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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Avnet Adds Cypress Semiconductor Products to its Linecard

Customers of leading global technology solutions provider Avnet will now have access to the full portfolio of Cypress Semiconductor solutions as part of the Infineon product line. Avnet’s customers around the world can now access and integrate Cypress’ suite of hardware, software and security solutions for their technology projects and initiatives, especially in the automotive,…

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Managing the Semiconductor Shortage of 2021, Part 2

A perfect storm of events have converged to create the semiconductor shortage of 2021.  High-level collaboration across the electronics supply chain could make the deficit less painful, experts say. Shortages often prompt less-than-optimum purchasing behaviors. Competitive bidding for inventory drives prices up. Exceptions to approved vendor lists become common. And double-ordering – where purchase orders…

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Sensirion and Anglia Components Establish Distribution Pact

Sensirion, the expert for environmental and flow sensor solutions, is proud to announce its new partnership with Anglia Components. Under the distribution agreement, Anglia is franchised to sell Sensirion products to its customers. With Anglia on board, Sensirion strengthens its distribution network in the UK and Ireland. As a leading independent authorized distributor of semiconductors,…

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