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…

ECIA Elects New Board Members

The three ECIA councils (Distributor, Manufacturer and Independent Manufacturer Representative) met in Savannah for the organization’s semi-annual Joint Council Session. New council positions were filled and the ECIA Board of Directors elected three new members: Mark Shiring, President & CEO of ebm-papst, Inc. Chris Wadsworth, General Manager of Carlton-Bates Company Karim Yasmine, Corporate Vice President,…

WESCO Appoints Squires as SVP & COO

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) (“WESCO”), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Nelson Squires as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective October 1, 2019.   Mr. Squires served as the Company’s Group…

Mouser Inks Global Deal With Matrix Industries

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announces a global distribution agreement with MATRIX Industries, the Silicon Valley materials science and thermal engineering pioneers committed to radically re-inventing the power equation for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables. Through the agreement, Mouser is now stocking MATRIX Mercury…