Woodstock Wire: Passive EM Connectors News

October 02, 2023

Samtec opens new US manufacturing plant

Media -- Evertiq - The designer and manufacturer of electronic interconnect solutions has opened its newest manufacturing facility in Royersford, Pennsylvania.

October 02, 2023 07:58 PM

Molex Introduces MX60 Series of Contactless Connectivity Solutions to Ease Device Pairing, Streamline Design Engineering and Boost Product Reliability

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - High-speed, cable-free, solid-state wireless devices replace traditional mechanical connectors for efficient, durable and seamless, point-to-point communications

Next-generation solutions integrate RF transceivers...

October 02, 2023 07:30 PM

Littelfuse Appoints Gayla Delly to Board of Directors

Business Wire -- Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ: LFUS), a diversified, industrial technology manufacturing company empowering a sustainable, connected, and safer world, announced today the appointment of Gayla Delly to the company's board of directors, effective September 28,...

October 02, 2023 06:53 PM

September 28, 2023

Knowles to Acquire Cornell Dubilier for $263 Million

Aspencore -- EPS News - Knowles Corp., (NYSE: KN) a global supplier of high performance components and solutions, including ceramic capacitors and radio frequency ("RF") filters, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Cornell Dubilier ("CD")...

September 28, 2023 01:06 AM

September 27, 2023

Samtec Opens New Manufacturing Plant

Aspencore -- EPS News - Samtec Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacturer of electronic interconnect solutions, announced the opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Royersford, Pennsylvania. The facility will specialize in the production of coaxial...

September 27, 2023 11:45 PM

Bishop and Associates: The Impact of China and COVID-19

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - I get dizzy when I think about the changes that took place in the connector industry in the last decade or so. New technologies, industries, processes, markets, products, and systems, from AI, to EV, to 5G, to robotics, to the cloud, to...

September 27, 2023 11:00 PM

Knowles to acquire Cornell Dubilier

Media -- Evertiq - Knowles Corporation is taking strategic actions to accelerate its transformation to an industrial technology company focused on higher growth and higher value opportunities. Thus, the company has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire...

September 27, 2023 10:55 PM

Murata completes factory in Thailand to meet smartphone and EV demands

Media -- DIGITIMES - Murata Manufacturing Co, a key player in Apple's supply chain, has completed the construction of its new factory in Thailand. The factory is scheduled to commence operations in November 2023 and will produce multi-layer ceramic capacitors...

September 27, 2023 10:52 PM

Samtec Updates SI/PI Capabilities/Resource Landing Page

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - 56. 112. 224!

For a lot of Americans, that sounds like the pre-snap play call or audible of a quarterback in North American-style football game. After watching football Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, that's where my brain is as...

September 27, 2023 10:04 PM

Introducing new spring-loaded pins for high-pressure applications

Media -- eBOM - New spring-loaded pins for applications requiring higher pressure or greater contact surface area

Mill-Max announces a new lineup of spring-loaded pins available with either pointed or flat tip plungers. These new pins expand our extensive offering...

September 27, 2023 09:58 PM

Yageo needs over 3,500 personnel to commence new plant in Kaohsiung

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based passive component manufacturer Yageo Group plans to start mass production at its third plant in the Dafa Industrial Park of Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan at the end of this year. The company estimated that it will need 3,500 to...

September 27, 2023 09:53 PM

Knowles announces $263 million acquisition of Cornell Dubilier

Media -- SemiMedia - Knowles Corp. announced it has agreed to acquire capacitor maker Cornell Dubilier for $263 million in cash. Cornell Dubilier will be integrated into Knowles' Precision Devices business unit. At the same time,...

September 27, 2023 05:51 AM

MLCC firms to see growth restored in 1H24

Media -- DIGITIMES - Despite anticipation that the launch of Apple's new iPhones may stimulate handset demand, Taiwan-based MLCC suppliers may not see their sales growth resume until the first half of 2024, according to industry sources.

September 27, 2023 05:48 AM

September 26, 2023

Connector Raw Material Costs Decreased 6.9 Percent in Second Quarter 2023

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Inflation in 2022 affected the price of products in every industry. Read about how the cost of the primary materials used in the manufacturing of electronic connectors decreased 6.9 percent in the second quarter of 2023 from the previous...

September 26, 2023 11:17 PM

September 21, 2023

Come See the New Part Number Specific Images Across Samtec.com

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Starting last month, we began rolling out an update across the site to upgrade about 500,000 parts with part-specific images. These are some of our most popular and best-selling parts.

September 21, 2023 12:40 AM

Temperature sensors: TDK offers rugged SMT NTC sensor for surface temperatures

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation presents the new T850 SMT NTC sensor (B57850T0103*) for measuring surface temperatures. It combines high humidity resistance with fast response time due to excellent thermal coupling to the target.

September 21, 2023 12:38 AM

Fast response and reassuring click from Omron's new mouse switches

Media -- eBOM - Omron Electronic Components Europe has introduced two new ultra-subminiature switches for next-generation high performance mouse mechanisms including gaming mice. The new D2FC series of mechanical switches is ideal for applications requiring clear...

