FedEx Acquires TNT Express

FedEx Corporation (FedEx) (NYSE:FDX), FedEx Acquisition B.V. (the Offeror) and TNT Express N.V. (TNT Express) jointly announce that FedEx has acquired TNT Express. The €4.4 billion acquisition combines the strengths of the companies – the world’s largest air express network and an unparalleled European road network, which will expand the existing FedEx portfolio and reshape…

Mouser Stocks Nordic nRF52 Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the nRF52 Series systems-on-chips (SoCs) from Nordic Semiconductor. These next-generation ultra-low-power radio frequency (RF) wireless solutions combine high performance and power efficiency, feature a unique on-chip NFC™ tag, and offer high levels of Bluetooth® Smart design flexibility for a variety of applications, including Internet of Things (IoT), wearables, wireless…

ERA Names Conference Committee

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced the appointment of the chair and members of the committee who are designing the program of the organization’s 48th Management and Marketing Conference, scheduled Feb 26-28, 2017, in a return to the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas. The committee began its planning meetings in April. The chair…

TTI Stocks Vishay UFPMA/UFPMC

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now stocks the ultra-thin UFPMA/UFPMC series displacement sensors from Vishay for use in Defense, Aerospace & Space applications in Europe. The components are flexible potentiometer membranes and represent a new generation of linear or angular position measurement. UFPMA/UFPMC series sensors benefit from a very high…

TTI Awarded by Molex

TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has been awarded the 2015 America Distributor of the Year  from Molex. The award was presented to TTI during the EDS Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual award recognizes the Molex distributor who has made the greatest contribution to Molex’s business…

Rutronik Stocks Transcend’s SuperMLC MicroSD Cards

Distributor Rutronik presents Transcend’s new industrial-grade SuperMLC UHS-I Speed Class 1 (U1) microSD cards with capacities of 4GB, 8GB, 16GB and 32GB. Between SLC and MLC NAND flash, the new SuperMLC technology features a cost-effective solution yet with nearly equivalent performance to SLC NAND flash. The SuperMLC is ideal for industrial applications. By reprogramming the…

Mouser Expands TI Portfolio

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP430FR263x/MSP430FR253x mixed-signal microcontrollers from Texas Instruments (TI). These ultra-low power Ferroelectric RAM (FRAM) microcontrollers feature CapTIvate™ touch technology for buttons, sliders, wheels, and proximity applications. The microcontrollers also include a high-performance 10‑bit analog-to-digital converter (ADC) as well as a 32-bit hardware multiplier for math-intensive operations. The microcontrollers are…

ECIA Expands 2D Barcode Effort

ECIA is pleased to announce a comprehensive engagement with Barcode Graphics, Inc. to facilitate broader industry adoption of 2D barcode technology within the authorized component supplier community. Recognizing the cost savings and efficiencies of supply chain adoption of this technology, ECIA published the EIGP 114.00 document for 2D Barcode Labeling in 2015. Categorized as an ECIA…

Mouser Stocking Digi’s XBee

 Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking XBee® and XBee-PRO® SX modules from Digi International. These 1-Watt devices are powerful embedded radio frequency (RF) wireless modules for applications running in the unlicensed 900 MHz ISM band. Optimized for secure and reliable wireless performance, the Digi XBee XBee-PRO SX modules are ideal for OEMs of mission-critical devices…