Industry Tackles Technology & Sourcing Issues

Military and aerospace devices used to be the gold standard for quality and performance back in the days when the U.S. defense industry was one of the world’s biggest consumers of electronics components. Now, some industry experts believe, quality and performance advancements are being rivalled by the automotive industry. “It’s interesting —  the trends we…

Kemet Intros Electronic Components App for Android

Greenville, S.C. –  KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced its electronic components app for Android. Building on the success of KEMET’s iPad® app, the Android app provides the same convenient access to over 350 capacitor and electronic component product datasheets. App users can easily navigate by product type or search by…

Mil/Aero Conference Focuses on Component Reliability

The 20th annual Components for Military & Space Electronics Conference (CMSE 2016), the industry’s premier forum designed to present the best practices for component and project engineers, quality assurance and supply chain personnel engaged in military and space electronic systems, will be held at the Sheraton Four Points Hotel in Los Angeles, CA from March 6 –…

OriginGPS Partners with Future Electronics

OriginGPS, a leading manufacturer of miniature Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) modules, announced today that it has struck a partnership with Future Electronics, one of the world’s leading global distributors of electronic components. As part of the agreement, OriginGPS’ ultra-small form factor and low-power GNSS modules will be distributed around the globe via Future’s dedicated…

Richardson Electronics, Tecate Ink Distribution Deal

LaFox, Ill.–Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced today a new global distribution agreement with the Tecate Group, a global supplier of electronic components and assemblies. The agreement aligns with both companies’ pursuit of supplying and supporting solutions that satisfy even the most demanding applications. “I am excited about our partnership with Richardson Electronics and look…

Bisco Industries Launches New Product Blog Series

Anaheim, Calif. – Bisco industries’ newest blog series, What is it? Wednesday, focuses on equipping buyers, sales people, and other non-technical professionals with foundational product knowledge. The overall goal of the blog series is to empower procurement teams to make the most informed and cost effective buying decisions possible. Each blog provides descriptions, use applications,…

Kemet Expands Beyond Capacitors

KEMET Corp. has expanded its product portfolio beyond capacitors thanks to its alliance with NEC TOKIN. The electronic components manufacturer now offers a range of temperature sensors, current sensors, piezoelectric actuators, and current transformers. The alliance, announced in 2013, provided KEMET with three key benefits – the ability to expand its product offering, add new channels,…

RS Signs Deal with Infineon

RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, today announced the signing of a global marketing partner agreement with Infineon Technologies to distribute the company’s extensive portfolio of semiconductors and other electronic components. The agreement builds upon the existing relationship between RS and Infineon and enables customers around…

Seagate Moves to Demand-Driven Supply Chain

Seagate Technology has reinvented itself several times since its founding in 1979. Seagate is now the largest disk drive manufacturer in the world with $8 billion in revenue. It was also one of many of the disk drive suppliers that were impacted by devastating floods in Thailand in 2011. Although not directly a result of…

Component Manufacturers Target Harsh Environments

As demand for electronics components that can be used in harsh environmental conditions continues to increase, interconnect, passive and electromechanical device (IP&E) manufacturers are developing more designs that operate in a wide range of harsh environments, and quite often, also deliver smaller form factors to fit into space-constrained systems and applications. Demand also continues to…