Top 50 Distributors: Market Leaders

The top 50 North American Electronics Distributors Report ranks the leading distributors by revenue, sales growth, and sales breakdown by component category. The report reveals which distributors hold the largest North American market share by semiconductors, passive/electromechanical devices, interconnects, and computer products. It also ranks distributors by the highest productivity levels, based on sales per…

AVX Launches New Corporate Website

Fountain Inn, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has launched its new corporate website. Comprehensive, visually engaging, and easy to navigate, the new AVX website delivers a virtual corporate presence that accurately reflects the cutting-edge technology and seamless integration that its products enable in applications including: automotive, medical,…

Molex Acquires Soligie

Flexible electronics—circuits that can be printed on substrates such as plastic—enable products such as the curved smartphones and TV screens that have been released in recent years. Molex Incorporated is now expanding its presence in the flexible electronics business through its acquisition of Soligie Inc., anounced today. Soligie specializes in printed and flexible electronic solutions for…

Looking Back at 2014: Interconnect and Systems Suppliers

As IP&E suppliers continue to position their businesses for stronger growth, they are acquiring other companies or shedding unprofitable operations. In this article, we will review some of the significant news in the areas of interconnects and system components. Connector supplier Molex Inc. (Lisle, IL) made two mid-year acquisitions to flesh out its ever-expanding product…

RS Components Signs Weidmuller

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc  (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has further strengthened its portfolio of high-quality automation products with the announcement of a new global trading agreement with industrial connectivity specialist Weidmuller. The Weidmuller range now available from RS satisfies interconnection needs across numerous industries…