Plexus to Build Second Facility in Guadalajara, Mexico

Plexus (NASDAQ:PLXS), a global leader in providing design and development, manufacturing, supply chain and aftermarket services, today announced plans to construct a second manufacturing facility in Guadalajara, Mexico.  The 472,000 square foot leased building will be built for Plexus by Corporate Properties of America and will be strategically located near Plexus’ current site in the…

Heilind Stocks Bel Magnetic MagJack Connector Modules

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Bel Magnetic Solutions, has expanded its selection of industrial interconnects with the company’s MagJack connector modules — the premier family of integrated products for today’s Ethernet networking applications. These modules are designed to provide signal conditioning, EMI suppression and signal isolation within…

Avnet Reports Q3 2018 Results

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) today announced results for the third quarter ended March 31, 2018. Third Quarter Fiscal 2018 Highlights Sales of $4.8 billion increased 6.1% sequentially and 8.0% year over year Excluding supplier program changes, sales grew 7.3% year over year in constant currency GAAP operating margin loss of (1.1%) Non-GAAP adjusted operating income margin…

IPC: North American PCB Industry Continues to Grow

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the March 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Industry shipments and orders continued to grow at a brisk pace in March. The book-to-bill ratio retreated from its peak but remained strong at 1.13. Total North American PCB shipments in March 2018 were…

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Double Ordering of Electronic Components Hits ‘All-Time High’

Although the electronics supply chain has been dancing around the issue of double ordering for several quarters, a recent Morgan Stanley report finds there’s been a “significant uptick” in double ordering that has extended component lead times even further. Evidence of double ordering also has analysts questioning the sustainability of the current component-demand upcycle. “To…

Molex, Rosenberger Sign Dual-Sourcing Agreement

Molex and Rosenberger have signed a dual-sourcing agreement allowing Molex to produce High-Speed FAKRA-Mini automotive coaxial connectors based on the Rosenberger HFM® design. Enabling fast transmission of high data rates up to 20 Gbps, the Rosenberger HFM FAKRA-Mini system is designed for a range of existing and future automotive applications, such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), navigation,…

New Yorker Electronics, Isocom Ink Distribution Deal

New Yorker Electronics, a global electronics components leader for 70 years, and Isocom, a UK-based designer and manufacturer of testing and supply of LED optoelectronic components to the military, aerospace, industrial, medical and communication sectors, have team up to develop a more vast worldwide network of certified optoelectronics. Isocom is Europe’s only specialist manufacturer of…