Vishay Intertechnology Reduces MLCC Lead Times

In keeping with the company’s commitment to supporting its multilayer ceramic capacitor (MLCC) customers, Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced new reduced lead times for its MLCCs. “In response to the global MLCC shortage, our MLCC division undertook a capacity expansion project to increase production output,” said Dave Valletta, executive vice president, worldwide sales,…

Distributors Assist Brands as They Enter Foreign Markets

Component manufacturers have the ambition to enter foreign markets but may face difficulty establishing their brands. Tapping into an emerging market – especially a largely fragmented region with differences in language, culture and levels of business maturity – can be daunting. Should suppliers establish a direct presence, acquire a local business or partner with a…

ADI, Arrow, channel realignment

Nations Woo Manufacturers in Wake of China Tariffs

Editor’s note: As China’s labor costs increase and tariffs disrupt the supply chain, other nations are lobbying for manufacturers’ attention. Recently, a Vietnam-based manufacturer announced it could help U.S. electronics companies avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.  EPSNews reached out to a number of sources for input on this topic, and heard from Maxine Gordon, Regional…

Rutronik Team to Focus on Start-Ups

Rutronik24, the sales organization of Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH, set up a dedicated team called “BaseCamp” to focus on start-ups, dealing exclusively with the needs and projects of young, innovative companies. In addition to supplying components, the team also offers comprehensive and individually tailored consulting services. To Andrea Bissinger, Director Sales Global at Rutronik24, supporting…

Belden Promotes Roel Vestjens to Chief Operating Officer

Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in high quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications today announced that Roel Vestjens, Executive Vice President, Industrial Solutions, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. In this new role to Belden, Mr. Vestjens will continue to report to Belden’s President, CEO, and Chairman John…