Mouser Names VP of Asia Marketing

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the appointment of Daphne Tien as Mouser Electronics’ Vice President of Marketing–APAC. Tien joined Mouser Electronics in 2011 to build an APAC marketing team from the ground up. She has acted as a prime local language spokesperson for Mouserin APAC to deliver the company’s brand…

RS Components Adds New Logic Controllers

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its portfolio of high-quality own-brand products with the RS Pro range of logic controllers, which offer affordable basic control for applications such as packaging machines, light control, home automation and filling systems. Intelligent and communicative devices such as logic controllers…

Mobility Devices Market to Reach $14.6B by 2024

Transparency Market Research has published a new market report titled, “Personal Mobility Devices Market: (Device Type: Medical Mobility Aids and Ambulatory Devices – Wheelchairs, Mobility Scooters, Canes, Crutches, and Walkers; Medical Furniture and Bathroom Safety Products – Patient Lifts, Stair Lifts, Medical Beds, Bars and Railings, and Commodes and Showers) – Global Industry Analysis, Size,…

Cypress Names New CEO

San Jose, Calif. — Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: CY) today announced that Hassane El-Khoury has been named its president, chief executive officer, and a member of its board of directors, and that Ray Bingham’s current role as chairman of the board has been expanded to executive chairman, providing him with a day-to-day role in support of the CEO focused…

Avnet Will Likely Appoint Amelio Substantive CEO

Avnet Inc. will most likely within the next few months approve the appointment of William Amelio as its substantive CEO, dissipating the cloud of uncertainty at the apex of the electronics component distributor and high-tech systems integrator. Amelio was recently named interim CEO of the company following the departure of Rick Hamada, a 30-years-plus employee…

Industry Favors Final Anti-Counterfeit Rule

The final Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) rule regarding the sourcing of electronic components is being viewed favorably by advocates of the authorized supply chain. The rule, issued August 2, incorporates language suggested by the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) and other industry groups that clarifies terms, such as “authorized dealer” and “trusted supplier;” and issues,…