Panasonic Capacitors Available at RS Components

RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com/index.html ) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, is stocking two new low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) polymer capacitors( http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/c/passive-components/capacitors ) from the Panasonic Industrial Devices range. POSCAP(TM) and OS-CON(TM)( http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/c/passive-components/capacitors/tantalum-capacitors/?searchTerm=npi-jan14-panasonic-poscap_sg&searchType=Offers&h=s&redirect-relevancy-data=77633D4E4F4E4526 ) offer reliable, efficient, long lifetime solutions…

Avnet on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired’

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, was recognized for the eighth year in a row on Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for 2014 in the Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment category. Fortune continues to acknowledge Avnet’s strengths in people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment,…

Apple CFO to Retire

Apple today announced that Peter Oppenheimer, Apple’s senior vice president and CFO, will retire at the end of September. Luca Maestri, Apple’s vice president of Finance and corporate controller, will succeed Peter as CFO reporting to Apple CEO, Tim Cook. Peter will transition the CFO role to Luca in June and the balance of his…

Gowanda and TTE Team For Expansion

Gowanda Electronics, a US-based designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components and inductors for power, radio frequency (RF), and high frequency (HF) applications, is teaming up with its recently acquired sister company, TTE, Inc., also a US-based company, to provide a broader range of electronic components to the global design engineering community. TTE, Inc. designs…

Counterfeiters Give ‘Blacktopping’ a Bad Name

In the semiconductor industry, “blacktopping” doesn’t mean paving roads or sealing cracks in an old driveway; it’s resurfacing a semiconductor component to display new information such as date codes. Unfortunately, blacktopping is getting a bad rap because counterfeiters use this practice as a way to disguise devices as “real” when, in fact, they are the product…

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:…