Mouser Stocks TI SimpleLink MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. Inc. the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the SimpleLink™ Ultra-Low Power Wireless Microcontrollers (MCUs) from Texas Instruments (TI). These wireless MCUs target Bluetooth Smart, ZigBee®, and other 2.4 GHz RF applications. The SimpleLink Wireless MCU platform is very low power with low active RF and…

Pasternack Appoints New Product Line Manager

Pasternack Enterprises, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, announces the appointment of Mr. Mark Blackwood as the company’s Product Manager for Passive RF Components. Mr. Blackwood joins Pasternack with more than 20 years of engineering, program management, product marketing and product line management expertise in the RF and…

Ambiq Signs Global Deal With Future

Ambiq Micro, a leader in ultra-low power integrated circuits for power-sensitive applications, has signed a global distribution agreement with electronics distributor, Future Electronics. The distributor will market Ambiq’s real-time clocks (RTCs) and the Apollo family of ARM Cortex microcontrollers (MCUs). These are the world’s lowest power devices of their kind, both being based on Ambiq’s…

2015 Top 5 Trends in Enterprise Labeling, Part 1

Today, there are a variety of factors impacting supply chain strategy and ultimately labeling processes. Therefore, it’s important to take a close look at what changes are driving today’s trends in labeling, which has become a mission-critical component in the supply chain as businesses continue to expand globally. Growing customer demands and evolving regulatory requirements…

Jabil Enters Reference Design Market with Intel

Jabil Circuit Inc. said it has agreed to produce reference designs based on Intel Corp. intellectual property for “intelligent vending” manufacturers as semiconductor companies continue to push deeper into OEM design chains. The move enables Jabil to continue its focus on diversifying its services to include a wider segment of the manufacturing economy. Intelligent vending…

Arrow Defies Currency Headwind

Arrow Electronics Inc. faced a good news/bad news conundrum in the latest quarter. European sales soared but with the euro slumping against the dollar, the distributor found itself reporting negative growth for the region. Strip out currency fluctuations, though, and Arrow executives could easily have boasted that they exceeded sales expectations. The dollar’s climb against…

Advanced MP Participates in ERAI Conference

San Clemente, Calif. – Advanced MP Technology, Inc. (AMPT), an industry leader in the electronic component distribution, had their executive management team, sales manager and quality manager participate in the two-day ERAI Executive Conference in San Diego from April 22nd to April 23rd. Themed “Supply Chain Security: A Moving Target”, this year’s ERAI Executive Conference…