Heilind Stocking TE Connectivity CPCs

 Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE) UV-Resistant Sealed Circular Plastic Connectors (CPC). TE’s sealed CPC is ideal for UV resistance in outdoor applications because it is now manufactured with UL F1-rated resin. This UL F1 rating meets industry standards for long-term UV exposure, allowing…

Element14 Franchised by Richtek

 Element14 has announced its new franchise with Richtek Technology Corporation, one of the world’s leading analog IC companies. This landmark partnership includes an expansion of element14’s portfolio of Richtek’s extensive line of DC/DC converters and LDO linear voltage regulators.  Electronic design customers will benefit from easy availability of Richtek’s inventive power management solutions that improve the…

ECIA Issues Guidelines for Commercial Electronic Parts

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) announces the release of an industry guideline for Certificates of Conformance for Commercial Electronic Parts. The guideline was developed to address a customer’s request for traceabilty records. It identifies the need for and outlines the requirements of an Authorized Distributor Certificate of Conformance. The authorized distributors of electronic parts are committed to supplying…

EU to Move on Conflict Minerals Law

Manufacturers that don’t want to be caught off guard by a European Union (EU) conflict minerals regulation can learn about upcoming legislation directly from key government officials and hear what industry leaders are doing to prepare for compliance with EU and U.S. laws at IPC’s Conflict Minerals: Complying with EU and US Laws conference, October…

Gartner IDs 10 Key Tech Trends for 2014

With every new technology comes the opportunity for supply chain partners to tap into new customers or markets. Market research firm Gartner has identified the top 10 technology trends it deems strategic for most organizations during 2014. Gartner defines a strategic technology as one with the potential for significant impact on the enterprise in the…

Mouser Gets AS9100C OK

 Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global authorized distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has satisfied the rigorous audits of process control, quality management, and risk management, to be registered to AS9100C.  Established as the industry’s gold standard for quality and control, AS9100C is a quality management certification…

EPC Names Digi-Key as Channel Partner

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced new inventory of Gallium Nitride (GaN) power management products, available for immediate shipment as part of an exclusive global distribution agreement with Efficient Power Conversion (EPC). EPC is the leader in enhancement mode Gallium Nitride based power…