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IDC: Autonomous Vehicles to See CAGR of Nearly 12% through 2024

IDC: Autonomous Vehicles to See CAGR of Nearly 12% through 2024

FRAMINGHAM, MA – The number of vehicles capable of at least Level 1 autonomy will increase from 31.4 million units in 2019 to 54.2 million u...  Read More...

SEMI Among Coalition Urging EC President to Resolve SCIP Database Issues

SEMI Among Coalition Urging EC President to Resolve SCIP Database Issues

MILPITAS, CA – SEMI joined a coalition of some 40 industry organizations calling on European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen to so...  Read More...

Novel Electronics Materials Startup Receives Angel Investment

Novel Electronics Materials Startup Receives Angel Investment

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA – A California startup that aims to disrupt the electronics materials market has received an undisclosed investment from a...  Read More...

VS Industry Posts Fiscal Q4 Revenue Down 15%

VS Industry Posts Fiscal Q4 Revenue Down 15%

KUALA LUMPUR – VS Industry reported fiscal fourth quarter revenue slipped 15% to RM882.61 million (US$214.7 million) year-over-year. Revenue...  Read More...

Foxconn Among Investors in Next-Gen Touch Controller Company

Foxconn Among Investors in Next-Gen Touch Controller Company

AUSTIN, TX – Foxconn is among a handful of investors pumping in $22 million to an Austin-based company that makes semiconductor and software...  Read More...

ZVEI Among Firms Starting Industrial Digital Twin Association

ZVEI Among Firms Starting Industrial Digital Twin Association

FRANKFURT – ZVEI is among 20-plus companies from the mechanical engineering and electrical industry to start the Industrial Digital Twin Ass...  Read More...

Sept. ECIA Survey Reveals ‘Renewed Surge’ in Supply Chain Health

Sept. ECIA Survey Reveals ‘Renewed Surge’ in Supply Chain Health

ATLANTA – Positive developments in both economic progress and battling the pandemic have buoyed the manufacturing world, including participa...  Read More...

Jabil Reports Fiscal Q4 Net Revenue Up 11%

Jabil Reports Fiscal Q4 Net Revenue Up 11%

ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Jabil reported fiscal fourth quarter net revenue of $7.3 billion, up 11.1% year-over-year.  Read More...

Georgia Tech Student Wins 2020 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant

Georgia Tech Student Wins 2020 Charles Hutchins Educational Grant

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – Chidinma Imediegwu, a graduate student at the Georgia Institute of Technology, has been selected as the winner of the 2020...  Read More...

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FEATURES

Test Methods to Identify Counterfeit MLCCS

Test Methods to Identify Counterfeit MLCCS

Electrical and physical characteristics play a role in high-accuracy detection. Most multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCC) have no marking and cannot easily be ...  Read More...

The Case for a 1.1mm BGA/CGA Package

The Case for a 1.1mm BGA/CGA Package

A marginally larger package would cut design times and improve PCB yields and performance. Most electronics engineers know there is no 1.1mm BGA or CGA package...  Read More...

5 Things for Better Program Transfer from Prototype to Volume

5 Things for Better Program Transfer from Prototype to Volume

Is manufacturing at scale a building block of your development plan? Beyond conception, bringing a new product to life is a challenge. From the saying that “h...  Read More...

SMTAI Women’s Leadership Program Shows ‘Drive’

SMTAI Women’s Leadership Program Shows ‘Drive’

Annual career development program features talks on automotive safety systems and quality. In the wake of Covid-19, SMTA International is virtual this year, a...  Read More...

Conformal Coating Challenges: Detection, Rework and Failure Analysis

Conformal Coating Challenges: Detection, Rework and Failure Analysis

A DoE shows optimal removal strategies with various package styles.  Read More...

Using Cross-Sectioning for PCB Assembly Qualification

Using Cross-Sectioning for PCB Assembly Qualification

While destructive, slicing can best x-ray for failure detection and analysis.  Read More...

ESD Concerns with PCB Assembly: Barcode Labeling and Masking

ESD Concerns with PCB Assembly: Barcode Labeling and Masking

Overcoming charges and decreasing risks introduced by humans or machines.  Read More...

New Requirements for SIR Measurement

New Requirements for SIR Measurement

Requirements for no-clean solder paste to increase device chemical, thermal and electrical reliability.  Read More...

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PRODUCTS

Essentium, ECD Launch DryBox 3-D Printing Parts Cabinet

Essentium, ECD Launch DryBox 3-D Printing Parts Cabinet

DryBox cabinet is designed to store and protect 3-D printing filaments in a humidity-controlled environment.  Read More...

TE Connectivity Releases ICCON Block, ICCON Insert Connectors

TE Connectivity Releases ICCON Block, ICCON Insert Connectors

ICCON Block and ICCON Insert connectors address high current rating demands from high-speed board-to-board and board-to-busbar data communication applications. ...  Read More...

Palomar Rolls Out 8100 Wire Bonder

Palomar Rolls Out 8100 Wire Bonder

Palomar 8100 automated, thermosonic high-speed ball-and-stitch wire bonder performs ball bumping and customized looping profiles.  Read More...

Vishay Introduces VEMD4010X01, VEMD4110X01 Photodiodes

Vishay Introduces VEMD4010X01, VEMD4110X01 Photodiodes

VEMD4010X01 and VEMD4110X01 surface-mount automotive-grade silicon PIN photodiodes come in 0805 case size with 0.7mm profile.  Read More...

ASM Updates DEK TQ Stencil Printer

ASM Updates DEK TQ Stencil Printer

DEK TQ stencil printer can operate for up to 8 hr. without operator assist.  Read More...

TT Electronics Introduces APC Series Thin-Film Chip Resistors

TT Electronics Introduces APC Series Thin-Film Chip Resistors

APC Series surface mount resistors have been qualified for use in environments exposed to sulphur-bearing gasses.  Read More...

Espec Rolls Out 4 New AR Series Environmental Stress Chambers

Espec Rolls Out 4 New AR Series Environmental Stress Chambers

Four new models of AR series environmental stress chambers for rapid-rate temperature cycling provide temp. cycling and humidity performance needed to validate ...  Read More...

Vishay Updates EP1 Wet Tantalum Capacitor

Vishay Updates EP1 Wet Tantalum Capacitor

EP1 wet tantalum capacitor has new ratings in B and C case codes.  Read More...

Würth Elektronik Introduces WE-MK Multilayer Ceramic Inductors

Würth Elektronik Introduces WE-MK Multilayer Ceramic Inductors

WE-MK multilayer ceramic inductors have resonant frequency > 10GHz.  Read More...

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