Master Electronics Adds Marquardt Switch Line

Santa Monica, Calif. – Master Electronics, a leading distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, announced today that it has added the Marquardt switch line to their extensive line card. “Marquardt has been a successful, independent family enterprise for 90 years.  Being a leading manufacturer in the field of electromechanical, electronic switches and switching systems,…

RS Adds SIRIUS ACT Switches

Singapore – RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has introduced Siemens’ new SIRIUS ACT pushbuttons and switches, which offer a choice of modern styles and make panel builders’ lives easier and more productive. The line-up includes 22mm-diameter raised indicator lights and illuminated or non-illuminated pushbuttons with a choice of black plastic,…

America II Adds Cliff Electronic Components

St. Petersburg, Fla. – America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, today announced it has entered into a global franchise distribution agreement with Cliff Electronic Components, a leader in the design, development and manufacturing of components and connectors used in the audio, engineering, instrumentation, medical, lighting and…

Schurter Launches Website for China

Santa Rosa, Calif. —SCHURTER, a progressive innovator and manufacturer of Circuit Protection, Connectors, Switches, and EMC Products to the electronic and electrical industries worldwide, is pleased to announce its newly translated Chinese website. This new website expands SCHURTER’s presence in the Asia market, providing local customers with a more convenient way to search and select…

NKK Switches Appoints New Senior Sales Exec

Scottsdale, Ariz. – NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switching devices, today announced the appointment of Laurence Sweeney as the company’s Senior Sales Executive. As head of sales, Sweeney is responsible for NKK Switches’ sales organization, customer support and channel partnerships. He will also focus on developing and strengthening key customer…

IP&E Trends: Longer Deliveries for Aluminum Electrolytic Caps, Relays

The good news for buyers is that lead times and pricing trends remain stable for most interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s most recent Market and Technology Trends report. However, purchasers should keep a close eye on lead times for surface-mount aluminum electrolytic capacitors and electromechanical relays. Production capacity at…

Military Connector Tags to Increase by 2%

Lead times held steady for most interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components over the past month, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s most recent Market and Technology Trends report. Despite slight price upticks for a few interconnect and passive components, pricing trends are expected to remain generally stable. However, tags for several types of military connectors…

IP&E Lead Times, Pricing Stable

Lead times and pricing trends are expected to remain stable in the interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) component market, according to Avnet Electronics Marketing’s Market and Technology Trends report. However, Avnet product managers indicate that lead times for some parts, including aluminum capacitors and inductors, may be on the rise so buyers should closely monitor deliveries for…