Biometric Technology Market to Reach $10.7B by 2022

A new report by Allied Market Research, titled, “Global Biometric Technology Market: Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015 – 2022,” projects that the global biometric technology market is expected to generate revenue of $10.72 billion by 2022, with an estimated CAGR of 19.4% from 2016 to 2022. In the year 2015, North America was the highest revenue-generating region, owing to increasing adoption of advanced security and…

ITW Integrates Electronics Assembly Equipment Businesses

ITW has integrated three of its businesses; Speedline Technologies, Vitronics Soltec and Despatch Industries. This new division consolidates all of its Electronic Assembly Equipment and Thermal Processing Technology business and will operate under the name ITW EAE. ITW EAE brings together the world-leading brands of electronics assembly equipment: MPM Printers, Camalot Dispensers, Electrovert Cleaners and Soldering…

America II Adds Six Franchises

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed franchise distribution agreements with six manufacturers. The company added Jonhon, MynTahl, L-Com Global Connectivity, Kang Yang Hardware, Electronic Assembly, and Amtouch USA to its global line card. “We closed 2016 with another very strong year…

Flexible Battery Market to Reach $958.4M by 2022

According to the new market research report “Flexible Battery Market by Type (Thin-Film (Lithium-Ion, Lithium Polymer), Printed, Curved), Chargeability (Rechargeable, Single-Use), Application (Packaging, Smart Card, Wearable Devices, Consumer Electronics, Medical Devices) – Global Forecast to 2022”, published by MarketsandMarkets, it was valued at USD 69.6 Million in 2015 and is estimated to be worth USD 958.4 Million by 2022, at…

TTI Appoints New SVP of Finance

TTI, Inc, the leading authorized distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the  appointment of Chris Goodman to the position of Senior Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer. In making the announcement, Paul Andrews, CEO, offered, “Chris is an accomplished, senior financial executive with Big 4 background and 20 years experience…

Future, Zytronic Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Zytronic, a leader in custom designed, durable, high performance Projected Capacitive Technology (PCT™ and MPCT™) touch sensors today announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components. The formal agreement extends a successful partnership between the two companies, who have already worked together to create…

Mouser First to Offer TI LDC2114 Evaluation Module

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is first to offer the LDC2114 Evaluation Module (EVM) for the LDC2112 and LDC2114 inductive touch solutions from Texas Instruments (TI). A new addition to TI’s sensing solutions, the LDC2114EVM demonstrates the use of inductive…

RS Components Joins ECIA

ECIA is pleased to welcome RS Components (RS) to its growing family of electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. RS Components and its sister North American based company, Allied Electronics, are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, a global, engineering focused distributor. “RS Components, with its strong presence in EMEA, helps ECIA in our strategy to expand…

Qualcomm to Appeal KFTC Fine of $865M

The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) today announced that it has reached a decision in its investigation of Qualcomm Incorporated (Nasdaq:  QCOM), finding that certain of the Company’s business practices are in violation of Korean competition law.  The KFTC announced that it intends to issue a corrective order relating to the specific practices at issue and impose an administrative fine of…