Heilind Stocks Amphenol Industrial ePower Connectors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Amphenol Industrial Operations, is now stocking the manufacturer’s ePower series of connectors. Featuring IP67-level sealing, these environmental connectors are designed for hybrid electric vehicles and other demanding electrical systems. ePower connectors incorporate RADSOK® technology for higher amperage, lower T-rise, less resistance and…


Arrive Logistics Opens Third U.S. Office

Arrive Logistics, a technology-enabled transportation service provider who serves shipper and carrier partners to deliver first-class brokerage and transportation management services, is opening a third office in Chattanooga, Tenn. to accommodate its explosive growth and capitalize on the region’s significant freight market through world-class operations.  In addition to the corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas, the…


electric vehicles, battery technology

Electric Vehicles and the Search for a Better Battery

Elon Musk has proven to be one of the investment community’s most controversial CEOs. But since the days of Lee Iacocca, no automaker has garnered as much adulation as Tesla, not only from car owners and car buyers, but also from engineers in the automotive industry. Unequivocally, rival carmakers envy Tesla’s foresight in bringing over-the-air…


Fitbit Versa

Fitbit’s Supply Chain Strategy Leverages Cognitive Sourcing to Manage Costs

At a recent Cognitive Sourcing Summit, hosted by LevaData, EBN sat down with Kevin Purser, head of global supply chain sourcing & procurement at Fitbit to find out about the company’s supply chain strategy.  Purser joined the company in 2015, having worked in senior supply chain positions at several global electronics manufacturers including VeriFone and…


Sager Electronics has Artesyn LCM600 Series 600 Watt AC-DC Power Supplies

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking Artesyn’s LCM600 Series 600 Watt front-end, AC-DC power supplies. The LCM600 series comprises five models, offering outputs of 12 V, 15 V, 24 V, 36 V or 48 V, together with an optional 5…


automotive electronics, IC Insights, semiconductors

Outlook Remains Bright for Automotive Electronics

Despite some high-profile setbacks with autonomous vehicles, IC Insights projects that automotive electronics systems growth will remain robust and automotive remains a hotbed for semiconductor growth. Sales of automotive electronics systems are forecast to increase 7.0 percent in 2018 and 6.3 percent in 2019, the highest growth rate in both years among the six major end-use applications…