C&K Opens Shanghai Office

C&K Components has announced the opening of a corporate office in Shanghai, China, as it expands its global sales coverage throughout Asia. “This new office in China represents another key milestone for C&K in Asia, as we continue our expansion in the Chinese market. Choosing Shanghai’s location is directly linked to C&K’s strategy toward the…

Nortech Sales Up 4% in 2013

Nortech Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq: NSYS), a leading provider of full-service electronics manufacturing services (EMS), today reported net sales of $29.3 million for the fourth quarter ended December 31, 2013, a 17 percent increase compared with net sales of $25.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2012. Net sales for the 2013 fiscal year ended December…

Element14 Expands Microchip Offering

 Element14 has announced its expansion of its Microchip portfolio of products of kits for development and lighting.  Microchip is a leading provider of analogue, RF and microcontroller devices for rapid time-to-market for diverse applications such as industrial automation, consumer electronics, medical and lighting. “We are delighted with our partnership with element14 which enables us to support…

Tablets, Smartphones Drive Demand for Image Sensors

London — Consumer demand for high-quality imaging capabilities, enhanced viewing experience, and power saving capabilities in cell phones, tablets, and industrial machine vision will lend momentum to the global optical and image sensors market. Evolving opportunities in the automotive, security and medical sectors will further drive the development of high-performance, high-priced sensors with features such…

Global Tablet Growth to Slow in 2014

San Mateo, Calif. – According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker, the total tablet market, inclusive of both tablets and 2-in-1 devices, is forecast to grow 19.4% in 2014, down from a growth rate of 51.6% in 2013. IDC reduced the 2014 forecast by -3.6% from its previous projection to 260.9…