ECIA Hosts Students at EDS

ECIA announces the 2017 participants in “Project Host,” a program that provides students and their faculty the opportunity to attend the industry’s premier meeting, EDS. Student Ambassadors are matched with volunteer ECIA member executives. This year’s participating ECIA member companies are Master Electronics, Crouzet North America, Digi-Key Electronics, Catalyst Sales, and Kruvand. A special thanks…

ECIA Approves New Directors

ECIA welcomes new executives to the ECIA Executive Committee and various boards of directors: the Association, the ECIA Foundation, and the EDS Board. “Executive volunteers such as these fine individuals are the lifeblood of our association.  We are deeply grateful for their willingness to share their time and talent,” commented John Denslinger, ECIA CEO and president. “This year…

Report: Anti-Counterfeit Efforts Don’t Thwart Cyber-Threats

The defense industry’s concerns regarding microelectronics is expanding beyond counterfeit components and into the realm of cybersecurity, according to a report issued this month by the Defense Science Board Task Force. Thanks in part to the defense department’s reliance on commercial electronics components, the task force found defense equipment can be susceptible to cyber attacks…

RS Components Joins ECIA

ECIA is pleased to welcome RS Components (RS) to its growing family of electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors. RS Components and its sister North American based company, Allied Electronics, are the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc, a global, engineering focused distributor. “RS Components, with its strong presence in EMEA, helps ECIA in our strategy to expand…

Future Electronics Wins ECIA Marketing Award

Montreal, Canada – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, won top honors in the category of Best Internal Branding & Communications, during the advertising awards ceremony at the Electronic Components Industry Association’s Executive Conference recently held in Chicago. The Electronics Choice Industry Awards program recognizes companies’ outstanding advertising efforts in marketing their brands within…