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      Tomorrow’s Engineers Week set to take place 7 to 11 November 2022 (05/07/2022)

      The tenth Tomorrow’s Engineers Week (#TEWeek22) will take place from Monday 7 to Friday 11 November 2022. The Week will encourage young people to experience the world of engineering and provide exciting interactive opportunities to explore what modern engineering careers have to offer.

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      Editor’s comment: Progress – but not enough... (03/07/2022)

      With women still hugely under-represented in engineering, INWED (International Women in Engineering Day) continues to play a vital role in raising the profile of women in engineering – helping encourage more young women & girls to take up engineering careers. Despite progress in the last decade, engineering remains an overwhelmingly male-dominated field…

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      EPDT July 2022 issue (inc. Electromechanical + Military & Aerospace features + Distribution supplement) now available online (02/07/2022)

      This month’s issue, now available in print or digital editions, contains features on Electromechanical technologies and Military & Aerospace applications, plus the latest edition of EPDT's twice-yearly Electronics Distribution supplement.

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      ecsn Chairman’s viewpoint: Same problems, different causes... (01/07/2022)

      In his last report for EPDT’s Distribution supplement, in January 2022, ecsn Chairman, Adam Fletcher predicted that 2022 would throw up ever more challenges for the global electronic components supply network, and for the many technology OEMs that depend on it. Of course, he couldn’t foresee the dramatic swing in geopolitical tensions ahead – and the additional disruption it would create!

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      Q&A with Digi-Key: European market update (01/07/2022)

      2022 is already well on its way to being another strong year for the electronics distribution sector, despite tight supply from component manufacturers & continued supply chain disruptions. In this Q&A, EPDT talks to Ian Wallace, Digi-Key VP of Americas & EMEA Business Development, who provides an update on how the firm is faring in 2022, what he's looking forward to & new developments that electronic component distributor, Digi-Key is working on to better serve customers…

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      Q&A with Mouser: Market challenges & opportunities (01/07/2022)

      In this Q&A, EPDT talks to Mark Burr-Lonnon, Mouser Electronics’ Senior Vice President of Global Service and EMEA & APAC Business, who provides an update on electronics industry market challenges &  opportunities that component distributor, Mouser Electronics has observed – including his thoughts on COVID, Brexit & ongoing supply chain turbulence…

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      Next generation avionics: from aircraft to spaceship (01/07/2022)

      High data speeds, miniaturisation & improved functionality increasingly place new demands on the connectivity & infrastructure in the next generation of avionics, as aircraft transform into flying data centres, says Geoff Hill, founder & Managing Director at electronic component distributor, Astute Electronics…

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      Factors to consider when choosing thermal interface materials (01/07/2022)

      From consumer electronics to aerospace, all electronic devices require active thermal management, to effectively dissipate heat away from components. The bottleneck of thermal management is often the conduction between heat-generating components & cooling components...

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      M12 connectors power industrial applications (01/07/2022)

      In the competitive world of industrial connectivity, the M12 connector is a highly popular solution. Part of the metric connector family which includes the smaller M5 & M8, the M12 has found a huge range of applications within industry & beyond, says David Phillips, Managing Director of binder UK & Director of International Sales for specialists in circular connectors for industrial & automation technology, the binder group…