Social Lurking Won’t Grow Your Business

I wrote previously about the opportunities companies within the logistics and supply chain industries can realize through social listening. I cautioned that to reap the benefits and seize the opportunities afforded by social media, companies need to use the information and intelligence gathered. Using the information and intelligence gathered is essential. There is; however, another…

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The Ins and Outs of Customer Labeling Requirements

If the common systems for product labeling in the electronics industry were working flawlessly, there would be no demand for change. But even just a cursory review of what manufacturers must accomplish in labeling generates a profile of an approach that is unsustainable. Consider, for example, what manufacturers need to do simply to comply with…

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CLX Logistics Partners with Kewill

Philadelphia, Pa. – CLX Logistics LLC, announces its technology partnership with Kewill, a global leader in multimodal transportation management software, as Kewill acquires the IBM® Sterling TMS and its associated development and support teams.  Rebranded as Kewill Transport, the top-rated SaaS TMS will be incorporated within Kewill’s Kewill MOVE®  transportation and trade management platform. World-class transportation…

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MaxLinear to Acquire Physpeed

Carlsbad, Calif. – MaxLinear Inc. (NYSE: MXL), a leading provider of integrated radio frequency (RF) and mixed-signal integrated circuits for broadband communications applications, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Physpeed Co., Ltd., a privately held developer of high-speed physical layer interconnect products addressing enterprise and telecommunications infrastructure market applications. Headquartered in Camarillo, Calif.,…

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See the Light With Vishay’s VCNL4010 Proximity & Ambient Light Sensor Now at Mouser

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the VCNL4010 Proximity and Ambient Light Sensor from Vishay Semiconductors. Broadening its already popular VCLN optoelectronics portfolio, the VCNL4010 offers 16-bit resolution in a fully integrated proximity and ambient light optical sensor. The device features a power-saving interrupt function, infrared emitter, a signal processing IC and…

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Smith & Associates to Exhibit at Electronica 2014 – Booth 412

HOUSTON — Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces its upcoming exhibition at Electronica 2014 in Munich, Germany. Smith, which celebrated its thirtieth anniversary in May, will join this leading industry gathering to showcase its global quality and service offerings and its strengthened focus on the broad European market. Smith…

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Takeoff Designing With the TI MSP-EXP430FR5969 LaunchPad Evaluation Kit Now at Mouser

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP-EXP430FR5969 LaunchPad Evaluation Kit from Texas Instruments (TI). This new TI LaunchPad is an easy-to-use rapid-prototyping kit for TI's MSP430FR5969 microcontroller featuring 64KBytes of FRAM (Ferroelectric Random Access Memory). FRAM is a nonvolatile memory known for its low power, high endurance, and fast write access.…

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