Semiconductor Supply Chain Findings Released

The Biden administration will direct federal agencies to shore up the production and delivery of semiconductors, pharmaceuticals, advanced batteries and critical minerals after completing reviews of their supply chains. In February, the White House ordered 100-day reviews  of the four sectors’ sourcing networks. The studies sought to determine whether industries critical to U.S. national security…

Rutronik & Elmos Expand Into Americas

Starting June 1st, 2021, Elmos Semiconductor SE and Rutronik expand the existing franchise agreement for semiconductor solutions into North, Central and South America. The partnership opens up new opportunities for both partners and strengthens their respective worldwide market positions. The dynamic automotive market relies on innovative solutions that enable increasingly complex systems to function efficiently…

Malaysia Lockdown Will Impact Passives

National governments in Southeast Asian countries, including Thailand, Vietnam, and Malaysia, have been instituting increasingly stringent pandemic control measures in response to the intensifying Covid-19 pandemic in these countries. Remarkably, these countries are all hotspots in the electronic component supply chain, and Malaysia, home to many semiconductor packaging and testing facilities as well as passive…

Heilind to Distribute Crocus Products

Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components worldwide, recently signed a distribution agreement with Crocus, a premier supplier of magnetic sensors for the industrial, consumer electronics and IoT markets. Crocus sensors utilize the manufacturer’s patented XtremeSense TMR (Tunnel Magneto-Resistance) technology. This revolutionary technology enables the sensors to be fully integrated over a proprietary CMOS…

Flip to Support Silicon Labs EOL Products

Flip Electronics has signed an agreement with Silicon Labs to distribute its end-of-life (EOL) semiconductor products. Silicon Labs offers the industry’s most comprehensive IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem as a leading provider of silicon, software, and solutions for a smarter, more connected world. Silicon Labs serves tens of thousands of global customers, thousands of applications,…

Digi-Key & Mini-Circuits Ink Global Deal

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has secured a global distribution partnership with Mini-Circuits to offer their industry-leading MMIC product line up of 50 GHz, LTCC filters, baluns and couplers, and patented reflectionless filters. Mini-Circuits is a leader in radio frequency (RF),…