Use Social Media to Reduce Returns

Consumers are using social media to help them make purchase decisions.  An infographic by Invesp provides key details including that:  4 in 10 social media users have purchased an item online or in-store after sharing it or marking it as a  favorite on Twitter, Facebook or Pinterest. 50% of those purchases take place within a…

Molex Awards Distributor Official Electronic

Molex Incorporated, a leading global interconnect and cable assembly provider, announced today that Official Electronic, s.r.o. has received its 2014 Europe Small Distributor of the Year Award. Annual award nominees are evaluated by Molex based on performance criteria, including sales, inventory, new product support, accessibility of management, and training programs. “As an esteemed distribution partner,…

Federal Court Orders Halt to Sales of New High-Speed Computer Chips

A federal district court judge took the rare step of ordering a preliminary injunction against a Canadian company from manufacturing, using, distributing or selling high-speed memory controller chips used by SanDisk and other major computer manufacturers. Netlist, Inc. (NASDAQ: NLST) announced that Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers of the United States District Court for the Northern…

TTI Stocking Vishay AY2

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, now stocks Vishay’s new AY2 series of AEC-Q200-qualified, AC-line-rated ceramic disc safety capacitors designed to provide high reliability for Class X1 (440VAC) and Y2 (300VAC) automotive applications in accordance with IEC 60384-14.3, 3rd edition. Featuring U2J, Y5S, and Y5U ceramic dielectrics,…

OLED Market to Hit $25.9B by 2018

Transparency Market Research has announced the release of a report titled “OLED Display Market (By Technology – Electroluminescent Materials, Driving Electronics and Other Types of OLED Displays; By End Use – Mobile Phones, TV Displays, Notebook/Desktop, Digital Cameras, Automotives and Others ) – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2012 – 2018”.…

Aerospace & Defense Ready to Embrace EMS

It’s no secret that electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers have been trying to increase their profit margins. Deeper penetration into the aerospace and defense (A&D) markets may provide such an opportunity, Frost & Sullivan reports. “To maximize revenues, EMS providers must respond effectively to changes in the A&D industry,” said Frost & Sullivan Measurement &…

Microsemi, ST Collaborate on IoT

Aliso Viejo, Calif. — Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced its collaboration with STMicroelectronics on a new electric vehicle car charger solution using Microsemi’s innovative PLC line driver. This is the first of several solutions targeting systems architects and designers who develop solutions for…

TTI Has C&K DS Series

A new series of interlock door switches from C&K is now available from TTI, Inc., one of the world’s leading specialist distributors of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.  The C&K DS Series Door Interlock Switch offers flexibility as it has latching or momentary actions and can be used as an interlock switch, detection switch…