Electronics

Digi-Key Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Product Distribution Center Expansion

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 10:18pm

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world's largest selection of electronic components and automation products in stock for immediate shipment, celebrated the ribbon cutting of its Product Distribution Center expansion (PDCe) today, expanding the company's headquarters' footprint by 2.2 million square feet for a combined total of more than 3 million square feet. The new facility allows Digi-Key to pick, pack and ship nearly three times the previous daily average of 27,000 packages to customers in more than 180 countries around the world.

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  • "This is a significant milestone for all Digi-Key employees and our community," said Dave Doherty, president of Digi-Key.
  • "Our new product distribution center expansion will help us continue to deliver excellence to our customers for many years to come.
  • "The state of Minnesota is thrilled to celebrate Digi-Key's growth milestone today," said Steve Grove, commissioner of Minnesota DEED.
  • The product distribution center expansion features two primary conveyor systems to provide redundancy in the case of a breakdown and provide opportunities for future growth.

Meijer Makes Dinner Decisions Easy with Launch of Crafted Market Heat-and-Eat Meals

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 9:15pm

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today the launch of its latest offering that caters to customers in need of convenience its new line of restaurant-style, single-serve Crafted Market by Meijer heat-and-eat meals.

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  • GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer announced today the launch of its latest offering that caters to customers in need of convenience its new line of restaurant-style, single-serve Crafted Market by Meijer heat-and-eat meals.
  • Crafted Market meals are now available in the deli section of all Meijer stores.
  • In fact, the retailer expects 40 percent of its Crafted Market meals to be consumed the same day they're purchased.
  • The new ready-to-heat options come in two lines Crafted Market by Meijer and Crafted Market Signature by Meijer.

Kuwait-based Packaging Manufacturer Caesar Pac Targets Expansion with Investment in Region’s 1st EFI Nozomi 14000 LED Digital Press

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 7:26pm

The investment in the Nozomi 14000 LED is set to play a pivotal role in Caesar Pacs growth plans, enabling the business to expand its client base to customers requiring smaller order quantities.

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  • The investment in the Nozomi 14000 LED is set to play a pivotal role in Caesar Pacs growth plans, enabling the business to expand its client base to customers requiring smaller order quantities.
  • The Nozomi 14000 LED delivers up to 35% lower energy consumption than flexo printing, with virtually no VOC emissions.
  • Caesar Pac is proud to be a pioneer in the country as the first adopter of the high-speed single-pass digital corrugated press.
  • EFI is really excited to be working with and supporting Caesar Pac with the Nozomi 14000 LED, the first single-pass inkjet corrugated board printer in Kuwait.

Outlook on the Connector Global Market to 2030 - Featuring 3M, ABB, Amphenol and Aptiv Among Others

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 7:45pm

The global connector market was valued at $62,270.0 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $114,732.4 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 6.6% from 2020 to 2030.

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  • The global connector market was valued at $62,270.0 million in 2020, and is projected to reach $114,732.4 million by 2030, registering a CAGR of 6.6% from 2020 to 2030.
  • However, volatility in the raw material prices such as copper, is a major restraint to the global connector market industry.
  • The current connector market forecast is quantitatively analyzed from 2020 to 2030 to benchmark the financial competency.
  • Porter's five forces analysis illustrates the potency of the buyers and the connector market share of key vendors.

Altium, IPC Education Foundation, and Arduino Announce Student Electronics Design Competition

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 6:30pm

Altium LLC, the leading printed circuit board (PCB) design software company, is partnering with the IPC Education Foundation (IPCEF) and Arduino to launch the second annual student electronics design challenge.

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  • Altium LLC, the leading printed circuit board (PCB) design software company, is partnering with the IPC Education Foundation (IPCEF) and Arduino to launch the second annual student electronics design challenge.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20220815005583/en/
    Altium LLC, the IPC Education Foundation, and Arduino are partnering to launch the second annual student electronics design challenge to engage, educate, and enhance students proficiencies in PCB design capabilities with a focus on solving some of the worlds most pressing environmental challenges.
  • (Photo: Altium LLC)
    The Innovation for Environmental Change 2022 International Student Design Competition (#PCBeTheChange) engages student teams to help address common environmental concerns using Altiums educational tools with Arduino hardware.
  • Designs will be displayed at the IPC Design Booth; awards will be presented at the IPC APEX EXPO STEM Outreach Event.

Radiant Exhibits and Presents Smart Glass Measurement Solutions for Emerging Sunroof Technologies at Vehicle Displays & Interfaces

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 5:15pm

REDMOND, Wash., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Radiant Vision Systems, a leading provider of test and measurement solutions for automotive displays, announces that it will exhibit and lead a technical session at the SID (Society for Information Display) 29th Annual Vehicle Displays & Interfaces Symposium & Expo. The event takes place at a new location at the Sheraton Detroit Novi Hotel on September 27 and 28, 2022. Radiant will exhibit solutions for evaluating the visual quality of head-up displays (HUD) and other automotive display integrations from tables 601 & 603 in the exhibit hall and will present a paper during Session 5: Display Metrology on Wednesday, September 28, beginning at 10:40 A.M. local time.

