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VPG, ES Components Focus on High-Reliability Resistors

Malvern, Pa. — Vishay Precision Group, Inc. (NYSE: VPG) and ES Components, a specialty distributor of military- and commercial-grade passive components, today announced that the two companies have realigned their relationship to focus on meeting the increased demand for high-reliability, high-temperature resistors. Under the new agreement, ES Components is stocking and providing support for Vishay Foil…

Avnet Adds Quectel in Americas

Cellular connectivity. It’s no longer just a convenience; it’s essential in both business and personal communications. Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is helping to bring cellular connectivity to devices through its distribution agreement with global manufacturer of wireless machine-to-machine (M2M) communications modules, Quectel Wireless Solutions. Avnet will now…

Ohmite Awards Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc., leading engineering resource and global distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, was presented with the Chairman’s Award from Ohmite at its corporate headquarters. The Chairman’s Award is the highest given by Ohmite, which has been a leading provider of resistors for high current, high voltage and high energy applications for more than 80…

TTI Offers Molex Production Tools

A wide range of production equipment from Molex is now available at TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components. To ensure high quality electrical connection, the proper tooling from the relevant manufacturer is essential during interconnect production for three reasons: to maintain the manufacturer’s product warranty; to ensure…

Arrow Q3 Profit Rise 17% on Higher Sales

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported third-quarter 2014 net income of $146.9 million, or $1.47 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $96.8 million, or $.95 per share on a diluted basis in the third quarter of 2013. Excluding certain items1 in the third quarters of both 2014 and 2013, net income would have been $140.2 million, or $1.40 per share on…

UMC Starts Volume Production for Lantiq PMICs

Hsinchu, Taiwan — United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, and Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced that UMC has entered volume production for Lantiq’s SPT170 high voltage Power Management ICs (PMIC) used for landline applications. The SPT170 offers the industry’s highest breakdown…

Future Plans $10M Expansion of Memphis Distribution Center

Future Electronics Inc. plans to spend an additional $10 million to expand services at its state-of-the-art Memphis areas distribution center as part of plans to enhance offerings at the 10-year old facility, according to company executives. The increased investment at the facility, which employs about 300 workers, was announced earlier this month at a celebration…

Digi-Key Reports Surging Europe Sales

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced exceptionally strong growth in Europe, averaging 26-percent growth year-over-year across the entire region. The company attributes this rapid sales growth to its continued global expansion of local sales and support resources and the strength of its next…