RS Components Expands TDK Capacitor Portfolio

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has vastly extended the range of capacitor technologies available from stock to customers worldwide, leveraging its new global agreement with TDK Corporation. TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company. Its portfolio includes electronic components, modules and systems, power supplies, and magnetic application products as well…

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Global Semiconductor Sales Decrease in April

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $25.8 billion for the month of April 2016, a decrease of 1.0 percent from last month’s total of $26.1 billion and 6.2 percent lower than the April 2015 total of $27.6 billion. All monthly sales numbers are compiled by the World Semiconductor…

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Mouser Electronics Honored with 17 Top Awards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has received more than 17 Top Business Awards from its manufacturer partners for 2015. Manufacturers cited many reasons for the honors, including double-digit sales growth, fastest introduction of new product introductions (NPIs), breadth of inventory, best-in-class marketing…

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Forces Driving Semi Mergers & Acquisitions

As discussed in my last column, the semiconductor industry entered uncharted territory in 2015 with a wave of major mergers. After more than 60 years of deconsolidation, the industry made the first material steps toward consolidation. For many, this appears to be the inevitable maturation of an industry in which growth rates have slowed and…

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Consumers Not Excited About Connected Appliances

Internet companies and appliance manufacturers are spending billions jumping into the connected Internet of Things (IoT) smart home market. Google spent $3.2 billion buying thermostat maker Nest Labs just two years ago, Apple launched their HomeKit initiative, and manufacturers such as Bosch Siemens have their own connected appliance platform in the market. Except for thermostats,…

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Ohmite Honors TTI

Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc. is proud to announce the company has received the Chairman’s Award from Ohmite for the ninth consecutive year. The Chairman’s Award recognizes annual sales excellence and is the highest award given by Ohmite. TTI had the honor of receiving the award at the annual Electronic Distribution Show in Las…

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Toshiba Launches Commercial Display Website

infoComm 2016 — Toshiba’s Digital Display Division (DDD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the launch of the completely new ToshibaDisplay.com website.  This new website is dedicated to Toshiba Digital Displays and Solutions, and includes a wide range of navigation options to help commercial integrators, resellers and end users get the information they…

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RF GaN Market to Reach $690M in 2020

Boston, Mass. — The growing adoption of gallium nitride (GaN) technology in RF applications, coupled with the widespread deployment of LTE base stations in China drove an increase in RF GaN revenue of nearly 50 percent in 2015. The Strategy Analytics Advanced Semiconductor Applications (ASA) service report, “RF GaN Market Update: 2015 – 2020,” indicates that the growth…

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Heilind Wins Amphenol Distribution Award

Wilmington, Mass. – Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components, was recently recognized as the winner of Amphenol’s 2015 Best North American Performance in Distribution award. The award is given to the distributor who demonstrates the highest point-of-sale growth in a region throughout the calendar year. It was presented to Heilind during Amphenol’s…

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