News & Analysis
New Trench Schottky rectifiers increase efficiency
Nexperia has extended its portfolio of Trench Schottky rectifiers with devices rated at up to 100V and 20A. The new parts feature excellent switching behavior and leading thermal performance. They are available in Nexperia’s Clip Bond FlatPower (CFP) packages which have a much smaller footprint than SMA/SMB/SMC components.
Season 3 - Episode #5 - A better way to power mobile robots
This year robotics will see a significant acceleration in innovation, driven largely by the COVID-19 pandemic, as companies look to use robots to safely perform tasks without exposing people to the virus. To meet demand, robotics developers will need to leverage existing designs, treating them as platforms, rather than trying to develop new robots from the ground up.
Total Automated Solutions joins Drive Solutions Centre network
Mitsubishi Electric has welcomed Total Automated Solutions (TAS) to its Drive Solutions Centre (DSC), a network of leading drives and automation specialists. This strategic agreement will enable TAS to provide an even more comprehensive service offering to its customers, enhancing their competitiveness.
Microchip Technology posts record sales in Q4
Microchip Technology has posted record net sales of $1.467 billion in Q4, up 8.5% sequentially and up 10.6% from $1.326 billion in the year ago quarter. Operating income was $308.0 million; net income was $116.0 million.
Richardson RFPD bolsters RF component offering
Mobix Labs, a fabless RF component company focused on next-generation wireless technologies, and Richardson RFPD have entered into a global distribution agreement.
Mouser, PANJIT ink global distribution pact
Mouser Electronics and PANJIT, a discrete semiconductor manufacturer have agreed a global distribution deal. Through the agreement, Mouser now stocks a wide selection of PANJIT diodes, rectifiers, and transistors.
Crosser announces partnerships with AVEVA distributors
Crosser has announced partnerships with AVEVA distributors present in ten European countries. Wonderware Benelux and Scandinavia, Wonderware Italy and Factory Systemes Groupe are leading distributors and part of the AVEVA partner ecosystem, one of the largest and most active value-adding global networks in the industrial automation market.
Wearable device enables easier social distancing
A new wearable device that makes social distancing in workplaces easier is available from distributor RS Components.
MacDermid Alpha acquires H. K. Wentworth Group
MacDermid Alpha Electronics has announced that it has acquired H.K. Wentworth Group, owner of the Electrolube & AF brands.
Electric aircraft spark industry shakeout
This webinar shares some of the research for the new IDTechEx report, 'Manned Electric Aircraft: Smart City and Regional 2021-2041'.