RFMW Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with Hirose Electric

San Jose, California:  RFMW announced a distribution agreement with Hirose Electric (Hirose) effective immediately. Under the agreement, RFMW will support Hirose’s extensive product offering with a focus on their RF and microwave components portfolio including attenuators, terminators, dividers and directional couplers equipped with standard SMA/BNC/N coaxial connectors. RFMW is a specialized distributor providing customers and…

Component Shortages Continue to Abound

Record breaking component shortages continue on a variety of fronts, which have distributors and OEMs asking if they’ll ever end, according to a recent report from independent distributor Fusion Worldwide. At the same time, there’s some good pricing news for solid state devices (SSD) and DRAM. Connectors and relays continue to be in worsening short…

Component Shortages Improving, But Not Over

The fortunes of the electronics supply chain can change on a dime. Following two years of severe component shortages, demand is weakening, and inventories are too high, a March study found. One global distributor describes the environment as “normalizing” but cautions there’s still a lot of instability in the 2019 forecast. Tobey Gonnerman, Fusion Worldwide…

Sager Electronics Announces Immediate Availability of IP65 Rated Rocker Activated Switch/Circuit Breaker from E-T-A

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. –   Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking E-T-A’s 3120-N series IP65 rated rocker activated switch/circuit breaker.  E-T-A's IP65 rated 3120-N thermal circuit breaker/switch combination unites overcurrent protection and the function of an ON/OFF switch within a single component. The trip…

Master Electronics & Samtec AnnounceGlobal Distribution Agreement

Phoenix, AZ — Master Electronics and Samtec announce a new strategic partnership.  Master Electronics, known for their commitment to IP&E distribution, adds well-known leader, Samtec, to their line card.  Master and Samtec espouse similar values when it comes to employee relations, customer service, philanthropic responsibility and global reach.  The Samtec product line adds breadth and…

Peerless Electronics & Altech Make Powerful Team

Bethpage, NY –   A new distribution agreement between Altech Corporation of Flemington, NJ and Peerless Electronics Inc. of Bethpage, NY that creates a seamless channel to benefit engineers, procurement managers and buyers of industrial control, instrumentation, medical and automation components and devices. Altech’s exceptionally wide breadth of line includes hundreds of products in more than…

No Holiday Joy for Component Buyers

As 2019 rolls into view, component shortages continue to wreak supply chain havoc on a variety of components from multilayer ceramic capacitors (MLCCs) and relays to metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistors (MOSFETs). Lead times continue to stretch as component makers scramble to keep up with demands from growing and emerging markets. MLCC makers are shifting their strategies…

ebm-papst’s ACi4400 Series of Compact Fans Now Shipping from Sager Electronics

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. –  Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, is now stocking ebm-papst’s ACi4400 Series GreenTech EC Compact Fans. ebm-papst's ACi4400 Series GreenTech EC Compact Fans are now even more versatile with the addition of 90 – 264 VAC models. The expanded series of fans…