Electronic Products & Technology



New rep firm focused on automated systems

October 13, 2015 by Stephen Law

A new Markham ON-based manufacturers’ representative firm R.W.A. Technical Sales Inc. has been launched with the official signing of three key principals. Formed by industry electronics supply chain veteran Bob Ashmore, RWA has signed an exclusive representatives’ agreement with Klemsan,


Consumer electronics market to reach $838B

October 12, 2015 by Stephen Law

Grand View Research Inc. anticipates by by 2020


Mouser unveils new driverless cars series

October 11, 2015 by Stephen Law
Mouser and Imahara Unveil New Driverless Cars

Aim to drive latest innovations in autonomous vehicle technology


Industry careers portal connects PE talent

October 10, 2015 by Stephen Law

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) is giving industry talent, employers and potential end users of products and applications enabled with organic, printable and flexible electronics (OPE) a new way to connect with OPE-Careers.com. “It’s more than just a job site,”


Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2016

October 9, 2015 by Stephen Law

Gartner Inc. highlighted the top 10 technology trends that will be strategic for most organizations in 2016. Gartner defines a strategic technology trend as one with the potential for significant impact on the organization. Factors that denote significant impact include


Gap Wireless open house showcases expanded facility

October 8, 2015 by Stephen Law
Great test lab

Advanced testing highlighted at wireless distributor’s Mississauga facility


SMTC changes corporate HQ to San Jose

October 7, 2015 by Stephen Law

Toronto location will be known as the SMTC Toronto Division


Altera stockholders approve merger with Intel

October 7, 2015 by Stephen Law

Altera Corp. announced that its stockholders have overwhelmingly approved its pending merger with Intel Corp., with more than 97 percent of votes cast in favor of the merger. Altera and Intel entered into an agreement on May 31, 2015, providing for


Harting takes connectivity solutions on the road

October 6, 2015 by Stephen Law
Harting truck

German-based interconnect maker Harting Inc. recently announced that it will travel a Roadshow Truck across North America showcasing its connectivity solutions. The truck showcases industrial and small form industrial connectors, cable assemblies, board level connectors, backplane assemblies, industrial Ethernet switches


Wearable designers challenged by lack of info on consumer usage

October 5, 2015 by Stephen Law
Infographic - Developing for Wearables (PRNewsFoto/Clutch)

16 case studies reveal the early challenges in the development process for wearable technology.


Samsung opens semi ops HQ in Silicon Valley

October 4, 2015 by Stephen Law
Samsung Device Solutions America HQ

New landmark will be key to the firm’s aggressive growth plans


TestEquity relaunches with broader mission and a million new products

October 3, 2015 by Stephen Law

Value-added distributor of test and measurement equipment expands to include everything for pcb assembly, rework and repair