Electronic Products & Technology

Circuit Protection

March 1, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Allied to carry Marquardt switches line

Allied Electronics, Fort Worth TX, have added Marquardt Switches to its distribution product portfolio, with hundreds of part numbers in stock and available for immediate shipment. Marquardt Switches is a global leader in the field of electronic switches, controls and…
February 27, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

ITC appointed exclusive Canadian distributor for Bernstein industrial safety products

ITC Electrical Components, Toronto, was recently appointed as the exclusive Canadian distributor for German-based Bernstein AG, provider of industrial safety technology. Bernstein supplies versatile solutions via its comprehensive line of switches, sensors, enclosures, suspension systems and other components for industrial…
February 25, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Bailey International acquires BC’s Sure Grip Controls

Pfingsten Partners, L.L.C. , Chicago, has announced that its portfolio company, Bailey International, L.L.C. has acquired Sure Grip Controls Inc., Saanichton BC. Sure Grip is a designer and manufacturer of joysticks, control grips and controllers for use on forestry, construction…
February 16, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Leister Blake to distribute NDT touch technology

Touch button Switch manufacturer New Degree Technology (NDT) of Shenzhen, China has appointed Leister Blake Enterprises Ltd., Port Coquitlam BC, as its exclusive distributor for Canada. NDT manufactures touch button products that can not only sense touch, but can also…
February 9, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Protecting yourself from counterfeit and gray market components

Yosuke Nishiyama, engineering manager, NKK Switches
Much has been said about the estimated $75-billion lost annually to counterfeit products and its impact to the microelectronics industry, but little is said about how manufacturers can protect themselves. From quality to safety issues to intellectual property (IP) theft,…
January 13, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Sensirion and Mouser sign global disty agreement

Global distributor Mouser Electronics Inc., has entered into a global distribution agreement with Sensirion AG, a leading manufacturer of high-quality sensor and microsensor components and evaluation kits. The Sensirion product line includes MEMS-based humidity and temperature sensors, pressure sensors, and…
September 20, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

E-T-A appoints Bay Technologies as automation rep

E-T-A Circuit Breakers, Richmond Hill ON, has appointed Bay Technologies to represent its comprehensive line of factory automation, industrial controls and process automation protection equipment. The principal of Bay Technologies is Nicolas Haiduc, former E-T-A Automation Specialist. Haiduc is well…
September 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

EAO signs global disty deal with Mouser

Global supplier of human machine interface (HMI) systems and components EAO Corp. has signed a global distribution agreement with Mouser Electronics Inc. Effective immediately, Mouser will promote and resell EAO’s portfolio of products to its customer base worldwide. “Partnering with…
May 22, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Calmark and Birtcher brands are now Schroff

Electronics protection solution provider Pentair Technical Solutions, San Diego CA, recently announced that its Calmark and Birtcher products have been rebranded and integrated into the Schroff brand. Schroff, a world leader in electronics packaging design and fabrication since 1962, offers…
March 22, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Newark element14 inks disty deal with NKK Switches

Newark element14, a high-service distributor of technology products and engineering solutions, has become an officially authorized distributor of NKK Switches, manufacturer of electromechanical switches. NKK Switches designs, produces and sells more than 3.5-million different switches that set the standard for…
March 9, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Booming electronics industry drives demand for EMI and RFI shielding materials

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on EMI and RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies markets. Global market for EMI and RFI Shielding Materials and Technologies is forecast to reach US$7.9 billion by 2020, buoyed by the rising…
November 1, 2013 by Shane Stafford, market development representative, LPKF Laser & Electronics North America

Avoid overlooking depaneling step in the pcb manufacturing process

Introduction Depaneling is a step easily overlooked in the printed circuit board (pcb) manufacturing process. A great board design, flawless circuit etching, and perfectly placed components mean nothing if individual pcbs cannot be separated from a panel without damaging components,…