WPG Americas Adds Powerbox Franchise

San Jose, Calif. — WPG Americas Inc. (WPGa) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, Asia’s number one electronics distributor, announced today a new partnership with Powerbox, one of Europe’s largest power supply companies.  Under the terms of the agreement, WPGA will distribute Powerbox power supply products and systems throughout the Americas, including power solutions for Medical, Transportation, Defense, and Industrial vertical…

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Rutronik, Micronas Sign Global Distribution Deal

Freiburg/Ispringen, Germany -The global franchise covers the entire Micronas Hall-effect sensor and embedded motor controller product ranges. The Micronas products are extremely well suited for automotive and industrial applications. The 2D sensors, Linear Hall sensors and Hall switches offer the greatest potential in this regard. “We are experiencing high demand for these products”, Thomas Rudel, CEO…

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Cypress & Arrow Announce Design Challenge Winner

Cypress Semiconductor Corp., and Arrow Electronics have announced the winners of the PSoC Pioneer Challenge, a global design competition that had engineers prototype new Internet of Things applications using Cypress’s PSoC 4 BLE Pioneer Kit. The winner is Chuck Swiger of Charleston, W.V., whose electric bicycle data collection and logging system claimed the $2,500 grand…

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Mouser Stocks Lumileds LUXEON 5258 LEDs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the LUXEON 5258 LEDs from Lumileds. Engineered to serve as a single 4.8 mm optical light source, the LUXEON 5258 is a multi-die package LED that provides precise beam control and high luminance from a single package. These LEDs use a 5258 surface…

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Future Electronics Adds Spansion Products

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to announce its worldwide distribution agreement with Cypress Semiconductor Corp. has been extended to include Spansion products, following the merger of Cypress and Spansion. The merger of the two companies enables Future Electronics, a long time leading distributor for Cypress, to expand its…

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HighJump Integrates Purchasing into NetSuite

Minneapolis, Minn. – HighJump, a global provider of supply chain management software, announced that a new purchasing integration to the HighJump TrueCommerce EDI SuiteApp, its NetSuite cloud-based electronic data interchange (EDI) solution. The HighJump TrueCommerce EDI SuiteApp achieved ‘Built for NetSuite’ verification in January 2014, and with this additional product offering, HighJump Software now offers an…

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ASE, TDK to Form Joint Venture

Taipei, Taiwan — Advanced Semiconductor Engineering, Inc. (TAIEX: 2311, NYSE: ASX; the “ASE”) announced that ASE will enter into a Joint Venture Agreement with TDK Corporation (TSE: 6762; the “TDK”) to establish a joint venture company (the “JV Company”) in  Taiwan which is expected to manufacture IC embedded substrates utilizing TDK’s SESUB technology.  Pursuant to the Joint…

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Digi-Key Improves TechZones

Thief River Falls, Minn. – Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced its new and improved online TechZones, as part of a recent series of web site updates. The TechZones are designed to give design engineers an at-a-glance aggregate view of new products, technical…

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Rochester Appoints Asia Managers

Rochester Electronics has further underlined its commitment to customers in Asia by announcing two new senior management appointments. Allan Lim becomes the Rochester Electronics sales director for Asia Pacific, while Hiroyuki Fujikawa has been appointed as the company’s sales director for Japan. Both have many years experience of managing OEM and distribution requirements in the…

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