Global Test Solutions, Delta Electronika Ink Distribution Deal

San Diego, Calif. —Global Test Solutions (GTS), a supplier of high-performance test and measurement instrumentation, today announced it has signed a North American distribution agreement with Delta Elektronika. Delta manufactures programmable DC power supplies. “Delta Elektronika has chosen Global Test Solution due to our knowledge of the market and applications areas,” said Arlene Meadows, principal,…

Qualcomm Transitions Management

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced the management transition of Steve Mollenkopf to chief executive officer and Dr. Paul E. Jacobs to executive chairman of the Board of Directors during the Company’s 2014 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. As CEO, Mollenkopf will assume overall responsibility for Qualcomm, including all lines of business and all functional groups…

TTI Recognizes Supplier Excellence

TTI, Inc. a global distributor of connector, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the winners of its prestigious 2013 Americas Supplier Excellence Awards. Melanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President Global Product Operations, made the announcement. “We are pleased to announce this year’s Supplier Excellence Award winners.” TTI acknowledges the following suppliers for their outstanding performance:…

Coilcraft Launches New Web Tool

Coilcraft has launched an all-new Power Inductor Finder web tool that allows users to quickly find and compare inductors based on their exact operating conditions: current, ripple, frequency and ambient temperature. Combining elements of several other popular tools on the site, the new Power Inductor Finder instantly calculates core and winding losses, computes temperature rise,…

Sager Adds GE Power to Roster

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, today announced a new distribution agreement with GE’s Critical Power business, a leading manufacturer of end-to-end power solutions for the building, box and board. “Sager’s strength is in the industrial and medical markets, and we have a strong field application engineering program. Our commitment…

Silicon Labs Acquires Touchstone Semiconductor

Silicon Labs (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in high-performance, analog-intensive, mixed-signal ICs, today announced the purchase of the full product portfolio and intellectual property of California-based Touchstone Semiconductor Inc., an early-stage power management technology company and provider of high-performance, low-power analog IC products. Silicon Labs purchased the assets of Touchstone for $1.5 million. Touchstone’s low-power analog…

Anti-Counterfeiting Chip Released

Today, EM Microelectronic, the semiconductor company of the Swatch Group and a world-leading supplier for RFID and NFC circuits, announced the EM4237, the first high-secure ISO/IEC15693 compliant device offering unequalled RF performances and enabling efficient and secure solutions for anti-counterfeiting and brand protection. The EM4237 provides a universal identity card and an encrypted tamperproof digital…

Apple China Hire Links Engineering & Sourcing

Apple Inc. is reportedly hiring more than 600 engineers and supply chain professionals in China as the world’s biggest consumer electronics manufacturer by market value responds to growing challenges from a swarm of competitors threatening its once unrivalled domination of the smartphone and tablet PC markets. News reports indicate Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) is adding engineers…