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Easy Ways to Streamline & Increase Production Before Winter

As the cooler months approach, orders begin to come in and business starts booming again. Make sure your company is ready by streamlining your production process to increase your output and profit this winter. Don’t worry, we won’t suggest rebranding or making TV commercials, we know you don’t have time for that. Instead, make these… Read more »

AVX extends MLC tempeture range

AVX is proud to announce the release of our new X8L High Temperature & High Capacitance dielectric. X8L dielectric offers extended capacitance ranges when compared to X8R. Some key features/benefits include: High Capacitance for 150°C applications   Flexiterm® available for critical mechanical and thermal cycling applications   AECQ-200 available   Epoxy termination available for hybrid… Read more »

A new segmentation for electric vehicles

NOVEMBER 2009 • Nick Hodson and John Newman : Automotive & Assembly Practice Global carmakers are trying to define a future market for electric vehicles. To reach beyond affluent, environmentally conscious, or technically enamored buyers, these companies will need to develop products that satisfy the consumers’ main concern—good value for money. Given the current cost… Read more »

Energy Star program comes under attack

The article posted in governmentexecutive.com caught my attention. I’m not sure what to believe anymore but I do believe we need to continue to march forward with our efforts to minimize energy consumption while creating new generation technology. Does a gas-powered alarm clock the size of a small generator sound energy efficient to you? Or… Read more »

SIA: January sales rise

“If the current trends continue, there is upside potential for 2010 growth above our November forecast of $242.1 billion, but a growing global economy driven by consumer purchasing will be key to sustaining these trends,” says SIA President George Scalise. By Ann Steffora Mutschler, Contributing Editor– Electronic News 3/1/2010 Reflecting the improving business environment for… Read more »

Bergquist pre-applies Bond-Ply 450 to PCBs

Found this interesting article regarding Bergquist Edited by the Electronicstalk editorial team Feb 23, 2009 The reflow-resistant thermal interface tape saves product manufacturers from manually applying thermal interface material after assembly. This streamlines production, allowing to quickly bond the metal-core PCB to a heatsink avoiding laborious attachment of individual screws or clips. The pre-applied Bond-Ply… Read more »

The path to successful new products

Is your company finding it hard to develop new products? If so, you might try learning from the masters. We found after surveying more than 300 employees at 28 companies across North America and Europe, that the businesses with the best product-development track records do three things better than their less-successful peers: They create a… Read more »

Isocom quick product guide

As we explore the social networking advantages here at Solid State Inc, we are slowly going to incorporate our franchise news and press releases for you to read. Our goal is to reach the international market and give a spotlight to those brands which are leaders in next generation designs.  Below you will find a graph… Read more »

AVX: 55mΩ part can replace two devices in some designs…

From AVX Press AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has expanded its TPM Series of multi-anode mirror design tantalum capacitors that offer improved robustness and feature low ESR – including the industry’s leading performance device. The D sized TPM Series 47µF/25V part offers the lowest ESR in the industry -just… Read more »

Vishay’s New-Generation, Ultra-Precision VHP100 Bulk Metal® Foil Resistor Wins Product of the Year Award from Electronic Products Magazine

MALVERN, PENNSYLVANIA — Feb. 8, 2010 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the new generation of its VHP100 hermetically sealed Bulk Metal® Foil resistor, which sets a new industry benchmark for ultra-high precision, has won a Product-of-the-Year award from industry magazine Electronic Products. Presented yearly, the Product-of-the-Year awards are bestowed by the… Read more »

SMD KHz Crystal ST3215SB Series

from AVX press AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has developed a highly reliable surface mount crystal resonator that provides a nominal frequency of 32.768kHz in a small ceramic package of 3.2mm x1.5mm and a profile of only 0.8mm. Designated Ideal for consumer and mobile equipment applications, the ST3215SB… Read more »

Vishay: Photodiode-Based Ambient Light Sensors

To assist customers in understanding the advantages of using ambient light sensors in their applications, the Optoelectronics group of Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that it has added a new streaming video product demonstration to its Web site.Vishay’s ambient light sensors feature an exclusive infrared filtering epoxy technology to match the spectral sensitivity… Read more »

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors : AVX

  Abstract: by Bharat S. Rawal, Kumar Krishnamani, John Maxwell.  AVX Corporation With and increase use of multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLC’s) in surface mount technology (SMT) the understanding of the mechanical properties and thermal stress resistance parameters MLCs is essential for zero defect soldering and sub ppm failure rates.  In this paper,  various aspects of SMT… Read more »

Pushing the Limits: Creating Green Jobs

We are all hearing the buzz words regarding the next green technology. With our countries advanced resources we challenge young engineers and our established known design houses to push the limits. The oil and natural gas industry needs no stimulus; we need no earmarks. We are not asking anything from the government, but one simple… Read more »

Saving Energy to Save Money

Energy costs may soon eat up as much as 50% of your tech budget. Here’s how to conserve some of that juice By Rachael King- Business Week When it comes to energy conservation, many chief information officers have simply buried their heads in the sand. But they may not be able to afford to do… Read more »

Excerpt: Vishay: US Equity Movers

Feb 9,2010 – Nikolah Gammeltoft posted an article on Business Week regarding Top News ( Bloomberg ) He states that the shares of several US companies are having unusual moves in the US trading. Highlighted in the list is our franchise Vishay. Vishay Intertechnology Inc.  (VSH US ) rallied 11 percent to $8.95, after climbing… Read more »

Vishay Intertechnology Sfernice PLAC 100

Planar transformer handles as much as 22W for SMPS applications The Sfernice PLAC 100 user-configurable planar transformer targets switch-mode-power-supply applications, including flyback, forward, push-pull, and half-bridge converters. Using the vendor’s software allows adaptation of the transformer to a range of applications by setting the power-supply type and desired level of input voltage, output voltage, power,… Read more »