Rutronik & Yageo Ink Pact for Ceramic Caps & Resistors

Rutronik Inc., a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and products and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, and Yageo Corporation, a global manufacturer of passive components, have entered into a long-term agreement regarding the supply of ceramic capacitors and resistors. As a result, Rutronik has secured…

TE Adds Online Store as Part of its Digital Strategy

TE Connectivity, one of the largest and most diverse manufacturers of connectors, sensors and passive components, has expanded its purchasing, pricing, availability and delivery offerings via its TE Store. Although similar services are offered by TE distributors, TE’s chief eBusiness and digital officer Nitin Mathur said there is a large population of global users that…

Samtec Acquires PCI

Samtec, Inc., a worldwide leader in the manufacture of electronic interconnect solutions, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the assets and going-forward business relationship of Precision Connector, Inc., or PCI. PCI specializes in the design and manufacture of precision RF and microwave coaxial connectors and brings over 25 years of design experience in…

Rutronik & Osram Expand Deal to North America

Rutronik Inc., a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and product and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, has expanded its franchise agreement in North America with Osram Opto Semiconductors, a worldwide leader in optoelectronics for illumination, visualization, and sensor technologies. The agreement is effective October 1,…

ECIA Reorganizes to Better Serve Members

The Electronic Component Industry Association (ECIA) announces a structural reorganization reflecting input from a series of interviews and an extensive member survey. ECIA’s primary mission, to promote and improve the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components by manufacturers, their reps and distributors, hasn’t changed. But the new structure creates forums for each…