September 21, 2023 12:21 AM

September 20, 2023

MLCC Demand is Powering Full-Speed-Ahead Progress

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - The multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) market is experiencing incredible growth, expanding to more than $17.7 billion by 2028. Learn what factors are most responsible for the significant increase: the automotive industry, 5G technology,...

September 20, 2023 09:47 PM

September 19, 2023

MLCCs offer low-resistance soft termination

Aspencore -- EDN - Unlike conventional soft-termination multilayer ceramic capacitors, TDK's CNA and CNC series of MLCCs feature resin layers covering only the board-mounting side. The unique terminal structure allows electric current to pass outside the layers, reducing...

September 19, 2023 04:16 AM

Murata announces completion of new R&D building

Media -- SemiMedia - September 15, 2023 /SemiMedia/ -- Murata Manufacturing has announced that its manufacturing subsidiary Sabae Murata Manufacturing (Sabae City, Fukui Prefecture) has completed the construction of a new R&D building since February 2022.

September 19, 2023 03:55 AM

Sensors: TDK offers mechanically decoupled ultrasonic modules for collision avoidance

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation presents the ultrasonic sensor module USSM1.0 PLUS-FS, in which the sensor element is mechanically decoupled from the housing. This makes the IP65/67 protected sensor with the order number B59110W2111W032 immune to external...

September 19, 2023 02:18 AM

Molex Shares A Report On The Future of Connectivity

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Antennas, sensors and connectors are the most relevant enabler for V2X capabilities. Molex aims more collaboration with automakers and suppliers Molex has recently shared an industry report highlighting opportunities and obstacles faced...

September 19, 2023 02:04 AM

Atmosic and Nichicon Announce Energy Harvesting Solution to Reduce Battery Waste in the IoT

Business Wire -- Atmosic Technologies, an innovator of ultra-low-power wireless platforms for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Nichicon Corporation, a leading electronic components supplier, have announced a strategic partnership to provide customers with an energy harvesting...

September 19, 2023 12:57 AM

September 13, 2023

Molex Unveils New Connectivity Industry Report, Revealing a Robust Future of Technology Advancements and Product Innovations

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Contactless connectors slated to deliver increased reliability, durability and design advantages over physical, metal-to-metal contacts

Vehicle-to-everything (V2X) antennas enable seamless communications between vehicles...

September 13, 2023 07:51 PM

New 9296-11X Series Poke-Home Single Contacts

Electronics -- AVX - The new 9296-11X Series STRIPT(tm) vertical poke-home through-board contacts offer valuable cost and space savings, support design flexibility, and reliably terminate 12-18AWG solid and stranded wire. Ideal applications include machine controls,...

September 13, 2023 07:12 PM

Passive component makers look to automotive for 2H23 growth

Media -- DIGITIMES - Taiwan-based passive component makers continue to experience sluggish demand for consumer electronics, placing their hopes on demand for automotive applications to fuel second-half revenue growth, according to industry sources.

September 13, 2023 06:38 PM

Samtec Expands with a New Cable and RF Connector Manufacturing Facility in Pennsylvania

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec Inc., a global leader in the design and manufacturer of electronic interconnect solutions, announced the opening of its newest manufacturing facility in Royersford, Pennsylvania. The 24,000 square foot facility will leverage Samtec's...

September 13, 2023 05:17 AM

Amphenol Industrial Operations to Expand in Q4 2023

Media -- eBOM - New solar product facility opening in Mesa, Arizona

Amphenol Industrial Operations, a global leader in interconnect systems, will be expanding its operations with a new solar product factory opening in Q4 of 2023. The new 58,000 square foot facility...

September 13, 2023 05:11 AM

September 11, 2023

Extended RF connector line

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Cinch Connectivity Solutions has launched Johnson mmWave Angled 30 deg RF connectors across four families: SMA, 2.92mm, 2.4mm and 1.85mm. The specially designed 30 deg solderless connector jack family suits small enclosures and...

September 11, 2023 09:59 PM

Vishay announces another production facility in Mexico

Media -- SemiMedia - Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. recently announced the opening of a new manufacturing facility in Gomez Palacio, Durango, Mexico, just one month after the company's last announced facility in Mexico.

September 11, 2023 09:58 PM

Samtec Exhibits at AI Hardware & Edge AI Summit, EuMW 2023

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Ahh . . . September.

It reminds of the the last bits of summer, kids going back to school and football. Of course, at Samtec we love global football and the North American kind well. In case someone asks, I am a HUGE fan of the Pittsburgh...

September 11, 2023 04:47 AM

Temperature sensors: TDK launches new Au wire bond-optional NTC thermistors for laser diode temperature measurement

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation has announced the introduction of its new NTCWS series of NTC thermistors, available with Au wire bonding. These bondable NTC thermistors can be mounted with Au wire bonding inside the package for highly accurate temperature...

September 11, 2023 04:07 AM

Samtec Cares Awards $615,000 in Grants To Local Non-Profits

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Samtec Cares 2023 Grant Recipients and Samtec Friends

Throughout its history, Samtec has gladly supported charities, events, and causes, and encouraged associates worldwide to be involved in our local communities. In addition, we routinely...

