A Wild Week; EDS Wraps, and a Bumpy H2 for Component Demand

As component manufacturers and distributors gathered for the annual EDS trade show, fears of a 2019 recession had largely abated. The year could end slightly ahead of 2018, one global distributor projected, assuming the market environment remains “normal.” That was Wednesday. By Friday, the U.S. had escalated its trade war with China and the supply…

Amphenol Industrial Awards Digi-Key

Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, was awarded Amphenol Industrial’s (AIO) 2016 Industrial Distributor of the Year Award at the 2017 EDS Banquet in Las Vegas, NV. The award was presented by Richard Jacobs – Director of Distribution/Amphenol, Dee Fuller- Director of Distribution/AIO, and Mark Cunningham- GM, AIO and given to Matt Nemec – Director, Interconnect, Chris Beeson – Executive VP of Sales and Supplier Development,…

Keystone Electronics Awards Sager Electronics

Middleborough, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced receipt of Keystone Electronics’ Platinum Level Sales Award. Keystone Electronics announced the award at the 2016 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 11-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Sager Electronics has once again delivered superior sales performance on behalf of our organization,”…

Heilind Voted Best Electronics Distributor

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components, was recently recognized as the #1 electronics distributor. The award was announced at this year’s Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, and was based on results from an annual customer satisfaction survey conducted by Bishop & Associates — the leading market research firm for the…

SV Microwave Awards TTI

Fort Worth, Tex. – Adding to the list of awards wins from EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada, TTI announced today the company has received the Distributor of the Year Award from SV Microwave, a world leader in the RF/microwave industry. The award recognition marks the second consecutive year and third win in the past four…

Sager Recognized by Laird Technologies

Middleborough, Mass.  – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, today announced it has received Laird Technologies 2015 Distributor of the Year award. Laird announced the award at the 2016 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 11-13 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “Sager Electronics has once again achieved impressive sales results with our products,”…

Ohmite Honors TTI

Fort Worth, Texas – TTI, Inc. is proud to announce the company has received the Chairman’s Award from Ohmite for the ninth consecutive year. The Chairman’s Award recognizes annual sales excellence and is the highest award given by Ohmite. TTI had the honor of receiving the award at the annual Electronic Distribution Show in Las…

What Distributors Really Think about Amazon Business

Amazon Business, the B2B unit of Amazon.com, attended this year’s EDS conference for component manufacturers, distributors, and manufacturers’ representatives for the first time, driving a few distributors to tackle the issue of channel disruptors. Clearly, e-tailers like Amazon Business and Alibaba are a concern to the distribution channel as they directly compete with them. Authorized…

C&K Recognizes Master Electronics

Santa Monica, Calif. – While attending EDS in Las Vegas, Nevada last week, Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, received C&K’s prestigious “Distributor of the Year” Award. C&K Components awarded Master Electronics “Distributor of the Year” in their Broadline Distributor category. This is the second consecutive year for Master…