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Europe Leads TTI To TE Connectivity Award Half Century: F C Lane Marks 50 Years In Distribution Winning Big: Digi-Key Scoops Awards Trio

Europe Leads TTI To TE Connectivity Award

Glyn Dennehy (centre) accepts the TE Connectivity 2015 Broadline Distributor of the Year award

Half Century: F C Lane Marks 50 Years In Distribution

Bucolic setting: FC Lane’s rural HQ combines traditional office environments with modern assembly facilities

Winning Big: Digi-Key Scoops Awards Trio

Digi-Key Leaves Las Vegas as a three times winner

FLIR’s BOSON Joins Acal BFi European Linecard

Acal BFi  has signed a Pan European supply agreement with FLIR to offer the latest thermal camera cores and will launch the FLIR Boson thermal core.  “We are thrilled to bring FLIR into our product portfolio and we are already seeing very positive sales activity across Europe for the world-leading FLIR thermal cores including Tau […]

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Datwyler To Buy Premier Farnell for £792m

Premier Farnell is to be acquired by the Swiss-based distributor Datwyler Group for £792m. Datwyler subsidiaries include online distributors Distrelec and Germany-based reichelt elektronik. The deal has been made by Bidco, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Datwyler. The two companies cite a complementary product ranges and geographic presence as one of the rationale behind the acquisition. […]

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Mouser Unveils Timing Technology Site

A Timing Technology web site has been launched by Mouser Electronics designed to give engineers easy-to-access information on the latest technical advances in timers, counters, and clocks. It joins Mouser’s growing selection of Applications & Technologies sites, and it will provide a wealth of resource material — including articles and videos on timing and clock […]

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Europe-Wide Pact Unites EBV Elektronik and Taoglas

A Europe wide distribution agreement has been signed by EBV Elektronik and Taoglas, a worldwide provider of IoT (Internet of Things) and M2M (Machine to Machine) antenna solutions. By partnering with EBV, Taoglas will further expand its channels to market in the European region. “Taoglas antenna solutions portfolio for IoT and M2M applications is a […]

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Acal BFi Bolsters Video Imaging Offering

Acal BFi has joined forces with VCA Technology to offer VCA’s intelligent thermal imaging IP camera series which incorporate VCA’s highly acclaimed video analytics to its European customer base. It brings what Acal BFi describes as an affordable thermal imaging solution that not only allows for faster reaction time, due to its capability to detect […]

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APC Smartwave Launched To Focus On IoT Solutions

APC Smartwave will look to supply a holistic approach to IoT

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Reichelt Elektronik Boosts UK Product Range

reichelt elektronik, has expanded its online catalogue with 1649 new products added during March, April and May 2016. The increased range reflects the growth of the business following the launch of its online UK retail portal earlier this year. New items vary, from larger products such as the Raspberry Pi3, the Preinstalled Tuning Kit Intel […]

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Rutronik, Pulse Electronics Extend Reach Into EMEA

Advancing into EMEA: Rutronik and Pulse have extended their franchise agreement

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TTI, Smiths Connectors Move To European Footing

TTI has extended a distribution agreement with Smiths Connectors’ to cover the whole of Europe. The deal builds on a successful partnership between Smiths Connectors and TTI France, formerly Mateleco. The partnership will provide TTI the availability of high reliability connectors featuring Hypertac hyperboloid contact technology which delivers superior performance in demanding environments where performance […]

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FBDI: German Distis Enjoy Strong Q1

The German components distribution market finished the first quarter of 2016 with growth of just under 10%, continuing the positive trend of the second half of 2015. The turnover of 859m Euro was the second highest quarterly sales since the founding of the FBDi (only Q1/CY11, the Fukushima quarter, was higher). Orders showed an increase […]

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