European Agency Proposes New SVHCs

SAN FRANCISCO — An Alert from Design Chain Associates: European Chemicals Agency proposes 13 new candidate SVHCs The European Chemicals Agency issued a press release stating that a 45-day consultation period began yesterday (February 28) for selection of the next set of candidate substances of very high concern (SVHCs). The list of substances is within…

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Avnet Launches Supply Chain Tool

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today the launch of its Rapid Benefit Estimation Tool (RaBET™) for customers looking to reduce their supply chain costs. This free supply chain diagnostic tool enables customers to model the true cost savings they will experience by adding Avnet as…

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RS Offering Raspberry Pi Computer

OXFORD, England — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, today announced that the revolutionary credit card sized single-board computer from the Raspberry Pi Foundation is now available to pre-order from RS websites around the world. Created for educators, programmers, developers…

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Mouser Stocks ON Semiconductor Chipset

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the immediate availability of ON Semiconductor’s two new LED drivers: the NCL30051 and NCL30160 to help design engineers optimize their solutions for automotive, industrial and general lighting applications. ON Semiconductor's NCL30051 PFC/Half-Bridge…

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Foundation Has Deal With Element14

LONDON — element14, the first collaborative community and electronics store for design engineers and electronics enthusiasts and a part of global electronics distributor Premier Farnell [LON:PFL], today announced a global distribution deal with the Raspberry Pi Foundation to offer its ground-breaking credit card sized computer. The element14 Community will support the conversations, debate and sharing…

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Matthiasson Joins GlobalFoundries as Procurement Chief

MILPITAS, Calif. — GLOBALFOUNDRIES today announced the appointment of Magnus Matthiasson as Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). Based at the company’s corporate offices in Silicon Valley, Matthiasson will lead the GLOBALFOUNDRIES global purchasing activities, including managing all aspects of the company’s supply base relationships worldwide. Matthiasson will report to GLOBALFOUNDRIES Chief Financial Officer, Dan Durn. “Given…

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Arrow Launches Freescale Development Kit

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has introduced the Nitrogen 6X, the first Freescale i.MX6-based development kit by Boundary Devices. Arrow customers will have early access to the new multicore multimedia applications processor from Freescale, the i.MX6. The development board will be software compatible with the existing Freescale software releases. With a wide variety…

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