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Mouser Launches 436 Products in 1 Month

As an authorized distributor, Mouser Electronics, Inc. is focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies, giving customers an edge and helping speed time to market. Over 1,100 semiconductor and electronic component manufacturer brands count on Mouser to help them introduce their products into the global marketplace. Mouser’s customers can expect 100% certified,…

ECIA Completes Phase One of Design Registration Initiative

Design registration has been an important process for the electronic component industry for over three decades, serving manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and distributors. ECIA’s Global Industry Practices Committee recently completed Phase 1 of activities to analyze the current state of the process with a goal of improving and modernizing the practice. “This work group study had…

Sourcengine Integrates Quote and BOM Tools

Sourcengine, the electronic component industry’s leading e-commerce marketplace, today announced that it has integrated its ‘Quote It’ RFQ functionality with its BOM (Bill of Materials) Tool to simplify the component sourcing process for manufacturers and other purchasers. The integration of these two tools bridges the existing, negotiation-intensive purchasing process with the e-commerce-based future of component sourcing. “The…

Vanderheyden to Lead TTI Expanded Services Team

TTI, Inc. a specialty distributor of electronic components, today announced the expansion of their traditional supply chain services team to include sales enablement and field integration. Heading the new discipline will be TTI Senior Vice President, Tom Vanderheyden. According to TTI Americas President, Don Akery, “Being a best in class supply chain services provider has…

ECIA Welcomes The Electrocomponents Group as a Global Member

Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is pleased to announce that  Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for electronics, industrial and automation customers and suppliers has joined the association as a global member, along with its subsidiaries Allied Electronics & Automation (Allied), a distributor of automation and control, electronic, electrical, mechanical, and maintenance products…

Sager Introduces Electronic CAD File Accessibility in Online Catalog

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power, Electromechanical, and Thermal solutions and provider of value-add solutions, today announced the addition of ECAD (electronic computer-aided design) files to its sager.com and power.sager.com product catalogs. Sager Electronics worked with SamacSys, a Supply Frame company, to implement this new tool. SamacSys is the leading developer…

Rutronik and Kemet Sign Global Partnership

With its extensive range of products such as MLCCs, tantalum, film, and electrolytic capacitors, as well as inductors, varistors, and sensors, KEMET Corporation, part of the YAGEO Group and a wholly-owned subsidiary of YAGEO Corporation, now complements the active and passive portfolio of Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH. The franchise applies worldwide and enables both companies…

Japan Earthquake Impacts Supply Chain

On the evening of the 13th, an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the northeastern region of Japan, which affected the production of manufacturers such as Murata, Renesas, and Shin-Etsu, according to SemiMedia. Among them, Murata’s factories in Fukushima and Miyagi have suspended operations; Renesas estimates that it will take a week…

Mark Shiring, ebm-papst, Inc. Named ECIA Board Chair-Elect

ECIA is happy to announce that Mark Shiring, President of ebm-papst, Inc. has been chosen Chair-Elect of the ECIA Board of Directors.   “Our company and employees are active participants in the association,” said Shiring. “ECIA provides a forum to share ideas and develop solutions that enable member companies to improve their business environment.  It is…