Plastic Dielectric Film Consumption Growing: October 2007

Global consumption of plastic dielectric films for the capacitor industry has grown substantially since 2003 according to a new study from Paumanok Publications, Inc. entitled “Plastic Dielectric Films For The…

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…

Acquisition of Power Electronics Division of C&D Technologies, Inc.

KYOTO, JAPAN—Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd., announced it has signed an agreement with C&D Technologies, Inc. to acquire its Power Electronics Division (PED). The acquisition will be finalized during the first…

AVX Enters into a Definitive Agreement to Acquire American

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C.—AVX Corporation announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire American Technical Ceramics Corp. John Gilbertson, President and Chief Executive Officer of AVX Corporation, stated, “The…

Conductive Polymer Aluminum for Electrolytic Capacitor Technology

By Masashi Oshima, General Engineering Manager; Rubycon Carlit Japan The last five years of growth and popularity of flat-panel monitors and television sets have dramatically driven the need for SMT…

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…

The Potential Impact of REACH on Passive Components—the EU’s Draft Directive that WILL Affect You

What REACH Is… Registration, Evaluation, and Authorization of Chemicals, which is popularly known as REACH, is the European Union’s new draft directive for a “New” EU policy that will do…

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…

KEMET Acquires EPCOS’ Tantalum Capacitor Facility

GREENVILLE, SC – KEMET Corporation has announced that the Company is in advanced discussions with EPCOS AG with respect to acquiring the Tantalum Capacitor Business Unit of EPCOS. With KEMET’s…

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…

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