Reverse Logistics Firms Pick Customer Satisfaction as Top Objective

A recent survey found that reverse logistics companies rank customer satisfaction as their highest objective after sales. Why did these companies rank customer satisfaction higher than product differentiation, cost savings, and revenue generation? Simple. The power of the people. As consumers we have gotten accustomed to be catered to and to having our needs and…

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Rochester Electronics Re-introduces Intel’s 8XC196 Family

NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Rochester Electronics is a fully-authorized continuing source for the Intel 8XC196 Family of microcontrollers. Introduced in 1982 as the Intel MCS-96 Family, these MCUs are most commonly used in motor control, modem, printer and pattern recognition applications within embedded systems. In 2007, Intel discontinued this family of microcontrollers, at which point Rochester…

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Arizona College Students to Compete in 9th Annual Avnet Tech Games

PHOENIX — More than 185 students from Arizona’s community colleges and universities will gather for the ninth annual Avnet Tech Games to compete against other teams and tackle projects encountered by employees at leading technology companies. Student teams from Arizona State University, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, ITT, Mesa Community College, Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix Community…

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Digi-Key Debuts Innovative Mobile App for Freescale

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, has collaborated with Freescale® Semiconductor, a global leader in embedded processing solutions, to create the electronic component industry’s first distributor/supplier collaborative mobile application. In response to the ever-increasing adoption of mobile devices, Digi-Key designed…

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Absorb Radiation With Molex HOZOX EMI Absorption Sheet & Tape From Mouser

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the HOZOX™ EMI absorption sheets and tape manufactured by Molex. While only 0.1mm thick, these flexible sheets suppress most unwanted electromagnetic interference (EMI) while meeting government EMC regulations worldwide. The unique dual-layer structure of the HOZOX allows the sheeting to efficiently absorb both megahertz and gigahertz…

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Electric Imp, Murata Partner to Produce WiFi Modules

Los Altos, Calif. – Electric Imp today announced a strategic relationship with Murata to produce and sell its next generation WiFi enabled connectivity module. The collaboration brings together two of the foremost companies in their respective sectors. Electric Imp is an innovative and powerful Internet of Things-based service platform that makes it simple to connect devices to the Internet. Murata is a worldwide electronics leader in…

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RS Offers Touchscreen Display Starter Kits for Raspberry Pi

Singapore — RS Components (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web) (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (http://www.electrocomponents.com) (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of two touchscreen display starter kits for the Raspberry Pi (http://singapore.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=raspberrypi), which provide a quick and easy wiring interface and are ideal for creating portable and low…

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