New Solutions for Common Supply Chain Challenges

The supply chain industry, for better or for worse, has been largely defined by its recent challenges and the ability of businesses to handle those challenges. From pandemic to vendor disruptions, managing a modern supply chain comes with its fair share of obstacles. Fortunately, however, strengthening your supply chain to withstand changes and challenges is…

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Mark Shiring, ebm-papst, Inc. Named ECIA Board Chair-Elect

ECIA is happy to announce that Mark Shiring, President of ebm-papst, Inc. has been chosen Chair-Elect of the ECIA Board of Directors.   “Our company and employees are active participants in the association,” said Shiring. “ECIA provides a forum to share ideas and develop solutions that enable member companies to improve their business environment.  It is…

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Allied Expands Product Portfolio

Allied Electronics & Automation has strengthened its robust roster of more than 500 world-class suppliers with the addition of motors from Leeson and Marathon; Gates power transmission products; sensors from Amphenol SGX Sensortech; Eclipse CCTV security/body temperature scanners; and SpillTech sorbents. The additional product categories now available from these suppliers enhance Allied’s available selection of…

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Chip CEOs Reach Out to White House

As CEOs of the leading chip companies signed a letter to U.S. President Biden urging him to prioritize funding for semiconductor manufacturing and research, the White House press secretary Jen Psaki said late last week in a press briefing that industry should expect an executive order to be signed within weeks. The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) board…

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C&K Adds Distributor Astute Electronics

C&K, the leading manufacturer of high reliability electromechanical switches, has signed regional distributor Astute Electronics to better support its growing customer base. Astute Electronics offers superior engineering and design services that enable customers to shorten design cycles and simplify the supply chain process. Astute Electronics will support C&K in Australia, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Turkey and…

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Sensirion Acquires Micro Gas-Analyzer Specialist Qmicro

Sensirion Holding AG, a leading supplier of environmental and flow sensor solutions, has completed the acquisition of Qmicro B.V., an innovative OEM supplier of miniaturized gas-analysis technologies. Qmicro, based in Enschede, The Netherlands, develops, manufactures, and supplies micro gas analyzers based on microelectromechanical (MEMS) gas chromatography (GC) technology. Qmicro’s most important application areas include industrial…

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Digi-Key Adds Feitian Technologies

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has expanded its Marketplace product portfolio to include a distribution partnership with FEITIAN Technologies. FEITIAN offers a wide array of two-factor/multi-factor (2FA/MFA) hardware authentication tokens, security keys, and other cybersecurity solutions. This partnership is Digi-Key’s first…

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