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TT Electronics Opens New State-of-the-Art Power and Control R&D Facility in Manchester UKNovember 29, 2023 | TT Electronics
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TT Electronics, a global provider of custom power solutions and engineered technologies, has announced that its Power and Control business has officially opened its new state-of-the-art research, development and manufacturing facility. The new facility in Rochdale, Manchester, UK, is a strategic investment by TT Electronics in power electronics for mission-critical aerospace and defence technology.
“TT’s recent acquisitions of the Power Supply business from Excelitas, Torotel and Ferranti Power and Control have enhanced our customer portfolio as well as significantly strengthening our engineering capability in both the UK and US,” said Matt Yeates, Vice President and General Manager, TT Electronics. “The new facility will not only support new employment opportunities in the Rochdale/Manchester area, but will provide increased manufacturing capacity as a direct response to our customers’ needs.”
The opening of the new site aligns with TT’s aim to continuously invest in its global facilities and offer greater supply chain leverage and engineering capabilities to its customers. The facility is now fully operational and will provide a significant increase in capacity for customers in the UK for power electronics and mission-critical aerospace and defence technology.
At DesignCon, the I-Connect007 Editorial Team met with Brad Griffin, product marketing group director for the System Analysis Group at Cadence Design Systems. Brad explains how this analysis tool enables designers to address SI and PI issues early in the design process, before they become costly errors, and why he believes his late co-worker Dennis Nagel would be proud to see his efforts come to fruition.
Indium Corporation to Showcase Proven EV Products and High-Reliability Alloys at Productronica China02/28/2024 | Indium Corporation
As a materials pioneer and trusted partner in electric vehicle (EV) and e-Mobility manufacturing, Indium Corporation is proud to showcase its high-reliability alloys and soldering solutions at Productronica China, March 20-22, in Shanghai.
Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin company has unveiled its plan to build, test and fly a hybrid-electric vertical takeoff and landing demonstrator (HEX / VTOL) with a tilt-wing configuration. The design is the first in a series of large, next generation VTOL aircraft — ranging from more traditional helicopters to winged configurations—which will feature varying degrees of electrification, and an advanced autonomy system for optionally piloted flight.
Coffee has helped power people for years. Now, coffee and other bio-based resources may help power lithium-ion batteries, thanks to breakthrough technology from X-BATT®.
Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced the latest innovations and progress towards accelerating grid modernization at DISTRIBUTECH International® 2024, the leading annual transmission and distribution event for utilities, technology providers, and industry leaders. Schneider has also affirmed their leadership in distributed energy resources management with its recognition by Guidehouse Insights as a leader in 2024 for both Grid DERMs and Grid Edge DERMS and #1 in 2023 for ADMS, reinforcing its strength with an industry-leading end-to-end portfolio and ecosystem for grid modernization.