Kemet Intros Advanced Passive Components Search Engine

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, introduced today its advanced passive components search engine. ComponentEdge offers a new component search experience. Users can search over 6.4 million part numbers with descriptive text or through interactive filtering. Search results are displayed in an intuitive interface built using the latest in mobile responsive web…

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…

Qualcomm to Pay $47B for NXP, Lists Rationale for Semi’s Largest Deal

Qualcomm Inc. has confirmed speculations it will pay $47 billion for NXP Semiconductor N.V. and listed a range of reasons for what is shaping up as the largest M&A transaction in the history of the semiconductor industry and one expected to face significant integration challenges and pile a load of debts on the buyer. The…

Future Electronics, NXP Expand Distribution Agreement

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components is pleased to announce its expanded engagement with NXP® Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI).  As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security & privacy and smart connected solutions markets. This expanded worldwide distribution…

Calabria Sets Abracon’s Channel-Centric Agenda

From a distributor’s perspective, not all suppliers are created equal. Some component makers view the channel as a valued extension of their salesforce; others view distributors as an offsite repository for their inventory. Abracon LLC CEO Mike Calabria is making sure his company falls in the former category. “We are extremely channel-centric,” said the former…

Electrocomponents: Stabilized, Growing and Ready for Acquisitions

Electrocomponents PLC is getting closer to where Lindsley Ruth wants the company to be when he joined as group CEO nearly 18 months ago. Last week, the electronics components distributor announced financial results that appear to justify a recent management overhaul, product realignment and other strategic reorganization actions initiated in mid-2015. Analysts, shareholders and other…

TTI Adds New Amphenol NPA Series Sensors

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now stocks the recently extended NPA product line of low pressure surface-mount sensors from Amphenol Advanced Sensors. Utilizing the field-proven and popular NPA packaging platform, the NPA product line now covers the very low pressure ranges of 2” H2O (500Pa) and 5” H2O (1250Pa). With…