Digi-Key, LEMO Sign Distribution Deal

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — 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 LEMO®, a global leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection solutions, today announced the companies have signed an agreement in which Digi-Key will distribute…

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Ayrshire Gets AS9100C Registration

OAKDALE, Minn. — Ayrshire Electronics is please to announce that its Oakdale, Minnesota facility has successfully completed its audit and received recommendation for AS9100C certification. In the highly-regulated aviation, space and defense industries, certification to the AS9100C standard is a mandatory requirement to be considered as a supplier to leading aerospace and defense OEMs. AS9100C…

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Vishay Facility Gets ISO Certification

MALVERN, Pa. — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced that the company's Inductors Division has earned the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 13485:2003 certification for its Yankton, S.D., facility. Vishay's ISO 13485:2003 registration audit was conducted by UL DQS Inc., and the site was certified for the “design, development, and manufacture of inductors, transformers,…

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Pecht to Give Keynote Presentation at CARTS

ATLANTA — The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) announces that Michael Pecht, Ph.D., will deliver the keynote presentation at the upcoming CARTS International 2012 conference March 26-29 at Bally’s Resort in Las Vegas. Pecht will speak Tuesday morning, March 27th. He will shed new light on electronics products counterfeiting and explore solutions to reduce counterfeit…

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Mouser Adds BeagleBone to BeagleBoard Line

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has stock available for immediate purchase of the BeagleBoard’s BeagleBone Community Development Board. The highly sought-after BeagleBone Community Development Board delivers the bare bones with the greatest access to interface signals…

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TTI Promotes Sink to Total Quality VP

FORT WORTH, Texas — TTI, Inc. announced today the promotion of Kevin Sink to the position of Vice President, Total Quality. Prior to this appointment, Sink has been in the position of Director Total Quality since 2010. David Minter, Senior Vice President Business Administration/IS, commented, “Kevin’s passion for developing and managing new processes and systems…

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Arrow Names Specialty Businesses President

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that Brian McNally has been named president of specialty businesses within the company’s Global Components segment, effective February 1. Mr. McNally will focus on expanding the offerings and accelerating growth for this newly formed business group, including A.E. Petsche Company, Inc., Richardson RFPD, Inc. and Nu…

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Does Apple Have a Foxconn Problem?

Is {complink 379|Apple Inc.} building its roaring success on the back of poorly paid Chinese workers assembling the company's products in conditions that don't meet international labor standards? This question has dogged Apple for some years, but a recent series of articles in The New York Times paints a powerful picture that casts the world's…

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