Severe Electronics Components Shortages Possible in 2017

Is the electronics supply chain diving headlong into one of its infamous component undersupply situations and the associated procurement woes? Some industry veterans are concerned this may be the case as they watch average selling prices inch higher and demand strengthen in an environment marked by low inventories and limited manufacturing capacity. With companies keeping…

Sager Celebrates 130th Year in Business

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, celebrates 130 years in business. “We are most proud of our ability to adapt over the years and to the multi-generational commitment we have made to providing excellent customer service,” noted Sager Electronics’ President Frank Flynn. He continued, “From our start selling…

Distribution: More M&A on the Way

The stage is set for a new round of consolidation in the electronics components distribution market. Though still suffering from the effects of margin pressures, supplier and customer consolidation, commoditization and an almost morbid obsession with design engineers, distributors are about to embark upon the latest in a string of M&A actions that will improve…

Mouser Stocks Molex zCD Connector System

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the zCD™ Interconnect System connector from Molex. Offering a high level of integration, performance, long-term reliability and a compact form-factor that will help enable widespread adoption of 400 Gbps technology, the zCD connector from Molex supports high-bandwidth, next-generation…

Qualcomm, TDK Launch Joint Venture

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762) today announced the completion of the previously announced joint venture under the name RF360 Holdings Singapore PTE. Ltd. (RF360 Holdings). The joint venture will enable Qualcomm’s RFFE Business Unit to deliver RF front-end (RFFE) modules and RF filters into fully integrated systems for mobile devices and…