Sager Extends HQ Lease to 2021

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, announced today the extension of the lease agreement of its corporate headquarters and 100,000 square distribution center located in Middleborough, Massachusetts.  In addition to the company’s corporate offices and distribution center, the facility houses conference and meeting space, a state-of-the-art data center and its…

Avnet Expands MicroZed Offering

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the FMC Carrier Card and the Breakout Carrier Card, extensions of the MicroZed™ Evaluation Kit and System-on-Module (SOM), offering hardware and software designers cost-effective platforms that can be used to prototype a wide variety of applications in the industrial, medical, security and…

Innovative Power Launches New Website

Innovative Power Products announced today the launch of its newly revamped website. The redesigned website offers quick and easy access to essential information and features a clean uncluttered design, improved functionality and enhanced rich content about IPP’s broadband products and services. The new website was also designed to be viewed on smartphones, tablets, and other mobile…

Vicor Expands into Europe

Andover, Mass. –  Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) today announced the launch of Vicor Custom Europe, extending the company’s sophisticated custom power system design and manufacturing capabilities to the European market. With this new service offering, customers across Europe can take advantage of Vicor’s advanced design engineering, prototyping, and manufacturing services to minimize design risks and…

Arrow Partners With Device Cloud Networks

Arrow Electronics, Inc. has signed an agreement with Device Cloud Networks LLC (DCN), a leading machine-to-machine (M2M) enablement service provider and mobile network operator for the Internet-of-Things. Under the agreement Arrow customers in the Americas, will have access to DCN’s global service provisioning and connectivity, using a variety of device modules. “Device Cloud Networks (DCN)…

Artesyn Partners With Sager Electronics

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, today announced a new distribution agreement with Artesyn Embedded Technologies, a global leader in power conversion solutions. Artesyn, formerly the Embedded Computing & Power business of Emerson Network Power, was acquired by Platinum Equity in 2013. “Sager has made a commitment to servicing customers…

Applied DNA Signs Eighth Supplier

One of the problems with developing a standard is they only work when everybody is using them. The electronics supply chain has tackled a number of standards over the years including RosettaNet – a protocol for conducting electronic commerce. Counterfeit prevention is another supply chain issue that could benefit from a standard. Counterfeit parts may…

World Micro Names Global QC Director

Georgia-based electronic components distributor, World Micro, Inc., www.worldmicro.com. announced today that it has appointed Gary Beckstedt to serve as the company’s Director of Global Quality, heading the company’s Atlanta headquarters quality department. Beckstedt’s role will be to coordinate all quality programs and processes in both Atlanta and Penang Malaysia, including ISO standards programs, ESD programs,…

China Makes Headway on Domestic IC Supply Chain

China – which has mostly been a destination for the Western electronics supply chain – continues to develop an IC supply chain of its own. Chip foundry Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp. (SMIC) has formed a joint venture with Jiangsu Changjiang Electronics Technology Co., Ltd. (JCET) for 12-inch wafer bumping and related services. JCET will also…