Molex Opens R&D Facility in New Jersey

Molex has announced the grand opening of a new research and development (R&D) facility in Bridgewater, New Jersey.  The building completion represents a significant investment by Molex in the future of optical wavelength solutions for telecommunications networks. Bridgewater Township Mayor Dan Hayes, Kathleen Coviello, vice president of technologies and life sciences investments, New Jersey Economic…

Avnet Distribution Center Becomes One of the Largest FTZs in Arizona

Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) has secured Foreign-Trade Zone authorization from the United States Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for its McKemy Distribution Center in Chandler, Ariz. The designation reduces tariff recovery fees for its international customers as well as for domestic customers shipping abroad. Foreign-Trade Zone authorization also increases…

Arrow Signs Deal With Teltonika for EMEA

Global technology provider Arrow Electronics today announced a distribution agreement with Teltonika, a Lithuania-based IoT solutions provider with a 20-year track record, covering Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Teltonika`s products address industrial communication, asset and personnel tracking, and mobile machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. Teltonika offers a broad range of IoT-related solutions and has more than…

RMI and ICA Partner to Advance Responsible Copper Production

The Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), and the International Copper Association, Ltd. (ICA), have signed a memorandum of understanding to jointly advance the responsible production and trade of copper. The RMI and ICA aim to harmonize expectations for responsible practices in the copper value chain by applying existing…

Mouser & Superior Sensor Technology Ink Global Deal

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Superior Sensor Technology, a leader in application-specific pressure sensors. Through the agreement, Mouser will add Superior Sensor Technology’s differential low-pressure sensors to its sensor line card. The Superior Sensor Technology product line available from Mouser…

Turner and Meadmore Appointed to Farnell’s Global Leadership Team

Farnell, the Development Distributor, has strengthened its product organization with appointments into two key roles on its Leadership Team. Lee Turner has been appointed as Global Head of Semiconductors & Single Board Computers and Simon Meadmore has been appointed as Global Head of IP&E (Inter-connect, Passives and Electro-mechanical). Both Lee and Simon will report to…

Flexible Electronics are Transforming Numerous Industries

The demand for flexible electronics is rising at a fast pace. Experts predict a momentous growth for the market, especially on account of the rising applications in consumer electronics, military and defense, automotive, biometrics, and other industries. The fledgling flexible electronics market is expected gain considerably from the recent advancements in the wearable technology. Growth…