Category Archives: Plant Tours

Aerovox Corp. – Tightly-controlled design and manufacturing processes reduce risk of film capacitor failure

Tightly- controlled design and manufacturing processes at Aerovox Corp. reduce risk of film capacitor failure By Ed Lobo, SVP/CTO, Aerovox Corp., New Bedford, Massachusetts   Electrical capacitor failures due to…

IRC Corporation Advanced Film Division; Corpus Christi, Texas

By Dennis M. Zogbi, president of Paumanok Publications Inc. PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY MAY/JUNE 2005 IRC’s Corpus Christi facility houses advanced thin and thick film resistor technology for specialty applications in…

An Interview With Lelon Electronics Corp.

Lelon Electronics Corporation Passive Component Industry magazine (PCIM) recently discussed Lelon’s growth and outlook with Mr. T. C. Wu, President of Lelon Electronics Corp. PCIM: Lelon Electronics is now in…

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…

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…

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…

Korea Plant Tours: Tigers of Passive Components

By Dennis M. Zogbi President, Paumanok Publications Inc. PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2005 In the fourth quarter of 2004, I took a tour of some key electronics facilities in the…

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….

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…

EPCOS: Tantalum Plant Tour in Évora, Portugal- January 2000

PASSIVE COMPONENT INDUSTRY JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2000 Author’s Note: This factory was sold to Kemet Electronics, seven years later. In August 1998, EPCOS (formerly Siemens + Matsushita Components GmbH & Co. KG),…

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