Arrow Hires Human Resources Executive

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that Gretchen Zech has been named senior vice president of global human resources for the company. Ms. Zech will be responsible for Arrow Electronics' global human resources (HR) strategy and operations, and serve as a member of the company's executive committee. She will oversee talent and…

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Mouser, Azoteq Have Distribution Pact

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced an exclusive global distribution partnership with Azoteq, a world leader in proximity and touch solutions designed to supplant costlier sensor, switch, slider, scroll wheel and touch interface design options in consumer, medical…

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RS Expands in Singapore

SINGAPORE — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced the opening of its new office in the International Business Park in Singapore. The new 20,000 sq feet office represents part of the company’s increased investment in Singapore and the…

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Future Electronics Launches Energy-Specific Site

MONTREAL — Future Energy Solutions, a division of Future Electronics, is pleased to announce the launch of the first comprehensive energy specific website, connecting the rapidly growing alternative energy market with innovative electronics component solutions – www.FutureEnergySolutions.com. “Future Electronics spearheaded the early adoption of high powered LEDs thanks to the dedication of our business division,…

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Arrow, ON Semiconductor Offer Reference Designs

STUTTGART, Germany — ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, and its global distributor Arrow Electronics, today introduced new reference designs for a wide variety of image sensor applications. These reference designs are built around the VITA image sensor family from ON Semiconductor and are based…

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MyFord Touch: Not Ready for Prime Time

Just as US automakers are beginning to emerge from the doldrums, Ford Motor Co.'s quality reputation is taking a nosedive, due, in part, to its adoption of high-tech. The MyFord Touch touch screen system, which replaces traditional knobs and dials on the dashboard of several Ford models, is experiencing frequent downtime, which makes drivers unable…

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Digi-Key Expands TechZone Site

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the launch of the ToolsXpress TechZoneSM, the company’s newest addition to its online TechZone resources. The Digi-Key ToolsXpress TechZone provides engineers with information on evaluation/development kits…

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