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2019 EPHJ-EPMT-SMT show looks promising as it opens its doors to the world

With more than 800 exhibitors from 18 countries and 20,000 international industry visitors expected from 5 continents, the 18th edition of the EPHJ-EPMT-SMT Trade Show 2019 will continue in the tradition of previous events. Eighty per cent of exhibitors are Swiss, with 67 per cent from French-speaking and one third …

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Mouser Electronics honoured with Molex’s first European e-Catalogue Distribution award

Mouser Electronics has been named as the first winner of the European e-Catalogue Distributor of the Year award by Molex. Molex cited Mouser’s continual investment in inventory and NPIs — the distributor currently stocks over 28,000 Molex parts — the increase in the number of new customers and the POS growth …

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NI, Tokyo Electron, FormFactor and Reid-Ashman demonstrate 5G mmWave semiconductor wafer probe test solution

NI has announced and demonstrated a 5G mmWave wafer probe test solution it developed in collaboration with Tokyo Electron, FormFactor and Reid-Ashman. Addressing the technical challenges associated with 5G mmWave wafer probe test, the demonstrated solution can help semiconductor manufacturers reduce their risk, cost and time to market for 5G mmWave …

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MTC appointed lead auditor for UK robotics

The Coventry-based Manufacturing Technology Centre has been appointed a lead auditor by the British Automation and Robot Association – the trade body which aims to promote the use of robotics in British Industry. The MTC will have lead responsibility for auditing UK robot integrators seeking certification from BARA, and engineers …

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First HENSOLDT Award presented to South African team

HENSOLDT, the independent sensor solutions house, has presented its first award for an outstanding contribution to the company’s success to a team at GEW Technologies, Pretoria. The team with members Arthur Wood, Morné van Tonder, Stephen Scott,Mishack Sigasa and Ruben Janse van Rensburg were presented with the prestigious award during the annual HENSOLDT Leadership Team meeting held in Munich …

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Endress+Hauser invests in sensor technology

Innovative Sensor Technology, part of the Endress+Hauser Group, continues its growth path. On 24 May 2019, the sensor specialist officially opened an expansion of its plant in Ebnat-Kappel in eastern Switzerland. The facility, built at a cost of nearly 15 million euros, now offers double the floor space. Mirko Lehmann, …

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Formula Student launches autonomous racing car competition

Formula Student is launching the UK’s first undergraduate autonomous racing car competition at Silverstone in July, giving young engineers the chance to hone their software expertise and automation skills on the renowned racing track. Six UK universities are entering autonomous cars in Formula Student, which is run by the Institution …

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Mouser receives Top Global Distributor, Growth awards from HARTING

Mouser Electronics has received the prestigious Global High Service Distributor of the Year award from HARTING. Mouser also received the 2019 New Product Introduction Award from HARTING at the annual EDS Leadership Summit in Las Vegas. HARTING is a leading manufacturer of electrical and electronic connectors, device terminations, backplanes, network components, …

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RS Components announces Bluetooth IoT design competition

RS Components (RS) has announced ‘Make With Mesh’, a new design challenge based around IoT Bluetooth technologies, in partnership with Cypress Semiconductor, a world-leading semiconductor maker and embedded solutions provider. The competition challenges creative minds to see what kind of projects they can come up with based around one, or …

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