AVX Receives A 2017 Bosch Global Supplier Award

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 27, 2017) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, was recently honored with a 2017 Bosch Global Supplier Award from Robert Bosch GmbH, a leading global supplier of technology and services. This year's ceremony took place on Wednesday, July 12, in Stuttgart, Germany, and marked the fifteenth anniversary of the biennial Bosch Global Supplier Awards, which recognize outstanding manufacturer and supplier performance with regard to the quality, cost, innovation, and logistics of products and services in six categories: innovation, raw materials and components, electronics and electromechanics, mechanics, commercial goods, and indirect packaging. AVX's Senior Vice President of Sales, Pete Venuto, and Kiyohiro Ariumi, the director of Kyocera Corporation's Corporate Sales Group, attended the ceremony and accepted the award.

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Vishay Intertechnology WSBS8518…40 Power Metal Strip® Battery Shunt Resistor Improves Accuracy, Provides Consistent Contact Location

MALVERN, Pa. — July 24, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced a new 36 W Power Metal Strip® battery shunt resistor featuring three sense pins in the 8518 case size. With extremely low resistance values down to 50 µΩ, the Vishay Dale WSBS8518...40 increases accuracy and lowers costs compared with Hall Effect current sensing solutions, while its sense pins assist in PCB mounting, provide consistent contact point location, and offer a connection to ground via the third sense pin.

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STMicroelectronics Comments on False Media Speculation

Geneva – July 20, 2017 –STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, declared that the recent media speculation reported by Bloomberg (““STMicroelectronics may resume taking MCU orders after year-end, Taipei-based Economic Daily News reports, citing unidentified people from supply chain”) is false.

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Best Budget 7th Generation Core™ Processor Based Motherboards

The top trends for 2017 in embedded computing cover three themes: the merging of the richer interactive content, the advent of cloud computing everywhere, and the technology impact of ultra-high definition video shift.” DFI’s new series motherboards come with increased performance, Optane memory, power efficiency, and compelling graphics features that are provided by 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors. To meet the rapidly changing demands of markets, motherboards powered by 7th Gen Intel® Core™ processors were developed as a direct answer to this trend.

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Bourns Adds New High-Temperature PPTC Resettable Fuses to its Multifuse Line

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 19, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has added new AEC-Q200 certified high-temperature Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses to its successful line of Multifuse® products. Offered in 1206 and 1210 (3014 and 3024 metric) surface mount packages and featuring operating temperatures up to 125 °C, Bourns designed the miniature sized MF-NSHT and MF-USHT series as ideal circuit protection solutions for automotive systems, and to provide superior resettable fault protection for a new generation of high density boards in industrial, telecom and consumer electronics that also must operate in elevated temperatures.

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New Antenna PowerGuard Products Provide Reliable ESD Protection in Capacitance-Sensitive Applications

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (July 19, 2017) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, has released the new Antenna PowerGuard Series varistors, an ultralow capacitance extension of its reliable AntennaGuard range with new voltage, capacitance, and energy ratings. Antenna PowerGuard Series varistors exhibit highcurrent and energy handling capabilities, low insertion loss, low leakage current, and unsurpassed reliability compared to diode options. These advantages, combined with AEC-Q200 qualification, bidirectional overvoltage protection, EMI/RFI attenuation, fast response times (<1nS), and multi-strike capabilities make the small SMT packaged series ideal for use in RF and optic circuit, sensor, high-speed and data line, antenna, radar, Bluetooth®, Ethernet, and other capacitance-sensitive applications across the automotive, industrial, and commercial markets.

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New Vishay Intertechnology TMBS® Rectifiers in MicroSMP Package Save Significant Space While Increasing Power Density and Improving Efficiency

MALVERN, Pa. — July 19, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today expanded its offering of surface-mount TMBS® Trench MOS Barrier Schottky rectifiers with 10 new 1 A and 2 A devices in the eSMP® series MicroSMP (DO-219AD) package. Providing space-saving alternatives to Schottky rectifiers in the SOD123W, the Vishay General Semiconductor devices feature reverse voltages from 45 V to 150 V and include the industry's first 2 A TMBS rectifiers in the MicroSMP to deliver forward voltage as low as 0.40 V.

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STMicroelectronics’ ESD-Clamping Diodes in 0201 Package Bring Industry-Best Performance Protection to Tiny Smart Objects

New miniature (0201-size) single-line ESD-protection diodes from STMicroelectronics quickly clamp transients to a voltage as low as 7V, and handle 7A peak pulse current, to provide superior protection and design flexibility for space-constrained smart objects. This diode drops the bar with the lowest clamping voltage available at this level of capacitance and stand-off voltage.

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Bourns Expands Successful Line of Multifuse® Ultra-Low Resistance Surface Mount PPTC Resettable Fuses

RIVERSIDE, Calif., July 18, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has expanded its successful line of ultra-low resistance Multifuse® Polymer Positive Temperature Coefficient (PPTC) resettable fuses. Bourns is introducing the new model series MF-PSML (0805 size) while adding new low-profile devices to the company's existing MF-NSML (1206 size) and MF-USML (1210 size) series products. Bourns is extensively increasing its Multifuse® product line to provide design engineers with a breadth of low-resistance overcurrent and thermal circuit protection solutions that meet their space-constrained application requirements.

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