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Important News That Affects Global Markets, Technologies and Opportunities in Passive Electronic Components, including capacitors, resistors, inductors and circuit protection components.

Q & A: Stackpole Electronics, Inc.- On The Global Medical Electronics Market

Dennis M. Zogbi, publisher of Passive Component Industry Magazine, talked with Kory Schroeder, Product Engineering Manager for Stackpole Electronics, Inc., in October 2006 to get an update on the market…

Passive Components in Automotive Electronics—Past, Present, Future

By Ron Demko; AVX Corporation The evolution of automobiles from their birth as simple horseless carriages to the current wide range of highly complex models has been nothing short of…

Film Capacitors for Power Electronic Applications

By Freddy Estaban, EPCOS Electronic Components S.A., Spain; Suresh Chandran, EPCOS, Inc. USA PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2005 New power electronics for industrial applications demands higher performance levels from all…

Power Capacitors For Wind Turbines

By Josef Reindl, Vishay ESTA; Theo van de Steeg, Vishay BCcomponents; Frans van Roemburg, Vishay BCcomponents PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY NOVEMBER/DECEMBER 2005 The adoption of renewable energy sources, such as the…

Man Yue Electronics: Experiencing Rapid Growth in a Mature Market

By Dennis M. Zogbi, President, Paumanok Publications, Inc. Man Yue Electronics Company Limited, of Chai Wan, Hong Kong in the People’s Republic of China, produces aluminum electrolytic capacitors in five…

Capacitor Impedance Needs for Future Microprocessors

By Larry E. Mosley; Intel Corporation Santa Clara, CA 95054 USA PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY MAY/JUNE 2006 Introduction: Microprocessor power levels in the past have increased exponentially1, which has led to…

IRC Wirewound and Film Resistor Technology Facility in Barbados

By Dennis M. Zogbi, president of Paumanok Publications Inc. PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY MAY/JUNE 2005 In February 2005, Passive Component Industry Magazine visited IRC Corporation’s Wire and Film production facility on…

AVX Plant Tour: Lanskroun, Czech Republic; Paignton Uk Tantalum Factories: July 2004

PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY MAGAZINE JUNE 2004 EDITION In June 2004, Dennis M. Zogbi, President of Paumanok Publications, Inc. was a guest at AVX Corporation’s Solid Electrolytic Capacitor Operations in Europe….

Capacitors and the Implantable Defibrillator Market- Oct 2001

PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2001 By Dennis M. Zogbi Over the years, Paumanok Publications, Inc., has conducted in-depth research into a variety of specialty capacitor markets, including applications for detonators,…

NIC Components, Long Island, New York – July 2000

by Dennis M. Zogbi, Publisher, Passive Component Industry Magazine LLC PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY JULY/AUGUST 2000 In 1982, NIC Components Corp. was licensed by Nippon Industries Co., Ltd. of Japan for…

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