Dätwyler Buys Premier Farnell as Distributors Hope to Gain Scale

Premier Farnell PLC said it has agreed to be purchased by a division of Swiss industrial components distributor Dätwyler Group AG for approximately $867 million, creating a bigger player in the European components distribution industry while putting an end to the saga of one of Britain’s biggest electronics distributors. The transaction is expected to set…

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,”…

Bourns Mexico Automotive Division Earns GM Award

Riverside, Calif. – Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced the Tijuana, Mexico operations of Bourns de Mexico have been awarded the Quality Excellence Award by General Motors (GM).  The award recognizes the surpassing of the excellence guidelines set by GM, and Bourns’ contribution to the quality manufacture of GM vehicles.  Bourns…

TTI Awards 10 Suppliers for Excellence

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has announced the winners in its annual Supplier Excellence Awards, a prestigious review of performance based on rigorous analysis of a number of different metrics including on-time delivery, administrative quality, operations and business systems and joint customer support. The 2015 winners were: AVX, Bourns, FCI…

RS Components Expands TDK Capacitor Portfolio

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc(LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has vastly extended the range of capacitor technologies available from stock to customers worldwide, leveraging its new global agreement with TDK Corporation. TDK Corporation is a leading electronics company. Its portfolio includes electronic components, modules and systems, power supplies, and magnetic application products as well…

Mouser Electronics Honored with 17 Top Awards

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that it has received more than 17 Top Business Awards from its manufacturer partners for 2015. Manufacturers cited many reasons for the honors, including double-digit sales growth, fastest introduction of new product introductions (NPIs), breadth of inventory, best-in-class marketing…

RS Components Adds Motion Control Products

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (ECM.L), the global distributor for engineers, has announced a range of products and solutions to help companies involved in motion control applications equip and maintain systems, such as conveyors, used in diverse industries including automotive, packaging, manufacturing and production or in the chemical or food and…

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…