Blog: Electronics in Action

Here you can find some of our older blog posts, set aside to make navigating our page easier.

Dec 19, 2013 (Other Product News)

Wurth Electronics Midcom Gap Calculator

We are excited to announce the launch of the Wurth Electronics Midcom Gap Calculator tool. The Gap Calculator tool provides an easy way to quickly calculate the gap length once the desired AL value and the package are known.

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Dec 12, 2013 (EMC Components)

Lighting and EMI Considerations

The lighting industry has shifted to focus on reducing the carbon footprint with the use of LEDs for replacement of standard incandescent light bulbs. This post discusses the EMI considerations LED lighting presents, and the solutions to reduce EMI issues.

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Dec 12, 2013 (Other Product News, Electronics Insight, Emerging Technology)

Safety in Electronics Design

The affect of insulation requirements is significant enough to change the form factor, performance, cost, and of course, reliability of the transformer. This post will discuss safety considerations in electronics design.

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Dec 8, 2013 (Power Magnetics, Electronics Insight)

Switch Mode Power Supply Topologies Compared

Even with the disadvantages of being more complex and requiring more care to control EMI, the advantages of switch mode power supplies far outweigh linear power supplies in all but a few niche applications.

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Nov 14, 2013 (Other Product News)

Webinar: Power Factor Correction Chokes

Do you want to learn more about Power Factor Correction Chokes (PFCs)? You can learn all about them in our webinar highlighting PFC Chokes on Tuesday, November 19 at 2:00pm CST.

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Nov 11, 2013 (Power Magnetics, EMC Components, Electronics Insight)

Common Mode Signals vs. Differential Mode Signals

Understanding the difference between common mode signals and differential mode signals is extremely important, as we need to know what the circuit requires to reduce noise.

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Nov 7, 2013 (Other Product News)

Feeling 'more than you expect' through IC Houses

Learn how we at Wurth Electronics Midcom work with partners to develop new technology that answers problems faced by our customers. Magnetics are critical, and we need to be part of that development.

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Oct 15, 2013 (Other Product News)

International Ecommerce Trends in Electronics Manufacturing

The differences in manufacturing trends between the geographical regions are quite easy to analyze. Here at Wurth Electronics, we see that our customers in the US and Asia have more of a tendency to embrace ecommerce business. This article will teach you more about international trends in the electronics industry.

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Oct 8, 2013 (Other Product News)

How Electronics Distribution has Changed in the Past Ten Years

Ecommerce is the dominating factor in the distribution area. 10 years ago, the focus was on having a large product catalogue that showed every product. Now, the focus has changed to having a website or a web shop. Learn how Wurth Electronics and our partners are adapting to this change.

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Oct 3, 2013 (Other Product News)

Providing 3-D, Eagle, and LTspice files

There are three types of files that customers can receive from Wurth Electronics Midcom, 3-D, Eagle, and LTspice files. In this article, Lars Fahrbach explains more about these files and how they are used in the electronics industry.

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Sep 30, 2013 (Meet Us Monday)

Expecting More from Electronics Distributors

Lars Fahrbach, the Global Distributions Manager at Wurth Electronics Midcom, talks about the importance of Wurth Electronics Midcom's mission of ‘more than you expect’ service for customers.

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Aug 29, 2013 (Other Product News)

Marketing Electronics Products at Wurth Electronic Midcom

Product Marketing at Wurth Electronics Midcom is all about knowing your market and realizing what it is that your market needs. After that you need to push the product's development and promote it to the right channels.

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Aug 27, 2013 (Power Magnetics)

Texas Instruments Case Study

IC Manufacturer Texas Instruments came to Wurth Electronics Midcom and asked us to create an isolated power supply for a chip that would work with their communication controller. Read on to learn more about this case study.

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Aug 22, 2013 (Other Product News)

What makes Wurth Electronics Midcom unique compared to other product development companies.

As an organization, Wurth is a service company. This extends down to all of it's branches, even to the business units and individual groups, but in particular to Wurth Electronics Midcom. Read more to learn how Wurth Electronics Midcom services customers like nobody else.

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Aug 15, 2013 (Meet Us Monday)

An Interview with Dean Huumala, Product Marketing and Development Manager at Wurth Electronics Midcom.

Dean Huumala, the Product Marketing and Development Manager at Wurth Electronics Midcom, tells us about the product marketing team and how Wurth Electronics Midcom's commitment to servicing customers puts them a step above the rest.

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Aug 13, 2013 (Other Product News)

Three Reasons to Work at an International Electronics Design Company

We are growing and looking for talent to add to our team. Learn why you want to work for Wurth Electronics Midcom, an international design company.

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Aug 8, 2013 (Other Product News)

Interview and Hiring Tips for Electronics Job Positions

It's hard to prepare for interviews. Learn how to be prepared and know what to expect going into an interview with an international electronics design company.

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Aug 6, 2013 (Other Product News)

Webinar: Selecting RF Inductors

In this webinar, Hebberly Ahatlan will teach you how to select RF inductors for high frequency designs using our free software.

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Aug 1, 2013 (Meet Us Monday)

An Interview with HR Manager Tammy Davis

Tammy Davis, the HR Manager at Wurth Electronics Midcom, tells about the international nature of custom magnetics and electronics.

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Jul 30, 2013 (EMC Components)

What EMI Shielding is and Why it Matters

In this article, you'll learn the importance of understanding EMI Shielding and what you can do to prevent interference between your electronics.

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Jul 25, 2013 (EMC Components)

How to Avoid ESD and EMI Issues

In this post, learn how we help customers at Wurth Electronics Midcom and gain helpful advice on how to bypass ESD and EMI issues by creating proper designs.

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Jul 22, 2013 (EMC Components)

How Unwanted Interfence Affects Device Performance: EMI and ESD Considerations in Electronics

Learn how the outburst of wireless devices being used everywhere and at the same times can cause intereference between devices and ultimately affect the performace of such devices.

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Jul 18, 2013 (Meet Us Monday)

An Interview with President Don Rigdon

Don Rigdon started out as a design engineer with Midcom in 1986. Since then he’s helped Midcom grow to an international custom magnetics and electronics company. Read more to learn his story.

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Jul 16, 2013 (EMC Components)

Designing Electronics in an International World

We sat down with Don Rigdon to ask how an international electronics design company works. Read more to see what he had to say.

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Jun 27, 2013 (Meet Us Monday)

Interview with Hebberly Ahatlan

We are thrilled to share our interview with talented Hebberly Ahatlan, a field applications engineer at Wurth Electronics Midcom.

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Jun 25, 2013 (Other Product News)

2013 Electronics and Automation Expo

The Electronics and Automation Expo is a must see event for all electronics designers and manufacturers. We sat down with David VanHaver of Wurth Electronics Midcom to hear about the Expo in Utrecht, Netherlands.

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