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  • Women in Electronics

    New Organization Helps Women Develop Careers in Electronics

    A mentorship program builds the skillsets the industry needs to build to achieve greater innovation and success. Innovation and change are the driving force of the electronics industry, and that spirit of change extends to the people that make up today’s electronics companies. As more women are drawn to all areas of the industry, aRead More

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    Look for the UL Mark

    For more than a century, the UL mark has helped inspire confidence in a product’s safety and quality. For UL, facilitating the standards development process, developing standards and certifying to those standards helps ensure that quality starts at the component level. UL is a premier global independent safety science company that has championed progress forRead More


Semiconductor Market Maintains Its Momentum

The semiconductor market maintains its momentum so far in 2014, which is good news given how closely trends in the connector market follow trends in the semiconductor market. Global semiconductor market performance in early 2014 has continued where 2013 left off  – with positive sales growth. As the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) reported at the beginning ofRead More

Five Things to Know About Semiconductor Sales

As goes the semiconductor market, so go interconnects. The Semiconductor Industry Association shares the five things to know about global semiconductor sales now. 1. Global semiconductor sales reached a record high in 2013. Worldwide semiconductor sales for 2013 reached $305.6 billion, the industry’s highest-ever annual total and an increase of 4.8% from the 2012 totalRead More

VITA Specifications: Setting the Standard

The VITA specifications enable the embedded computer industry to support military, avionic, space, instrumentation, semiconductor processing, medical imaging, and industrial control applications. The way industry standards are often viewed by the engineering community has been the source of jokes for many years: How many engineers does it take to change a light bulb? None, they simplyRead More

2013 iNEMI Electronics Roadmap Speeds Up

August 2013 – The 2013 iNEMI connector roadmap includes a look at technology, trends, roadblocks, infrastructure issues by region, the impact of globalization, and individual product roadmaps.

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