Molex to Acquire Laird Connected Vehicle Solutions

Molex Electronic Technologies, LLC, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today that the company has agreed to acquire the Connected Vehicle Solutions (“CVS”) division of Laird Limited, owned by funds managed by Advent International. Laird CVS specializes in the design, development and delivery of vehicle antenna systems, smart device integration and vehicle connectivity…

Mouser Electronics Signs Global Agreement with Virtium

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Virtium, a leading provider of solid-state drive (SSD) and memory solutions in the industrial embedded market. The Virtium portfolio, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes the industry-leading StorFly® and TuffDrive® SSDs, memory modules and other…

TRACO Power TSP Series Now at Sager

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking TRACO Power’s TSP Series 72-600 Watt AC-DC, DIN Rail power supplies. The TSP series comprises high performance DIN-rail mount power supplies designed for reliable operation under difficult factory floor conditions. They provide a DC-OK…

What Electronics Companies Need to Know About Prop 65

Although California’s update to its Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 — Proposition 65–doesn’t appear to impact electronics, experts warn the supply chain must revise its compliance practices or risk the consequences. “Violations often ensnare everyone in that supply chain, and at that point you bring in the lawyers and the toxicologists, and the costs…

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America II Grows Globally With Advanced MP Buy

One of the electronics industry’s largest hybrid distributors – America II Electronics—has acquired another leading hybrid, Advanced MP Technology. The combination of two companies—an estimated $427 million in revenue—would rank the company 15th on EPSNews’ Top Global Distributors List. Both companies have been augmenting their independent – or non-authorized – distribution model with franchised suppliers.…