TTI has Kingbright Domed LEDs

Kingbright’s wide range of SMD-LEDs with dome lens is available now at TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components.  The dome lens packages, which include 0603 (KPTD-1608), 1206 (KPTD-3216), PLCC (KPED-3528) among others, provide narrow viewing angles of 15deg. to 30deg. thereby giving a more focussed and brighter…

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Arrow Center Gets Aerospace Nod

Arrow Electronics announced today that its distribution logistics centre (DLC) in Venlo, the Netherlands, has received EN 9120:2010 quality certification. This is a quality management system designed specifically for aerospace distributors.   The EN 9120:2010 certification follows an audit and provision by Arrow representatives of detailed evidence of compliance. This certification is increasingly being required…

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TI Hercules MCUs Certified to Safety Standards

Automotive and industrial systems are becoming more and more sophisticated, increasing the burden on OEMs to ensure the functional safety of their systems. To help customers mitigate this challenge, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced that its Hercules™ TMS570LS12x/11x and RM46x microcontrollers (MCUs) are certified by TÜV SÜD to meet the relevant requirements of…

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Mouser Adds ADI’s Hittite Products

Mouser Electronics, Inc., a leading global distributor and developer’s top choice for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that they have expanded their strategic partnership and worldwide distribution agreement with Analog Devices(ADI) to include ADI’s recently acquired RF and microwave products from Hittite Microwave – marketed as “Hittite Microwave Products from Analog Devices”. The Hittite…

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New MicroZed Kit at Avnet

Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today released a new MicroZed™ Embedded Vision Carrier Card kit to help engineers more quickly and efficiently deploy solutions incorporating the versatile and low-cost MicroZed™ System-on-Module (SOM). The kit builds on the MicroZed SOM by providing a video-specific carrier card, with camera connector, for…

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Evolving Distribution Models Defy Classification

The electronics distribution industry has evolved to the point that the old monikers used to differentiate companies no longer apply. Distributors that used to print phonebook-sized tomes of component specs now do the bulk of their business online. “Catalog” no longer describes distributors that specialize in low-volume high-mix component orders. Now, “independent,” which was used…

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Sanmina Bags Nokia Quality Award

Sanmina Corporation (SANM) said Nokia Networks, the world’s specialist in mobile broadband, recently recognized it for outstanding quality with a 2014 Quality Award for Supplier Excellence. With more than 6000 suppliers worldwide, managing quality is crucial to Nokia Networks’ success and growth. The Nokia Networks Quality Awards program was established to encourage and reward superior…

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