ON Semi Awards Future

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is honored to have been recognized by ON Semiconductor as their 2014 Distribution Partner for the Americas, for the second consecutive year. This annual award is given in recognition for growing product sales, generating significant new business, and effectively supporting customers’ needs and ON Semiconductor’s initiatives…

GreenPeak Inks Deal with ZTE Health

Utrecht, The Netherlands – GreenPeak Technologies, the industry leading Smart Home semi-conductor/system company, and ZTE Health, a member of the world wide ZTE Group, have signed a partnership agreement to develop Smart Home applications and to provide smart solutions for the world’s aging population. This new application enables people to live longer at home independently while providing…

Agile-1 to Launch New Supplier Management Tool

Torrance, Calif. — Agile-1 is proud to announce the upcoming launch of the newest addition to its existing suite of services procurement technologies. Delivered as a SaaS (Software as a Service) solution, DriveSRM is a supplier relationship management tool that solves the challenges companies face in effectively capturing and managing supplier data across their organizations. By collecting…

Ethernet Switch Market Reaches $21.7B in 2015

Cambridge, Mass. – Continued investments to accommodate the increasing demands applications place on network infrastructure drove global Ethernet switch sales to $21.7 billion in 2014, up 5 percent from 2013, reports technology market research firm Infonetics Research, now part of IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). The market has hit record highs each year since 2010. Infonetics’ fourth quarter 2014 (4Q14) and year-end Ethernet…

Manufacturing Still Sluggish in March

Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in March for the 27th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 70th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute for Supply Management®(ISM®)Manufacturing…

North American PCB Book-to-Bill Strengthens

Bannockburn, Ill. — IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the February findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Although sales remained sluggish, bookings increased over last year, strengthening the book-to-bill ratio. Total North American PCB shipments decreased 1.1 percent in February 2015 from February 2014, bringing year-to-date shipment growth to -1.6…

RS Components Adds HARTING Han Ex Connectors

Taipei — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has extended its range of interconnection solutions serving industries such as mining, chemicals, process automation, and oil and gas, with the addition of HARTING Han® Ex connectors for use in potentially explosive environments. Han Ex connectors meet the intrinsic safety requirements of CENELEC equipment…

Molex Receives John Deere Supplier Innovation Award

Lisle, Ill. – Molex Incorporated, a global manufacturer of complete interconnect solutions, has been selected for the first time as a recipient of a John Deere supplier innovation award for 2014.  John Deere presented the award to Molex representatives at a formal ceremony hosted in Bettendorf, Iowa. Award selections are based on four factors – creativity, feasibility, collaboration,…