Abracon Names Mike Calabria President & CEO

Abracon Holdings, LLC. (Abracon), a leading global manufacturer of frequency control, signal conditioning, clock distribution and magnetic components announced Mike Calabria as President and CEO. Calabria, who joined the Board of Directors in March 2015, has been serving as Chief Operating Officer since August 2015. Calabria has nearly 40 years of total experience in the…

Sager Electronics Sponsors STEM Program in Local Schools

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, announced today its support for the STEM (Science / Technology / Engineering / Mathematics) program at Middleborough High School, with a special emphasize on the development of a robotics team.   The sponsorship check was presented to the Middleborough School Committee on…

Rutronik Carries RECOM Converter

Distributor Rutronik presents RECOM’s new RP20-FR series of isolated 20W DC/DC converters. Especially designed for railway applications, they are also ideal for industrial and telecommunication applications. The compact 2“x1“ modules of the RP20-FR series feature a wide 4:1 input voltage range (9-36V, 18-75V, 43-160V) and therefore cover all standard battery-board levels including the ±40% tolerance…

Mouser Has IDT WP3W-RK

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the WP3W-RK wireless power reference kit from Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®). The new IDT Qi-based transmitter and receiver reference kit helps make integrating wireless charging into compact electronics easy and affordable, targeting designs requiring 3 W or less, such as smartwatches, headphones, health and fitness trackers and portable…

TTI Has New Omron FPCs

A new series of Flexible Printed Circuit Connectors designed for miniaturized products is now available in Europe at TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. The Omron XF-Series FPCs feature a patented backlock mechanism which cuts approximately two seconds from the installation time of each connector when compared to competitive products, resulting…

Arrow Q2 Sales Flat

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported second-quarter 2016 net income of $134.3 million, or $1.45 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $123.9 million, or $1.28 per share on a diluted basis, in the second quarter of 2015. Excluding certain items1, net income would have been $152.7 million, or $1.65 per…

ERA Announces 2017 Event Theme

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) Conference Committee has selected the theme that will guide the development of the program of the association’s 48th Management and Marketing Conference, scheduled Feb 26-28, 2017, at the AT&T Conference Center in Austin, Texas. Holly Myers, CPMR, of Wallace Electronics Sales, chair of the Conference Committee, says the theme -…