Offshore Sourcing: Balancing Cost Savings & Risk

Many purchasing professionals I meet are wary of exposing their company to a supply line risk by buying offshore. It's not an unfounded concern, since there are many examples of things going wrong. It's really important to balance the potential cost savings against this risk of failure.  An article authored by Thomas A. Foster, titled Global Logistics…

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10 Military Robots of the Future

Memorial day honors those men and women who’ve served in the military and may have fought in wars or other military engagements. But in the future, humans in the military will be joined more and more by robots that will either work alongside soldiers to help them perform the activities that would put humans in…

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Mouser, Marvel Team with Imahara, Pan to Build Super Hero Tech

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is excited to announce a pair of cutting-edge projects as part of its latest series in the Empowering Innovation Together™ program with former Mythbusters star and longtime Mouser customer, Grant Imahara. The new Project Heroes series introduces Mouser’s new Innovation Lab™ and assembles a “super team” composed of Grant, viral video celebrity engineer Allen Pan, and Marvel…

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KEMET Adds Ferrite Inductors to Product Portfolio

Greenville, S.C. – KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, has boosted its solutions capabilities by adding high-quality ferrite inductors to its expanding line of passive electronic components. Ferrite inductors are a natural complement to KEMET’s capacitor core competency. Capacitors and inductors work together in various parts of electronic circuits. They can be used in electronic…

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