Littelfuse to Acquire IXYS

Littelfuse, Inc. (NASDAQ:LFUS) and IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ:IXYS) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Littelfuse will acquire all of the outstanding shares of IXYS in a cash and stock transaction. The transaction represents an equity value of approximately $750 million and enterprise value of $655 million.(1) Under the terms of the agreement,…

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Avnet Acquires Dragon Innovation

Avnet (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has acquired Dragon Innovation, expanding the global distributor’s portfolio of offerings for customers as they move from design to prototype to volume production. Dragon Innovation’s proven process and deep hardware experience help customers understand manufacturing costs and schedules, find factories and manage production as they scale their businesses. “With the…

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Mouser Stocks News Silicon Labs TouchXpress Controllers

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the CPT212B and CPT213B TouchXpress capacitive touch controllers from Silicon Labs. The CPT212B and CPT213B TouchXpress controllers eliminate time-consuming firmware development, providing a simple turnkey solution for adding touch-based designs to a wide range of products, including home appliances, medical equipment, consumer electronics, instrument and control…

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TTI Completes ISO AS9100-D Certification

TTI, Inc., the leading distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company has successfully completed the transition audit to the new revision of AS9100, Rev D. This is the recognized aerospace standard for quality management systems administered through the International Standards Organization (ISO) and SAE. Kevin Sink, TTI Vice President Total…

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OSRAM Acquires Digital Lumens

OSRAM has agreed to acquire Digital Lumens Inc., a U.S. company based in Boston, Massachusetts, that specializes in industrial IoT solutions. Founded in 2008, Digital Lumens employs 65 people and in the last fiscal year generated sales in the mid-double-digit millions (USD). The Digital Lumens software platform can be used to run applications covering everything…

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Digi-Key Adds RayVio UV LEDs

RayVio’s portfolio of UVB and UVC LEDs are available for immediate shipment globally through Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, as the result of a new distribution agreement. RayVio is a leader in UV LEDs, specializing in UVB and UVC technology. This exciting and emerging technology within the UV lighting industry is being harnessed to both…

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Heilind Stocks Omron EE-SX Photomicrosensors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Omron, has expanded its optical sensor line with the company’s new EE-SX1320/1321/1330/4320 photomicrosensors. The advanced structure of the EE-SX series includes an ultra compact 2-3 mm slot width, photo IC output, and dual channel output to detect changes in movement direction. SMD…

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Mouser Offers Digilent Arty Z7 Dev Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Arty Z7 development board from Digilent. The Arty Z7 helps designers build a range of motor control and embedded vision systems on a ready-to-use development platform with Arduino Uno- and Digilent chipKIT-compatible headers, Digilent Pmod connectors, and USB and HDMI ports. The Digilent…

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Sager Appoints Director of Supply Chain Management

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, welcomes Kathy Bordeleau in the new role as Director of Supply Chain Management. Ms. Bordeleau, previously with Avnet Electronics Marketing, brings to Sager over thirty years of supply chain and product management expertise. During her career at Avnet, she oversaw material management teams responsible for various…

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