Mouser and Marquardt Ink Global Deal

MANSFIELD, TX – Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced a global agreement to partner with Marquardt, a world innovator in switching solutions. The Marquardt product line-up includes switches, sensors, and control devices. The Marquardt name represents a rich history in product pioneering. Some of Marquardt’s innovations include the first German-made snap-action switch, the first electronic systems…

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Avnet to Acquire Assets of USI Electronics

PHOENIX — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT) announced today that it has agreed to acquire substantially all of the operating assets of Universal Semiconductor, Inc., “USI Electronics,” a distributor of discrete semiconductor, passive and electromechanical components to the military and aerospace customers. USI Electronics services a broad customer base of small, medium, and large OEM business partners…

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Newark element14 Expands With ON, Eaton

CHICAGO – Newark element14 now stocks ON Semiconductor’s complete offering of motor driver ICs, providing design engineers with access to a wide portfolio that includes stepper motor drivers, reversible DC brushed motor drivers and evaluation kits to support the full line, plus the technical resources of a collaborative engineering Community. A leading distributor of electronic…

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Robotic Revolution

In one of my last articles, I mentioned the robot workforce planned for deployment by {complink 2125|Foxconn Electronics Inc.} over the next three years. In an article on CNET that I read recently, I saw how much these worker robots will cost the company. CNET pulled its information from a report on Singularityhub.com. Here’s an…

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Getting the Tech News Out

In most tech sectors, journalists want highly relevant news for their readers, which may be delivered in any number of ways, including the now often-questioned news release. The information just has to be newsworthy . There’s nothing at all new about this. Yet many organizations still issue “My Cat Had Kittens” sorts of announcements and…

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Avnet EMA Adds Digi International

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII), a leading provider of machine-to-machine (M2M) solutions. The agreement provides Avnet’s customers with access to Digi’s broad range of ARM-based embedded wired and wireless modules, wireless routers and…

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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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