NKK Switches Awards Heilind Distributor of the Year

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, has received the Distributor of the Year Award for 2013 from NKK Switches. The award was presented to Heilind at the annual Electronics Distribution Show and Conference in Las Vegas in May. “It is an incredible honor to be named NKK’s distributor of the year,” says Keith…

Richardson RFPD Signs Radius Power

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today that it has completed an agreement with Radius Power, Inc. to distribute EMI power line filters. Radius Power offers a broad selection of EMI/EMC power line filters, including standardized and custom solutions that help meet international compliance standards and improve the immunity and safety of electrical and electronic equipment.…

TTI Adds AirBorn Interconnects

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company has added a new connector supplier, AirBorn Interconnects. For more than 45 years, AirBorn has been supplying interconnect systems for aerospace, medical, instrumentation, storage and networking, space exploration and energy industries. AirBorn’s wide range of…

Semiconductor Sales Reached $26.9B in May

Washington — The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today announced that worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $26.86 billion for the month of May 2014, 8.8 percent higher than the May 2013 total of $24.69 billion and 2.0 percent more than last month’s total of $26.34 billion. Sales in the Americas increased 10.6 percent year-over-year in May,…

Atmel to Acquire Newport Media

  Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a leader in microcontroller and touch technology solutions, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Newport Media, Inc. (“NMI”), a leading provider of high performance low power Wi-Fi and Bluetooth solutions, that will enable Atmel to offer the industry’s most complete wireless portfolio of smart connected…

Element14 Expands Kemet Portfolio

 Element14 has expanded its portfolio of KEMET capacitors for electronics design and production with the newest lines of super capacitors, inductors and signal relays, suitable for applications in automotive, communications and industrial. Marc Grange, Head of Product Marketing, element14 Asia-Pacific said, “We are delighted to add these popular KEMET products and make it available for…