Celestica Awards KOA

Bradford, Pa. – KOA Corporation announced it has been awarded a 2013 Total Cost of Ownership (TCOOTM) Supplier Award from Celestica, a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions. The awards program recognizes suppliers that support Celestica’s TCOO strategy and demonstrate excellence in quality, delivery, technology, service, pricing and flexibility. “We are…

TTI Stocks Kemet’s Automotive Lines

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks capacitors for high temperature automotive applications from Kemet. The devices are ideal for automotive applications above +125°C and up to +200°C, electric and hydraulic steering systems, electronic braking systems, engine and transmission control, as well as stop/start micro hybrid.…

Element14 Adds Harwin’s Gecko

Element14 has added to its portfolio of 210,000 connectors the award-winning Gecko G125 connector family from Harwin, one of the world’s leading manufacturer of high-reliability interconnect solutions and PCB hardware products. Added to the Harwin portfolio of over 1500 products at element14, the Gecko G125 series is a 1.25 mm pitch, high-reliability, high performance connector…

Important Regulatory Developments from the EU and California

I have been helping an increasing number of clients track and understand their options regarding the expiration of all RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU) Annex III exemptions for products in all RoHS categories—except 8 and 9—as of July 21, 2016 (see Article 5, paragraph 2). A few European Union-based industry associations are managing working groups (some of…