Mark Larson Named Recipient of ERA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that Mark Larson, vice chairman of Digi-Key Electronics is the recipient of ERA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize individuals who play an integral role in supporting the manufacturers’ representative model in the electronics industry. The award was presented at the association’s 50th…

Would a Huawei Boycott Unravel the Supply Chain?

This article is part of AspenCore Media’s Special Project on Huawei, dissecting the global impact if China’s telecom equipment giant is sanctioned by the United States and its allies. Huawei Technologies Co. — the controversial Chinese vendor of networking gear and smartphones — faces the real possibility that its telecom equipment will be banned from U.S.…

Avnet Joins ‘Most Ethical’ List for 6th Straight Year

Business growth thrives in environments where leadership clearly and consistently focuses on guiding with purpose and integrity. For its continued commitment to these core values, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, has been recognized as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and…

Lansdale Semiconductor Names QA Manager

Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc has promoted Michael “Mac” McNaughton to Quality Assurance Manager. According to R. Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale, ” McNaughton will be responsible for all the company’s quality assurance and control functions, including Lansdale’s ISO9001/2015 Certification and the Qualified Military Line to Mil-PRF-38535 requirements “. McNaughton has been employed by Lansdale for over 30…

Mouser Stocking Maxim’s MAX22195 High-Speed Octal Digital Input

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the MAX22195 octal industrial digital input device from Maxim Integrated. Designed to reduce power, system cost, and size for programmable logic controller (PLC) digital-input subsystems, the MAX22195 is a highly integrated IEC…

TTI Stocking Rohm’s BH1749NUC Color Sensor

TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, is now stocking the BH1749NUC color sensor from ROHM Semiconductor, targeted at LCD backlight screen adjustment in control panels, tablets, cameras or mobile applications. Ideal market applications are industrial, medical, safety and security equipment. The BH1749NUC is a uniquely packaged low profile surface mounted sensor. The…

RISC V, procurement

How Open Source Hardware Empowers Procurement

The advent of processors based the RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) is not just exciting for engineers and designers—open source hardware benefits procurement, experts said. “Open source does two things for you: it rationalizes price and motivates adoption and investment,” explained Keith Witek, senior vice president, Corporate Development, Strategy, and General Counsel at SiFive, a…