The Future of Electrocomponents … is in MRO?

Electrocomponents PLC has the potential to become a $10 billion enterprise within the next 10 years but to achieve this lofty goal, the U.K.-based distributor must venture outside the electronic components market and put down big stakes in the larger maintenance, repairs and operations (MRO) market. CEO Lindsley Ruth set the stage for Electrocomponents’ transformation…

Flex Awards Bourns

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has been named a 2017 Preferred Supplier award recipient by Flex. Flex is an electronics manufacturing services (EMS) company known for designing and building “Intelligent Products for a Connected World™”. Flex’s procurement and supply chain employees selected Bourns as a preferred supplier…

WPG Americas Partners with Lattice Semiconductor

WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, the largest global electronic components distributor, announced today a new partnership with Lattice Semiconductor Corporation, a leading provider of customizable smart connectivity solutions. The addition of Lattice expands WPG Americas’ IoT product offering. “We are excited to offer Lattice’s smart connectivity solutions, providing more opportunities for our…

NextFlex Ramps Pilot Mfg Line For Flexible Hybrid Electronics

NextFlex®, America’s Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE) Manufacturing Institute, today announced that it has begun the ramp of its Technology Hub’s pilot manufacturing line with the installation of several state-of-the-art pieces of production equipment. The NextFlex Technology Hub, currently, the only single-source FHE processing production line in the US, will be used primarily by NextFlex and…