Amazon Business to Present at ERA Event

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that its 48th Management and Marketing Conference, scheduled Feb. 26-28, 2017, in Austin, Texas, will feature a general session presentation by representatives of Amazon Business. Colin Puckett, Senior Marketing Manager, and Andy Aupperlee, Senior Vendor Manager, will deliver a program outlining Amazon Business’ sales model in the electronic…

Leveraging Trade For Better Results, Part 1

(This is the first of two articles examining the challenges companies face regarding international trade and the results of the KPMG Thomson Reuters 2016 Global Trade Management survey) Trade has become a hot-button political issue in 2016 thanks to Brexit and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Even before these extraordinary developments, international businesses have been struggling to…

Pasternack Publishes 2017 RF Product Guide

Pasternack, a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has released their new 2017 RF Product Guide. The company’s new 264 page catalog contains thousands of in-stock products including a greatly expanded portfolio of RF amplifiers, PIN diode and electromechanical switches, waveguide components, as well as the industry’s largest selection of passive,…

ECIA Awards Mouser’s McAtee

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is pleased to announce that Todd McAtee, Mouser’s Vice President of Americas, Business Development, has been honored with the Distinguished Service Award from the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA). ECIA, the leading non-profit organization dedicated to supporting the needs and interests of the authorized electronic components…

Analog Devices Acquires Innovasic

Norwood, Mass. – Analog Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADI) today announced the acquisition of Innovasic Inc., a leading provider of Deterministic Ethernet semiconductor and software solutions. The acquisition adds a suite of multiprotocol Industrial Ethernet solutions and key enabling technologies to ADI’s Smart Automation Solutions portfolio for industrial automation and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT). With the industrial automation…

Valens, STMicroelectronics Collaborate on Connected Cars

Valens and STMicroelectronics announced today their collaboration to bring HDBaseT Automotive into the next-generation of connected cars. The highly efficient technology optimizes in-vehicle connectivity by enabling the transmission of reliable 6Gbps high-throughput infotainment, road safety, and automotive-control content over a low-cost infrastructure with near-zero latency. Valens, as the inventor of HDBaseT and founder of the…