STMicroelectronics Recognizes Digi-Key for ‘Outstanding Sales and Growth’

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, today announced STMicroelectronics presented Digi-Key with an award for “Outstanding Sales and Growth Achievement for 2009 and 2010.” Gardner Gray, Digi-Key account manager at STMicroelectronics, and Ashley McGaha,…

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Free WiFi Arrives at FedEx Office

DALLAS — FedEx Office (formerly FedEx Kinko’s), an operating company of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), today announced the introduction of free, unlimited Wi-Fi access at most of its U.S. locations. As of today, customers will find the free Wi-Fi service provided through AT&T* at more than 1,000 FedEx Office Print & Ship Center locations throughout…

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144 Modular LUXEON-Based Street Lights from AOP Installed in China

MONTREAL–A city street in China recently installed 144 modularized LED street lights from Taiwan’s Alliance Optotek Corporation (AOP), marking the first project using AOP’S new energy-saving ARTEMIS street light series. The lamps are built with high-power LUXEON Rebel LEDs and available in two- to five-module configurations for environments ranging from 3-meter-high park roadway lighting to…

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The Solutions Sell

A decade ago, some of the most commonly used terms among suppliers and distributors were “mind-share,” “winning the socket,” and “supplier-focus.” This was the era in which suppliers, particularly those in the chip arena, pushed and prodded distributors to tout their products to the end-customer. This “design in” or “design win” practice was intended to…

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IPC Conference Convenes Top Industry Experts

BANNOCKBURN, Ill. — The microscopic crystalline structures known as tin whiskers will be the focus of an IPC technical conference and workshops, December 6–7, 2010, in Schaumburg, Ill. IPC Tin Whiskers Conference: Practical Perspectives will convene industry experts from all market sectors to present the latest research and practical methodologies to mitigate the risk of…

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International Solar Energy Technology Conference Convenes Oct. 20, 2010

SANTA CLARA, CA — The 2nd International Solar Energy Technology Conference (ISETC) convenes on Wednesday, October 20, 2010 in Santa Clara, CA, USA. ISETC promotes innovative technologies related to the efficient creation, distribution, and usage of solar energy. Program: 8:30 am-6:00 pm. Exhibits: 10:00 am–4:00 pm Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara, CA 95054…

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