Littelfuse Hosts Speed2Design TechTalks at NASA

Littelfuse, Inc., the global leader in circuit protection, has created a NASA Exploration & Discovery Experience for the engineering community as part of its 2013 Speed2Design™ promotion. Winning design engineers will get an opportunity to go behind the scenes to spend time with NASA engineers at two premiere NASA facilities. Littelfuse will host Speed2Design TechTalk events at NASA’s Ames…

Avnet to Co-Present an End-User Case Study with Gartner on Building Multi-Tier Supply Chain Visibility and Improving Supplier Collaboration

Avnet,  Inc.,  a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Douglas  Kent, global vice president of Avnet Velocity, will co-present an end-user case study with Gartner analysts Greg Aimi and Ray  Barger titled, “Multi-Tier Visibility Is Now Table Stakes: Making Smart Bets on Upstream Supplier Visibility,” at the Gartner  Supply Chain Executive Summit. The summit will be held at the…

Premier Farnell Sales Grow in “Challenging Market”

Premier Farnell plc, a global leader in high service distribution of technology products and solutions, has announced its interim management statement for the period February to 16 May 2013. The trends  reported in Premier Farnell’s fourth quarter announcement of 21 March 2013 continued into the first quarter of the current financial year with sales per day returning to year…

Microchip Delivers 12 Billionth PIC Microcontroller to Nidec

Microchip Technology Inc., a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog and Flash-IP solutions, today announced the shipment of its 12 billionth PIC® microcontroller (MCU) to the Nidec Corporation—a preeminent global supplier of precision motors, based in Japan.  Microchip delivered this 12 billionth MCU approximately 10 months after delivering its 11 billionth. Today’s announcement demonstrates the…

ECIA Education Foundation Announces Board of Director Elections

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) Education Foundation Board of Directors elected the 2013-2014 slate of officers at its recent meeting in St. Louis. Dave Doherty, Digi-Key Corp. will continue his term as Foundation President joined by Diane Sweeney, TE Connectivity as Vice President; Al Frugaletti, Rochester Electronics as Secretary and Doug Canterbury, Luscombe Engineering…

OMRON Celebrates Its 80th Anniversary

OMRON Corp. held its 80th  anniversary commemoration ceremony on May 10. President Yoshihito Yamada  addressed Omron’s global team of 35,000 employees, declaring his resolve to set Omron on a course to become a true world-leader by the time the company celebrates its 100th anniversary, in order to be able to contribute more than ever to communities around the globe. The…