Functional surfaces for electronic cases from Fischer Elektronik
In many technical sectors in the optical and chemical industries, in medical and measuring technology and engineering, in HI-FI systems and general technical consumer goods, cases for accommodating electronic equipment are required. For a great number of applications, simple surface finishers such as lacquering, anodising etc. are not adequate or appropriate. Fischer Elektronik, as a manufacturer of electronic cases, offers a decorative and functional surface finish using Nextel. This matt, elastic, scratch- and abrasion-resistant surface has a uniform appearance with ... more
Grundfos buys South African pump manufacturer
On 1st of November the Grundfos Group will take over the South African manufacturer of water supply pumps Brisan Turbo (Pty), according to official press report from Grundfos Group. The company employs 80 staff and has an annual turnover of DKK 50 million. ”Based on the huge need for clean drinking water and water for irrigation, we anticipate good business opportunities in the African water supply market. With the acquisition of Brisan, we will enhance our business base on the ... more
Energo Plus won prize Systemair’s Best Distributor
In September this year the prize Best Distributor of Swidish company Systemair AB won Energo Plus company from Slovenia, said Orhan Misic, Area Manager Export Sales. "Our distributors are gathering up here in Skinnskatteberg village every one and a half year at Systemair Days. During this 4 days meeting the Best Distributor is appointed. This year Energo Plus from Slovenia has won and it is the first time a distributor from Balkans is receiving this prize", said additionally Mr Misic. ... more
Transmitters produced by the Bulgarian manufacturer of automation equipment and systems COMECO were certified for the US and Canada with UL Mark, said for SEEIM magazine eng. Vladimir Sakaliiski, manager of COMECO. "The UL Mark is strictly required to sell in North America, where Comeco’s products are currently well accepted. The UL institution, or Underwriter Laboratories, was established in 1894. Since than the strict requirements which each product has to cover in order to guarantee its safety have been applied. ... more
Universal Instruments has new president
Dover Technologies has appointed Jeroen Schmits as President of Universal Instruments Corporation, according to official company press release. Schmits has been President of Vitronics Soltec since 1999, a sister company within the Dover Technologies group. He replaces Ian deSouza who moved on from Universal Instruments. Jeroen Schmits is mechanical engineer. He began his career in the electronics industry as Area Sales Manager for Soltec in 1989. Mr. Schmits will be working to repeat that track record at Universal, building upon ... more
Johnson Controls is going to acquire York International
Johnson Controls is going to acquire York International – the largest indipendent supplier to the global heating/cooling market, said from the companies. “Johnson Controls will acquire York for 56.50 USD per share. Transaction value of approximately 3.2 billion USD, including debt. York’s Board of Directors has unanimously recommended that York shareholders vote in favor of the transaction. Transaction expected to close in December 2005, subject to customary regulatiry approvals and York shareholder approval”, said John M. Barth, Chairman and Chief ... more
Change in leadership for Assembleon
Technology leader in SMT placement solutions, Assembleon, announces the retirement of its CEO, Dr. Cor Scholten, and the appointment of his successor Dr. Leon Husson. Heading Assembleon, formerly Philips EMT, during one of the most turbulent periods in the global electronics manufacturing industry, Dr. Scholten has achieved outstanding success in handing over a technologically-advanced, entrepreneurial, and stable company to his successor. Dr. Scholten has focussed in recent months on strengthening corporate presence in Asia, and on appointing widely-experienced technical and ... more

LATEST issue 3/2019

issue 3-2019


Zero-Drift Amplifiers Offer Superior Precision at the Cost of Time Domain Performance

Zero-Drift Amplifiers Offer Superior Precision at the Cost of Time Domain Performance

Zero-drift amplifiers, meaning amplifiers that implement a continuously self-correcting architecture, have received a lot of fanfare due to the high level of DC precision that they enable ... more
Passive Matrix OLEDs

Passive Matrix OLEDs

For some time now, passive matrix OLED (PMOLED) displays have also been hugely popular, for example in the industrial sector. Vibrant colors, unique contrasts, and high resolutions as well as ... more
Security is changing in the IoT era

Security is changing in the IoT era

With the rapidly accelerating growth of IoT endpoints and increased concerns around security breaches, design engineers are looking for solutions that help reduce power consumption while adding robust security. Enter Microchip, manufacturer of microcontroller, memory and semiconductor devices, ... more