TDK Enhances Chip Bead Site

TDK Corp.  http://www.global.tdk.com/news_center/press/20131219741.htm  has significantly enhanced and completely redesigned its global website for TDK chip beads. The new website, which is available in English, Japanese and Chinese, offers user-friendly tools to quickly and easily find the components that perfectly meet specific requirements. In addition to enhanced search capabilities, the new web site offers a greatly…

SanDisk Goes Global With Avnet

SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), a global leader in flash storage solutions, and Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that Avnet will offer a wide portfolio of flash-based hardware and software solutions from SanDisk to its customers throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia Pacific and Latin…

Sensata Acquires Wabash

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V. (NYSE: ST) www.sensata.com announced today that certain subsidiaries have reached an agreement to acquire Wabash Technologies, Inc. from an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. The transaction is not subject to regulatory review and is expected to close in January. Wabash is a leading designer…

PCK Group Adds TTI Inc.

TTI, Inc.,  the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has signed a distribution agreement with the PKC Group to become the first authorized distributor of their component products to include power distribution centers, connection systems, terminal systems and routing and retention aids. The PKC Group is a global partner, designing, manufacturing…

Future Adds Fairchild Design Tool

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, announces immediate availability of the Power Supply WebDesigner (PSW) from Fairchild Semiconductor. Fairchild Semiconductor, a leading global supplier of high performance power and mobile semiconductor solutions, has enhanced Power Supply WebDesigner (PSW) – an online design and simulation tool that provides complete designs in under a…

Jabil to Sell Aftermarket Unit for $725M

Jabil Circuit Inc. (NYSE: JBL) has announced plans to sell its aftermarket support business to iQor Holdings Inc. for $725 million as the electronics manufacturing services provider intensifies its multiyear reorganization and cost-reduction programs. The EMS provider said the decision to sell the aftermarket services (AMS) division is in furtherance of plans to focus primarily…

IDT Names Greg Waters CEO

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT® or the Company) (NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the appointment of Greg Waters, 53, as President, Chief Executive Officer and board member, effective January 6, 2014. Jeff McCreary, who served as interim CEO since August 2013, will remain a member of…

Coilcraft Adds Test & Validation Services

Coilcraft CPS (Critical Products and Services) has announced a new product testing and validation service to help electronics manufacturers determine the reliability, repeatability and/or compliance of the electronic components and assemblies they manufacture or procure. Manufacturers of all types of electronic components and devices can utilize Coilcraft CPS’s advanced labs to complete sets of tests…

Heilind Stocks 3M Interconnects

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the 3M™ Ribbon Cable Wiremount Socket Assembly, .050″ x .050″, 451 Series and the 3M™ Shrouded Boardmount Header, .050″ x .050″, 452 Series. The small, robust socket and header mate together connecting .025″ pitch ribbon cables to printed circuit boards (PCBs).…