PEI-Genesis & Emerson Sign Distribution Agreement

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — PEI-Genesis, Inc., one of the world’s fastest assembler of precision connectors and power supplies, today announced an agreement with Emerson Network Power, a business of Emerson and the global leader in enabling Business-Critical Continuity™, in which PEI-Genesis will distribute and add value to power supply products from the Embedded Power business of…

FCI Launches New Microsite

ETTERS, Pa. — FCI, a leading developer of connectors and interconnect systems, announces a new, dedicated microsite for its Board-to-Board/Wire-to-Board Modular System, including a core product selector to help simplify specification of the company's extensive Basics+® product family, which includes the Dubox®, PV, BergStik©, Quickie® and Minitek® families, as well as the 1.27mm pitch Minitek127(TM)…

‘Element14 Features’ Showcases Latest Products

SINGAPORE — element14 (formerly Farnell), the industry’s first fusion of commerce and community supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals worldwide, today announced the launch of its new online service ‘element14 Features’ which will provide detailed information and showcase the best new products and solutions, along with relevant articles and training modules. As part of…

Digi-Key Stocks Hirose Products

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. & SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has signed a global agreement to distribute products from Hirose Electric Co., LTD, including European and Asian countries. Products from Hirose…

Sager Stocks SOLARLOK Connectors

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — In stock at Sager Electronics, TE's new UL 1741-Listed pre-wired combiner box offers 30-second, error-proof terminations through factory pre-wired TE SOLARLOK connecters. The SOLARLOK 5-string Combiner Box for residential use combines up to five strings in a pre-terminated, weather-resistant enclosure to meet National Electric Code (NEC) requirements for series fusing of photovoltaic…

Mouser Stocks USB 3.0 Receptacle

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top global engineering design resource for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is stocking new product from TE Connectivity. TE Connectivity introduces the USB 3.0 Receptacle. This SuperSpeed type A receptacle meets the new USB 3.0 standard that allows 5.0 Gbps (25 GB of data…

Molex Joins Smart Antenna Front End

LISLE, Ill. — Molex Incorporated, a leading global supplier of interconnect solutions, has joined with other researchers to advance the goals of the Danish SAFE (Smart Antenna Front End) project. Scheduled to span four years, the $8.7 million project is being conducted by a consortium comprising: Aalborg University, Intel Mobile Communications, WiSpry and Molex. Through…

PEI-Genesis Opens More US Branches

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — PEI-Genesis, Inc., the world’s fastest assembler of precision connectors and power supplies, announced today the addition of four new branch offices. The new branches will be located in Seattle, Minneapolis, Long Island, NY, and Huntsville, AL. With the addition of these branches, PEI-Genesis now has 27 branches in North America and Europe.…

Digi-Key Stocks CONEC Connecters

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has stock of CONEC's robust, solid-body D-sub connecters. The IP67-rated solid-body D-sub connector has a silicone O-ring panel seal for a watertight connection. CONEC ensures…

Methode Electronics Reports Q3

CHICAGO, Ill. — Methode Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: MEI), a global developer of custom engineered and application specific products and solutions, today announced financial results for the Fiscal 2011 third quarter ended January 29, 2011. Methode's third-quarter Fiscal 2011 net sales increased $12.2 million, or 13.7 percent, to $101.3 million from $89.1 million in the third…