Premier Farnell to Sell Akron Brass

Premier Farnell plc (“Premier Farnell”) today announces that, together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, Celdis Limited and Premier Farnell Corp., it has entered into a conditional agreement with respect to the sale of Akron Brass Holding Corp. (“Akron Brass”) to IDEX Corporation for cash consideration of US$224.2 million (the “Disposal”). Highlights Total consideration of US$224.2…

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ARCO & ADATA in Global Pact

ARCO, INC. and ADATA® Technology announce the signing of a global distribution alliance for ADATA’s Industrial Solution. The ARCO-ADATA alliance will provide industrial customers access to technologies for new designs, long term support for legacy products and the quality required to keep their business and processes at optimal performance. ADATA’s Solid State Drives, Industrial DRAM…

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Arrow Electronics Sales Up 2% For 2015

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported fourth-quarter 2015 net income of $158.5 million, or $1.69 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $116.2 million, or $1.18 per share on a diluted basis, in the fourth quarter of 2014. Excluding certain items1, net income would have been $182.1 million, or $1.94 per share on a diluted basis, in the fourth quarter of…

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Mouser Launches New Power Management Tech Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today launched its new Power Management Technology site, designed to give engineers easy-to-access information on the latest technical advances in power management technologies. As part of Mouser’s growing selection of Applications & Technologies sites, the Power Management Technology site provides a wealth of resource material — including articles and videos on power…

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Murata Adds New Texas Facility

Carrollton, Tex. – Murata Americas announced its expanded operations at an open house event on January 26.  Located in Carrollton, TX, the 28,000 square foot facility will house 130 employees. The strengthening of various internal divisions in the region necessitated the decision to bring employees together in a new location that will accelerate collaboration and prepare…

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Richardson RFPD Adds Wolfspeed Six-Channel SiC MOSFET Driver

Geneva, Ill. – Richardson RFPD, Inc. announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new six-channel silicon carbide MOSFET driver from Wolfspeed, a Cree Company. The CGD15FB45P1 features six output channels, isolated power supply, a direct-mount low inductance design, short circuit protection, and over-temperature and under-voltage protection. The device represents a new generation of gate…

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Mouser Stocks Ametherm Interchangeable Thermistors

Ametherm today announced that its ACCU-Curve series of interchangeable thermistors is now being stocked by Mouser Electronics. The components are available worldwide via Mouser’s award-winning website, www.mouser.com, and its comprehensive resource catalogs. Manufactured in the company’s Carson City, Nevada, facility, Ametherm’s ACCU-Curve thermistors, available from Mouser Electronics, deliver long-term stability and reliability for high-accuracy temperature sensing,…

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Raytheon Awards Lansdale

For the second consecutive year, Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc. achieved a 4-star Supplier Excellence Award from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business. This prestigious annual award for supplier excellence program was instituted by Raytheon’s IDS to recognize top suppliers who have provided outstanding quality service and partnership in exceeding Raytheon’s requirements.  Award candidates are judged on…

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