How the Supply Chain Developed an IP&E Shortage

Editor’s note: The most ubiquitous components in any electronics design – interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) devices – are in the midst of an unprecedented supply shortage. What distinguishes this scarcity from others is the broad base of markets that are desperate for IP&E. OEMs are facing idle production lines while they wait for devices…

TTI Names VP, Global Accounts

TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components today announced the appointment of Michael Kennedy to the position of Vice President, Global Accounts. Kennedy’s career includes extensive experience in the distribution industry, most recently with Wesco Aircraft, where during his employment he held notable positions as vice president sales and marketing, vice president global…

RFMW Acquisition Expands TTI’s Chip Expertise

IP&E expert TTI Inc. raised a few eyebrows when it acquired semiconductor specialty distributor Symmetry Electronics in July of 2017. The announcement of TTI’s intent to acquire RF/microwave expert RFMW Ltd. raised a few more. Until 2017, TTI focused exclusively on interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components. Its expertise in these products has sustained TTI…

TTI Carries Bourns CSS Series

The CSS series high power current sense resistors from Bourns come in both 2-terminal and 4-terminal options and can now be sourced in Europe through TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components. The 2-terminal models are available in three different footprint sizes: 5930, 3920 and 2512 (6332 Metric). With resistance values as…

TTI Inks Pact With Osram

TTI, Inc., a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, announced today the company has signed a distribution agreement with Osram Opto Semiconductors, a global leader in the optoelectronics industry, expanding TTI’s product offering to its valued customer base in North America. Jeff Ray, TTI Vice President Product and Supplier Marketing, said, “Adding Osram Opto Semiconductors to…

TTI Names Compliance VP; Makes Forbes ‘Best’ List

TTI, Inc. a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, today announced the appointment of John Archer to the position of Vice President Global Ethics and Compliance. Archer is a certified international compliance and ethics professional with more than 18 years of legal and compliance experience. He will have responsibility for the organizational design and governance…