast and robust connection from the watch to the reader at the checkout is crucial for customer acceptance," says Alex Kalbermatten, CEO of Winwatch. "Infineon surpasses all other solutions currently available on the market in terms of wireless quality. For example, by integrating the contact
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11/13/2020
Würth Elektronik extends online IC reference design service
Würth Elektronik offers access to this online library of more than 10,000 reference designs to support product development. Within just a few clicks, engineers can find Würth Elektronik components recommended by the IC house to facilitate the fast and reliable development of their product. With its advanced,
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11/13/2020
TDK-Lambda invests £11.5m in UK manufacturing facility
The investment, which will be staged over the next three and a half years, will enable the company to increase production capacity by 50%. The original factory was built over 50 years ago with further expansion in the mid-1980s. While the company has invested heavily in new equipment and building upgrades over
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11/13/2020
Infineon on board for marathon ride through Germany
The tour started today in Oberstdorf and is scheduled to end in early December on the island Sylt. On the way, it will stop at all German fast-charging points with a charging capacity of more than 60 kilowatts. The Infineon sites in Warstein and Dresden are also part of the route. In the car are Mannheim's long
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11/13/2020
SIGA on-track to expand transformer production facilities
Following risk assessments and government advice, the new facilities are set to meet UK government guidelines including those for coronavirus pandemic precautions. Richard Thrussell, General Manager of SIGA (Electronics) Ltd, commented: “We completed the deal with Stabilised Transformers only a few days a
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11/13/2020
Advances in Motor Drives and Robotics: The Future is Here
If the cost/benefit ratio for new technology can’t be justified, it won’t be adopted. Case in point: Not long ago, our industry dreamed of using variable speed motor drives for appliances and consumer HVAC systems when, in reality, the cost of these electronics was often higher than the end product. We knew in
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11/02/2020