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.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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