2020 ERA Conference Announces General Session Speakers

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) Conference Committee has announced the two Tuesday, Feb. 25, General Sessions topics and speakers at the upcoming 2020 Conference — “Takin’ it to the Streets: Succeeding in a Dynamic Market.” Sam Richter, an internationally recognized expert and speaker on sales, marketing and technology whose award-winning experience includes building innovative technology,…

RS Components Introduces Advanced F-RAM Development Board from Cypress

RS Components is now offering a new easy-to-use and inexpensive development kit from Cypress Semiconductor that will enable engineers to evaluate the high-performance Excelon™ Ultra QSPI F-RAM memory technology. Cypress’ advanced Excelon F-RAM technology is well suited for deployment in a variety of industrial applications including industrial automation, data logging, motor control, programmable logic controllers,…

NewPower Worldwide Achieves AS9120 Certification

In recognition of NewPower’s continuing commitment to aerospace quality, NQA Global Certification Body has certified NewPower Worldwide to AS9120 and AS6081 NASHUA, N.H., Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — NewPower Worldwide, a leading global independent distributor of electronic components and finished goods, today announced it has achieved AS9120 and AS6081 Certification. This announcement comes after an…

Procurement Faces More Challenges Than Ever: Exclusive Report

Global procurement professionals are facing more challenges than ever — tariffs, trade wars, environmental regulations and patent/IP protection. Fortunately, they are up to the task. Worldwide, electronics purchasing managers have an average of 16 years on the job, according to EPSNews’/Aspencore’s first global procurement study. They work more than 40 hours a week; spend a…

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Manufacturing Index Contracts for Third Straight Month

U.S. factory activity contracted for the third straight month in October as trade issues, the GM strike and global economic uncertainty plagued the market. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index registered 48.3 last month, up slightly from a 10-year low of 47.8 in September. New orders, employment and inventories all rose from September but…

New Yorker Electronics Adds MCX Connectors

New Yorker Electronics has added the new Amphenol RF 12G MCX Connectors to its lineup of 12G Optimized Amphenol RF Connectors. Designed specifically for 4K/Ultra-HD broadcast applications, they are used largely in 4K/8K Video Cameras, Mobile Broadcasting, Digital Signage and other state-of-the-art video applications. These new PCB Connectors and Cable Connectors boast standard 12Gbps performance…

Newark Launches Affordable Private Label Components Brand

Newark, the Development Distributor, has launched a new collection of affordable components, tools and test equipment under its new brand, Multicomp Pro. This collection brings the very best products from Multicomp, Duratool, Tenma, Pro-Power, Pro-Elec and Pro-Signal under one brand, making it easier for design engineers, technicians and production facilities to identify high-value alternatives, while…