India: Distribution’s Next Hotspot

India isn’t the hottest market for electronics right now but with more than 1.2 billion people, it has the potentials to become one in future, hence the attention being paid to it by many of the world’s biggest electronics equipment manufacturers and other players in the industry supply chain. Component distributors, especially, are avidly exploring…

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Avnet EM Launches Wi-Go Series

Today, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), released an enhanced Wi-Go Module, a wireless accessory module for the Freescale® Freedom development platform, the FRDM-KL25Z, along with new training support.  Created by Avnet engineers, this updated wireless development board offers a number of new features including enhanced smart phone modeling…

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PEI-Genesis Names R. Mike Brawner Gas & Oil Development Manager

PHILADELPHIA — PEI-Genesis, Inc., one of the world’s fastest assemblers of precision connectors and power supplies, today announced the addition of Mike Brawner as the oil & gas business development manager for North America. This newly-created position will expand the company’s ability to promote their harsh-environment and explosion-proof connector brands, such as Amphenol, ITT Cannon,…

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Avnet Electronics Releases New Wi-Go Module

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), released an enhanced Wi-Go Module, a wireless accessory module for the Freescale Freedom development platform, the FRDM-KL25Z, along with new training support. Created by Avnet engineers, this updated wireless development board offers a number of new features including enhanced smart phone…

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America II Introduces A2Everywhere

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the release of A2Everywhere℠, its dynamic new search tool. A2Everywhere℠ is an internet browser plugin developed to assist buyers when searching for electronic components online. “America II believes strongly in innovation,” said Brian…

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Mouser Electronics Offers Development Tools for Freescale KL0 Family

DALLAS — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is offering a comprehensive solution set of hardware and software development tools for the Freescale KL0 family of ARM Cortex-M0+ processors. Freescale’s Kinetis KL0 processors offer 32-bit performance at an 8-bit price point without sacrificing energy consumption, making them ideal for designers experiencing limitations with 8-bit or 16-bit processors. The…

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RS Components Inks Pact With Renesas

RS Components( http://www.rs-components.com/index.html ), 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 signed a direct franchise agreement with Renesas Electronics( http://cn.renesas.com ) (China) Co., Ltd., a leading provider of advanced semiconductor solutions. With this agreement, RS Components can support customers in Mainland…

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