Epic Enters Into Agreement With Rocket

NORWALK, Ohio — EPIC Technologies today announced that it has entered into an exclusive marketing and manufacturing agreement with Rocket EMS, a leader in quick turn assembly services. Under the terms of the agreement, the companies will engage in joint marketing and business development initiatives, featuring Rocket’s world class prototype and New Product Introduction services…

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RF Industries to Acquire Cables Unlimited

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — RF INDUSTRIES, LTD. (NASDAQ:RFIL) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned Long Island, NY-based Cables Unlimited, Inc., (CUI) for cash and equity consideration of approximately $5,600,000. CUI had revenue of approximately $6,200,000 and non-audited non-GAAP adjusted EBITDA of approximately $645,000 in its most recent…

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Recom & WPG Americas Create Partnership

SAN JOSE, Calif. — WPG Americas today announced it has entered into a new distribution agreement with RECOM Power. Under the terms of the agreement, WPG Americas will distribute RECOM's DC/DC and AC/DC convertors, switching regulators, and LED drivers. “RECOM Power's portfolio is a strong addition to WPG America's line card. RECOM fits well in…

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Mouser Receives 20 Top Awards at 2011 EDS

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, received numerous accolades and awards from its supplier partners at the recent Electronic Distribution Show and Conference (EDS) in Las Vegas, NV. Suppliers cited many reasons for the honors, including double-digit sales growth, fastest introduction of…

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Who Will Hurt Most if PCs Disappear?

Follow the money. In the case of {complink 379|Apple Inc.}, following this old but still very relevant maxim can add significantly to a company's bottom line. Ignoring it can also result in lost sales and a failure to understand the enormous shifts occurring in the electronics world, and the implications for the supply chain. Because…

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Revised RoHS Directive Adopted in EU

The European Union has officially announced it is tightening the rules banning hazardous substances in electrical and electronics equipment — the environmental measure called RoHS. The revision extends the RoHS directive, which bans six hazardous substances in the EU, to include more electrical appliances. The ban will also now apply to all electrical and electronic…

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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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