Rochester Increases Intel Inventory

Newburyport, Mass. – Rochester Electronics recently increased its inventory of Intel product by more than five million devices following a massive transfer of chipset products. As an authorized distributor for mature and EOL products from the semiconductor giant, Rochester will continue to support Intel customers with ongoing demand for more than 60 unique part types…

RS, Allied Ink Distribution Deal with ROHM

Jakarta, Indonesia — RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have signed an agreement with ROHM Semiconductor that positions RS and Allied as an authorised global distribution partner of the electronic component vendor. RS and Allied hold a sizeable inventory of several hundred…

Five Tips for Combating Counterfeit Components

Counterfeit components are a $100 billion industry. Counterfeits are now estimated to comprise between five and 25 percent of all available parts. As the marketplace for engineers has become increasingly fast-moving and competitive, many purchasing professionals and distributors have cut corners to accommodate faster product turnaround schedules. This is has allowed gray market electronics to…