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April 27, 2016
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J-Squared invests in repair lab targeting MIL-Aero sector

J-Squared Technologies Inc., Mississauga ON, a 25-year-old Canadian owned and operated company with a business unit in the United States to support the North American electronics marketplace, has invested heavily in expanding its MRO services ñ initially targeted towards the MIL-Aero based customers. » Read full article

Hammond builds-on enclosure strengths with addition of new facility

Driven by growing demand for its standard and customized enclosure products, Hammond Manufacturing Company Ltd., has constructed a brand-new 119,000-square-foot facility in Guelph ON, bringing its Guelph footprint to approximately 450,000 square-feet and 600 employees. » Read full article

OLED lighting: will it eventually disrupt or fade away?

The OLED lighting technology faced a difficult challenge since the very beginning in the shape of inorganic LEDs. The challenge was that LED lighting got there first and leveraged its accumulated production experience to improve its performance and to reduce its costs. » Read full article

Canadian printable, flexible electronics leaders recognized

The Canadian Printable Electronics Industry Association (CPEIA) delivered the inaugural Innovation and Commercialization Award winners during its annual symposium yesterday. » Read full article

MMTS equipping Quebec OEMs to grow their global biz

This May, more than 4,500 manufacturing professionals will connect with peers, education opportunities and innovative technologies presented by over 400 companies from around the world at SME's Montreal Manufacturing Technology Show (MMTS) — Quebec's premier event for the manufacturing sector. » Read full article

Lazaridis Institute collaborates with Deloitte & TMX Group

The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises at Wilfrid Laurier University announces collaborations with Deloitte Canada and with TMX Group Limited to help deliver on the mandate of the Lazaridis Institute to support Canadian technology companies with the tools, knowledge and networks to scale rapidly into globally competitive enterprises. » Read full article
 
 
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Altium

Modern design tools make it easier to tune DDR4 signal paths

The latest standard in the race for ever-denser and ever-faster dynamic RAM is DDR4, short for double data rate, fourth generation synchronous dynamic random-access memory. DDR4 memory will operate at speeds between 1600 MHz and 3200 MHz, compared to speeds between 800 MHz and 2400 MHz for DDR3 memory. Standard memory modules will be denser, too. » read more
 
Products 
 
Murata

PMBus compliant eighth brick conforms to ABC standard

MURATA DBE series of 300 Watt fully regulated digitally controlled dc-dc converters packaged in an industry standard eighth-brick format provide a footprint that conforms to the Advanced Bus Converter (ABC) Digital standard as specified by the AMP Group industry collaboration. » Learn More
Ceradrop

Digital materials deposition platform supports printed electronics

CERADROP F-Serie all-in-one, state-of-the-art digital materials deposition platform for process development in printed electronics and smart 3D printing is a hybrid materials deposition platform combining inkjet and aerosol jet technologies. » Learn More
Omron

Terminal block connectors come with 2 to 12 contacts

OMRON XW4 2.54mm pitch terminal block connectors are available with 2-12 contacts. Both vertical and horizontal models are available. Device provides push-in terminals to easily complete connections, while push-in connection method allows repeated repairs. » Learn More
Analog Devices

Energy harvesting PMU boosts efficiency in IoT apps

ANALOG DEVICES ADP509x power management unit (PMU) enables faster and more efficient energy harvesting in IoT applications. Device converts harvested power down to the 16 ?W to 100mW range with only sub-?W operation losses. » Learn more
CREE

LED delivers more than 205 lumens-per-watt

CREE XLamp XP-G3 LED delivers 31% more lumens and 8% higher lumens-per-watt (LPW) than firm's XP-G2 LED. Leveraging key elements of firm's SC5 Technology platform, the high-power device improves the lumen density, voltage characteristics and reliability of previous XP-G generations. » Learn More
Mill-Max

Right angle male pcb pins plug into receptacles

MILL-MAX Straight and right angle male pcb pins complement firm's existing 35XX and 37XX series. In addition to the .020" (0,51mm), .025" (0,63mm), .030" (0,76mm) and .040" (1,02mm) diameters available, these new pins now offer diameters of .060" (1,52mm) and .080" (2,03mm). » Learn More
ROHDE & SCHWARZ

Scope boosts measurements in multi-domain applications

ROHDE & SCHWARZ RTO2000 compact lab oscilloscope for multi-domain applications displays the correlations between time, frequency, protocol and logic analysis measurement results. » Learn More
APEM

Handheld device provides immersive, intuitive method of control

APEM PC Series ergonomic game style pendant controller is a handheld device that accommodates firm's TS Series miniature proportional joystick and provides either analog voltage or USB output. » Learn More
Piher Sensors

Potentiometer withstands Pb-free RoHS reflow soldering process

Piher Sensors and Controls N6 Series 6mm potentiometer is able to withstand the Pb-free RoHS reflow soldering process. Product's overmoulding technology improves performance and delivers a robust design. » Learn More
Anritsu

Optical transport tester supports encapsulation methods

ANRITSU Network Master Flex MT1100A optical transport tester addresses the challenges associated with emerging technologies being integrated into Core and Metro networks, as well as in data centers. » Learn More
FLUKE

Oscilloscope speeds electro-mechanical troubleshooting

FLUKE ScopeMeter 120B Series industrial handheld oscilloscope simplifies and speeds electro-mechanical troubleshooting. » Learn More
Powerbox

Modules boost available power in slim packaging

POWERBOX ENAR150D series Railway dc-dc power converters perform at 93% high efficiency, saving energy, reducing power dissipation and allowing more power available in confined environment. » Learn More
 
Events 
 
OTTO LP9 Series

Printed Electronics Training Session

May 03 - May 05, 2016
Location: Printability and Graphic Communications Institute (ICI) » more info

Conference on Soldering & Reliability

May 09 - May 11, 2016
Location: Hilton Toronto/Markham Suites Conference Centre » more info

EDS Show

May 10 - May 13, 2016
Location: Mirage Hotel Las Vegas » more info