Heilind Stocking Mega-Fit Connectors

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking Mega-Fit Power Connectors manufactured by Molex Incorporated. Mega-Fit Power Connectors have current-carrying capabilities up to 23.0A per circuit, enabling one of the highest current-density options compared to existing midrange power connectors. The Mega-Fit’s innovative split-box terminal design offers six independent points…

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China Auto Industry Drives Healthy IC Sales

El Segundo, Calif. —  Semiconductor consumption in 2014 by China’s automotive industry will reach $4.6 billion, up 11 percent from $4.1 billion last year, driven by increased demand for vehicle safety features and infotainment applications, including car navigation, according to a new report from IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS). This follows a 10 percent increase in…

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COM DEV Awards W.L. Gore

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has become the first and only electronics manufacturer to receive the Platinum Award from COM DEV International Ltd. – the global designer and manufacturer of space hardware – for its performance in supplying GORE® Microwave/RF Assemblies. Gore’s cable assemblies maintain reliable electrical and mechanical integrity in demanding environments.  This…

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IPC Streamlines Event Calendar

Combining three events into one, IPC’s inaugural IPC TechSummit™on October 28–30, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C., will focus on innovation, reliability and leadership — three cornerstones of successful business in today’s electronics marketplace. The summit, targeting electronics industry engineers, technologists, managers and executives, will provide world-class educational and networking opportunities as well as panel discussions to…

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Heilind Launches Autoreplenishment System

Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is offering a new inventory management replenishment (IMRS) program. The updated system replaces the traditional POS scanner that communicates via modem with a tablet and Bluetooth scanner that communicates via Wi-Fi or the Internet. Heilind’s IMRS program offers numerous customer benefits including: Reduced inventory,…

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India, Africa to Fuel Smartphone Demand

The smartphone market has been a boon for component makers and has in part offset declining demand in PCs. But according to IDC, even smartphone growth will begin to level off.  Manufacturers will have to look toward emerging markets such as India and Africa for the next wave of growth. In 2013 the worldwide smartphone…

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