RFMW and EMC Tech Expand Pact

SAN JOSE, CA — RFMW, Ltd and EMC Technology / Florida RF Labs, a Smiths Interconnect business, today announced a distribution agreement effective June 13, 2012 adding Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) to franchised RFMW territories. EMC Technology / Florida RF Labs is an internationally recognized leader in the development and manufacture of…

Hail the Lowly Connector

Nothing makes a consumer appreciate a connector more than not having one. I learned this lesson the hard way by misplacing the connector that attaches to the charger that powers my camera's lithium-ion battery. There was one — exactly one — compatible charger available at Best Buy, and it was more than $40. Luckily for…

TTI Buys NPCS Autotronics Assets

FORT WORTH, TX — TTI, Inc. an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, today announced the acquisition of the assets of NPCS Autotronics Co. Ltd. Based in Shanghai, China, NPCS Autotronics is a specialty distributor of connector products used in the transportation market segment. The company is an official distributor of Delphi Connection Systems.…

Mouser Stocks Amphenol Rugged Connectors

MANSFIELD, TX – Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced the availability of rugged, IP67 rated RF connectors from Amphenol RF. TNC and N type connectors are available in both straight and right angle models, and accommodate LMR 200 (N type) and…

RFMW Supports Florida RF Assemblies

SAN JOSE, Calif. — RFMW , Ltd. announces immediate delivery of selected high performance cable assemblies from Florida RF Labs, Inc. Lab-Flex 200 is ideal for low loss replacement of solid dielectric .195 diameter cable. A tape-wrapped dielectric provides an 80% velocity of propagation while maintaining insertion loss 40% lower than solid dielectrics of the…

Mouser Electronics First to Stock FCI PwrBlade+™

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it is the first major distributor to stock FCI’s PwrBlade+™ Connectors. FCI PwrBlade+™ Connectors are a next generation AC/DC power distribution connector system for demanding applications requiring higher linear current density and…

Digi-Key & HARTING Announce Global Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced it has entered into a global agreement to distribute HARTING Technology Group products. Read the full press release. {complink 12799|Digi-Key Corp.} HARTING Technology Group

TTI Launches Product Webcast

FORT WORTH, Texas — TTI, Inc. in conjunction with EETimes launches a new product webcast, Choosing a High-Speed Mezzanine Connector. John Holba, Global Product Manager with Molex, hosts the pre-recorded 12-minute webcast to explain the various applications for high-speed mezzanine connectors. He will discuss what decision points to use in the selection process and introduce…

FCI, Amphenol Have Second Source Deal

ETTERS, Pa. (March 5, 2012) — FCI, a leading supplier of high-speed, high-density connectors and interconnect systems, and Amphenol have entered into a second source agreement covering the InfinX® high speed mezzanine connector family. “The licensing agreement, based on the sharing of innovative patented high speed mezzanine connector and BGA connector termination technologies, leverages the…