Qualcomm Finalizes Omnitracs Sale

Qualcomm Inc.  today announced that the sale of Omnitracs, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to Vista Equity Partners (Vista), a U.S.-based private equity firm, has been finalized. The agreement to sell the transportation and logistics business for approximately $800 million in cash was originally announced in August. “Omnitracs was one of Qualcomm’s earliest businesses…

RS Components Inks Global Pact With Taiwan Semi

 RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com ) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc( http://www.electrocomponents.com ) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has signed a Global Authorised Distributor agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor. The agreement broadens the scope of the existing collaboration between the two companies to deliver a comprehensive portfolio of discrete…

Ametherm Inks Deal with Dexter Magnetic

Ametherm today announced a distribution agreement with Dexter Magnetic Technologies, a supplier of magnetic solutions since 1951. Under the terms of the agreement, Dexter is now carrying and providing technical support for Ametherm’s most popular inrush current limiting thermistors. Dexter supplies magnetic solutions, including magnetic cores and accessories, to a wide range of markets, from…

Rockwell Lauds TTI

 TTI, Inc. the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has been awarded Rockwell Automation’s 2013 Supplier of the Year Honorable Mention in Electronics that recognizes overall supplier performance. This award acknowledgement is a first-time win for TTI. Rockwell Automation is recognized as the largest company dedicated to…

Blockmaster Expands Value-Added

Blockmaster Electronics, Elk Grove Village, IL announced the availability of their new Short Form Catalog highlighting one of the broadest and most unique offerings of quality terminal blocks available from a single source in today’s market place.  Expanding their already broad product offering is their new on-site Value-Added Center providing a vast array of customization…

Avnet Debuts I/O Carrier Card

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today introduced the I/O Carrier Card, an extension of the MicroZed™ Evaluation Kit and System-on-Module (SOM) that offers hardware and software designers a proven, cost-effective prototype platform based on the Xilinx® Zynq®-7000 All Programmable SoC. The I/O Carrier Card provides easy access to the…

Jabil Buys SGI Plant to Secure Contract

Jabil Circuit Inc. has agreed to purchase Silicon Graphics International Corp.’s main manufacturing facility in the United States in addition to certain other assets as the two companies seal their previously announced outsourced production deal. Under the terms of the engagement, contract manufacturer Jabil will become the primary provider of outsourced manufacturing and supply chain…