Rutronik & Yageo Ink Pact for Ceramic Caps & Resistors

Rutronik Inc., a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and products and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, and Yageo Corporation, a global manufacturer of passive components, have entered into a long-term agreement regarding the supply of ceramic capacitors and resistors. As a result, Rutronik has secured…

Samtec Acquires PCI

Samtec, Inc., a worldwide leader in the manufacture of electronic interconnect solutions, is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the assets and going-forward business relationship of Precision Connector, Inc., or PCI. PCI specializes in the design and manufacture of precision RF and microwave coaxial connectors and brings over 25 years of design experience in…

Rutronik & Osram Expand Deal to North America

Rutronik Inc., a leading global broad-line stocking distributor of a comprehensive range of electronic components, semiconductors, and product and technology solutions for IoT and embedded systems, has expanded its franchise agreement in North America with Osram Opto Semiconductors, a worldwide leader in optoelectronics for illumination, visualization, and sensor technologies. The agreement is effective October 1,…

ECIA Reorganizes to Better Serve Members

The Electronic Component Industry Association (ECIA) announces a structural reorganization reflecting input from a series of interviews and an extensive member survey. ECIA’s primary mission, to promote and improve the business environment for the authorized sale of electronic components by manufacturers, their reps and distributors, hasn’t changed. But the new structure creates forums for each…

Molex to Acquire Laird Connected Vehicle Solutions

Molex Electronic Technologies, LLC, a leading global manufacturer of electronic solutions, announced today that the company has agreed to acquire the Connected Vehicle Solutions (“CVS”) division of Laird Limited, owned by funds managed by Advent International. Laird CVS specializes in the design, development and delivery of vehicle antenna systems, smart device integration and vehicle connectivity…

Mouser Electronics Signs Global Agreement with Virtium

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Virtium, a leading provider of solid-state drive (SSD) and memory solutions in the industrial embedded market. The Virtium portfolio, now available from Mouser Electronics, includes the industry-leading StorFly® and TuffDrive® SSDs, memory modules and other…

TRACO Power TSP Series Now at Sager

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking TRACO Power’s TSP Series 72-600 Watt AC-DC, DIN Rail power supplies. The TSP series comprises high performance DIN-rail mount power supplies designed for reliable operation under difficult factory floor conditions. They provide a DC-OK…