RS Supplies Schneider Electric NFC Timing Relays

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced that it is the first distributor to market with the high-quality NFC timing relay from Schneider Electric, which offers control and monitoring of a timing relay via NFC (Near Field Communication) using a smartphone or tablet. The product is…

Schneider Electric Opens New Mfg Facility

Palatine, Ill. — Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, today announced the grand opening of its new manufacturing location in Livermore, California. The facility will serve as a West Coast hub for the U.S. Services team, offering improved customer service for Schneider Electric’s local customers while also supporting the production of Schneider…

Integrated Conflict Minerals/RoHS Tool Debuts

One of the electronics industry’s problems with the so-called U.S. “Conflict Minerals Act” has been the lack of a comprehensive standard for disclosing the origin of certain minerals. An organization of electronics manufacturers, consultancies and compliance agencies have developed a comprehensive conflict minerals web database system, BOMcheck,  in preparation for the reporting period beginning in…