ERA Welcomes Hughes-Peters as Its Latest Distributor Member

he Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) announced that Hughes-Peters – a multi-regional distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical products – has joined ERA as its latest distributor member. “Hughes-Peters is very excited to join ERA on a national level,” said Hughes-Peters Supplier Development Manager Jeff Sam. “As our company continues to grow organically and through acquisition,…

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National Robot Safety Conference Significantly Augments This Year’s Line-Up

PITTSBURGH, PA – In two weeks the Robotic Industries Association will host its annual National Robot Safety Conference (NRSC) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Taking place October 10-12, the conference sessions and workshops will examine key issues in robot safety and provide an in-depth overview of current industry standards. This annual event draws attendees from around the globe seeking to deepen their understanding…

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Sager Electronics Acquires Distribution & Supply Business of Power Sources Unlimited

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. –  Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, announced that it has acquired the distribution and supply business of Power Sources Unlimited, Inc., (PSUI) a specialty distributor of power conversion products headquartered in Wrentham, Massachusetts.  Frank Flynn, President of Sager Electronics, stated,…

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IFS Extends Leadership in Service Management with Acquisition of WorkWave

 IFS, the global enterprise applications company,  announces it has signed an agreement to purchase WorkWave LLC. WorkWave is a leading provider of highly scalable, cloud-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions for the Field Service and Last Mile Delivery and Logistics industries. WorkWave primarily serves small & medium sized (SMB) service businesses, with specific vertical focus on Pest Control, Lawn…

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Industrial Cybersecurity System: Need to Protect Industrial Control Systems Grows

Today, cybersecurity awareness is more critical then ever before for industrial applications. In industrial sectors such as manufacturing, power, transportation, chemicals, and energy/utilities, industrial control systems are used to control physical processes. Industrial control systems include supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), distributed control systems (DCSs), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), remote terminal units (RTUs), intelligent…

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