Electromagnetics

Minebea Mitsumi & Ablic Expand Device Portfolio with Purchases of Hitachi Power Semi and Samurai Semi 

Tokyo-based Minebea Mitsumi and its Yokahama-based subsidiary Ablic are expanding their businesses in power electronics, sensing and precision motion with recent acquisition moves that add more semiconductor capability. Minebea is planning to purchase Hitachi’s power […]

Electromagnetics

Overseas Inductor & Power Electronics Suppliers Head to APEC 

As APEC 2024 comes together for February in Long Beach, California, overseas-based specialty manufacturers of inductors and other magnetic components for power electronics are heading to America. This article highlights the products and capabilities of several: Shenzen Codaca Electronic of China, which recently linked up with Digi-Key as a distribution partner, MaxEcho Technology of Taiwan, Core Electronic of Turkey, and Prax Power from Barcelona. As usual, Magnetics Magazine serves as a media partner for the event. […]

Electromagnetics

Apple and Partners Build MagSafe Accessories into Global Phenomenon 

You can get a high-fashion MagSafe ring holder in your choice of exotic leathers from accessory maker Labodet in Paris, or a MagSafe-compatible case or car mount from Sandmarc action gear in San Diego, or a warrior-looking MagSafe protective case from OtterBox in Colorado, or trendy cases from Torras in China. You can select from an extensive line of MagSafe devices from global electronics manufacturer Belkin. And, of course, Apple stores are loaded with the company’s own lineup of MagSafe products for iPhones, watches and AirPods as the phenomenon grows to become a global ecosystem of innovative new products in the consumer electronics market.  […]