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…

Honeywell Awards Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading engineering resource and global authorized distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, has been named the 2013 Catalog Distributor of the Year by Honeywell Sensing and Control. This is the third time for Mouser to receive this top award by achieving excellence in several key areas: Having the fastest and most…

RECOM Power Available at Richardson RFPD

Richardson RFPD, Inc. today announces availability and full design support capabilities for a large portfolio of high-isolation DC-to-DC converters from RECOM Power, Inc. (RECOM). Designed specifically for insulated-gate bipolar transistor (IGBT) systems, the converters’ asymmetric outputs of +15V and -9V make them ideal to power IGBT drivers, replacing the need for two converters. The devices…

Digi-Key Inks Global Deal With eConais

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with eConais, a technology leader in embedded, ultra-low power, miniature Wi-Fi module solutions for the Internet of Things. Launched in August of 2010 by a team of veteran engineers with substantial experience in…

FCI Wins Design Award

 FCI, http://www.fci.com a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect systems, was presented with the prestigious 2014 DesignVision Award in the Interconnect Technologies and Components category for its ExaMAX® Direct-Mate Orthogonal Connector. Hosted by UBM Tech, the DesignVision Awards program comprises of eight categories designed to highlight accomplishments of electronics firms and their contributions to the…