Element14 Upgrades Website

Element14 has upgraded its transactional website platform opening up the potential to support future growth with flexibility for rapid development and further investment. With over 50% of the company’s sales are now online, a series of innovative new features have been added that are designed to make ordering easier and more personalized for its customers.…

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General Microcircuits Gets IPC QML

IPC’s Validation Services Program has awarded an IPC J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 Qualified Manufacturers Listing (QML) to General Microcircuits, Inc. (GMI), an electronics manufacturing company based out of Mooresville. N.C. GMI provides circuit board and integrated assemblies to manufacturers in diverse industries. To earn the QML, GMI successfully completed an intensive audit based on two of…

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Molex’s Brad M12 Cordsets Now at TTI

Now available in Europe through TTI, Inc., the world’s leading specialist distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components are Molex’s Brad MX-PTL M12 cordsets delivering increased productivity and cost savings. The cordsets surpass the performance and reliability of traditional threaded connectors and facilitate quick connections to I/O blocks. Featuring Molex’s push-to-lock technology, the components…

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America II Expands Alliance Memory Portfolio

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced new product offerings by way of its global franchise agreement with Alliance Memory, a manufacturer of legacy memory devices. Through its partnership with Alliance, America II will stock and distribute the three Micron® discontinued 512M synchronous DRAM devices—the…

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Digilent’s Analog Discovery Oscilloscope Now at Mouser

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Analog Discovery™ USB Oscilloscope from Digilent. This USB oscilloscope is a powerful and portable multi-function test and measurement tool that turns any PC into a powerful engineering test device. The Analog Discovery lets developers build and test…

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What China Can Teach Us About Growth in Regional Markets

The growth of regional markets is an ongoing story, but the momentum being carried by rising OEMs is changing the balance of power and market focus in the semiconductor and electronics industry. For example, China’s new crop of OEMs have, over the last couple of years, quickly risen to compete in the international marketplace. In…

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Technology Aids Spend Analysis for OEMs

Leading procurement professionals understands the tremendous business value that can be gained through effective spend analysis. The key elements of spend analysis have been used for years (visibility, data analysis, and data processing), and a host of technology applications (including some that can be trialed for free), are helpful in getting crucial intelligence out of…

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PCB Shipments Remain Sluggish

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the January findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Despite sluggish sales and orders in January, the positive book-to-bill ratios of the past four months indicate sales growth in the first half of 2015. Total North American PCB shipments decreased 2.0 percent in…

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