Lindsley Ruth’s Top Challenges as CEO at Electrocomponents

Electrocomponents PLC must have made Lindsley Ruth an offer he just could not refuse. In addition to the plum job of Group CEO, Electrocomponents must have given Ruth a substantial package to engineer his departure from Future Electronics Inc. But now that the negotiations are over Ruth must soon face the onerous task of fortifying…

Omnetics Ships Micro, Nano & COTS Connectors Fast

Minneapolis, Minn. — Designers must move quickly to provide circuitry needed for new miniaturized products that are being employed in today’s ruggedized portable electronics.  Electronic systems, modules and other contributing sensors and components must be small, lightweight, rugged and quickly available.  Design software systems using solid modeling techniques are producing circuit layouts and concepts rapidly.  Images…

Consortium Targets Tech for Smart Cities in North America

In conjunction with the 2015 Québec- France trade mission headed by Québec Premier  Philippe Couillard,  Saint-Hubert-based Varitron Technologies, Québec City-based EMM Groupe and French firm Sterela have signed a memorandum of understanding for joint North American market development of technologies and products for smart cities. Under this agreement, Varitron Technologies will manufacture and assemble components, EEM Groupe will manage…

Price Cuts Shake Up LED Hierarchy

Declining prices are always a good news/bad news scenario in the electronics components industry. Buyers win when prices dip, but vendors have a hard time meeting revenue and profit goals. After experiencing a fall to the bottom and a price slump in LED during 2012-2013, quite a few LED enterprises have been forced to go…

CDM Electronics Stocks Verizon-Approved Products

CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, today announced the availability of a broad range of Times Microwave Systems’ coaxial cable assemblies, sweep leads, test leads, loads and adapters that are approved by Verizon Wireless® Network Maintenance Engineering. The cable assemblies include the plenum-certified  SPP™ Series of low loss, low PIM…

TTI Offers Weidmuller Omnimate in Europe

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, is now offering device connectivity specialist Weidmüller’s OMNIMATE® technology in Europe, including OMNIMATE® Signal, OMNIMATE® Power and OMNIMATE® Housings.  This wide product range is modular and flexible, suits diverse applications in many product sectors, and offers ease of design-in as well…