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Manufacturing Index Contracts for Third Straight Month

U.S. factory activity contracted for the third straight month in October as trade issues, the GM strike and global economic uncertainty plagued the market. The Institute for Supply Management’s manufacturing index registered 48.3 last month, up slightly from a 10-year low of 47.8 in September. New orders, employment and inventories all rose from September but…

New Yorker Electronics Adds MCX Connectors

New Yorker Electronics has added the new Amphenol RF 12G MCX Connectors to its lineup of 12G Optimized Amphenol RF Connectors. Designed specifically for 4K/Ultra-HD broadcast applications, they are used largely in 4K/8K Video Cameras, Mobile Broadcasting, Digital Signage and other state-of-the-art video applications. These new PCB Connectors and Cable Connectors boast standard 12Gbps performance…

Newark Launches Affordable Private Label Components Brand

Newark, the Development Distributor, has launched a new collection of affordable components, tools and test equipment under its new brand, Multicomp Pro. This collection brings the very best products from Multicomp, Duratool, Tenma, Pro-Power, Pro-Elec and Pro-Signal under one brand, making it easier for design engineers, technicians and production facilities to identify high-value alternatives, while…

How Paul Andrews Guided TTI’s Remarkable Evolution

Paul Andrews Jr. did not set out to build a global distribution enterprise. “My first objective was survival,” he half-joked. “I’d been laid off from General Dynamics. I’d worked in manufacturing, procurement, I’d done inventory control, managed production and had experience in sales. My primary goal was to make a living.” In the early 1970s,…

Infinite Electronics Sells Kaelus Business

Infinite Electronics, Inc., a leading global supplier of electronic components, announces today that it has completed the sale of its Kaelus business to Microdata Telecom, a supplier of high-quality RF Conditioning solutions. “Kaelus is a globally recognized leader in test and measurement instruments, cell-site filters, combiners and tower-mounted amplifiers, and is an excellent strategic fit…

RS Components Launches Upgrade to Online PCB Design Tool

In conjunction with the official launch of its DesignSpark online engineering and design community in North America, RS Components (RS), a global multi-channel provider of industrial and electronic products and solutions, is debuting DesignSpark PCB Pro, a professional-level upgrade to its already popular free online PCB design tool, DesignSpark PCB. DesignSpark PCB is an award-winning,…

RFMW Expands Salesforce in Europe & Israel

RFMW announces six new Regional Sales Managers serving Europe and Israel. Fulfilling the role of a niche, RF and Microwave component distributor, this expansion recognizes customer desires to have experienced, technically oriented sales engineers supporting their designs. These new managers boast sales experience and education that includes master’s degrees and design engineering experience at equipment…