RFMW Acquisition Expands TTI’s Chip Expertise

IP&E expert TTI Inc. raised a few eyebrows when it acquired semiconductor specialty distributor Symmetry Electronics in July of 2017. The announcement of TTI’s intent to acquire RF/microwave expert RFMW Ltd. raised a few more. Until 2017, TTI focused exclusively on interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components. Its expertise in these products has sustained TTI…

Sager Adds Bergquist to its Thermal Management Portfolio

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announces the addition of BERGQUIST® to its thermal management solution set. BERGQUIST is a world leading brand within Henkel’s broad portfolio of thermal material solutions. Bill Nulf, Director of Channel Sales Americas for Henkel Corporation, commented,…

PEI-Genesis Names E-Commerce/EMS Exec

PEI-Genesis, a global leader in the design and assembly of custom engineered connectors and cable solutions, has named Kris Haggstrom Senior Director of E-Commerce and Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS), it was announced today by Peter Austin, Corporate Vice President, PEI-Genesis. “As PEI-Genesis has grown into a stronger, larger, global company capable of providing services across…

Taiwan, EMS, China

Taiwan Maintains EMS Dominance Amidst China’s Challenge

Editor’s Note: Welcome to AspenCore’s Special Project on Focus on Taiwan, Part 2. Offered in the form of an eBook, this special project provides an in-depth look at Taiwan. We explored the topic from multiple angles including the business, technology, and economy. The ascension of mainland China as a manufacturing powerhouse has been both a blessing…

TTI Carries Bourns CSS Series

The CSS series high power current sense resistors from Bourns come in both 2-terminal and 4-terminal options and can now be sourced in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. The 2-terminal models are available in three different footprint sizes: 5930, 3920 and 2512 (6332 Metric). With resistance values as…

Mouser Inks Global Deal With Micron

 Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, today announces it has signed a global distribution agreement with Micron Technology, a world leader in innovative memory solutions that transform how the world uses information. With the agreement, Mouser adds a key memory technology…

Avnet, Microchip, Microsemi, franchise

Avnet Wins Back Microsemi Global Franchise

The Microchip Technology/Microsemi Corp. distribution channel is beginning to gel following the March acquisition of Microsemi by Microchip. Microsemi has joined Microchip in its authorization of Avnet Inc. to carry its complete product portfolio across the globe. This is the first major move by the merged entity as it assesses its combined distribution channel. For…

Avnet Q4 Sales up 10%

Avnet, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVT) today announced results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. Fourth Quarter Key Financial Highlights Sales of $5.06 billion increased 9.8% year over year Sales grew 6.7% year over year in constant currency GAAP operating income margin of 2.5% Non-GAAP adjusted operating income margin improved year over…