Position Sensor Market to Reach $6B by 2022

According to the new market research report “Position Sensor Market by Type (Linear and Rotary), Contact Type (Contact and Non-Contact) Output (Analog and Digital), Application (Machine Tools, Robotics, Motion Systems, Material Handling), Industry, and Geography – Global Forecast to 2022”, published by MarketsandMarkets™, the market is expected to reach USD 5.98 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of…

America II Adds Two Global Franchises

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed franchise distribution agreements with two manufacturers. The company added Aven Tools as well as Light in Motion, LLC to its global line card. These latest additions extend the company’s supply chain developmental efforts. “Aven Tools’…

Mouser Inks Global Deal With MEMSIC

Mouser Electronics, Inc. announces a global distribution agreement with MEMSIC Inc. MEMSIC is a world leader for the consumer electronics, communications, automotive, medical and industrial sensing sectors. Through the new agreement, Mouser will distribute MEMSIC micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS) sensors to customers worldwide. The MEMSIC product line enables mobility and the Internet of Things (IOT) by…

Avnet Begins Execution of CEO Amelio’s Transformation Vision

William Amelio has been anything but quiet at Avnet Inc. but anyone who has a different thought will find out sometime in a few weeks when the new CEO unveils details of his transformational plans for the top-tier distributor. The company is already a radically different organization – having sold its technology solutions (TS) business…

ECIA Hosts Students at EDS

ECIA announces the 2017 participants in “Project Host,” a program that provides students and their faculty the opportunity to attend the industry’s premier meeting, EDS. Student Ambassadors are matched with volunteer ECIA member executives. This year’s participating ECIA member companies are Master Electronics, Crouzet North America, Digi-Key Electronics, Catalyst Sales, and Kruvand. A special thanks…

TTI Names New Compliance Chief

TTI, Inc., the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the promotion of Gary Wash to the newly created position of Corporate Director, Global Trade Compliance and Transportation. Wash has served as director of trade compliance for TTI for the past nine years. In making the announcement, Don Akery, Senior…

electronics, conflict minerals, Africa

How the SEC’s Shift on Conflict Minerals Will Impact Electronics

Portions of the electronics industry are applauding a policy shift toward the so-called “conflict minerals” rule that requires publicly traded U.S. companies to disclose the use of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold (3TG) sourced from war-torn regions of Africa. Acting Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Michael Piwowar has directed agency staff to reconsider how companies…