UBM Electronics Launches Datasheets.com

SAN FRANCISCO — UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced Datasheets.com, a new website created for design engineers and electronics purchasing professionals to quickly and easily find electronics parts and inventory. UBM Electronics created Datasheets.com in conjunction with SiliconExpert…

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Market Keeps Close Eye on Inventory

Earnings calls can tell you a lot about what's on the industry's radar. The questions analysts ask executives are a good indication of what does, or doesn't, worry the market. This quarter, in addition to the overall economy, analysts are worried about inventory. Inventory levels appear to be building, and that's usually a sign of…

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Mouser Signs Deal With Honeywell

DALLAS & FORT WORTH, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed a new global contract with Honeywell Sensing and Control. Honeywell Sensing and Control is an industry leader in electronic sensing and electromechanical switching products. The new…

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Peerless Adds CW Industries

BETHPAGE, N.Y. — Peerless Electronics Inc. has signed an agreement to distribute CW Industries line of specialized switches and connectors. Peerless will be stocking CW’s connectors for the defense and aerospace industries. The connectors meet the high density and high shock requirements of today’s sophisticated military electronics equipment and are qualified to many NAVSEA and…

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Molex Secures Samtec as Supplier

LISLE, Ill. — Molex Incorporated and Samtec, Inc. today announced the signing of a second-source agreement under which Samtec is licensed to manufacture, market and sell Molex EdgeLine®, EXTreme LPHPower™ and EXTreme Ten60Power™ product portfolios worldwide. “We are pleased to reach agreement with Samtec to provide OEM manufacturers a reliable new supplier with expertise in…

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Kemet Reports Q1

GREENVILLE, S.C. — KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM) today reported preliminary results for the first fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net sales for the quarter ended June 30, 2011 were $289.9 million, which is an 18.9% increase over the same quarter last fiscal year and a 10.9% increase over the quarter ended March 31, 2011.…

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Israel, Barcelona, & High-Tech Glory

As I've previously mentioned, I'm curious about what seems to have become an international obsession with finding the next great Silicon Valley. I don't understand the need for an over-the-top branding effort to give one's city, province, or country a special high-tech tag. Nevertheless, I like watching how innovation moves across regions, wins financial investment,…

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