Flip Electronics, distributor, EOL

Flip Electronics Thrives on the ‘Bleeding Edge’ of Technology

There aren’t may start-ups in electronics distribution, and even fewer that specialize in end-of-life (EOL) components. Flip Electronics has just celebrated its fifth year focusing on the “bleeding edge” of technology. Flip manages EOL parts for component suppliers and customers. “I’d say five years is proof of concept,” said Jason Murphy, Flip’s founder and CEO.…

Digi-Key, products, shipment

Digi-Key Marketplace Goes ‘Beyond the Board’

Customers of electronics component distributor Digi-Key, which specializes in design and engineering orders, have told the business over the years they’d like to buy more products from Digi-Key. The company has responded. The distributor most recently launched the Digi-Key Marketplace, which significantly expands its product scope into automation and control, IoT, test and measurement, bare…

Renesas Consolidates Asia-Pacific Distribution Channel

Earlier this month, Renesas Electronics Corp. consolidated its distribution channel in Asia-Pacific, China and Taiwan. The semiconductor company terminated its relationship with global distributor WPI Group and added regional distributor WT Microelectronics. The move is notable as late last year World Peace Group (WPG), WPI’s parent, made a controversial bid to acquire a 30 percent…

New Yorker Electronics, Rectron Ink Distribution Deal

New Yorker Electronics, global distributor of electronic components, recently announced that it has signed a new franchise distributor agreement with Rectron Semiconductor. Rectron is a manufacturer of power rectifiers, bridge rectifiers, switching diodes, Zener diodes, ESD diodes, signal transistors, transient voltage suppressors, Schottky, high voltage diodes and recovery diodes. Established in 1976, Rectron manufactures state-of-the-art…

Master Electronics Announces ‘Tariff Free Zone’

Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, announces it has established itself as a Tariff Free Zone in response to the 10-25% tariff increase on product lines originating from China. Riad Nizam, President of Master Electronics states, “At Master Electronics, we focus on ease of doing business and have a…

distributor, America II, Advanced MP, Global,

America II Grows Globally With Advanced MP Buy

One of the electronics industry’s largest hybrid distributors – America II Electronics—has acquired another leading hybrid, Advanced MP Technology. The combination of two companies—an estimated $427 million in revenue—would rank the company 15th on EPSNews’ Top Global Distributors List. Both companies have been augmenting their independent – or non-authorized – distribution model with franchised suppliers.…

Heilind Stocks Bel Magnetic MagJack Connector Modules

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Bel Magnetic Solutions, has expanded its selection of industrial interconnects with the company’s MagJack connector modules — the premier family of integrated products for today’s Ethernet networking applications. These modules are designed to provide signal conditioning, EMI suppression and signal isolation within…