Sager Electronics Sponsors STEM Program in Local Schools

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, announced today its support for the STEM (Science / Technology / Engineering / Mathematics) program at Middleborough High School, with a special emphasize on the development of a robotics team.   The sponsorship check was presented to the Middleborough School Committee on…

NEO Tech Offers Microelectronics Miniaturization for Medical Devices

NEO Tech, a leading provider of manufacturing technology and supply chain solutions for brand name OEMs in the industrial, medical and mil/aero markets, announced that its highly miniaturized electronic manufacturing capabilities were being deployed in advanced implantable devices and electroceuticals for the medial industry. Advanced implantable devices such as neuro stimulation devices, drug pumps, cochlear implants,…

Avnet Doubles Down on Temporary Turmoil; Will it Work?

Perhaps Avnet Inc. should not have built a technology system sales and support unit to complement its core electronics components distribution operation but by agreeing to sell the division to Tech Data the company has layered on another level of complexity to an already challenged business, thereby increasing the likelihood of a major misstep that…

Electrocomponents: Stabilized, Growing and Ready for Acquisitions

Electrocomponents PLC is getting closer to where Lindsley Ruth wants the company to be when he joined as group CEO nearly 18 months ago. Last week, the electronics components distributor announced financial results that appear to justify a recent management overhaul, product realignment and other strategic reorganization actions initiated in mid-2015. Analysts, shareholders and other…

Questions for other Electronics Makers from the Samsung Note 7 Debacle

Samsung Electronics Inc. needs to resolve its Galaxy Note 7 battery problem urgently. That message should be going out to the Korean OEM and semiconductor supplier from all players in the electronics supply chain irrespective of their competitive position against the company. The entire industry is getting a black eye each day the Note 7…