Heilind Offers TE Connectivity Products

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, is now stocking the full line of TE Connectivity solar products. Heilind's large inventory of TE solar products includes the SOLARLOK product line, solar identification labels and solar relays. TE's SOLARLOK product line includes PV connectors, junction boxes, grounding clips, grounding bolts and…

Newark/Element 14 Stocks FCI Connectors

CHICAGO — Newark/element14, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas, and a business of Premier Farnell, announced today it was stocking FCI’s 1.25mm-pitch wire-to-board connector series, which features a single-row design available with 2 to 20 circuit positions and suits a wide variety of industrial and consumer applications. Products in the new series…

Chevy Volt: A Jolt of Reality

As promised, I've taken possession of a Chevy Volt, a gasoline-and-electric vehicle being marketed as a green or environmentally friendly vehicle. It's parked in my driveway in all its red fire truck glory with the Avnet Express logo splashed on the hood and a side sticker from TE Connectivity. After a brief ride to the…

Driving Miss Volt

I am taking custody of a Chevy Volt electric car Wednesday, and I can't wait to take it out for a spin. Brian Fuller, editorial director for EE Times' EE Life engineering community, will hand off the vehicle to me in Philadelphia, and my charter is to deliver it undented and unscratched to Boston in…

Amphenol Reports Flood Damage

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Amphenol Corporation (NYSE: APH) announced today that it has incurred flood damage at its Sidney, New York manufacturing facility. The Sidney facility primarily serves the military/aerospace market. The entire region has been severely impacted by high rainfall and the back to back impacts of Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee, resulting in…

Newark/element14 Stocks Amphenol Connectors

CHICAGO — Newark/element14, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas, and a business of global Premier Farnell, announced today it was stocking the HD-BNC™, the newest line of RF connectors from Amphenol RF. The HD-BNC™ enables design engineers to fit more connectors into a smaller space without compromising true 75 ohm performance. The…

Newark/element14 Stocks FCI Products

CHICAGO — Newark/element14, a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor in the Americas, and a business of global Premier Farnell, announced today it was stocking FCI's XCede® vertical backplane headers and right-angle daughter card receptacles. Offering 25Gb/s performance, the XCede® connector system provides engineers with a clear long-term migration path for the equipment platforms they design…

Heilind Offers TE Connector

WILMINGTON, Mass. — Heilind Electronics, the largest interconnect distributor in North America, is now stocking TE Connectivity's MEZALOK connector. TE's MEZALOK connector is a rugged surface mount mezzanine connector incorporating “super-redundant” mini-box contact system for separable interface. The MEZALOK connector is available in 60 and 114 positions, and the Mini-Box contact system provides four points…

Avnet Giving Clients Stock View

PHOENIX — Combining a robust inventory of more than five million SKUs and unmatched physical value-add services, Avnet Express, the e-Commerce engine for Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is giving online customers the ability to view stock available to build connector assemblies. Customers who purchase connector assemblies on www.avnetexpress.com…

J.H. Whitney Buys Autosplice

SAN DIEGO — Autosplice today announced that J.H. Whitney Capital Partners, LLC, a private equity firm based in New Canaan, CT, has joined with the existing management team to acquire the company. The Autosplice name will continue, and all day-to-day operations of Autosplice will remain in their current locations and the Autosplice management team will…