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…

Digi-Key Adds New 3D Models for Vishay Optoelectronics

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, today announced the addition of symbols, footprints, and 3D models for Vishay’s catalog of optoelectronics products. The models, made available via online parts library SnapEDA, can be downloaded for free for most major PCB design tools. Designers spend days creating digital models for each component in their circuit board designs. With…

Qorvo Partners with HUBZone Distributor

Qorvo®(Nasdaq:QRVO), a leading provider of innovative RF solutions that connect the world, today announced that it has entered into a channel partnership with Veterans Trading Company (VTC), LLC. VTC is an award-winning, veteran-owned and SBA-certified HUBZone small business that has served the government contracting community since 2005. VTC provides a full suite of customized, end-to-end…

Ascatron Unveils its First SiC Power Semiconductor

Ascatron provides next generation Silicon Carbide (SiC) power semiconductors using its proprietary 3DSiC® technology with a quality and performance unattainable through current methods. SiC radically reduce losses in electrical power converters and lowers system costs, making it key for electric vehicles and renewable energy. The global impact will thus be large. Ascatron, with background in…