2016 Top 25 Global Franchised Distributors

Unlike an exciting horse race with a photo finish and winners measured by a nose, the listing of top 25 global franchised distributors is more like a sedate trail ride or perhaps pomp-filled parade. In fact, the global franchised distributors that remain in the race in 2016 have remained largely the same, with only one…

Amphenol CFP2 Commercial Cage Connectors Available From Mouser Electronics

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now shipping the CFP2 Connectors from Amphenol Commercial. The connectors target the future generation of high speed industrial systems. The Amphenol Commercial CFP2 Connectors available from Mouser Electronics are 3.3V single row connectors for cage assemblies. Contacts are 0.6mm pitch. Resonance damping improves signal integrity by preventing interference…

TTI, Inc. Announces Acquisition of Astrex Electronics

FORTH WORTH, Texas — TTI, Inc. an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, announced the acquisition of Astrex Electronics, a privately held connector distribution specialist headquartered in Plainview, N.Y. Mike Morton, President TTI Americas, said of the acquisition, “I'm very pleased to be bringing Astrex Electronics into the fold of the TTI family of…

Digi-Key Employees Advance Education & Employment Opportunities Through Technical Scholarship Program

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced seven recipients of the 2014 Technical Scholarship. The recipients will begin their studies this fall semester at Northland Community and Technical College (NCTC) in the Electronics Technology degree program. “Digi-Key’s Technical Scholarship…

Tens of Thousands of Designs & Counting: Digi-Key’s Free Scheme-it Circuit Design Tool Gets Upgraded

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced new enhancements to the popular Scheme-it circuit design tool, available at no cost on the Digi-Key website. The tool was co-designed and built by Aspen Labs LLC, a business-media company focused on…