AVX is the First to Offer Space-Level X7R BME MLCCs Approved to MIL-PRF-32535

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (February 16, 2018) - AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of advanced electronic components and interconnect, sensor, control, and antenna solutions, is the first - and currently only - company to offer space-level, X7R base metal electrode (BME) MLCCs with "M" and "T" reliability levels approved to the Defense Logistics Agency's (DLA's) MIL-PRF-32535 specification. Exhibiting high CV capabilities superior to those of precious metal electrode (PME) MLCCs, which have long been the standard for the global aerospace industry, AVX's leading-edge, space-level, X7R BME MLCCs deliver a 39-fold increase in capacitance compared to standard, 100V, 1812, MIL-PRF-123 and MIL-PRF-55681 MLCCs - enabling revolutionary board space, weight, and component count reductions that directly translate into lower launch costs - and meet extremely stringent DLA requirements for high-reliability performance in space applications. The series also features AVX's patented FLEXITERM® termination technology, which allows for more board flexure than standard terminations, providing proven-effective protection against thermal and mechanical stresses both during assembly and throughout component lifetimes and enabling the safe, reliable employment of large case sizes.

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AVX Acquires Innovative, Award-Winning Antenna Company, Ethertronics

Ethertronics' 200+ patents & innovative IMD antenna systems technology - which was recently honored with an Electronic Products 2017 Product of the Year Award & provides critical support for the first-ever processor-enabled consumer TV antenna - will further expand AVX's extensive portfolio of advanced electronic component solutions.

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AMPHENOL RF ENABLES THE INTERNET OF THINGS

The Internet of Things (IoT) is delivering the promises of greater efficiency, improved production, enhanced and new services, and deeper levels of control and data acquisition for city planners, city managers, agriculture, manufacturing, and individuals. The widespread availability of wireless, radio frequency (RF) based connectivity is fueling the growth and success of IoT solutions. Because IoT solutions typically rely on resources distributed over wide geographical areas for system operation, an RF-based infrastructure is ideal.

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TE Connectivity to feature rugged, cutting-edge connectivity technology for C4ISR applications at MILCOM 2017

Members of the media are invited to visit TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, at MILCOM 2017 to explore TE’s advanced portfolio of interconnected products for C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance) applications and other electronic warfare systems. TE is focused on providing smaller, lighter, more rugged connectivity solutions for electronic warfare applications. Minimizing size, weight and power consumption (SWaP) in these and other applications is vital to increasing bandwidth and enabling open architecture systems.

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Stackpole's Non-Inductive Wirewounds for Inductance Sensitive Applications

RALEIGH, NC (June 21, 2017) -- Stackpole's NWW non-inductive wirewound resistor series is ideal for applications requiring low inductance. Although inductance can never be fully eliminated in a wirewound resistor, the Ayrton-Perry winding technique reduces the inductance by up to 5 times that of a standard wirewound resistor, making this technology usable in high frequency and high switching applications.

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Bourns Space, Volume-saving FLAT® GDT Selected by Phoenix Contact for their Newest TERMITRAB Complete Surge Protection Device

RIVERSIDE, Calif., May 31, 2017 - Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that Phoenix Contact, a leader in the development of future-oriented components, systems, and solutions, has selected the Bourns® Model 2017 Series FLAT® GDT for its TERMITRAB Complete product, which Phoenix Contact boasts is the world's thinnest surge protection device (SPD). The space and volume-saving breakthroughs made in the Bourns® FLAT® GDT design are a major contributing factor that enabled Phoenix Contact to significantly reduce the size and profile of its latest SPD to a mere 3.5 mm wide.

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Microchip's Most 150 Technology Implemented in third Volvo model

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced that MOST150 technology has been implemented in the new Volvo V90. Volvo Cars has been utilizing Microchip’s technology for many years and recently began utilizing MOST150, the latest MOST® technology from Microchip. MOST150 is the first standard to provide a proven, automotive-ready physical layer for Ethernet packet transport inside vehicles in accordance with the IEEE 802.3 Ethernet specifications. This is the third Volvo model where its infotainment system includes MOST150 technology.

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