Heilind Acquires German Distributor MPS Group

Wilmington, MA (PRNewswire) — Heilind Electronics, one of the world's largest distributors of interconnect products, has acquired MPS Group, a leading distributor of electronic components and manufacturer of cable assemblies for the European Mil-Aero Marketplace. “We are very pleased to be expanding Heilind's operations into Germany, Europe's largest economy, and welcome the dedicated employees of…

TE Connectivity’s Supply Chain Chief Shares Leadership Tips

To succeed, electronics manufacturers need to stay ahead of quickly accelerating technology trends. To find out how this acceleration in high-tech manufacturing is affecting TE Connectivity's supply chain planning, we interviewed Jim McDonald, vice president, supply chain for TE Connectivity. McDonald shared his observations on his company's supply chain challenges and offered advice on what…

Why Through-Hole PCB Manufacturing Isn’t Dead Yet

Even modern printed circuit boards may need through-hole components. Buyers need to know whether their contract manufacturer can give through-hole work the attention it deserves when the manufacturer's business model revolves around surface mount technology (SMT).   The SMT business model appeals to mid-size and larger manufacturers because the lines can be almost completely automated.…

Master Electronics Announces It Is Now an Authorized Distributor for TE Connectivitys Deutsch Product Line

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Master Electronics, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect, and passive components, announces that the company is now stocking TE Connectivity’s (TE’s) DEUTSCH product line. The expanded DEUTSCH offering builds on decades of success between the two companies selling and promoting TE’s broad connector, relay, switch, filter, cable, and passive product portfolio.…

Heilind Now Stocking the Molex Lite-Trap SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest distributor of interconnect products in North America, is now stocking the Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System manufactured by Molex Incorporated. The new Lite-Trap™ SMT Wire-to-Board Connector System is compact in size, which meets the needs of thin LED lighting-module applications. It is a push-button style connector that has…

TTI Announces Acquisition of HuaTong Electronic Co.

FORTH WORTH, Texas — TTI, Inc. an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, announced the acquisition of the assets of HuaTong Electronic Co., Ltd., an electronic components distributor headquartered in Dongguan Shilong. Founded in 1994, Huatong was the first batch authorized distributor of Molex connectors in Greater China and remains the largest domestic Molex…

Sager Electronics Completes Acquisition of PowerGate LLC

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Electromechanical and Power components, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of PowerGate LLC, a premier North American power specialist distributor headquartered in Santa Clara, California. With the completion of this acquisition, Sager Electronics has added nineteen additional sales professionals assisting customers…

Amphenol CFP2 Commercial Cage Connectors Available From Mouser Electronics

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the CFP2 Connectors from Amphenol Commercial. The connectors target the future generation of high speed industrial systems. The Amphenol Commercial CFP2 Connectors available from Mouser Electronics are 3.3V single row connectors for cage assemblies. Contacts are 0.6mm pitch. Resonance damping improves signal integrity by preventing interference…