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).…

Samsung NA Names New President

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the appointment of Gregory Lee as President of the North America Headquarters (NAHQ) in addition to his role as President of Samsung Telecommunications America (STA) effective immediately. In his new role, Lee is responsible for overseeing Samsung businesses across all offices in North America which include Samsung Electronics America,…

Alliance Inks Global Pact With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with Alliance Memory Inc., a worldwide provider of legacy memory products. Alliance Memory manufactures a complete line of SRAMs, including 3.3 V and 5 V fast asynchronous SRAMs with speeds…

Xilinx Sues Flextronics for Alleged Fraudulent Chip Resale

Xilinx Inc. has filed a lawsuit in a California court against Flextronics International Ltd., alleging the contract manufacturer resold chips it purchased from the semiconductor vendor at a premium to other customers. The FPGA manufacturer also charged Flextronics with dealing in “gray market and counterfeit” Xilinx products, according to the filing with the Superior Court…

CTS Names New Execs

CTS Corporation (NYSE: CTS) has appointed three new leaders to its senior leadership team. On November 11, 2013, CTS appointed Ashish Agrawal as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, and Anthony Urban as Vice President and General Manager of CTS’ sensors and mechatronics business. CTS also appointed Robert J. Patton as Vice President, General Counsel…