Electronic Products & Technology

Supply Chain

March 31, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key signs global disty agreement with Active-Semi

Digi-Key Corp., Thief River Falls MN, has signed a global distribution agreement with Active-Semi International Inc., Dallas TX, maker of a breadth of purpose-built analog and mixed signal power ICs that enable a variety of broad and emerging applications, such…
March 29, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Future signs disty deals with 2 new vendors

Montreal-based Future Electronics has signed a distribution agreement with Crocus Technology, a leading developer of magnetically enhanced semiconductor technologies for mobile security, embedded microcontrollers, harsh environment electronics and magnetic sensors. “Considering the ever increasing demand for non-volatile memories and products…
March 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Sager signs GE’s Critical Power biz

Sager Electronics, North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, has reached a distribution agreement with GE’s Critical Power business, a leading manufacturer of end-to-end power solutions for the building, box and board. “Sager’s strength is in the industrial and medical…
March 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Nordic Semi and Digi-Key ink global agreement

Digi-Key Corp. has signed a global distribution agreement with Norway-based low power (ULP) RF specialist Nordic Semiconductor ASA, covering its entire range of ULP products. Nordic’s Bluetooth low energy solutions include the multi-award winning Nordic nRF51822 System-on-Chip (SoC) with built-in…
March 1, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Mouser launch open source hardware tech site

Mouser Electronics Inc., Dallas TX, has launched a highly interactive website containing useful information on many of the latest open source hardware boards and accessories. The Open Source Hardware (OSHW) technology microsite serves developers seeking quick access on open-source products,…
February 17, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

E-T-A adds Matrix Technology as distributor

E-T-A Circuit Breakers Ltd., Richmond Hill ON, has appointed Matrix Technology Ltd., Markham ON, as a new certified E-T-A distributor. Matrix is a specialized distributor to leading OEM industries such as aerospace, medical, energy and defense. “Matrix is pleased to…
February 9, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

R.D. Associates to represent Edak cases

R.D. Associates, Toronto, has signed a manufacturers’ representative agreement with Edak Inc., makers of aluminum cases aimed at field operations, military and commercial transport usage. Engineered to withstand harsh environments, Edak designs and manufactures both standard and nonstandard aluminum transit…
February 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Newark element14 launches open source, single board platform

Newark element14 is exclusively launching an open source, single board platform Revolutionizing the Internet of Things (RIoT) board. Designed to run Android operating systems efficiently, the platform includes a high processing performance/low-power consumption processor with a broad range of peripherals…
February 5, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Active Tech re-focuses with new biz model

As the exodus of electronic contract manufacturers and R&D firms continues from North America, it would seem that the marketplace for electronic distribution as a consequence appears bleak. Well, for one firm pursuing a new business model – Active Tech…
January 31, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Avnet signs disty deal with Toronto-based ZigBee module maker

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, has signed a distribution agreement with Toronto-based MMB Networks, a leading global designer and manufacturer of ZigBee module solutions. MMB Networks’ ZigBee modules and USB sticks provide a complete connectivity solution powered by MMB’s RapidConnect software…
January 18, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Avnet outlines global supply chain trends for 2014

As the calendar turns from business management planning to implementation and execution for 2014, global technology distributor Avnet Inc., outlined some insights into trends it expects to influence the global supply chain in the new year and beyond. With a…
January 15, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key’s BOM Manager accesses 1 million components

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp., Thief River Falls MN, has surpassed one million in-stock components available for immediate shipment, accessible via the new and improved Digi-Key Bill of Materials (BOM) Manager. The firm also announced a new Scheduled Shipments…