TTI Exec Featured at SAE Meeting

TTI, Inc., global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced that Kevin Sink, TTI Vice President Total Quality, is slated to speak at the upcoming SAE Counterfeit Parts Avoidance Symposium – South (CPAS). The symposium is scheduled for Tuesday, December 10, 2013 in Irving, Texas. Recognized as a top industry thought leader…

The Ugly Truth About Counterfeiting

Nothing has polarized the supply chain like counterfeiting. It has pitted segments of the industry against one another (distributors versus brokers) and more recently divided the channel into two camps: Pro-DNA and anti-DNA. Both of these debates center around proposed solutions to the counterfeit problem in the channel and both have spurred action. But these…

DNA Marking: What is the other Option?

The semiconductor industry and its supply chain partners would benefit from a collaborative effort with the government to develop a more comprehensive and effective anti-counterfeiting technology. The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has already put in, at minimum, five full years of research to bettering the semiconductor supply chain and is willing to work side-by-side with the government…

IPC Names Soldering Champs

Despite chilly temperatures in Munich last week, things got “heated” as 43 competitors went soldering iron to soldering iron at IPC’s Hand Soldering Competition at productronica 2013, November 12–15. Emerging victorious and taking first place, a cash prize of €500 and a new soldering station from JBC Tools, was Jacek Majchrzak, PartnerTech, Poland. In addition,…

Ametherm Inks Deal with Dexter Magnetic

Ametherm today announced a distribution agreement with Dexter Magnetic Technologies, a supplier of magnetic solutions since 1951. Under the terms of the agreement, Dexter is now carrying and providing technical support for Ametherm’s most popular inrush current limiting thermistors. Dexter supplies magnetic solutions, including magnetic cores and accessories, to a wide range of markets, from…

Rockwell Lauds TTI

 TTI, Inc. the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has been awarded Rockwell Automation’s 2013 Supplier of the Year Honorable Mention in Electronics that recognizes overall supplier performance. This award acknowledgement is a first-time win for TTI. Rockwell Automation is recognized as the largest company dedicated to…

Blockmaster Expands Value-Added

Blockmaster Electronics, Elk Grove Village, IL announced the availability of their new Short Form Catalog highlighting one of the broadest and most unique offerings of quality terminal blocks available from a single source in today’s market place.  Expanding their already broad product offering is their new on-site Value-Added Center providing a vast array of customization…