Vishay Awards Future Electronics

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, was named Passives Distributor of the Year 2016 by Vishay for the Americas. Future Electronics was also named Semiconductor Distributor of the Year 2016 and Full Service Distributor of the Year 2016. The announcement was made at the recent Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) held at The…

Bourns Adds Custom Options for Power Designs

In the interconnect, passive and electromechanical market, the slightest advantage can help secure a component’s spot in an OEM design. IP&E component manufacturer Bourns Inc. is expanding its competitive edge in the power electronics market by acquiring specific assets of the Transtek brand of magnetics components. Transtek’s product portfolio included custom transformers, inductors and coils…

TTI Earns Three Vishay Awards

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, has announced a “clean sweep” of distributor awards from discrete semiconductor and passive components manufacturer, Vishay, covering the company’s performance in 2015.  Specialist distributor TTI was recognized as top performer in all three categories – Actives, Passives and Full Service – and becomes the first…

Role of Power ICs and Passives in Power Conversion

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is teaming up with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara to announce its next Innovation Spotlight interview as part of the Portable Power Series in the Empowering Innovation Together™ program. In this new interview, Grant speaks with Jon Nelson, President and CEO, TDK Americas, to learn more about energy management and storage. Nelson explains how TDK Americas and EPCOS, a TDK…

Does Vishay Need a New, Growth Formula?

One decade after it began a series of acquisitions aimed at boosting sales and profit expansion Vishay Intertechnology Inc. is still struggling to find the right formula for differentiating itself in one of the most competitive and growth-challenged segments of the electronics components market. The company has made many acquisitions and broadened its product offerings…

Element14 Expands Passives Roster

Element14 has expanded its portfolio of high-power passives from leading global suppliers TE Connectivity, Vishay, Panasonic, Kemet and Bourns. These have been added to its range of over 160,000 passives; comprising capacitors, resistors and inductors, which include AEC-Q200 qualified components for harsh circuit conditions. High-power passives components with its long lifetime capabilities and high reliability…

RFMW & Frontier Electronics Ink Passives Deal

RFMW Ltd. and Frontier Electronics, a world leader in the manufacture of passive components, today announced a worldwide distribution agreement effective January, 19, 2015.  Frontier Electronics has one of the most comprehensive and all inclusive passive component offerings in the industry. Frontier Electronics manufactures magnetics, MLCCs, IPCs, and diodes for RF and power applications. RFMW…

Element14 Expands High-Temp Passives Lineup

element14 has expanded its portfolio of high-temperature passives from leading global suppliers Vishay, Kemet, Panasonic, AVX and TT Electronics. These high-performance passives have been added to its range of over 160,000 products; including capacitors, resistors and inductors, for use in extreme temperature applications such as oil and gas, industrial automation, automotive, medical instrumentation, and test…

IP&E Suppliers Target Military Markets

Over the past month, there has been an uptick in military-related partnerships, services, and products in the interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) industry. It may be due to MILCOM 2014 (Military Communications Conference) held earlier this month, but in any case, electronic component manufacturers and distributors are putting a lot more focus on the military…