L-Com Joins Heilind’s Distribution Network

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — L-com, Inc., a global leader in the manufacture of wired and wireless connectivity products, has partnered with Heilind Electronics (Wilmington, MA), the largest interconnect distributor in the world, to make its connector products available through Heilind’s distribution network. Heilind has 22 sales offices and five warehouses across North America and Mexico.…

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Avnet Stocks TE Standard Antennas

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Avnet Express, part of the Avnet Electronics Marketing operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announces the immediate availability of standard antennas from TE Connectivity (TE), along with a quick reference selector guide. The recently released family of TE antennas includes surface mount, tab mount, surface mount over ground and chassis mount…

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Tablet Wars Ignite Supply Problems

Depending on your point of view, the move by {complink 379|Apple Inc.} to assure its supply of touchpad glass earlier this year was either supply-line genius or anti-competitive bad faith. But until a few weeks ago, no one had thought to consider the move's effects on supply chains outside the tablet/netbook market. This month, indications…

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Can Smart Phones & Smart Driving Coexist?

Smartphone apps are becoming a key selling point to car buyers in North America as well as in Europe, according to a report that {complink 9171|Frost & Sullivan} released this week. For electronic component suppliers, there will be more demand for in-car consoles that can display smartphone apps. Last year, 25 percent and 23 percent…

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What Nuclear Loses, Green Gains

Tiny Switzerland (population 7 million) is speaking with a loud voice, and its anti-nuclear demonstrators are being heard across the world. The country has decided to place a permanent ban on the building of new nuclear facilities as the fallout (metaphorical) from the March earthquake/tsunami/nuclear disaster in Japan continues to spread worldwide. If your company…

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