TTI Adds ALPs TACT Switches

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has signed a pan-European franchise agreement with Alps Electric, a leading global manufacturer of high-quality electronic components for mobile devices, home electronics, vehicles and industrial equipment. Alps developed the first TACT Switches™ and are leaders in this field with a range of TACT Switch™ varieties that offer…

Hybrid Distribution Model Proliferates

Whether it’s called the open market, independent or non-franchised distribution, the channel that buys and sells excess and obsolete electronic component inventory has changed. A growing number of companies in this niche have ratcheted up their procurement and quality-control practices to the extent that component suppliers and many OEM customers acknowledge independents as a vital…