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Trescal moves into the Australian and New Zealand calibration markets

Trescal, the international specialist in calibration services, is taking a new step in Asia Pacific with the acquisition of AUSCAL, present in Australia and New Zealand. Founded in 1969, Auscal is among the largest calibration services providers in Australia, employing 45 people and generating revenue close to AUD 10m (EUR …

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ams invites Austrian Homeless World Cup players to improve their life and work opportunities

ams last week welcomed to its headquarters the members of both the Austrian national squads participating in this year’s Homeless World Cup tournament in Cardiff. As part of its sponsorship of the teams, via Caritas Styria, the visit to ams headquarters included a factory tour and a program of personal …

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JonDeTech has verified the process for high volume production of its sensors

JonDeTech is now finished with the task of industrialising several process steps in the manufacture of the company’s IR sensors. Thanks to the developed process, JonDeTech can produce about seven million sensors per year with the help of the current third-party supplier. Since last autumn JonDeTech has worked with a high …

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Mouser Electronics named Distributor of the Year by Amphenol Industrial

Mouser Electronics has been recognised with the prestigious Amphenol Industrial 2018 Industrial Distributor of the Year award. The trophy was presented to Mouser Electronics executives at the recent EDS Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. The Industrial Distributor of the Year award recognises Mouser’s increases in point of purchase, point of sale (POS), …

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Digitally supported switchgear engineering

What do American footballers, and the workings of their teams, have in common with system technology from Rittal and Eplan? More than you might expect. In short, both operate on an “all for one and one for all” basis.  Both demonstrate how coordinated systems that link together can tap into unimagined potential. …

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Renesas Electronics and SAIC Volkswagen unveil joint laboratory to accelerate development for China’s automotive market

Renesas Electronics has established the Automotive Electronic Joint Laboratory with SAIC Volkswagen Automobile Co., (SVW). The SAIC-Volkswagen-Renesas Joint Laboratory will accelerate research and development efforts to support emerging automotive electronics applications, starting with cockpit and vehicle control, for the Chinese automotive market. The joint laboratory will combine Renesas’ advanced microcontrollers, system-on-chips …

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TouchNetix wins innovation award from information display experts for multi-function touchscreen controller IC

TouchNetix, a manufacturer of system and component technology for high-performance touchscreens, has won a prestigious innovation award for its aXiom multi-function touchscreen controller ICs for industrial, medical and automotive applications. The Society for Information Display, which runs the Display Week exhibition in San Jose, California named TouchNetix a ‘2019 Best …

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Bulgin sponsors MATE International ROV competition

Rugged connector and component manufacturer Bulgin has announced its involvement in the 18th annual MATE (Marine Advanced Technology Education) International ROV competition taking place this month. Bulgin will be sponsoring the finals, which will be held from June 20-22, at the Kingsport Aquatic Center and MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center …

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Megger acquires Power Diagnostix

Megger has acquired Power Diagnostix of Aachen, Germany, a leader in the development and manufacture of high voltage diagnostic equipment, and in the provision of diagnostic services for high voltage installations. This acquisition greatly enhances Meggers’ capabilities, particularly in the field of Partial Discharge (PD) testing where Megger can now …

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NI, Tessolve and Johnstech demonstrate mmWave 5G package test solution

NI has announced and demonstrated a quad-site mmWave 5G packaged test solution developed in collaboration with Tessolve and Johnstech. Addressing the technical challenges associated with 5G mmWave package part test, this solution helps reduce the cost and risk of delaying time to market for semiconductor manufacturers that produce mmWave 5G ICs. NI, Tessolve and Johnstech collaborated to …

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