Digi-Key Trademarks “Prototype to Production”

Digi-Key Corp., the industry leader in electronic component selection,  availability and delivery, today announced that the company has received  registered trademarks for the phrases, “Prototype to Production®”  and “From Prototype to Production®”. This milestone marks the       company’s innovation and leadership in developing and fine tuning a  unique distribution model in the electronic component industry. “Over the past decade,…

Mouser and Schneider Electric Sign Distribution Pact

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has entered into a U.S. distribution agreement with Schneider Electric, global specialist in energy management, for industrial automation products that provide a proven platform for simple machine applications. Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions that make energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green. As a leading manufacturer of automation and control solutions, it…

Avnet to Present at Eye For Transport Summit

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Robert Brenner, senior vice president of logistics warehousing and distribution, Avnet, Inc., will present at the Eye for Transport Chief Supply Chain Officer Forum and companion conference, the 11th Annual North American 3PL Summit. Brenner’s presentation, “Returning to North America – Reshoring and Near…

GeSI Partners With EcoVadis on Online Platform

This week the European Commission will release the Guidance for the Information and Communication Technologies (“ICT”) Sector on Implementing The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. This is a paramount step in advancing Human Rights practices throughout the ICT industry.  This Communication is the last of a series of initiatives and regulations launched…

Mouser Stocks Silicon Labs Si826x Isolated Gate Drivers

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Silicon Labs’ new Si826x digital isolated gate drivers, which provide pin-compatible, drop-in upgrades for standard opto-coupled drivers. Silicon Labs’ Si826 digital drivers provide superior common-mode transient immunity, more robust performance, and greater reliability than opto-drivers. These low-power devices are ideal for applications such as high-power motor control that require…

ABI Research Assesses NFC IC Vendors

NXP, Inside Secure, and STMicroelectronics were judged to be the top rated vendors of NFC ICs in ABI Research’s Competitive Assessment.  Companies were scored for eight key criteria under the categories of Implementation and Innovation across both NFC modems/controllers and secure elements. NXP ranked in first position overall and topped the Implementation category.  It was…

Vishay Buys Resistor Maker MCB Industrie S.A.

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components,  has announced the acquisition of MCB Industrie S.A., a manufacturer of specialty resistors for professional market segments. The purchase price was approximately EUR 17 million or approximately $23 million. MCB Industrie S.A. resistors are used as motion sensors in…

Digi-Key Stocks GeneSiC’s Schottky Rectifiers

Global electronic  components distributor Digi-Key Corp., the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced an agreement to serve as exclusive distributor of the latest low-capacitance silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky rectifiers from GeneSiC Semiconductor. These innovative rectifiers are specifically targeted  towards voltage multiplier circuits and high voltage assemblies used in a wide range of x-ray, laser,…