Cephasonics In Pact With Excelpoint

SANTA CLARA, CA — Cephasonics, Inc., a technology-innovation leader focused on delivering mixed-signal semiconductors, modules and subsystems to the imaging and ultrasound markets, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Excelpoint Systems (H.K.) Limited, a leading demand-creation distributor of advanced technology and total solutions provider with offices in 12 major Chinese cities.…

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Smith & Associates Gains ISO/IEC 17025

HOUSTON, TEXAS – Smith & Associates, the industry leader in global electronics distribution, today announces its global headquarters’ accreditation under the ISO/IEC 17025 quality standard. This standard specifies general, cross-industry requirements for testing and calibration competency and is used by laboratories in developing their management systems for quality, administrative, and technical operations. “This accreditation reflects,…

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RFMW and EMC Tech Expand Pact

SAN JOSE, CA — RFMW, Ltd and EMC Technology / Florida RF Labs, a Smiths Interconnect business, today announced a distribution agreement effective June 13, 2012 adding Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to franchised RFMW territories. EMC Technology / Florida RF Labs is an internationally recognized leader in the development and manufacture of…

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Demand Performance

The past several years have presented the electronics supply chain with a number of critical challenges — earthquakes, floods, and global economic instability. For many, these disruptive events have highlighted the fragility of the supply chain and how utterly dependent each member's success is on the collective supply chain's ability to achieve its ultimate mission…

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FTC Issues Guidance for Environmental Marketing

Does your product label, packaging, or any other marketing materials contain information about the item's potential impact on the environment? If your company makes claims about compliance with environmental rules, check with the Federal Trade Commission before slapping stickers on your products. You may already be violating its recently published guidelines. The US government agency's…

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The Anti-Science of Anti-Regulation

Last week, I mildly mocked the efforts of the mobile phone industry to “self-regulate” the idiot practice of texting-while-driving. This prompted way more comments than I usually get, reminding me that anti-regulation — an ideology long promulgated by the forces FDR once aptly labeled “Organized Money” — has been so well marketed that we all…

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