Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet,
Inc. has inked a distribution agreement with ROAL Electronics, a supplier of
ballasts and LED power supplies, designed
specifically for solid state lighting applications - such as high-brightness
light emitting diodes (HBLEDs). ROAL Electronics' comprehensive product catalog
includes solutions for HBLED power conversion as well as high-efficiency power
conversion solutions for medical, telecom and industrial markets. Avnet will
distribute ROAL's line of ballasts and power supplies throughout the Americas.
Wal-Mart will hold its second Made in the USA Open Call July 7-8, at its headquarters in Bentonville, Ark. The event will be a repeat effort by the world’s biggest seller of consumer goods to increase the amount of US-made products it sells in Wal-Mart stores, in Sam’s Club members-only wholesale outlets, and on walmart.com.
From design feasibility, to development, to production, having the right information to make good decisions can ultimately keep a product from failing validation. The key is highly focused information that doesn’t come from conventional, statistics-based tests but from accelerated stress testing.
There’s a good chance that a few of the things mentioned here won't fully come to fruition in 2015 but rather much later down the line. However, as Malcolm X once said, "The future belongs to those who prepare for it today."
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