Industry Leaders Sign MoU on Responsible Tin Sourcing

The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin value chain and further strengthen progress on responsible production and sourcing of tin. Both industry groups pioneered approaches to tackling minerals…

Mouser Electronics and Futaba Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Futaba Corporation. Through the global agreement, Mouser now stocks a range of Futaba’s display modules, including vacuum fluorescent, organic light-emitting diode (OLED), and liquid crystal displays.. Futuba AH Series modules offer a complete display solution…

Tariffs: Will the Electronics Industry get What it Needs?

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles examining the impact of tariffs — positive and negative–on the electronics industry. For political pundits, the United States government’s tariff strategy is about political leverage. For electronics OEMs, however, tariffs are about business. “As a United States patron, I look at it through the lens of…

TTI is Exclusive Distributor for SEACON

TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components is now the exclusive distributor for SEACON underwater connectors from TE Connectivity. The SEACON line is long recognized as leading the industry in connection systems for undersea applications including remote operating vehicles, dive systems, off-shore oil and gas exploration, and even commercial and residential swimming pool…

Sager Carrying E-T-A IP65 Rocker Activated Switch/Circuit Breaker

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking E-T-A’s 3120-N series IP65 rated rocker activated switch/circuit breaker. E-T-A’s IP65 rated 3120-N thermal circuit breaker/switch combination unites overcurrent protection and the function of an ON/OFF switch within a single component. The trip element…

RFMW Inks Global Deal With MV-Electronics

RFMW Ltd. (‘RFMW’) announced a distribution agreement with MV-Electronics Inc. effective 7th of March 2019. Under the agreement, RFMW is authorized to market and sell MV-Electronics’ portfolio of frequency control and timing solutions world-wide. MV-Electronics offers Crystals, XOs, VCXOs, TCXOs as well as Tuning Fork Crystals. RFMW is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers…

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Safe & Affordable Space Travel Starts With Sourcing

The future of space travel is now. NASA has established plans to permanently station humans on and around the moon by 2028. Commercial space counterparts are interested in similar endeavors to send people to space, and not just astronauts in the traditional sense, but also space tourists. Historically, flight beyond commercial aviation altitudes has been…