COM DEV Awards W.L. Gore

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has become the first and only electronics manufacturer to receive the Platinum Award from COM DEV International Ltd. – the global designer and manufacturer of space hardware – for its performance in supplying GORE® Microwave/RF Assemblies. Gore’s cable assemblies maintain reliable electrical and mechanical integrity in demanding environments.  This…

IPC Streamlines Event Calendar

Combining three events into one, IPC’s inaugural IPC TechSummit™on October 28–30, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C., will focus on innovation, reliability and leadership — three cornerstones of successful business in today’s electronics marketplace. The summit, targeting electronics industry engineers, technologists, managers and executives, will provide world-class educational and networking opportunities as well as panel discussions to…

Heilind Launches Autoreplenishment System

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is offering a new inventory management replenishment (IMRS) program. The updated system replaces the traditional POS scanner that communicates via modem with a tablet and Bluetooth scanner that communicates via Wi-Fi or the Internet. Heilind’s IMRS program offers numerous customer benefits including: Reduced inventory,…

NKK Switches Adds Rep in Brazil

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced that CAJ Engenharia Eletro-Eletronica is the company’s newest authorized territorial sales firm as the company expands its presence in Brazil. “Brazil is one of the most important emerging markets in the world and a strategic place for NKK Switches to be…

Trust But Verify Reverse Logistics Providers

The perception of the reverse logistics industry has shifted over the last several years.  Reverse logistics has gone from being viewed as an afterthought to a necessary evil to being recognized as a wealth of opportunity.  This shift has occurred as a result of several factors including: shortened product lifecycles, increased regulations and standards, consumer…