‘Ask Avnet’ Intelligent Agent Available in the Americas

Avnet, a leading global technology distributor, today announced that its “Ask Avnet” intelligent agent has moved into open beta, providing access to anyone in the Americas who visits Avnet.com to the diverse engineering knowledge base across the Avnet ecosystem, including Avnet, Hackster.io and element14. The first platform of its kind in electronics distribution, Ask Avnet is a tool that combines artificial intelligence (AI) and human…

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ECIA Names New VP

ECIA announces Don Elario will lead its new Global Industry Practices Council, as Vice President of Industry Practices. The GPIC replaces the Supply Chain Council, as announced previously. “Don Elario brings a wide array of skills to this very important initiative,” explained Victor Meijers, ECIA senior vice president. “His career spans 40 years in the industry,…

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JAGGAER to Acquire BravoSolution

JAGGAER, a leading independent spend management technology company, today announced that it plans to acquire BravoSolution from Italmobiliare S.p.A., subject to customary closing conditions, effectively rendering JAGGAER the largest independent, vertically focused spend management solutions company in the world. JAGGAER will have over 1,850 customers connected to a network of 3.7 million suppliers in 70…

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Mouser Offers Microchip’s Ethernet of Everything Solutions

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader that empowers innovation, is now stocking stocks a broad selection of products from Microchip Technology’s Ethernet of Everything solutions. Whether called Internet of Things(IoT), Industrial IoT, or Industrial Ethernet, any “thing” can now be connected, controlled or monitored — from garage openers and home appliances to HVAC systems, lighting, and an…

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Heilind Stocks Amphenol RF ATC-PS Test Cables

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Amphenol RF, has expanded its selection of interconnect solutions with the company’s ATC-PS Series of amplitude and phase stable low loss test cables. These pre-configured SMA assemblies are designed for high performance applications that require minimal insertion and return loss. They are…

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TDK-Micronas, Matronic Ink Distribution Deal

TDK Corporation announces a distribution agreement of its subsidiary TDK-Micronas GmbH with matronic GmbH & Co. Vertriebs KG for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. With this new contract, matronic will distribute the entire TDK-Micronas product portfolio comprising Hall-effect sensors and embedded motor controllers to customers in the German-speaking area. “We are excited to partner with matronic…

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Astrodyne TDI Acquired by Tinicum

Astrodyne Holding Corp. (“Astrodyne TDI”) announced today that it has been acquired by Tinicum, L.P., and affiliated funds managed by Tinicum Incorporated (“Tinicum”).  Astrodyne TDI designs and manufactures innovative, highly engineered power solutions for demanding applications worldwide. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Astrodyne TDI’s products include power supplies and electromagnetic interference (“EMI”)…

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