Industry News

Rogers Corporation to Showcase Specialty Materials for Power Electronics Applications at APEC 2018

Rogers Corporation will be showing its specialty materials for Power Electronics Applications with examples of its range of laminated busbar solutions including capacitor-busbar assemblies, curamik® substrates, 92ML™ thermally conductive PCB materials and HeatSORB™ phase change material at the upcoming APEC 2018 conference and exhibition (

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Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. to Exhibit at APEC 2018 in San Antonio, TX

Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc., Semiconductor and Device Division will exhibit for the first time at Applied Power Electronics Conference (APEC) in San Antonio, March 5-7, 2018.  The Semiconductor and Device Group will display its full lineup of power semiconductor products (formerly the Mitsubishi Products and Accessories Division of Powerex, Inc.) in booth #919.

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Significant Savings in PCBA Test

Everett Charles Technologies offers Standard Mechanical Bench Top Cassette System

Everett Charles Technologies’ (ECT) Mechanical Bench Top Cassette System in one standard size is the entry level bench top test fixture that allows interchangeable cassettes to be used to further reduce fixturing costs. Mechanical Bench Top Cassette System enables reliable spring test probe access to small and medium sized PCBAs. Its cleaver design offers an advanced set of features as standard.

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Altair Expands Thermal Capabilities for Electronics; Acquires TES International’s Software, Hires Key Technologist

ElectroFlo CFD Software broadens HyperWorks® platform capabilities for electronics design

Altair (ALTR), developer of the HyperWorks computer-aided engineering software suite, has acquired Michigan-based TES International’s technology, intellectual property, and other assets.  TES was founded in 1994 to service the “electronics cooling” market, and provides cross-industry software solutions for thermal design and packaging, custom programming, general heat transfer, stress and vibration analysis, and computational fluid dynamics (CFD).

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Samtec's EXTreme Ten60Power™ System Available with Higher Density and AC Power Options

Extreme Power/Signal System with up to 60 A/Blade and a Low 10 mm Profile

Samtec has released a higher density signal count and new AC power option available with the EXTreme Ten60Power™ system. TSamtec's EXTreme Ten60Power™ header and socket system (ET60T/ET60S Series) is available in both power/signal combinations and power only for increased design flexibility.

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