Peerless Signs AST

Peerless Electronics is now an authorized distributor for TE Connectivity’s newly acquired sensor company, American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST). With pressure ranges from 5 inches of water column up to 60,000 PSI, AST uses the latest sensing technologies to measure pressure, differential pressure and hydrostatic liquid level.  AST manufactures standard, in-stock products as well as…

Molycorp Receives Court Approval for Interim Financing

Greenwood Village, Colo. – Molycorp, Inc. (OTC: MCPIQ), (“Molycorp” or the “Company”) the only global, vertically-integrated producer of rare earth products used in many electronic, transportation, industrial and clean energy applications, reported today that it had received approval from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court on $22 million in interim debtor-in-possession (DIP) financing provided by an affiliate…

The Digital Supply Chain is Operating Below its Potentials

Although the growth of the Internet has been fairly constant over many years, it has in fact been driven by profound changes in usage patterns. One such change was the advent of social technology platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn and WeChat that for the first time have brought shared identities and interactions to the public web.…

Mouser Updates IoT Applications Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced the introduction of their updated Internet of Things Applications site. Mouser’s updated and enhanced IoT Applications site brings together the two evolving technologies critical for IoT: wireless connectivity for interconnecting embedded systems, and smart sensors. Combined with recent advances in low power microcontrollers, these new “things” are being connected to…

Rutronik Offers Advantech’s UBC-220

Distributor Rutronik presents the new palm-sized UBC-220, an ARM-based compact box computer powered by a Freescale ARM® Cortex™-A9 i.MX6 Dual Lite high-performance processor. Designed with compact size, high capability, and superior connectivity, UBC-220 is an ideal indoor computing gateway suitable for smart buildings, parking lots, and public spaces. Advantech’s UBC-220 is equipped with a Freescale…

Manufacturing Ends 1H 2015 Better Than it Started

The U.S. manufacturing industry closed the first half of the year in better shape than it started, but it’s still facing a few headwinds. After a number of fits and starts over the past few months the Institute for Supply Management’s June PMI—a leading manufacturing business indicator—is hovering around the 53 percent mark and ticked up…

RS Stocks Arduino M0 Pro Board

Beijing — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced availability of the Arduino M0 Pro[1], a simple and powerful extension of the 32-bit Arduino platform established by the Arduino Uno board. Aimed at embedded engineers, hackers and students, the new Arduino M0 Pro board is designed to help the development…