Richardson Offering New Product News

LA FOX, Ill. — Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics Company, announces it is now accepting subscription requests for its quarterly e-newsletter highlighting the latest new products from the leading suppliers of RF, Wireless and Energy technologies. Electronic design engineers and buyers looking for product details and purchase information on recently released components and solutions…

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Mitsubishi Expanding TFT Sales Efforts

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Mitsubishi Electric & Electronics USA, Inc.’s Semiconductor Division (“Mitsubishi Electric US”) has announced a major initiative to expand sales efforts in North and South America for its industrial TFT LCD display products. This announcement follows the acquisition by Kyocera Corporation of Optrex Corporation, one of Mitsubishi Electric US’ distributors for industrial…

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AMCO Enclosures Launches New Website

DES PLAINES, Ill. — AMCO Enclosures-an IMS Engineered Products Brand, continues to create rack support tools that are effective, informative and simple to use. The New AMCO Enclosures website – www.amcoenclosures.com provides visitors with in-depth rack product information as well as tools to develop rack designs for their exact requirements. This user friendly design and…

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Digi-Key, Packet Digital Have Distribution Deal

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and FARGO, N.D. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, and Packet Digital LLC today announced the two companies have signed an agreement in which Digi-Key will be a global distributor of Packet Digital…

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NXP Buying Catena Group

EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS — announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Dutch electronic design and IP company Catena Group. NXP has a long-standing relationship with Catena, and this acquisition will enable NXP to continue to innovate and further strengthen its leadership in the automotive analog mixed signal solutions business and…

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Planning With Rivals for the Unexpected

Get ready to swim or sink together — with your toughest competitor. It's a paradox. Yes. But in today's electronics procurement and manufacturing environment, the era of unbridled rivalry is giving way to a new one of supportive competition where components makers, OEMs, and even contract manufacturers collaborate in various ways to achieve mutually beneficial…

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Avnet Launches After-Market Services Business

As the electronics industry increases its commitment to the environment, businesses and consumers are looking for cradle-to-grave management of products. After-market handling — repair, return, disposal, and recycling — has largely been left to a highly fragmented set of companies that may or may not be familiar with the electronics supply chain. {complink 577|Avnet Inc.},…

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TE Connectivity Closes Deutsch Group Deal

SCHAFFHAUSEN, Switzerland — TE Connectivity Ltd. (NYSE: TEL) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Deutsch Group SAS. The transaction is valued at 1.55 billion euro (approximately $2.05 billion at current exchange rates) and is expected to be accretive to the Company's adjusted earnings by approximately $0.20 per share in fiscal 2013, excluding acquisition-related…

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