IPC, Celestica Tackle Pb-Free Issues

IPC and Celestica announce that the IPC Pb-free Electronics Risk Management (PERM) Council is meeting in Toronto, Canada, July 22–24, to discuss lead-free conversion issues related to the safety, performance, reliability and affordability of electronics in the aerospace, defense, medical and other high-performance markets. The meeting is hosted by Celestica, a global leader in the…

Arrow Honors ITT

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) announced that its Interconnect Solutions (ICS) business was honored by Arrow Electronics with its “2013 Largest Growth Supplier” award in the “Connectors” category for North America. Previously, Arrow honored ICS with its Partner of the Year and Largest Sales Growth, Connector Products, awards in 2012. ICS was also named Fastest Growing Supplier…

Ecliptek Adds OemsCart to Data Download Program

OemsCart.com, an electronic component information aggregator based in India, now offers its users the ability to locate over 2,000,000 different Ecliptek crystal and oscillator part numbers. Ecliptek’s Data Download automatically sends electronic files containing accurate part numbers, descriptions, parametric data, and factory stock availability directly to OemsCart on a daily basis. “Ecliptek is very excited to include OemsCart…

Avnet Expands TE Connectivity Offering

Phoenix, Ariz.—Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced that it is now distributing TE Connectivity’s (TE) DEUTSCH line of military connectors. TE, a world leader in connectivity, offers an innovative portfolio of high-performance connectivity solutions for virtually all applications and environmental conditions, including DEUTSCH military connectors for harsh environments. With this expanded…

AST Achieves ATEX Certification

Mt. Olive, N.J. – American Sensor Technologies, Inc. (AST), manufacturer of pressure sensors and transmitters for pressure and level measurement, has achieved ATEX certification for its range of intrinsically safe pressure transducers. In coordination with CSA and SIRA, AST has gained ATEX certification for Class I Zone 0 Exia IIB and IIC, T4 rated areas. The certification…

NKK Switches Awards Heilind Distributor of the Year

Wilmington, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, has received the Distributor of the Year Award for 2013 from NKK Switches. The award was presented to Heilind at the annual Electronics Distribution Show and Conference in Las Vegas in May. “It is an incredible honor to be named NKK’s distributor of the year,” says Keith…

Richardson RFPD Signs Radius Power

LaFox, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today that it has completed an agreement with Radius Power, Inc. to distribute EMI power line filters. Radius Power offers a broad selection of EMI/EMC power line filters, including standardized and custom solutions that help meet international compliance standards and improve the immunity and safety of electrical and electronic equipment.…

TTI Adds AirBorn Interconnects

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company has added a new connector supplier, AirBorn Interconnects. For more than 45 years, AirBorn has been supplying interconnect systems for aerospace, medical, instrumentation, storage and networking, space exploration and energy industries. AirBorn’s wide range of…