NMB Technologies Awards Sager Electronics

Middleborough, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced its selection as NMB Technologies 2015 Fan Distributor of the Year. NMB Technologies announced the award at the 2016 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 11-13in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Sager Electronics is a vital partner to our organization,” commented Gerry…

AVX Upgrades Simulation Software for SMPS MLCCs

Greenville, S.C. – AVX Corporation (NYSE: AVX), a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new version of its SpiCALCI simulation software, an engineering tool that calculates performance characteristics and parameters for its advanced switch mode power supply (SMPS) multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) to help electrical design engineers select the part that will…

NXP to Sell Standard Products Business for $2.75B

Eindhoven, Netherlands — NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) today announced an agreement to divest its Standard Products business to a consortium of financial investors consisting of Beijing Jianguang Asset Management Co., Ltd (“JAC Capital”) and Wise Road Capital LTD (“Wise Road Capital”). Under the terms of the agreement the consortium will pay approximately $2.75 billion for the business. The transaction is expected to…

New App Notes for Vishay 196 HVC ENYCAP

Malvern, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced the availability of new application and technical notes on the company’s website that assist designers in implementing constant voltage (CV) pulse charging when using the award-winning 196 HVC ENYCAP™ series of hybrid energy storage capacitors. The 196 HVC ENYCAP series offers designers exceptional flexibility and enhanced charge…

KEMET Honors Digi-Key

Thief River Falls, Minn.– Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, was given KEMET’s High Service Distributor of the Year award at the 2016 EDS Summit in Las Vegas, NV. The award was presented by Cheryl Swaim, High Service Distribution Account Executive; Monica Highfill, Vice President…

TTI Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center

Fort Worth, Tex. – Leading global electronics distributor TTI, Inc. announced today the company officially has broken ground to begin building a new warehouse distribution center located at 3737 Meacham Boulevard in Fort Worth, Texas. TTI executive staff members joined founder and CEO, Paul Andrews, for a special groundbreaking event to commemorate the occasion. Don…

Dätwyler Buys Premier Farnell as Distributors Hope to Gain Scale

Premier Farnell PLC said it has agreed to be purchased by a division of Swiss industrial components distributor Dätwyler Group AG for approximately $867 million, creating a bigger player in the European components distribution industry while putting an end to the saga of one of Britain’s biggest electronics distributors. The transaction is expected to set…