Sager Electronics Announces New Director of Sales Engineering

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, announced the promotion of Randal Stone, BSEE, to Director of Sales Engineering for Sager Power Systems, a specialized group within Sager Electronics dedicated solely to power supply and thermal management solutions. Mr. Stone, who had served as Power Systems…

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Nvidia Rolls Volta GPU For ‘AI Revolution’

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Machine learning is sparking a new era in computing, according to Nvidia’s chief executive, who hopes that his latest GPU, Volta, becomes its favorite fuel. The Volta announcement was the centerpiece of a two-hour keynote at GTC on “Powering the AI Revolution.” The annual Nvidia event attracted a record of more than 7,000…

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WIN Semiconductors Expands Wafer Mfg Capacity by 20%

WIN Semiconductors Corp (TPEx:3105), the world’s largest pure-play compound semiconductor foundry, has completed phase 2 expansion at its newest wafer fab, Fab C. This operation is now fitted with state-of-the-art clean rooms, efficient process lines and advanced equipment for GaAs MMIC production, epitaxial growth of compound semiconductors, as well as fabrication and test of optical…

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DDR4 DRAM Chip Tags Dip

Spot prices of DDR4 DRAM memory devices fell by nearly two percent since April 20, indicating a correction to close the price gap between spot and contract pricing for PC DRAM, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. However, the market research firm expects DRAM prices to remain on an upward trend in 2017 primarily due…

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Mouser Promotes Kleinjan

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction leader that empowers innovation, today announced that Coby Kleinjan has been named as Mouser’s Vice President of Americas Customer Service and Sales. Kleinjan, a 10-year Mouser veteran, was previously Director of Special Accounts. “Coby has an extremely charismatic personality,” said Mark Burr-Lonnon, Mouser’s ‎Senior Vice President of Global…

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Sager Promotes Power Systems Sales Exec

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, announced the promotion of Randal Stone, BSEE, to Director of Sales Engineering for Sager Power Systems, a specialized group within Sager Electronics dedicated solely to power supply and thermal management solutions. Mr. Stone, who had served as Power Systems Regional Sales Manager…

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IT Spend Paints a Rosy Picture for Business

There are many ways to measure market prospects to try to gaze into the financial crystal ball. A recent report measures optimism based on information technology spend—and finds that the outlook is hopeful. In fact, only 2.9% of those who responded to ERP solution provider VAI’s 2017 Customer Business Survey reported being pessimistic about 2017.…

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Electronics Distributors Need a Marketplace Strategy to Defeat Amazon

Amazon has painted an enormous bullseye on the backs of B2B distributors across numerous verticals, from industrial supply to building materials. The e-commerce giant will eventually move deeper into more complex segments, including electronic components. As previously written, the market for passive components, such as capacitors and resistors, is particularly vulnerable to Amazon’s B2B marketplace…

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Future Cars Face Terabyte Memory Load

MADISON, Wis. – For a highly automated or outright self-driving car in, say, 2020,  how much memory capacity, to capture, process and store data, will be enough? A consensus among experts in automotive and memory industries is this connected vehicle will require data storage of at least hundreds of gigabytes (GB) and probably a terabyte…

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America II Signs Distribution Agreement with Lite-On Semiconductor

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with Lite-On Semiconductor Corp. This latest addition extends America II’s global power management solution as well as adding green power related semiconductor components that are applied toward communications, information, consumer electronics…

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