RS Components Extends Flat Rate Shipping; adds Maxim Integrated

As part of its strategy to better serve engineering, design and procurement customers across North America, RS Components (RS), a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, is announcing two significant enhancements to its e-commerce platform. Effective October 1, 2019, RS has extended flat-rate shipping for North American customers placing orders for…

Taiwan, technology, start-ups, digital healthcare

Taiwan Start-Ups Seek to Advance Digital Healthcare

Taiwan start-ups have some digital healthcare technologies they’d like to bring to the United States. They have a few hurdles to clear first. For many foreign companies, unique technology isn’t enough to secure investors in America. The medical technology market is highly regulated, and venture capitalists remain very cautious about where they invest their money…

RMI and GRI Launch Responsible Mineral Reporting Toolkit

The Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), an Initiative of the Responsible Business Alliance, and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), have launched a toolkit to advance reporting on sourcing minerals from conflict-affected and high-risk areas. The resource helps companies report on their commitments, due diligence processes and actions related to social impacts in the supply chain. It…

Women in Electronics Concludes Third Annual Conference

“Fear Less” was the theme at the 3rd Annual Women in Electronics (WE) Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA where industry leaders and motivators drove messages on gender perceptions, personal awareness, taking control of financial well-being, physical health, the importance of a positive personal brand, and positioning for professional success. Conference headliners included Shawn Andrews,…

Flip Electronics Extends IDT & Renesas EOL Agreement; Adds Intersil

Flip Electronics, a provider of end-of-life (EOL) component solutions, has signed an extended agreement with IDT and Renesas Electronics Corp. to deliver EOL and obsolete products for their extensive line of trusted embedded design and semiconductor solutions. A global leader in microcontrollers, analog, power, and SoC products, Renesas provides comprehensive solutions for a broad range…

Texas Instruments Ends WT Micro and WPG Relationships

Texas Instruments Inc. has further pared its distribution channel, notifying global distributor World Peace Group (WPG) and Asia-Pacific distributor WT Micro that it was terminating those relationships, effective December 2020. TI told global distributor Avnet Inc. last week that it was ending their franchise agreement. The latest announcements are consistent with the evolution of TI’s…