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  • Vehicle Displays & Interfaces has provided the leading forum for automotive display technology for nearly 30 years.
  • Topics of this year's event include automotive market trends, touch interfaces, HUDs, component & substrate innovations, lighting, and display measurement.
  • However, the size of sunroof panels, intricacies of their etched patterns, and glass curvature make this emerging inspection application difficult to address using traditional display measurement technologies.
  • Throughout the event, Radiant will also demonstrate its solutions for automotive display testing from tables 601 & 603 as part of the Vehicle Displays & Interfaces exhibition.

Teradek to Integrate with Sony's Ci®, Allowing Filmmakers and Broadcasters to Accelerate Secure Camera-to-Cloud Workflow

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 5:00pm

Sony's Ci Media Cloud will natively integrate with Serv 4K and Prism Flex, Teradek's 4K HDR encoding solutions.

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  • Sony's Ci Media Cloud will natively integrate with Serv 4K and Prism Flex, Teradek's 4K HDR encoding solutions.
  • Sony's Ci Media Cloud will natively integrate with Serv 4K and Prism Flex , Teradek's 4K HDR encoding solutions.
  • This blazing-fast file transfer will accelerate content acquisition workflows while still delivering frame-accurate files for cutting, color grading, frame grabbing, commenting, and annotating.
  • Because it's in the cloud, this workflow will avoid duplicating content across multiple systems, allowing the processing to come directly to the content.

Global Plastic Compounding Market Report 2022: Rising Demand from the Automotive, Construction and Food & Beverage Industry to Drive Growth - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 3:40pm

The global plastic compounding market size is expected to reach USD 112.08 billion by 2030.

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  • The global plastic compounding market size is expected to reach USD 112.08 billion by 2030.
  • The construction and vehicle industries are expected to encourage demand for interiors, exteriors, and under-the-hood components.
  • Plastic compounding is used in automotive under-hood components, building interiors and exteriors in construction and infrastructure, and the electrical and electronics industry, which is anticipated to boost the market growth.
  • Major plastic compounding companies have been acquiring their own compounding plants, rather than establishing plants, to strengthen their position in the global landscape.

State’s Grid Operator Asks Californians to Conserve Energy Today Due to High Energy Demand and Tight Supplies Across the West

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 4:00pm

With hot temperatures and high energy demand across California, the states power grid operator is asking residents statewide to voluntarily conserve electricity this afternoon and evening when the grid is most stressed due to higher demand and energy supplies are tighter.

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  • With hot temperatures and high energy demand across California, the states power grid operator is asking residents statewide to voluntarily conserve electricity this afternoon and evening when the grid is most stressed due to higher demand and energy supplies are tighter.
  • The grid operator is predicting an increase in electricity demand, primarily from air conditioning use.
  • The grid operator is asking all Californians to reduce electricity use during a Flex Alert to prevent further emergency measures, including rotating power outages.
  • PG&Es Demand Response programs offer incentives for business owners and residential customers who curtail their energy use during times of peak demand.

FlexGen Partners with SMT Energy on 100MW Energy Storage Portfolio in Texas

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Wednesday, August 17, 2022 - 4:27pm

DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- FlexGenPower Systems, Inc. ("FlexGen", or the "Company"), a leading energy storage technology platform and energy storage solution provider, today announced it has signed contracts to supply advanced energy storage systems and FlexGen HybridOS™ software for SMT Energy's portfolio of ten energy storage projects in Texas. The projects will be certified to all four ERCOT checklists to provide the full range of ancillary services to the ERCOT market. The projects will come on-line in phases from Spring through Fall of 2023. The plants, rated at 10MW and 9.95MWh of capacity utilize the latest in liquid cooled energy storage technology to provide maximum flexibility.   

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  • DURHAM, N.C., Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- FlexGenPower Systems, Inc. ("FlexGen", or the "Company"), a leading energy storage technology platform and energy storage solution provider, today announced it has signed contracts to supply advanced energy storage systems and FlexGen HybridOS software for SMT Energy's portfolio of ten energy storage projects in Texas.
  • FlexGen is proud to partner with SMT Energy to deploy these advanced energy storage plants.
  • FlexGen's industry-leading HybridOS energy management system platform delivers the full stack of energy storage value, including ancillary services, capacity, and energy market.
  • To learn more, please visit www.flexgen.com
    SMT Energy is a U.S.-based developer of distributed generation and utility-scale renewable and energy storage energy projects.