Mouser Offers TI PGA460 Processors and Drivers

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the PGA460 and PGA460-Q1 ultrasonic signal processors and drivers from Texas Instruments (TI). Available in both automotive (PGA460-Q1) and non-automotive (PGA460) options, these devices are ultrasonic sensors that support wide-distance object detection at low power, making them well…

Avnet Inks Distribution Deal with MikroElektronika

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced a distribution agreement in the Americas with MikroElektronika, a leading provider of hardware and software tools supporting rapid prototype and product development. Effective immediately, Avnet customers in the Americas will have access to MikroElektronika’s full line of development boards, compilers, accessory boards and software, including the Hexiwear IoT development…

TTI Stocks TE Micro Motor Connectors

TE Connectivity’s latest Micro Motor Connectors for harsh industrial applications are now available in Europe at TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. With acknowledged expertise in industrial motor connectivity solutions, and widely known in the servo motor market, TE’s Micro Motor connection solutions are compact and highly reliable.  The range now…

Vishay Awards Future Electronics

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, was named Passives Distributor of the Year 2016 by Vishay for the Americas. Future Electronics was also named Semiconductor Distributor of the Year 2016 and Full Service Distributor of the Year 2016. The announcement was made at the recent Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) held at The…

TTI Extends Specialty Distribution Model to Semiconductors

TTI, Inc., an interconnect, passive & electromechanical (IP&E) component specialist, is on a new mission to give the market an alternative to buying semiconductors from broadline distributors.  As part of this undertaking, TTI recently acquired privately-held Symmetry Electronics, a U.S.-based semiconductor distributor, building on its core principal of specialty distribution. TTI’s family of distributors has…

Electronics Companies Continue to Lead in Conflict Mineral Compliance

Electronics businesses that believe the so-called “conflict minerals” provision of the U.S. Dodd-Frank Act no longer applies to them should think again. Although SEC Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar recommended in April that the Securities & Exchange Commission not enforce the provision — which requires companies to disclose the origin of tungsten, tin, tantalum and gold…

How Integrating a Managed E&O Process Strengthens EMS Providers’ Supply Chain

 Like many manufacturers, Columbia Tech and Cogmedix, providers of design-through-production manufacturing and worldwide fulfillment services for both the non-medical and medical markets, run a tight supply chain. The two subsidiaries of the Coghlin Companies, headquartered in Westborough, MA, source from a global roster of suppliers to manage costs and maximize selection and flexibility. Both companies…

Littelfuse

Littelfuse Strengthens Sensors Business with Acquisition

Continuing its acquisition strategy to expand in several key markets, Littelfuse Inc. recently acquired U.S. Sensor Corp., headquartered in Orange, California. The company is a manufacturer of thermistors and probe assemblies used in temperature sensing applications. The acquisition is part of the Littelfuse’s new five-year corporate strategy to double its sensor platform by 2021. “This…