Master Distributors Offers E-Switch Devices

SANTA MONICA, CA — Master Distributors, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, announces that it now carries TL3240 Series and TL3210 Series illuminated tact switches from E-Switch. Both series are surface mount (SMT) switches that offer LED illumination in a variety of colors for applications such as the audio/visual market, computer peripherals,…

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The Channel Reaches Out to Design Engineers

As the boundaries between design engineering and purchasing have blurred, the electronics supply chain has shifted. What is commonly referred to as the design chain now caters to engineering as well as purchasing, but the transition hasn't been easy. The supply chain can't always deliver what engineering needs. Traditionally, engineers haven't had to worry about…

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Lessons for HP & Other OEMs From Vermont

{complink 2376|Hewlett-Packard Co.} has had another blow dealt to its reputation. A report from the Associated Press reveals that a contract to modernize computer systems at the Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles has been canceled after more than $18.5 million dollars and six years of work toward the modernization effort. The project, which began in…

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STMicro Shifts Strategy, Dumps ST-Ericsson

{complink 5218|STMicroelectronics NV} announced today that it was taking a new strategic direction, which will include exiting its chipmaking joint venture with {complink 1879|Ericsson AB}. Long a drag on the European bellwether's balance sheet, Geneva-based semiconductor maker STMicro will pull out of the joint venture it formed in 2009 with telecommunications OEM Ericsson to produce…

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Pulse Debuts Integrated Connector Modules

SAN DIEGO – Pulse Electronics Corporation (NYSE: PULS), a leading provider of electronic components, announces the launch of a new integrated connector module (ICM) platform for 10GBASE-T (10 gigabit over twisted-pair) switches. Pulse's 10 gig ICMs are qualified with leading 10GBASE-T silicon vendors, meeting their stringent requirements and facilitating the implementation of 10GBASE-T in large…

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Waldom Electronics Gets ISO 9001:2008

ROCKFORD, IL — Waldom Electronics has earned International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001:2008 registration for Quality Management Standards. ISO 9001:2008 sets out the criteria for a quality management system and is the only standard in the family to which a company can be certified. ISO 9001:2008 is implemented by over one million companies and organizations…

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