AER Energy Resources Inc. (Atlanta) has announced operating results for the second quarter ending on June 30, 2000. The company's second quarter net loss for 2000 was $1.26 million, or $0.05 per share, versus a net loss of $0.91 million, or $0.04 per share, for the same period in 1999. Revenues of $0.11 million and […]
The 16th Annual Battery Conference on Applications and Advances (Long Beach, CA) has announced it will feature two parallel tracks of sixteen technical sessions providing an opportunity for an in-depth examination of issues associated with the analysis, design and selection of batteries and power conditioners. Performance and cost goals of various applications will be discussed. […]
Invensys Power Systems' Secure Power (Raleigh, NC) has announced the latest UPS in its Series 9 product family, the Powerware 9330. The Powerware is designed specifically to meet the high-availability needs of critical 24" x 7" applications and, according to Invensys Power, can enhance reliability and deliver one of the highest efficiency ratings compared to […]
Siemens Matsushita Components (Munich, Germany), whose legal successor is now EPCOS AG (Germany), will increase production capacity at its two-year old facility in Évora, Portugal for the production of tantalum electrolytic capacitors. EPCOS owns the only two European manufacturing facilities for tantalum chip capacitors; the other plant is in Heidenheim, Germany. Production capacity in Évora […]
Amkor Technology (Chandler, AZ) has completed the integration of recently acquired Integra Technologies (Witchita, KS) into its worldwide operations, adding resources to the company's existing test service capabilities in the semiconductor industry. Nearly 50 test engineers and technicians will staff the new organization in the United States. Additional test engineers and technicians are already in […]
Enova Systems (Torrance, CA), confirmed that it will provide powertrain components to Ecostar Electric Drive Systems (Dearborn, MI) for the TH!NK city electric vehicle when it is redesigned and launched for global markets in 2001. Ecostar was formed in 1998 and is part of the fuel cell alliance between Ford Motor Company, Ballard Power Systems […]
Phihong USA (Fremont, CA) has announced the PSLA-15LN Series of 15W single-output switching power supplies. These supplies have two versions, one with...
SatCon Technology Corp. (Cambridge, MA) has announced that Dr. Gerald Wilson has agreed to serve on SatCon's board of directors.Dr. Wilson is the chairman of the science advisory boards of General Motors (Detroit) and Pratt and Whitney (East Hartford, CT) and a member of the science advisory board for Cummins Engine (Columbus, IN).
AEG SVS Power Supply Systems GmbH (Furth, Germany) presented their new UPS at the Hanover Trade Fair 2000. According to AEG SVS, this new UPS is the first to make exclusive use of UltraCaps from EPCOS AG as the storage medium instead of lead-acid accumulators. The new UPS uses a total of 115 UltraCaps with […]
Motorola Inc. (Schaumberg, IL) reported record sales of $9.3 billion in the second quarter of 2000. For ongoing operations, this is an increase of 22 percent from $7.6 billion a year earlier. Excluding special items, earnings from ongoing operations were a record $515.0 million, or $0.23 per share, up 91 percent from $269.0 million, or […]
Kollmorgen Corp. (Radford, VA) has announced the release of its new high-resolution sine encoder option for the Kollmorgen Platinum DDL (Direct Drive Linear) frameless permanent magnet brushless servomotor. Typical applications are inspection, pick-and-place machines, and gantry systems. The new sine encoder provides position information to the drive in the form of analog sine/cosine signals. The […]
Kollmorgen Corp. (Radford, VA) announced the release of its new high-resolution sine encoder option for the Kollmorgen Goldline DDR (Direct Drive Rotary) brushless servomotor. Typical applications are rotary tables, indexing assembly machines and film coating. A direct drive motor is a new alternative for industrial motion-control applications that require high torque, flat profile and maintenance-free […]
Kollmorgen Corp. (Radford, VA) announced the release of its new high-resolution sine encoder option for the Kollmorgen GOLDLINE XT brushless servomotor. The motor offers high torque density, a proprietary interior magnet design that delivers low cogging and a next-generation motor design. Typical applications are high-speed registration, film coating and web control. The sine encoder on […]
National Semiconductor Corp. (Santa Clara, CA) has introduced their LM3620 Series. The LM3620 Series of controllers are monolithic ICs designed to control the charging and end-of-charge control for lithium-ion rechargeable batteries. The LM3620 is available in two versions for one- or two-cell charger applications. Each version provides the option of selecting the appropriate termination voltage […]
NEC Mobile Energy Corp. (Tokyo, Japan) has begun selling a manganese laminate, lithium-ion, rechargeable, secondary battery. The company aims to meet market needs for the compact design of mobile terminal products such as cellular phones and PDAs. The batteries use a laminate film for battery packaging instead of conventional aluminum and iron packaging, making the […]