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June 26, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

TTI acquires connector disty Astrex Electronics

TTI Inc., Fort Worth TX, has acquired Astrex Electronics, a privately held connector distribution specialist headquartered in Plainview NY. “I’m very pleased to be bringing Astrex Electronics into the fold of the TTI family of companies,” says Mike Morton, president…
June 25, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key’s free circuit design tool gets upgraded

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp., has introduced enhancements to its Scheme-it circuit design tool, available at no cost on the Digi-Key website. The tool was co-designed and built by Aspen Labs LLC, a business-media company focused on the needs…
June 23, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Mouser launches anti-counterfeit site

Mouser Electronics Inc., a global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has unveiled a new anti-counterfeiting website at Mouser.com. Offering a one-stop resource for the very latest news, developments and standards in anti-counterfeiting measures throughout the industry, the full site…
June 17, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Sager to acquire PowerGate LLC

North American distributor of IE&P components Sager Electronics, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire PowerGate LLC North American power specialist distributor headquartered in Santa Clara CA. “PowerGate is a recognized power specialist with concentration in select North American…
June 6, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Digi-Key signs disty deal with SunLED

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corp., has reached a global distribution agreement with SunLED, leaders in optoelectronic technology and makers of SMD LEDs, LED lamps, LED displays and other optoelectronic products. “Their flexibility and breadth of LED product offerings provides…
June 1, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

What is the state of the industry regarding counterfeit electronic components?

It has been a little over five years since a Newsweek article brought the issue of counterfeit electronics to the attention of a wider audience. Since then, industry organizations mobilized to produce standards and hold symposia to share advancement and…
May 29, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Akros Silicon reaches disty deal with Digi-Key

Akros Silicon Inc., Sunnyvale CA, supplier of leading-edge intelligent energy management ICs, announced a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Corp. Akros’ products help manufacturers of electronic equipment create more efficient and advanced products, which in turn enables end users to…
May 24, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Interior Electronics management change

After 24-years at the helm of BC’s general line electronics distributor Interior Electronics Ltd., Peter Fairweather plans to step down later this year. During his tenure, Interior Electronics grew by acquisition with the purchase of Queale Electronics on Vancouver Island and…
May 23, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

IoT: More than just cool technology

I can’t remember the last time I read an article about the Internet of Things (IoT) that didn’t start with market projections about the phenomenal number of devices that will be enabled in the next five to 10 years, or…
May 19, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Allied to distribute 3D printers, supplies

Allied Electronics, Fort Worth TX, has begun offering a line of 3D printers and supplies from 3D Systems, a leading manufacturer of the cutting-edge technology. “This is very exciting for us,” says Allied product director Marie Dawson. “3D printing promises…
May 18, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Central Semi reaches global disty agreement with Digi-Key

Central Semiconductor Corp., Hauppauge NY, manufacturer of discrete semiconductors has reached a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Corp. Central Semiconductor supplies leading edge discrete semiconductors for the latest high-tech products, from smart phones, tablets and laptop computers to bar code…
May 18, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Simcona achieves registration to CGP program

Regional electronic component distributor Simcona Electronics of Canada Inc., London ON, has been approved to the Controlled Goods Program (CGP), officially receiving its Registration number CG14139 and a expiry date of 04/07/2015. The CGP program is a domestic industrial security…