Infineon to Build New 300-MM Chip Factory

Infineon Technologies AG is to build a new factory for power semiconductors. The market and technology leader in this segment will thereby create the foundation for long-term, profitable growth. A fully automated chip factory for manufacturing 300-millimeter thin wafers will be constructed at the Villach location in Austria alongside the existing production facility. Austria’s Chancellor…

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Digi International Awards Symmetry Electronics

Symmetry Electronics, a leading global distributor of wireless, IoT and video technologies, was named North American Regional Distributor of the Year at Digi’s Global IoT Conference on May 22, 2018. As an authorized distributor of Digi products, Symmetry Electronics provides a focused and curated line card with ready-to-ship inventory for its global customers. Digi International…

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Bourns Names Digi-Key E-Commerce Distributor of the Year

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has selected Digi-Key Electronics as its 2017 North American e-Commerce Distributor of the Year for the second year in a row based on their excellent sales growth and innovative and successful Internet marketing programs. Bourns has been honoring its top-performing distribution partners…

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Component Shortages Exacerbate Counterfeit Worries

Component shortages are keeping engineers and supply chain professionals alike up at night. Further, the desperation to keep the flow of supply moving, many organizations are tempted to go to alternate, unauthorized sources. Although understandable, it may exacerbate the already real problem of counterfeit parts.   “There’s a misconception is that counterfeiting is just semiconductors and…

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Electrocomponents Regroups for Round 2

LONDON — Lindsley Ruth used to dread May, the month Electrocomponents PLC takes probing questions from investors. In his first couple of years as CEO, Ruth didn’t have a lot of positive news to share and difficult questions from analysts were difficult to answer. This May was different. Electrocomponents is on a roll. Sales and profits are…

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TTI Makes Changes to its Americas Leadership Team

TTI, Inc., the leading global authorized distributor of electronic components, has announced internal changes to the company’s commodity passive and specialty passive and discrete semiconductor product teams. Effective immediately, these two teams are being merged into one unified organization. Expanding their roles within TTI and the new organizational structure are Jeff Ray, Vice President of…

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Sager Electronics to Exhibit at Sensors Expo & Conference in San Jose

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announces their attendance at Sensors Expo & Conference, June 26-28, 2018. Sager Electronics will be exhibiting at Booth 1410 at the McEnery Convention Center in San Jose, California. This is the third consecutive year…

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