RS Components Appoints Regional VP, Asia Pacific

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the recent appointment of Frank Lee as Regional Vice President, Asia Pacific, who will lead and advance the strategic growth initiatives for RS in Asia Pacific. The appointment supports the region’s commitment to be the leading one-stop solution provider offering products from industrial to electronics,…

Hughes-Peters Buys Hammond Electronics

Hughes-Peters is pleased to announce that we have acquired Hammond Electronics, a seventy year old Orlando based distributor. With this purchase Hughes-Peters expands into the Southeast market, adding locations in North Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Like Hughes-Peters, Hammond is an IPE distributor with strong value added capabilities. Both companies also have a philosophy of partnering…

Pangea is Born: How will it Impact the Flash Memory Supply Chain?

If the planned $18 billion sale of Toshiba Corp.’s flash memory unit to a consortium led by Bain Capital Private Equity, LP survives legal objections and receives regulatory approval, the deal can be expected to result in higher component supplies within the next year, helping to allay OEM fears of tightening purchasing conditions for the…