TTI Stocking Rohm RPI-1035

TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, is now stocking the RPI-1035 optical sensor from Rohm Semiconductor. This sensor is targeted for specialty sensing applications including cameras, medical, industrial, manufacturing automation, safety, and security equipment. The RPI-1035 is a uniquely packaged surface mounted 4 direction detector. With an integrated 950nm LED for optimum…

Use TCO as a Sales Tool Against Offshore Competitors

Sixty percent of companies make offshore-sourcing decisions based on rudimentary metrics, such as wage rate, ex-works price or landed cost, often resulting in a 15 to 30 percent understatement of actual offshoring costs. Inclusion of all relevant factors—overhead, balance sheet, risks, corporate strategy and other external and internal business considerations—provides a better determination of the…