America II Adds 3 Franchises

  America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into several distribution agreements, partnering with 3M, Transcend Information Inc., Comchip Technology Corp., and Hongfa America Inc.   “America II’s Blended Distribution℠ describes how we combined—or blended—traits of the independent and authorized channels,” said Brian Ellison,…

TTI Stocks Panasonic White LEDs

Fort Worth, Texas – Global electronics distributor TTI, Inc. announced today the company now stocks six new high-power, white LEDs from Panasonic. The new LNJ03004 series is a surface mount white LED and is available in a 3230 package. These LEDs exhibit a high-luminous efficiency of 150 Lumen/watt and can be used in numerous applications including…

Arrow Awards NKK

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced that the company was awarded the 2014 Arrow Partnership Award from Arrow Electronics. NKK was honored with this award due to the company’s commitment to explore new growth opportunities with Arrow and for providing technical customer service throughout its long-standing partnership…

Zentech Receives IPC Validation

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to Zentech Manufacturing Inc., an electronics and engineering service firm in Baltimore, Md. The facility underwent an intensive two-day audit based on two of IPC’s foremost standards: IPC J-STD-001, Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies and IPC-A-610, Acceptability of…

NorComp Lauds Heilind

Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, has received a Distributor Excellence Award for 2013 from NorComp. The award was presented to Heilind at the annual Electronics Distribution Show and Conference in Las Vegas. “We’re honored to receive this award from NorComp,” says Keith Lyall, supplier business manager at Heilind. “NorComp is an…

Altium Teams With TI on Design Tool

Altium Limited, a global leader in Smart System Design Automation, 3D PCB design (Altium Designer) and embedded software development (TASKING)) today introduced WEBENCH® Altium Connector, a collaborative effort between Altium and Texas Instruments (TI) to blend TI’s award-winning WEBENCH power design and simulation tools with Altium’s leading EDA tool suite Altium Designer. This powerful platform…

America Semi Expands With Concord

America Semiconductor, LLC, a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-industry high-power semiconductors, today announced the appointment of Concord Components, specialists in the distribution of military and commercial-grade board level components, to its growing network of franchised distributors.  Under the terms of the agreement, Concord Components is charged with strengthening America Semiconductor’s supply chain throughout North America.  The…

Ken Schramko Joins IPC

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries announced that Kenneth Schramko has joined its Washington, D.C.-based government relations team as director of government relations. The addition of Schramko to the IPC team is part of the association’s continuing efforts to expand its presence with policy makers and key audiences in Washington, D.C. Schramko will focus on a…

Digi-Key Inks Global Pact With Heatron

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Heatron, an industry leader in the manufacture of LED products and solutions. Heatron offers a wide array of LED products for interior and exterior illumination including LED boards and modules for recessed…