Murata to Shutter Chinese Production Facility

Saitama Murata Manufacturing (formerly: TOKO, INC.), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (hereafter: the Company), is closing its production subsidiary Sheng Long TOKO Tech in December 2020. Saitama Murata Manufacturing Group (formerly: TOKO Group) has contributed primarily to the development of the telecommunications market through its design and production of coil products.   …

Optimas Manufacturing to Provide OEM-Direct Fastener Solutions

Optimas Solutions, a global industrial manufacturer/distributor and service provider, has re-engineered its manufacturing capabilities at its main facility near Chicago to offer a full suite of fastener manufacturing services direct to original equipment manufacturers (OEM) in North America. By adding manufacturing services to its array of supply chain services for OEMs, Optimas becomes the only…

Intel Retains Rank as No. 1 Semiconductor Supplier in 2020

The semiconductor industry has been one of the most resilient markets during this coronavirus-plagued year. Seven top-15 semiconductor suppliers are forecast to show ≥22% growth in 2020 with Nvidia expected to post a huge 50% increase, reports IC Insights.  Leading semiconductor supplier Intel, with only 4% growth, managed to maintain its No. 1 ranking. The…

e-commerce, Covid-19, Logistyx

Avoiding the Strain of Shipping Capacities this Holiday Season

Though the holidays are considered “peak season” for parcel shipping every year, unprecedented increases in e-commerce look to bring a new level of intensity in 2020. According to a recent report from Salesforce, businesses relying on parcel shipping face a likely capacity crunch this holiday season. Covid-19 transformed the holiday landscape Although the Covid-19 pandemic hit retail hard, not all retailers have struggled.…

NewPower Worldwide Achieves ISO 14001 and ISO 45001 Certification

NewPower Worldwide, the fastest growing global independent distributor of electronic components and finished goods, today announced it achieved ISO 14001 certification for its Environmental Management System and ISO 45001 certification for its Occupational Health and Safety Management System. This announcement comes after an extensive audit of NewPower Worldwide’s operations to ensure compliance with the ISO…

Richardson RFPD and Kerlink Announce Distribution Agreement

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, and Kerlink today announced they have entered into a distribution agreement. “Kerlink’s network management center enhances our IoT product offering by removing the complex backend connectivity integration otherwise required to deploy customers’ private IoT networks” Kerlink, a leading provider of solutions for designing, launching and operating public and private…

Digi-Key Refreshes Quote Manager

Digi-Key Electronics, the leading global electronic components distributor, announced that it has launched a refreshed Quote Manager tool for customers. Digi-Key’s self-service tool allows customers to quickly and easily generate quotes with secure pricing, accessible from any device or location. “The newly refreshed Quote Manager tool gives our customers a more consistent and easy-to-use experience,”…

EBV Elektronik and Aceinna Team Up

EBV Elektronik, an Avnet company (NASDAQ: AVT), has signed a distribution agreement with ACEINNA, a worldwide leader in the development of innovative Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and current sensing technologies that are essential to next generation cars, robots and other autonomous applications. EBV will offer ACEINNA’s complete range of MEMS based sensing solutions and technologies…