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Rutronik and Kemet Sign Global Partnership

With its extensive range of products such as MLCCs, tantalum, film, and electrolytic capacitors, as well as inductors, varistors, and sensors, KEMET Corporation, part of the YAGEO Group and a wholly-owned subsidiary of YAGEO Corporation, now complements the active and passive portfolio of Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH. The franchise applies worldwide and enables both companies…

Japan Earthquake Impacts Supply Chain

On the evening of the 13th, an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the northeastern region of Japan, which affected the production of manufacturers such as Murata, Renesas, and Shin-Etsu, according to SemiMedia. Among them, Murata’s factories in Fukushima and Miyagi have suspended operations; Renesas estimates that it will take a week…

Mark Shiring, ebm-papst, Inc. Named ECIA Board Chair-Elect

ECIA is happy to announce that Mark Shiring, President of ebm-papst, Inc. has been chosen Chair-Elect of the ECIA Board of Directors.   “Our company and employees are active participants in the association,” said Shiring. “ECIA provides a forum to share ideas and develop solutions that enable member companies to improve their business environment.  It is…

Allied Expands Product Portfolio

Allied Electronics & Automation has strengthened its robust roster of more than 500 world-class suppliers with the addition of motors from Leeson and Marathon; Gates power transmission products; sensors from Amphenol SGX Sensortech; Eclipse CCTV security/body temperature scanners; and SpillTech sorbents. The additional product categories now available from these suppliers enhance Allied’s available selection of…

C&K Adds Distributor Astute Electronics

C&K, the leading manufacturer of high reliability electromechanical switches, has signed regional distributor Astute Electronics to better support its growing customer base. Astute Electronics offers superior engineering and design services that enable customers to shorten design cycles and simplify the supply chain process. Astute Electronics will support C&K in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Turkey and…

Sensirion Acquires Micro Gas-Analyzer Specialist Qmicro

Sensirion Holding AG, a leading supplier of environmental and flow sensor solutions, has completed the acquisition of Qmicro B.V., an innovative OEM supplier of miniaturized gas-analysis technologies. Qmicro, based in Enschede, The Netherlands, develops, manufactures, and supplies micro gas analyzers based on microelectromechanical (MEMS) gas chromatography (GC) technology. Qmicro’s most important application areas include industrial…

DuPont Expanding U.S. Plant

DuPont Interconnect Solutions, a unit of DuPont Electronics & Industrial, today announced its $220 million expansion project at the Circleville site is expected to be completed in the second half of 2021. The investment will expand production of Kapton® polyimide film and Pyralux® flexible circuit materials and will ensure a committed supply is available to…

Digi-Key Adds Feitian Technologies

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has expanded its Marketplace product portfolio to include a distribution partnership with FEITIAN Technologies. FEITIAN offers a wide array of two-factor/multi-factor (2FA/MFA) hardware authentication tokens, security keys, and other cybersecurity solutions. This partnership is Digi-Key’s first…

Avnet Adds Cypress Semiconductor Products to its Linecard

Customers of leading global technology solutions provider Avnet will now have access to the full portfolio of Cypress Semiconductor solutions as part of the Infineon product line. Avnet’s customers around the world can now access and integrate Cypress’ suite of hardware, software and security solutions for their technology projects and initiatives, especially in the automotive,…

Sensirion and Anglia Components Establish Distribution Pact

Sensirion, the expert for environmental and flow sensor solutions, is proud to announce its new partnership with Anglia Components. Under the distribution agreement, Anglia is franchised to sell Sensirion products to its customers. With Anglia on board, Sensirion strengthens its distribution network in the UK and Ireland. As a leading independent authorized distributor of semiconductors,…