TTI Adds AirBorn Interconnects

Fort Worth, Tex. – TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company has added a new connector supplier, AirBorn Interconnects. For more than 45 years, AirBorn has been supplying interconnect systems for aerospace, medical, instrumentation, storage and networking, space exploration and energy industries. AirBorn’s wide range of…

Distribution M&A Takes a Different Tack

The electronics distribution industry will never again see the kind of merger and acquisition activity that took place in the 1990s. During that period, trade journals’ rankings of the Top 100 Distributors became the Top 50 and then the Top 25. The driver, of course, was nationalization and then globalization. Distributors were filling in the…

Acquisitions Dominate the IP&E Market

In last month’s IP&E Market Insider newsletter, I noted that it was very likely that we would see more interconnect, passive, and electromechanical (IP&E) component manufacturers focused on high-performance product development to offset dwindling margins in their commodity businesses as well as more targeted acquisitions of niche companies that give them entry into higher end…

TTI Acquires Astrex

TTI, Inc. an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, today announced the acquisition of Astrex Electronics, a privately held connector distribution specialist headquartered in Plainview, New York. 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 companies. I…

IP&E Marketplace Takes Off

BBG Enterprises Inc., publisher of Electronics Purchasing Strategies, has announced the launch of a new dedicated site catering to manufacturers, distributors and buyers of interconnect, passive and electromechanical components. The IP&E Marketplace is focused on servicing the multi-billion dollar IP&E market with the traditional fare of news, research and data complemented with opportunities for suppliers…

TTI Stocks Panasonic White LEDs

Fort Worth, Texas – Global electronics distributor TTI, Inc. announced today the company now stocks six new high-power, white LEDs from Panasonic. The new LNJ03004 series is a surface mount white LED and is available in a 3230 package. These LEDs exhibit a high-luminous efficiency of 150 Lumen/watt and can be used in numerous applications including…

TTI Awards Bourns

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has again been honored with TTI’s Supplier Excellence Award at the Platinum Level for its Americas, European and Asia operations. Bourns’ European operations also received TTI’s Diamond Award for the highest overall point achievement.  The TTI Supplier Excellence program measures sales…

TTI has Honeywell Nanopower

TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, announced today the company will distribute Honeywell’s Sensing and Control Magnetoresistive Sensor ICs Nanopower Series. TTI and Honeywell are pleased to introduce and stock this leading-edge sensor technology that offers design engineers numerous advantages compared to other widely used magnetic technologies. TTI’s…

TTI Recognized by Eaton

TTI, Inc. the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components has been honored with Eaton’s Distributor of the Year Award adding to the list of top supplier awards received at the Electronic Distribution Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Eaton is recognized as a leading power management company offering energy efficient solutions to…

TTI Wins 3M Award

TTI, Inc. the leading global distributor of interconnect, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, today announced the company has been awarded the 2013 Top Performance Award for North America Distribution by 3M Electronics Materials Solutions Division’s Interconnect Business. The award presentation took place at the Electronic Distribution Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. The award recognizes TTI’s…