RS Components Releases Design App

RS Components ( http://www.rs-components.com ) (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 unveiled its first design support app for iOS-based mobile devices. Called RS Toolbox, this new app, which is available free-of-charge, provides a central access point to popular electronic…

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Mouser & Heraeus Sensor Technology Announce Global Distribution Agreement

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. has entered into a distribution agreement with Heraeus Sensor Technology to become the global distributor for their extensive range of Platinum RTD (Resistance Temperature Detector) sensor elements, including Thin Film Platinum RTDs, Glass and Ceramic Wire Wound RTDs. Heraeus is a global leader with unique expertise in micro-structured thin…

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Arrow Intros Cloud-Based Interactive Reference Design With Arrow enVision

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced the availability of Arrow enVision, a cloud-based interactive reference design application for engineers around the world. Available on the recently announced product life cycle services platform via arrow.com, Arrow enVision enables design engineers to either start their own or quickly select approved starter designs from a…

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Sager Implements 2D Bar Coding

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, announced today the adoption of the Electronic Components Industry Association’s (ECIA) two-dimensional (2-D) bar coding guideline. 2-D bar coding embeds a wealth of product-related information within a square image and only requires one scan to retrieve the data as compared to…

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Manufacturers Expect to Add Jobs in 2014

Based on unemployment data from the U.S. government and a forecast from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the employment outlook for 2014 appears positive. But where are those jobs coming from?  Some of them will be in manufacturing, said Bradley J. Holcomb, chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. “On the manufacturing side,…

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Bluegiga Brings Quick-Start Wireless Solutions to Digi-Key Shelves

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Bluegiga Technologies, a market innovator in the wireless space. The company manufactures highly integrated wireless modules employing the latest wireless technologies, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth Low…

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