What Mouser ‘s Global Team Learns from its Local Ground Game

E-commerce has effectively demolished the geographic boundaries that used to limit electronics procurement through the distribution channel. Component suppliers authorized distributors to sell their brands in geographic markets to avoid over-distribution and linecard conflicts. The first time a distributor offered all of its brands internationally online tested those boundaries. The supply chain found that expanding…

Bourns Releases Automotive Component Selection Guide

Riverside, Calif.- Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, has published a new Automotive Component Selection Guide that showcases the company’s breadth of AEC-Q200 qualified components.  In the latest short form brochure, Bourns lists its broad selection of AEC-Q200 products that include resistors and magnetics that condition and filter electronic circuits. Complementing…

Distribution Tackles Market Upheaval with Executive Overhaul

The electronics distribution industry is experiencing significant changes in the ranks of its senior executives as the sector fights to spur growth and reverse years of lackluster performance. That’s what happens when companies don’t perform as well as expected but recent changes at the apex of the leading distribution companies indicate the sector may be…

Sensirion, Digi-Key Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Thief River Falls, Minn. – Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, and Sensirion, the world’s leading manufacturer of smart sensors and sensor solutions today announced a global sales agreement. Digi-Key is now franchised to sell the wide range of sensors developed with Sensirion’s patented CMOSens®…

Ametherm Inks Distribution Deal with IC Resource

Carson City, Nev. – Ametherm today announced a distribution agreement with IC Resource, a leading distributor of electronic components to Southeast Asia and China. Under the terms of the agreement, IC Resource is now carrying and providing technical support for Ametherm’s entire lineup of inrush current limiters and NTC thermistors in Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, West…

Advantech B+B SmartWorx Signs Future Electronics

Ottawa, Ill. – Advantech B+B SmartWorx, a worldwide leader in Intelligent Industrial Network Connectivity, announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with Future Electronics (Future), a leading global distributor of electronic components, for the promotion and sale of B+B SmartWorx branded products in the Americas.  Future will leverage its dedicated wireless and RF…