Avnet on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired’

Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, was recognized for the eighth year in a row on Fortune magazine’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for 2014 in the Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment category. Fortune continues to acknowledge Avnet’s strengths in people management, use of corporate assets, quality of management, financial soundness, long-term investment,…

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Gowanda and TTE Team For Expansion

Gowanda Electronics, a US-based designer and manufacturer of precision electronic components and inductors for power, radio frequency (RF), and high frequency (HF) applications, is teaming up with its recently acquired sister company, TTE, Inc., also a US-based company, to provide a broader range of electronic components to the global design engineering community. TTE, Inc. designs…

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Counterfeiters Give ‘Blacktopping’ a Bad Name

In the semiconductor industry, “blacktopping” doesn’t mean paving roads or sealing cracks in an old driveway; it’s resurfacing a semiconductor component to display new information such as date codes. Unfortunately, blacktopping is getting a bad rap because counterfeiters use this practice as a way to disguise devices as “real” when, in fact, they are the product…

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Global Test Solutions, Delta Electronika Ink Distribution Deal

San Diego, Calif. —Global Test Solutions (GTS), a supplier of high-performance test and measurement instrumentation, today announced it has signed a North American distribution agreement with Delta Elektronika. Delta manufactures programmable DC power supplies. “Delta Elektronika has chosen Global Test Solution due to our knowledge of the market and applications areas,” said Arlene Meadows, principal,…

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TTI Recognizes Supplier Excellence

TTI, Inc. a global distributor of connector, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the winners of its prestigious 2013 Americas Supplier Excellence Awards. Melanie Pizzey, TTI Vice President Global Product Operations, made the announcement. “We are pleased to announce this year’s Supplier Excellence Award winners.” TTI acknowledges the following suppliers for their outstanding performance:…

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