Industry Optimism Hangs on a Thread

As the electronics industry shakes off recessionary woes, moves beyond the damage done by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami, and digests monthly manufacturing well-being reports, supply chain professionals seem ready to find the silver lining. Earlier this week, VentureOutsource released its latest Electronics Supply Chain Business Outlook Survey. Generally, among the 412 supply chain executives…

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PEI-Genesis & Emerson Sign Distribution Agreement

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — PEI-Genesis, Inc., one of the world’s fastest integrators of configurable and modified standard power supplies, today announced an agreement with Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, in which PEI-Genesis will distribute and add value to power supply products from the Embedded Power business…

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Digi-Key Sponsors Lighting Virtual Tradeshow

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, is set to sponsor Electronic Design's LEDs and Solid State Lighting Web Conference and Tradeshow. The virtual event takes place June 14, 2011 from 9:30 a.m. EDT until…

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ON Semiconductor Opens Singapore Distribution Center

SINGAPORE — ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for energy efficient electronics, has opened its new Singapore hub for global distribution. The new $3.5 million state-of-the-art facility was built and implemented in partnership with DHL. “The Singapore Global Distribution Center (GDC) was designed to increase storage and throughput capacity…

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Premier Farnell’s Launches Element14 Knode

LONDON — In line with the Group’s focus on providing engineering design solutions, driving business to the web and growth in emerging markets, Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), today announced the launch of the element14 knode, a revolutionary online design platform that is exclusively focused on the needs of electronic design engineers. Unveiled today at the…

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Heilind Stocks Amphenol Connector

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, is now stocking Amphenol Industrial's Helios H4 Panel Connectors for photovoltaic systems. H4 Panel Connectors utilize RADSOK® technology and offer high current ratings and low contact resistance, resulting in lower power loss. They are compatible with standard industry connectors, including Amphenol's Helios H4…

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