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GE uses OTTO Motors to support lean manufacturing of medical equipment

April 23, 2017 by Stephen Law
OTTO self-driving vehicles transport medical equipment in GE Healthcare’s Milwaukee-based Repair Operations Center for quick and reliable delivery of equipment
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Mouser signs global disty agreement with MEMSIC

April 23, 2017 by Stephen Law
Mouser Electronics Inc. reached a global distribution agreement with MEMSIC Inc., global leader for the consumer electronics, communications, automotive, medical and industrial sensing sectors. Through the new agreement, Mouser will distribute MEMSIC micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors to customers worldwide.  The…
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Wago appoints regional sales manager in SW Ontario

April 23, 2017 by Stephen Law
Wago Canada continues its growth with the addition of Patrick Butler as regional sales manager in Southwestern Ontario. Born and raised just outside of Toronto, Butler previously spent 16 years with Phoenix Contact as a district application specialist, a regional…
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Canada’s biggest VR/AR/MR convention coming to Vancouver

April 22, 2017 by Stephen Law
CVR 2017: a 3-day gathering on May 5th-7th will feature the latest in cutting-edge entertainment and presentations from tech giants including NASA and Ford.
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X Tronics to rep TT Electronics in Canada

April 22, 2017 by Stephen Law
X Tronics Inc., Concord ON, has been appointed the manufacturers’ representatives in Canada for TT Electronics Plc, a global manufacturer and supplier of electronic components and solutions for the industrial, transportation, high reliability and medical markets. X Tronics will represent…
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EPTECH trade shows roll into Montreal, Markham

April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law
If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market today, you will want to pencil in a visit to either of the EPTECH shows taking place in…
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Avnet expands disty arrangements with principals

April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law
Avnet, electronic component distributor, has signed an expanded franchise agreement with Bel Fuse Inc., a global manufacturer of products that power, protect and connect electronic circuits. Avnet now offers Bel’s full line of power products, circuit protection, magnetics and interconnect…
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Gap Wireless celebrates 10th anniversary

April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law
A decade of stocking and distributing solutions for the mobile broadband and wireless markets was celebrated by Gap Wireless earlier this year, as the Mississauga-based firm marked its official 10th anniversary. “We would like to take this opportunity to recognize…
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TTI and Abracon sign disty deal

April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law
TTI Inc., a leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has entered into a global distribution agreement with Abracon, LLC, global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clocking and magnetic components. “With mutual focus on IP&E and…
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Schleuniger hosts open house

April 20, 2017 by Stephen Law
Schleuniger’s Canadian branch office in Oakville ON hosted an open house this week for its customers in conjunction with some allied partners – Cirris Systems, Gem Gravure, Panduit and Telsonic Ultrasonics. Guests were welcome to experience equipment demonstrations on the…
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Forgotten element holds promise for the future of electronics

April 20, 2017 by William Weir, Yale News, Yale University, New Haven CT
With silicon as a semiconductor, the quest for ever-smaller electronic devices could soon reach its limit.
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Powerful academic supercomputer to launch at SFU

April 19, 2017 by By Tia O’Grady, Simon Fraser University
Advanced research computing (ARC) system will give Canadian researchers access to the latest ARC resources and expertise