Electronics Counterfeiters Capitalize on Component Shortages

Every dark cloud has a silver lining. Unfortunately, the real beneficiaries of the current long-term and lasting component shortages are counterfeiters. “Current estimates for the annual loss to the electronics industry due to counterfeit components is north of $5 billion,” said Creative Electron CEO Bill Cardoso in an article on EPSNews sister publication EBN.  “With…

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ModusLink Unveils 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report Underscoring Commitment to Enabling Sustainable Supply Chain

WALTHAM, Mass. —  Today ModusLink Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Steel Connect, Inc. (NASDAQ: STCN) and a leading global provider of digital and physical supply chain solutions, unveiled its 2017 Corporate Sustainability Report, highlighting the organization’s commitment to helping customers achieve sustainability goals by making sustainability a central component of our business strategy and offering…

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SAP Galvanizes the Enterprise with Intelligent New Products & Choice

ORLANDO, Fla.  — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced new products and partnerships to enable enterprises to become more intelligent, with expanded capabilities from advanced technologies such as conversational artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and analytics. SAP also announced that SAP Cloud Platform is now available on all major cloud infrastructure providers, living up to its promise to…

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U.S. Manufacturing Expanding, So Why So Nervous?

The Trump administration’s off-again, on-again romance with steel and aluminum tariffs is causing considerable anxiety among U.S. manufacturers. Although domestic manufacturing is humming — the Institute for Supply Management’s leading factory index, the PMI, increased by 1.4% in May to 58.7 – tariffs are already impacting imports, exports, and prices. Photo by Frank McKenna on Unsplash “We are…

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TT Electronics Acquires Precision Inc.

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has today announced the acquisition of Precision, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of precision electromagnetic product solutions for critical applications. Based in Minneapolis, US, Precision has around 160 employees that support customers in medical, industrial, and aerospace and defence markets. Precision brings…

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Pasternack Inks Private-Label Agreement with PMI

Pasternack, a leading provider of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has signed an agreement with Planar Monolithics Industries, Inc. (PMI) to private-label a selection of PMI manufactured products under the Pasternack brand name. These new products will be available off-the-shelf for immediate shipping. Through this private-label agreement, Pasternack will expand the visibility of its already extensive portfolio of…

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How Sensors Are Moving Materials Handling Toward Safe Automation

This is the first article in a two-part series The Industry 4.0 revolution is enabling new levels of automation, including a new generation of automated guided vehicles (AGVs) for use in the first wave of smart manufacturing and distribution facilities. This revolution also requires new ways of thinking across all aspects of materials handling, especially when…

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Sager Electronics Expands with Sensata Technologies

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announces the addition of Sensata Technologies Pressure & Temperature products to their line card. The addition of these new technologies expands the breadth of sensing products available from Sager Electronics to include low, mid,…

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Future Electronics Signs New Global Distribution Agreement with Taoglas

Montreal, Canada – June 4, 2018 –  Future Electronics is very pleased to announce that they have signed a new Global Distribution Agreement with Taoglas. Future Electronics customers will now be able to choose from Taoglas’ comprehensive range of external, embedded and base station antenna and RF solutions for IoT and M2M applications such as Telematics/Automotive, Smart Grid,…

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