Government Issues Final Rule on Anti-Counterfeit Measures

The Department of Defense, NASA and the General Services Administration are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require contractors and subcontractors to report to the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) certain counterfeit or suspect counterfeit parts and certain major or critical nonconformances. To date, reporting suspicious products to GIDEP has…

Gowanda Expands Passives Lines via RCD Components Acquisition

Gowanda Components Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of RCD Components, headquartered in Manchester, New Hampshire. RCD is a manufacturer of passive components – including resistors, capacitors, coils and delay lines – for the commercial, military and aerospace industries. This is the ninth acquisition for GCG within the last seven years. “The addition of…

Mouser Adds Amphenol SSI to Global Linecard

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announces a global distribution agreement with Amphenol SSI, a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors and sensing solutions for the global automotive and industrial markets. Through the agreement, Mouser now stocks a broad line of Amphenol SSI products, including pressure…

Mouser Electronics Signs Global Agreement with SEARAN

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announces a global distribution agreement with SEARAN, a fast-growing provider of Bluetooth® wireless connectivity, with tens of millions of licenses sold for innovative solutions in consumer, medical, and industrial applications. The SEARAN product line, now available from Mouser Electronics, provides…

ECIA Issues China Tariff Removal Guidance Document to Members

The ECIA Board of Directors and Council leaders assigned the GIPC (Global Industry Practices Committee) to anticipate the unwinding/untangling of inventory issues inflicted through the tariffs by identifying a checklist of areas and issues for consideration when tariffs are removed. Since the implementation of the China Tariff List 301 in July 2018 the electronic components…

2020 ERA Conference Announces General Session Speakers

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) Conference Committee has announced the two Tuesday, Feb. 25, General Sessions topics and speakers at the upcoming 2020 Conference — “Takin’ it to the Streets: Succeeding in a Dynamic Market.” Sam Richter, an internationally recognized expert and speaker on sales, marketing and technology whose award-winning experience includes building innovative technology,…

RS Components Introduces Advanced F-RAM Development Board from Cypress

RS Components is now offering a new easy-to-use and inexpensive development kit from Cypress Semiconductor that will enable engineers to evaluate the high-performance Excelon™ Ultra QSPI F-RAM memory technology. Cypress’ advanced Excelon F-RAM technology is well suited for deployment in a variety of industrial applications including industrial automation, data logging, motor control, programmable logic controllers,…

NewPower Worldwide Achieves AS9120 Certification

In recognition of NewPower’s continuing commitment to aerospace quality, NQA Global Certification Body has certified NewPower Worldwide to AS9120 and AS6081 NASHUA, N.H., Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — NewPower Worldwide, a leading global independent distributor of electronic components and finished goods, today announced it has achieved AS9120 and AS6081 Certification. This announcement comes after an…