ATS Names West Electronic Solutions as Sales Rep

Advanced Thermal Solutions, Inc. (ATS), a leading-edge thermal engineering and manufacturing company focused on the thermal management of electronics, is pleased to announce that it has signed West Electronic Solutions, a sales representative for electronic manufacturers and service providers with more than 50 years of success in the industry, to be its outside sales representative…

Sager Expands Power Solutions Center

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, has relocated its Power Solutions Center (PSC) to a 64,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility in Carrollton, TX. The new facility is 70% larger than Sager’s existing location, and will include 20,500 square feet of value-add production space…

“Choosing Blocking Capacitors” Paper Available at RFMW

RFMW, Ltd. announces availability of a white paper from Dielectric Laboratories (DLI). “Choosing blocking capacitors – it’s more than just values” outlines how designers often use rules-of-thumb or approximate equations linking capacitor values to final RF performance. DLI takes a real world look at performance that can’t be predicted by design theory, and then analyzes…

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…