September 11, 2023 02:00 AM

Piezo actuators: TDK releases PowerHap Development Starter Kit for haptic feedback

Electronics -- EPCOS Press - TDK Corporation presents a development starter kit for fast haptics prototyping. It gives mechanical designers and engineers first impressions of the haptic feedback with PowerHap(tm) piezo actuators, shows how the mechanical integration...

September 11, 2023 01:59 AM

New Resistors, Capacitors, and Inductors Simplify the Nuances of Design

Media -- All About Circuits - While passives are often overlooked components, innovations in resistors, capacitors, and inductors-like the ones in this roundup-can make a noticeable difference in the design process.

September 11, 2023 01:38 AM

New Omron relay extends current capacity for EV charging and UPS

Media -- eBOM - Omron Electronic Components Europe has expanded its G7EB high-power relay portfolio, with a new 120A carry type for control and instrumentation applications including PV inverters, electric vehicle...

September 11, 2023 12:50 AM

It's a Small World After All

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - "It's a small world" takes on a whole new meaning when we look into some future options of Small Form Factor (SFF) plug-in cards. These small but mighty powerhouses are at the forefront of innovation, driving compact yet robust solutions...

September 11, 2023 12:28 AM

September 05, 2023

Bel expands RCM Series for railway systems with dual output DC-DC converter

Media -- Components in Electronics - Bel Fuse, a global manufacturer of products that power, protect, and connect electronic circuits, has expanded its RCM Series of converters with the RCM300 Series dual output DC-DC converter for railway and transportation systems.


September 05, 2023 07:29 PM

September 04, 2023

New Space Success for Harwin's 1.25mm Pitch High-Reliability Gecko Connectors

Media -- Electronics Maker - Harwin announces that its high-reliability Gecko connectors, which have been integrated into a research nanosatellite, have been successfully launched and ejected into low Earth orbit (LEO), and, after the deployment of its subsystems,...

September 04, 2023 12:41 AM

Advantages of SuperCapacitors for Power Constrained Backup

Electronics -- AVX - In most energy storage scenarios, the tradeoffs between power density and energy density quickly come to the foreground. This is best illustrated in...

September 04, 2023 12:08 AM

September 03, 2023

Ultra-subminiature switch ready to ship

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Omron's D2EW sealed ultra-subminiature basic switch is designed to offer multi-angle operation without an additional lever. In addition to operation from above, it allows use from the side up to 90 degrees. Measuring 8.3 by 7.0...

September 03, 2023 11:03 PM

Tantalum and NbO Capacitors Failure Mode Comparison

Media -- Passive Components News - This article written by George Zhang, KYOCERA-AVX Corporation explains Tantalum and NbO Capacitors failure modes. Introduction The automotive industry has become highly dependent on advanced sensing and computing. Starting in...

September 03, 2023 10:57 PM

Completion of New Production Building at Murata Manufacturing Vietnam

Business Wire -- Murata Manufacturing Vietnam Co., Ltd. has completed the construction of a new production building that had been under construction since June 2022.

September 03, 2023 10:43 PM

Navigating Sensors and Signals in Electric Bikes

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - This summer my family and I decided to invest in not only one, but two Electric Bikes.

At first, I was not fully on board about investing in this purchase. But then I started remembering the fun bike rides I used to go on and I began...

September 03, 2023 10:07 PM

Bourns Releases Automotive Semi-shielded Power Inductors

Media -- Passive Components News - Bourns Magnetics Product Line is introducing the new Automotive Grade Model SRN2010BTA, SRN2510BTA, SRN3010BTA, SRN3012BTA, and SRN3015BTA Series Semi-shielded PowerInductors. These inductors feature semi-shielded construction...

September 03, 2023 07:29 PM

August 28, 2023

Connector Demand Is Soft and Confidence Is Negative

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - In polling personnel participating in the connector industry concerning how they feel about business condidtions, the average of the present and future polls has been negative since the second quarter of 2022. The poll was negative in...

August 28, 2023 06:16 PM

August 27, 2023

Samtec opens new design center in Taiwan

Media -- Evertiq - Samtec recently celebrated the grand opening of its new design and manufacturing center in Taiwan. The center will design, develop, and build leading-edge connector products for multiple industries.

August 27, 2023 04:44 AM

The War of Electronics

Electronics -- Samtec Blog - Is this the article where Artificial Intelligence (AI) finally takes over? Not quite yet. Has the date taken the place of ammunition for today's warfighter? In some cases this is true.

In the world of modern warfare, electronic warfare...

August 27, 2023 04:42 AM

Failure Mode Comparison of Tantalum and Niobium Oxide Capacitors

Electronics -- AVX - The automotive industry has become highly dependent on advanced sensing and computing. Starting in the mid-twentieth century, the development of...

August 27, 2023 03:54 AM

Drop-in encoder replacement

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Bourns has released the PEC11J series encoder as a drop-in replacement for the discontinued Alps model EC11J series. This modified configuration of the Bourns PEC11S series should enable customers to continue to support existing...

August 27, 2023 03:13 AM