Abracon and NXP Release Rapid IoT Prototyping Kit

Abracon, LLC (Abracon), The Heartbeat of the IoT®, a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, timing, synchronization, RF, connectivity and power solutions collaborated with NXP® Semiconductors to address prototyping and small production needs in the Internet of Things (IoT) sector. Abracon contributions to the NXP kit include timing, RF and Near Field Communications (NFC) antenna…

25 Suppliers Winning the Resiliency Game

For any procurement department worth its salt, finding the right suppliers goes well beyond the question of pricing and quantity and enters into looking at how the selection of one supplier over another changes the organization’s risk profile. The Resilinc R Score is working to help streamline the process of making those determinations. The ranking…

Molex CEO Martin Slark to Retire

Molex, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Martin P. Slark would be retiring in November after 42 years of service. Slark led the company through significant growth, as well as through Molex’s acquisition by Koch Industries in 2013. Over his 13-year tenure as CEO, Molex’s revenues and profits…

Mouser Shipping Analog Devices AD5767 DAC

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the AD5767 12-bit voltage output denseDAC® digital-to-analog converter (DAC) from Analog Devices Inc. Designed to reduce the system footprint for wired telecommunications systems without compromising performance, the 16-channel DAC provides the required…

TTI Inks Pact With Osram

TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, announced today the company has signed a distribution agreement with Osram Opto Semiconductors, a global leader in the optoelectronics industry, expanding TTI’s product offering to its valued customer base in North America. Jeff Ray, TTI Vice President Product and Supplier Marketing, said, “Adding Osram Opto Semiconductors to…

RFMW Inks Deal With Knowles Precision

RFMW Ltd. announced a distribution agreement with Knowles Precision Devices effective, 1st July 2018. Under the agreement, RFMW is franchised for worldwide marketing and sales of Knowles Precision Devices brands: Dielectric Laboratories (DLI), Johanson Manufacturing (JMC), Novacap, Syfer Technology, Voltronics and Compex. Knowles Precision Devices offers a portfolio of multi-layer ceramic capacitors, EMI Filters, High…

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Counterfeit Reports Fell in 2017; 2018 Trend Unclear

Incidents of counterfeit electronic components dropped dramatically in 2017, according to ERAI Inc., a global organization that monitors, investigates, and reports issues affecting the supply chain. ERAI reported a total of 771 suspect counterfeit and nonconforming parts in 2017, which shows a marked decline from prior years. The organization is cautious, however, about drawing too…

SiliconExpert Webinar on its Cost Manager Now Available On Demand

The electronics industry is experiencing a level of component shortages that it hasn’t seen in decades. For some in the supply chain it’s a period of prosperity—semiconductor bookings are up 30 percent year-over-year, market-watchers say. At the same time, industry trade group Electronic Component Industry Association (ECIA) warns “…due to component shortages, long lead times…

TTI Names Compliance VP; Makes Forbes ‘Best’ List

TTI, Inc. a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, today announced the appointment of John Archer to the position of Vice President Global Ethics and Compliance. Archer is a certified international compliance and ethics professional with more than 18 years of legal and compliance experience. He will have responsibility for the organizational design and governance…