IP&E War Heats Up Electronics Supply Chain, Part 1

Large, billion dollar transactions are unusual in the interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) components market but recent developments point to a stirring in the sector that will have major impacts on OEMs, suppliers and parts distributors serving the sector. True, IP&E components are anything but glamorous and the main vendors — Amphenol, AVX, Kemet, Molex,…

ISO Renews Registration for TTI Americas

TTI, Inc., the specialty distributor of passive, interconnect and discrete components, announced today that it has received renewal of its AS910C and ISO 9001:2008 registration for American operations through September 2016. AS9000 is the international standard for quality management systems for the rigorous aerospace and defense industries. This accreditation recognizes the structure and performance of…

TTI’s Knight: Mouser, Sager Complement Global Strategy

Unlike its bigger competitors TTI Inc. wasn’t initially a leading consolidator in the North American electronics components distribution market but the company has since been playing catch up with several strategic deals, including the  purchase of Mouser in 2000 and more recently, Sager Electronics. More such deals may be on the way although these are…

National Instruments Lauds TTI

TTI, Inc., known as a leading distributor of passive, connector, electromechanical and discrete components, has received three distinguished awards from National Instruments (Nasdaq: NATI). These awards were given for On-Time Delivery, Quality, and Best in Class Supplier. Debbie Ragan, global commodity manager at National Instruments, and her team recently presented these awards to the TTI…

TTI Receives Recognition from Northrop Grumman

TTI, Inc., the leading global distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components, has received special award recognition from Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems Division as a 2012 Platinum Source Preferred award winner. This award acknowledgement is a first-time win for TTI. These awards from Northrop Grumman recognize suppliers for achieving distinction in product quality, on-time…

Vishay Honored With 2012 TTI Excellence Awards

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc.  today announced that the company has received 2012 Supplier Excellence Awards in North America and Europe from TTI, Inc. Vishay is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components. TTI is the world’s leading authorized distributor specialist offering passive, connector, electromechanical, and discrete components.  The TTI Supplier…

Kemet Captures TTI Awards

Kemet Corp.,  a leading manufacturer of tantalum, ceramic, aluminum, film, paper and electrolytic capacitors, is proud to announce that it has been awarded TTI’s Supplier Excellence Award for the Americas, Asia and Europe. This coveted award represents the highest recognition possible of a supplier’s performance within TTI. “We are extremely pleased to receive the ‘TTI…

Bourns Receives TTI 2012 Global Operations Excellence Award

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, announced today that TTI, Inc., a global distributor of connector, passive, electromechanical and discrete components, has awarded its prestigious 2012 TTI Global Operations Excellence Award to Bourns. Bourns was recognized as the supplier which earned TTI’s Supplier Excellence Award in three regions – the Americas,…