Umasankar Pingali appointed Business President of Newark

 Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, has appointed Umasankar Pingali to the role of Business President of Newark, its distribution business in the Americas. Uma will continue to report to Chris Breslin, President of Premier Farnell. Uma joined Premier Farnell in 2011 and became Regional Business President of Premier Farnell’s APAC business, element14, in 2015. Uma…

Raytheon Honors Lansdale For 6th Year

Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc., recently announced that the company was honored for the sixth consecutive year by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems for Supplier Excellence. This year, Lansdale achieved Raytheon’s highest 5 Star Award. Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided outstanding service…

Future Signs Global Agreement With Silvair

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, and Silvair, a leading provider of qualified Bluetooth mesh solutions for lighting control, are very pleased to announce a new global partnership agreement. “Given Future’s prominence in the lighting space, Silvair adds an important piece to our overall IoT ecosystem strategy,” said Matthew Rotholz, Vice President…

CDM Electronics Opens New Value-Added Center

CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables to the world’s leading aerospace, military, telecom, automotive, industrial, railway, commercial, and alternative energy providers, announced the opening of a new 9,000 square foot manufacturing and distribution center in Turnersville, NJ.  The new location functions as a manufacturing facility for value-added cable assemblies, including…

TE Connectivity Completes Acquisition of Kissling Group

TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, completed the previously announced acquisition of the Kissling group of companies (Kissling or Kissling Group) on May 24. Headquartered in Wildberg, Germany, Kissling is an industry leading provider of high-power and high-voltage relays and ruggedized switches for the commercial transportation, industrial, military, and aviation industries…

Infinite Electronics Inc. Acquires Integra Optics

Infinite Electronics, Inc., a leading global supplier of electronic components serving the urgent needs of engineers through a family of highly recognized and trusted brands, has announced today its acquisition of Integra Optics, a leading provider of high-quality optical transceiver products and solutions. Founded in 2007, Integra is recognized for innovative network solutions, product reliability,…