Amphenol Socapex Awards TTI

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has been named as winner of two awards from Amphenol Socapex for its outstanding performance during 2015.  The accolades of First Amphenol Socapex Distributor of the Year and Best Performing MIL 38999 Series Distributor 2015 from the highly-regarded specialist manufacturer of ruggedized interconnect systems were…

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C&K Facility Earns ISO 50001 Certification

C&K Components, a leading global manufacturer of electromechanical switches, smart card interconnect devices, and high reliability connectors, announces that AFNOR, an official French certification organization, awarded its manufacturing facility in Dole, France with ISO 50001 certification on December 17, 2015. An international energy management system standard designed to help organizations save money, conserve resources, and…

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OriginGPS Partners with Future Electronics

OriginGPS, a leading manufacturer of miniature Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) modules, announced today that it has struck a partnership with Future Electronics, one of the world’s leading global distributors of electronic components. As part of the agreement, OriginGPS’ ultra-small form factor and low-power GNSS modules will be distributed around the globe via Future’s dedicated…

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Where Are We With Inattentive Driving?

MADISON, Wis. – Distracted driving — especially through the growing use of smartphones in vehicles — is killing people on the road. Everyone seems to know it. Source: State Farm Insurance But where are the technologies designed to combat problem of inattentive –and drunk — driving? More importantly, where are regulations and government mandates to…

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ECIA: Distribution Sales Down Slightly in Q4 2015

Distribution reported component sales in North America for Q4 CY 2015 down 0.2% compared to Q3 CY 2015. Sales for interconnect product were down 0.5% quarter on quarter, electromechanical sales up 2.7%, passive sales were down 4.6%, and semiconductor sales were up 0.1%. Display sales were up 8.2%.  Book to bill for the quarter was encouraging at 1.04. For the year, distribution reported component sales down 1.5% compared to…

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