Mouser Named Master Distributor

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and international distributor of semiconductors and electronic components, has been named the Global Master Distributor for the Q-CEE’s brand of calibration labels from TE Connectivity (TE). Mouser was selected for its award-winning website, superior logistics service and same-day shipping capabilities. The new agreement with…

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RS Components Launches Product Range

SINGAPORE — RS Components (RS), the world’s largest high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products and the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), announced the launch of its 2011 catalogue in Asia Pacific. In addition to its print version, consisting of 70,000 products, RS offers a fully integrated transactional website, which features an…

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Future Electronics & ADD Extend Distribution

ZARAGOZA, Spain & DALLAS, Texas — Future Electronics and ADD semiconductor, the high-performance powerline communication (PLC) IC company for smart metering, lighting, and home/building automation applications, today announced that both companies have extended their agreement for distribution of ADD’s powerline communication SoCs to a global franchise. ADD specializes in the design of system-on-chip (SoC) PLC…

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TI Reports Q1

DALLAS, Texas — Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today announced first-quarter revenue of $3.39 billion, net income of $666 million and earnings per share of 55 cents. “2011 started strong, with customer demand in January and February tracking our expectations for a first quarter of above-seasonal growth,” said Rich Templeton, TI chairman, president and…

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Automated Code Testing of Third-Party Software

To continue our discussion on the different forms of the software supply chain, this month we look at the best-practices for working with third-party software suppliers. (See: How to Work Better With the Open-Source Community.) The largely successful philosophy of why-build-when-you-can-buy has inspired Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) building software and systems to buy software components…

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ADD Semiconductor Opens US Office

ZARAGOZA, Spain & DALLAS, Texas — ADD semiconductor, the high-performance powerline communication (PLC) IC company for smart metering, lighting and home/building automation applications, today announced the opening of its first US office. The Orlando, Florida, based facility will be headed up by Eddie Luaces who joins the company as general manager Americas. In his new…

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Mouser Stocks Panasonic Motion Sensors

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top global engineering design resource for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking new product from Panasonic Electric Works. The Panasonic Electric Works PaPIRs Motion Sensors are passive infrared type sensors that detect changes in temperature (>4ºC) from the surroundings and detect movement. With…

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RS Components Gets Distributor Award

OXFORD, UK — RS Components (RS), and Allied Electronics, the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s largest high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has been named Global Distributor of the Year by Crydom, a manufacturer of solid state relays and controls. The distributor has been recognised for its topline sales at…

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