TDK Ventures invests in biomagnetic medical imaging company Genetesis; also e-mobility companies AutoFlightX and StarShip

Magnetocardiography technology company, Genetesis, is the latest investment by TDK Corporation’s $50 million venture fund which the company established last year. It is the first investment by TDK Ventures in the healthcare space and ties in closely […]


Development of a High-Field, Non-Insulated, High Temperature Superconducting Magnet for Fusion Research and Other Applications

By Dr. Zbigniew Piec and Thomas W. Overton  Recent advances in superconductor technology, especially high-temperature superconductors (HTS), have revolutionized industries from defense and transportation to energy, medicine, and basic science. Magnets employing superconducting (SC) material in their windings can […]


Wellington’s ECR2 Motor and Connect SCS Refrigeration Controls Spur Strong Growth for New Zealand Company

New Zealand company Wellington Drive Technologies has reported record 2019 sales and profits from its innovative ECR2 refrigeration motor, Connect SCS intelligent controllers and data services. The company develops technology for the food and beverage equipment market […]

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March/April 2020

Schaeffler Charges into EV Motors Business, Leveraging Acquisition of Elmotec Statomat & Close Ties with AutomakersFollowing on its acquisition of coil winding machinery manufacturer Elmotec Statomat, the company is entering the electric motor manufacturing business […]

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January/February 2020

Revolutionary Ferrite-Magnet Fault Current Limiter Graduates from Testing and Heads to MarketFaultCurrent Limited, a UK-based developer of passive magnetic fault current limiters, is reporting successful results from a recent round of independent tests of its […]


New Developments in EMI Shielding from Tenneco

Tenneco’s Powertrain division has recently developed electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding in response to the aviation market’s demand.   “By optimizing the construction and arrangement of each element in the material, we have been able to drive down weight while […]


Yamaha Unveils Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor for e-Mobility

Yamaha Motor Co., Ltd. has begun accepting orders for prototypes of a high-performance electric motor still under development that is designed for the high power-density needed by makers of automobiles and other types of e-mobility vehicles including motorcycles. An interior permanent […]