Heilind Stocking Mega-Fit Connectors

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking Mega-Fit Power Connectors manufactured by Molex Incorporated. Mega-Fit Power Connectors have current-carrying capabilities up to 23.0A per circuit, enabling one of the highest current-density options compared to existing midrange power connectors. The Mega-Fit’s innovative split-box terminal design offers six independent points…

IPC Streamlines Event Calendar

Combining three events into one, IPC’s inaugural IPC TechSummit™on October 28–30, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C., will focus on innovation, reliability and leadership — three cornerstones of successful business in today’s electronics marketplace. The summit, targeting electronics industry engineers, technologists, managers and executives, will provide world-class educational and networking opportunities as well as panel discussions to…

Heilind Launches Autoreplenishment System

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is offering a new inventory management replenishment (IMRS) program. The updated system replaces the traditional POS scanner that communicates via modem with a tablet and Bluetooth scanner that communicates via Wi-Fi or the Internet. Heilind’s IMRS program offers numerous customer benefits including: Reduced inventory,…

NKK Switches Adds Rep in Brazil

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced that CAJ Engenharia Eletro-Eletronica is the company’s newest authorized territorial sales firm as the company expands its presence in Brazil. “Brazil is one of the most important emerging markets in the world and a strategic place for NKK Switches to be…

PEI-Genesis Expands in Brazil

PEI-Genesis, Inc., one of the world’s fastest assemblers of precision connectors and power supplies, has signed an agreement with AGS Aerohoses of Cruzeiro, Sao Paulo, Brazil to represent PEI-Genesis’s portfolio of high reliability connectors and design services throughout Brazil. This agreement will bring PEI-Genesis’ deep expertise and resources to the Brazilian marketplace by offering its…

Sony U.S. Cuts Jobs; Closes Stores

Sony Electronics today announced plans to restructure its organization to maintain its competitiveness in an evolving consumer electronics market. In line with Sony Corporation’s Feb. 6 earnings announcement outlining an estimated headcount reduction of roughly 5,000 employees globally, Sony Electronics confirmed a total staff reduction of one-third by the end of the calendar year, affecting…

Mouser Launches Open Source Hardware Tech Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is happy to announce their new Open Source Hardware (OSHW) technology site. This new highly interactive site contains plenty of useful information on many of the latest open source hardware boards and accessories, including BeagleBone, Arduino, Netduino, STMicroelectronics Nucleo, Texas Instruments LaunchPad, and the Intel Galileo. Developers can come to Mouser’s new…

IR Opens New Fab in Singapore

International Rectifier, IR® (NYSE: IRF), a world leader in power management technology, today announced that the company has commenced initial production at its new state-of-the-art ultra-thin wafer processing facility inSingapore (IRSG). Wafer thinning, metallization, testing and additional proprietary wafer level processing are undertaken at the new 60,000 square foot manufacturing site which receives processed wafers…