distributors

The Never-Ending Problem of Component Returns

Component returns aren’t a seasonal problem for the electronics supply chain. Every day, customers that have ordered too much product cancel orders or try to return un-used parts. Most distributors have processes and practices in place to accommodate product returns, and authorized distributors have the right to return a portion of their parts to their…

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Master Electronics Adds TE’s Deutsch Line

Master Electronics, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect, and passive components, announces that the company is now stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE’s) DEUTSCH product line. The expanded DEUTSCH offering builds on decades of success between the two companies selling and promoting TE’s broad connector, relay, switch, filter, cable, and passive product portfolio. “TE is a valued…

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Master Electronics Announces It Is Now an Authorized Distributor for TE Connectivitys Deutsch Product Line

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Master Electronics, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect, and passive components, announces that the company is now stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE’s) DEUTSCH product line. The expanded DEUTSCH offering builds on decades of success between the two companies selling and promoting TE’s broad connector, relay, switch, filter, cable, and passive product portfolio.…

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Buyers: Online Research Essential to Supplier Selection

The 2014 UPS B2B Buyers Insight Study found that buyers consider online research essential to the supplier selection process. Industrial supplies purchasers were asked to identify their preferred method for researching industrial products.  The majority of respondents reported that a supplier’s website (68%) and search engines (52%) are their preferred methods. Similarly, respondents were asked to identify…

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Smart Panel Ponders AI’s Future

At a conference hosted by Silicon Valley Forum last week, industry experts projected the future of AI, machine learning, and deep learning. “This notion that evolution ends with humans is silly,” keynoter Steve Jurvetson, partner and managing director of DFJ, told attendees. “I think what humans really mean is we don't want to compete with…

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Illinois Capacitor Polymer Caps Combine Small Size, Low ESR

Lincolnwood, Ill. – Targeting space-constrained applications, Illinois Capacitor’s XMPL Series of polymer chip capacitors are available in a standard 7343 case size. The capacitors offer very low equivalent series resistance (ESR) and ripple current ratings, outperforming surface-mount electrolytics of greater size, said the company. Because of the low ESR and high power density, fewer XMPL…

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