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TTI and HellermannTyton sign wire & cable mgmt deal

August 19, 2017 by Stephen Law
TTI Inc., the leading distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components, has signed a distribution agreement with HellermannTyton, a leading wire and cable management manufacturer, that expands TTI’s product offering to its valued customer base in North America. “The…
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Worldwide spending on VR expected to double

August 19, 2017 by Stephen Law
Worldwide revenues for the augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) market are forecast to increase by 100% or more over each of the next four years, according to the latest update to a recent report from the International Data Corp. (IDC).…
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eStruxture to expand Montréal data center

August 18, 2017 by Stephen Law
eStruxture Data Centers Inc., a network and cloud-neutral data center operator based in Montréal, announced that it has begun an expansion project of their downtown Montréal facility. Once complete, the expansion will add another 3MW of power capacity while nearly…
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Power Integrations signs global disty deal with Future

August 18, 2017 by Stephen Law
Power Integrations, provider of high-efficiency, high-reliability ICs for ac-dc, LED lighting and gate driver applications, reached a worldwide distribution agreement with Future Electronics, Montreal.  “Power supply, lighting and IGBT sub-system developers using PI products will have access to excellent technical…
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Pacific Insight reaches agreement with Methode Electronics

August 18, 2017 by Stephen Law
Methode Electronics Inc. has agreed to acquire Nelson BC-based Pacific Insight Electronics Corp. in an all-cash transaction for total consideration of approximately CAD$144 million. “I am very pleased with the opportunities this transaction will present. For our shareholders, this transaction…
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Free tool lets Canadian SMEs forecast Cloud usage

August 17, 2017 by Stephen Law
New feature in CANARIE's DAIR Cloud helps businesses optimize their product design
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Global stretchable, conformal electronics market to grow

August 16, 2017 by Stephen Law
North America is expected to remain the largest market
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DYMO partners with Fluke to simplify cable labels

August 15, 2017 by Stephen Law
DYMO, labeling specialists in the industrial and manufacturing sectors, will partner with Fluke Networks this September to simplify the creation and printing of cable labels with the DYMO ID LinkWare Live Import Wizard – a software tool that brings a…
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Feds invest in Winnipeg aerospace R+D, advanced manufacturing

August 14, 2017 by Stephen Law
The Federal Government has invested $10 million towards encouraging the global competitiveness of Canada’s aerospace industry, ensuring the creation of well-paying middle class jobs and targeting skills development.  These funds will expand the Centre for Aerospace Technology and Training (CATT) and create a…
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GCT releases catalog of connector models on SnapEDA

August 13, 2017 by Stephen Law
Engineers can easily design-in a wide variety of connectors with free symbols & footprints
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BlockMaster catalog covers high power terminal blocks

August 12, 2017 by Stephen Law
BlockMaster Electronics Inc., Elk Grove Village IL, a leading terminal block supplier, has announced the availability of its 12-page catalog detailing the firm’s new lines of HP and OTB Series high power terminal blocks.   Each series is rated 600…
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Komax acquires Laselec, strengthens aerospace market segment

August 11, 2017 by Stephen Law
Strengthening its position within the aerospace market segment, Komax has acquired Laselec SA, marking an important step for the Swiss-based manufacturer of machines for wire processing, solar and medical technology.  Komax will be taking over Laselec in the second half…