EDS Through New Eyes: Part 1

After a day of flight delays due to hailstorms at Dallas Fort Worth airport, I finally reached Las Vegas, venue of the annual Electronics Distribution Show (EDS). From the second I walked into the hotel, I could see the immediate focus on connection. It makes sense, doesn't it? I mean, we are an industry of…

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Celestica Named to Canada’s Green 30

TORONTO, Canada — Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced it has been named to Canada’s Green 30, an annual list of top companies based on Aon Hewitt’s Employee Green Index. Celestica has aligned its sustainability goals around the areas in which the company…

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Cellphones Carcinogenic? Solutions, Please!

Consumers won't give up certain things no matter how hard governments, regulators, and industry bodies try. For instance, cigarette smoking “is dangerous to your health,” as we all know, but millions of units of this “dangerous” substance are consumed worldwide each day. Illegal drug use is a huge problem, too, despite weighty evidence of the…

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RFMW Announces Distribution Agreement With RFaxis

San Jose, Calif.– RFMW, Ltd and RFaxis, Inc. announced a distribution agreement for the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa effective June 2, 2011. RFaxis is a leading semiconductor company with focus on developing highly integrated, silicon-based single-chip, single-die RF Front-end Integrated Circuits (RFeICs) that significantly simplify the design task and substantially improve the…

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Flextronics Expands Rapidly

SINGAPORE — Flextronics Global Services (FGS), a business unit of Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced its group's second strategic market expansion since opening new facilities in Europe and India in October 2010. Today, FGS announced new market expansions in Mumbai, India and Istanbul, Turkey in response to growing customer demand for post-manufacturing supply chain services…

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Philips Lumileds & Future Electronics Extend Agreement

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Philips Lumileds and Future Electronics today announced the extension of their exclusive worldwide distribution relationship. The new five-year agreement builds on the decade long relationship that has enabled the development of solid-state lighting solutions worldwide. “Our exclusive partnership with Philips Lumileds has provided our customers with access to the world’s leading…

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Mouser Offers Energy-Efficient MCUs

DALLAS, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the availability of Freescale Semiconductors’ Flexis MM Series Microcontrollers, the flagship of a new line of MCUs designed to meet the rigorous demands of medical applications. Freescale has designed Flexis MM MCUs…

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