RS Components Stocks Industrial Duracell Battery

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, is stocking the newly named and new-look ‘Industrial by Duracell’ high-performance battery range. Formerly marketed under the Procell name, the market-leading range of Duracell industrial alkaline batteries now builds on the company’s well-known brand name while emphasising…

Kewill Offers Logistics SW in the Cloud for Mid-Sized LSPs

Manchester, United Kingdom and Chelmsford, Mass. — Kewill, a leading provider of innovative software for supply chain execution, has announced the availability of Kewill MOVE® on the Cloud, a hosted version of their multimodal transportation management software platform. Kewill MOVE on the Cloud specifically addresses the needs of mid-sized and expanding logistics service providers (LSPs) that…

MegaChips Acquires Nine ST Smart Connectivity Products

San Jose, Calif. — MegaChips Technology America Corporation (MegaChips America) announced that following the signature of an agreement with STMicroelectronics (“ST”) and final closing on September 2, it has acquired 9 smart connectivity products based on DisplayPortTM technology that ST decided to discontinue last year, along with its related assets, business and products in development. During the…

Microsemi Acquires Centellax

 Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC), a leading provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance, today announced CNT Acquisition Corp., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Microsemi, successfully completed the acquisition of Centellax. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. About Microsemi Microsemi Corporation (Nasdaq: MSCC) offers a comprehensive portfolio of semiconductor and system…

ZF to Acquire TRW Automotive

Friedrichshafen, Germany and Livonia, Mich. — * Combined Company With Pro Forma Sales of More Than EUR 30 Billion and 138,000 Employees * Complementary Portfolio of Acknowledged Products and Technologies Benefitting from Megatrends Such as Fuel Efficiency, Increased Safety Requirements and Autonomous Driving * Balanced Regional and Customer Portfolio in Both Volume and Premium Segments * All Cash…

TI Awards Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc. has announced that it has been honoured for Top Customer Growth in EMEA by Texas Instruments. The award was presented to Marie-Pierre Ducharme, Mouser’s Supplier Marketing Manager, EMEA, by Jean-Francois Fau, President of TI EMEA at the semiconductor company’s Catalog Distribution Summit in Freising, Germany. Commented Roland Dörfler, Corporate Account Manager, TI…

TTI Stocking TE Connectivity’s Mini I/O

TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, is stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE’s) mini I/O industrial connector system. This compact, latching, wire-to-board I/O interface measures one-quarter the size of a conventional RJ45 plug and features two points of contact for increased reliability in high vibration industrial applications. Norbert Piefer,…

Component Trends: A Little More Volatility in September

Lead times and prices in the electronics components industry saw a little more movement in September than in prior months, according to Avnet’s latest Market & Technology Trends report. Pricing of analog components, discretes, logic and memory inched up in the semiconductor market while in IP&E, only military interconnect prices increased. Lead times are increasing…