Rambus and Renesas Renew Licensing Agreement

Rambus Inc. (RMBS) today announced it has renewed its patent license agreement with Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE:6723). The new agreement extends the relationship between the companies until April 1, 2020, covering the use of Rambus patented memory, interface, and security technologies in a wide range of logic integrated circuit (IC) products offered by Renesas Electronics.…

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Impinj Names Plexus 2014 Partner of the Year

Plexus Corp. (PLXS), said Impinj, a leading provider of RAIN RFID (radio-frequency identification) solutions that deliver Item Intelligence(TM), recognized Plexus as their 2014 Partner of the Year. The award acknowledges Plexus for providing exceptional quality, on-time delivery, and collaborative engineering services for a new product introduction during 2014 that required quick-turn development of a complicated…

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Sager Completes Norvell Buy

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Norvell Electronics, Inc., a North American power products distributor with extensive design and value add capabilities, headquartered in Carrollton, Texas. Sager Electronics President Frank Flynn said, “With the close of this acquisition, Norvell…

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AFFLINK Launches Free Supply Chain Consulting Software

Tuscaloosa, Ala. – AFFLINK, a global leader in supply chain management, has launched ELEVATE™ — a free consulting software application that helps clients manage their supply chain. “In less than 20 minutes, a client can analyze their business priorities, uncover thousands of dollars in operational efficiencies and identify solutions that align with their corporate goals and…

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RS Adds SIRIUS ACT Switches

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced Siemens’ new SIRIUS ACT pushbuttons and switches, which offer a choice of modern styles and make panel builders’ lives easier and more productive. The line-up includes 22mm-diameter raised indicator lights and illuminated or non-illuminated pushbuttons with a choice of black plastic,…

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Rutronik Founds Automotive Business Unit

With the Automotive Business Unit, Rutronik is now offering automotive customers selected components from chosen manufacturers as well as specific technical and commercial support on a global level. In close cooperation and coordination with specially selected manufacturers and their specific, latest-generation automotive components, the Automotive Business Unit assists defined focus customers with the current challenges…

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KOA Speer Awarded by TTI

Bradford, Pa. KOA Speer Electronics, a leading supplier of passive electronic components, announced they have received TTI’s 2014 Platinum, Diamond and Best Quality Awards for Supplier Excellence. The TTI Supplier Excellence Award Program represents the highest recognition possible of a supplier’s performance within TTI. The program is centered on quality measurements that include: on-time delivery,…

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Mouser Stocks ST Evaluation Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the STEVAL-ISA162V1 Evaluation Board from STMicroelectronics. This new evaluation board implements an isolated flyback (12V/0.84A) 10W wide-range mains developed for general-purpose applications. The core of the application is the VIPer25HD, an off-line, high-voltage converter from the ST’s VIPerPlus family. The ST STEVAL-ISA162V1 Evaluation Board, available from Mouser Electronics, includes…

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