Smith & Associates Introduces Expanded Cost Savings Program

Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces the launch of its expanded purchase price variance (PPV) cost savings program and accompanying informational campaign. This campaign, which uses the medium of vintage-style comic books and advertisements, will provide Smith a lighthearted way to promote a serious service for electronics manufacturers. Smith’s…

element14 Bundles Raspberry Pi Starter Kit for Students

element14 releases the MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite – Raspberry Pi Bundle which includes the Raspberry Pi Starter Kit and the MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite from MathWorks. element14 today announced the availability of the MATLAB® and Simulink® Student Suite – Raspberry Pi Bundle which includes the Raspberry Pi Starter Kit and the MATLAB and Simulink Student Suite from MathWorks, allowing the student…

Arrow Partners with Resurgent on EOL Parts

Centennial, Colo.—Component obsolescence is a fact of life in the electronics industry. While it used to primarily affect OEM customers in long lifecycle industries that is no longer the case. In a move to help OEM customers better manage end-of-life (EOL) semiconductors, Arrow Electronics, Inc. is collaborating with Resurgent Semiconductor to provide its customers with access…

Consumer Electronic Sensors Market to Reach $34.6B by 2022

The Global Consumer Electronic Sensors Market is expected to reach USD 34.57 billion by 2022, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Increasing Proliferation of smartphones and tablets on a global level is expected to drive demand over the forecast period. Preference for smart devices and increasing disposable income may further fuel the consumer…

KEMET One of Six to Submit Conflict Minerals Disclosure

Greenville, S.C. —  KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, is one of only six companies to submit a conflict minerals disclosure report to an external audit so far according to an  August 3 Wall Street Journal  article. Since 2010, KEMET has taken a leading role in a project that focused on the sourcing of conflict-free…

Mouser Awards 2015 “Best-in-Class” Partners

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today congratulates each of the recipients of its Annual Mouser Best-in-Class Award. The award recognizes the outstanding individuals from Mouser’s manufacturer partners who best supported the distributor’s marketing programs and NPI launches by demonstrating exemplary performance and collaboration. The awards ceremony honoring the winners occurred August 3rd, 2015. Winners of the Mouser Best-in-Class Award were selected using five main…