Sager Electronics Recognizes Top Suppliers

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced the results of its 2016 Supplier Excellence Program. Sager’s Supplier Excellence Program focuses on quality, operations and business systems functions, along with management and field level support. Sager recognized Phoenix Contact, Samtec, and C&K for their performance. This is the…

Avnet Expands UbiquiOS Franchise into the Americas

Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, and UbiquiOS™ Technology Limited, a leading provider of hardware-agnostic, wireless connectivity software, today announced a new distribution agreement that expands Avnet’s franchise rights with UbiquiOS to include the Americas. Effective immediately, Avnet will offer UbiquiOS’s integrated stack to customers in the Americas as well as Europe, accelerating the development of IoT-enabled devices and systems.…

COTSWORKS to Resell Gore Aerospace FO Cables

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) is pleased to announce that COTSWORKS® has been recently named an authorized distributor and value-added reseller of GORE® Aerospace Fiber Optic Cables for civil and military aircraft applications in Europe and North America. Headquartered in Northeast Ohio, USA, COTSWORKS® is a manufacturer of rugged optical components for harsh environments. The…

Bourns Celebrates 70th Anniversary

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, is marking 70 years of electronic components innovation. Bourns was founded on July 7, 1947 by Marlan and Rosemary Bourns. The pioneering couple invented a product to accurately determine an aircraft’s pitch attitude solving a crucial problem that helped make aeronautics safer. Setting a strong technological…

Future Electronics Expands Distribution Agreement with Taiyo Yuden

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently announced a newly expanded distribution agreement with TAIYO YUDEN, a leading global supplier of high quality electronic components. The distribution agreement covers North and South America, giving design engineers in the Americas valuable access to TAIYO YUDEN’s well-known brand of electronic components combined with Future’s…

Suppliers and Distributors Realign as Market Pressures Shift

Seismic shifts don’t happen all at once. Year by year there’s a little movement, a little resistance, sudden realignment, then aftershocks. It’s an apt metaphor for the electronics distribution industry, where there’s continual movement amongst customers, suppliers and competitors. Key events during 2016 are beginning to change the landscape for the Top 50 Distributors of…