PanJit Semiconductor Franchises America II

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a franchise distribution agreement with PanJit Semiconductor, a global manufacturer of semiconductors for the personal computer, mobile phone, industrial, and consumer electronic markets. “America II is in a period of tremendous growth,” said Brian…

Molex Awards Distributor Official Electronic

Molex Incorporated, a leading global interconnect and cable assembly provider, announced today that Official Electronic, s.r.o. has received its 2014 Europe Small Distributor of the Year Award. Annual award nominees are evaluated by Molex based on performance criteria, including sales, inventory, new product support, accessibility of management, and training programs. “As an esteemed distribution partner,…

RS Components Intros High-Reliability Clamp Meters

Hong Kong — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has announced availability of two new high-reliability clamp meter products that are designed for making safe and non-intrusive current measurements in a range of electrical, panel and equipment maintenance applications. Clamp…

Jameco Celebrates 40th

 Jameco Electronics kicks off its 40th anniversary celebration by marking the milestone with a special cover on its most recent electronic components catalog. The new catalog features a montage cover made of previous catalog covers, including the very first Jameco catalog. In 1974, founder Dennis Farrey had a vision. He set his mind to helping…

Neutrik USA Lauds Heilind

Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor inNorth America, was recently named Neutrik USA’s Distributor Partner of the Year. “Neutrik USA is pleased to present Heilind Electronics with our Distributor Partner of the Year award for 2013,” says Tom Chudyk, national distribution manager, Neutrik USA. “We value our partnership with Heilind and are grateful for their outstanding dedication and support. We look…

Bel Fuse Names Anglia as Distributor

Bel Fuse Inc. (NASDAQ: BELFA) (NASDAQ: BELFB), a premier developer of fuses and magnetic-based solutions for high-speed networking and computer applications, announced today the signing of a distribution agreement with UK-based Anglia Components, a leading independent authorized distributor of semiconductors, optoelectronics, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. The contract authorizes Anglia to distribute and market the full…

Counterfeit Vulnerability: We’re All in the Same Boat

Smith & Associates recently compiled the full report of responses from this year’s annual Global Supply Chain Survey, which considers a number of core topics that shape the semiconductor and electronics industry, including: challenges and concerns, component demand trends,  counterfeit vulnerability and mitigation strategies, sustainability, influential technologies, and the role of independent distributors. Among the…