ROHM Extends Rutronik Franchise to Global

ROHM Semiconductor expanded its distribution agreement with Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente to a worldwide franchise for the entire ROHM products portfolio. Rutronik markets ROHM devices since 1999 with a at last dramatically double digit sales growth. For the second time in a row, Rutronik has recently received the award of the distributor with “Achievement in Highest…

Diodes Inc. Awards Future Electronics

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to have been named Global Distributor of the Year for 2014 by Diodes Inc. The award was presented during EDS, the Electronics Distribution Show, held in Las Vegas earlier this month. Diodes Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application specific…

ON Joins Home Networking Protocol Group

Home automation – and the Internet of Things in general—sounds great, but will still be difficult to implement for many consumers that want to take advantage of the interconnected world. Even getting devices that are designed to communicate with one another can be frustrating for the average consumer. Electronics companies that are planning on capitalizing…

Alliance Memory Extends Micron 512M SDRAM Supply

San Carlos, Calif. — Good news for buyers looking to purchase legacy Micron 512M synchronous DRAMs (SDRAMs). Alliance Memory Inc. has announced that specific Micron 512M SDRAMs, which the company recently acquired from Micron Semiconductor, will be available with their original Micron part numbers into 2017. By providing a continued supply of Micron’s end-of-life (EOL) parts,…

RF Industries Acquires ComPro Connector Technology

San Diego, Calif. —  RF Industries, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RFIL) announces the purchase of the ComPro braided product line (ComPro Product Line) from JMA Wireless.  JMA retains all of its compression connector product lines for corrugated cables. The ComPro Product Line utilizes a patented compression technology that offers revolutionary advantages for a water-tight connection, easier installation, and improved…

Electronics Buyers’ Environmental Role Expands

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) is reporting that a growing group of purchasers, including procurement managers in the electronics industry, are increasing their involvement in efforts to collect and share data on environmental risk among their suppliers. Not only has the Electronic Industry Citizenship Coalition (EICC) recently teamed with CDP to increase the number of…

Mouser Adds Cree 12-GHz GaN HEMT MMICs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Gallium Nitride High Electron Mobility Transistor (HEMT) Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) from Cree. These new MMICs target X-band and C-band high frequency applications. The Cree GaN HEMT-based MMICs, available from Mouser Electronics, are high-power high-performance Gallium Nitride transistors. Gallium Nitride…