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RS Components, ebm-papst Renew Their Vows Mouser Honours Cream Of Suppliers KEMET Joins Solid State Supplies Linecard

RS Components, ebm-papst Renew Their Vows

Fan club: Steve Keep (left) - RS Components Global Account Manager and Jochen Friess - ebm-papst Director Global Sales

Mouser Honours Cream Of Suppliers’ Crop

You're the tops: Mouser Electronics Best in Class Awards recipients

KEMET Joins Solid State Supplies Linecard

Solid deal: Hugh Wratten (right), Product Manager for Solid State Supplies, shakes hands with Michael Nokes, UK & Ireland Account Manager for KEMET

Avnet Silica, Dialog Semiconductor Ink EMEA Pact

Avnet Silica has signed a distribution agreement covering the whole of the EMEA region with Dialog Semiconductor. Avnet Silica will stock the complete range of Dialog Semiconductor products, including the SmartBond Bluetooth low-energy SoCs, PMICs and RapidCharge AC/DC power conversion solutions. “By collaborating with Avnet Silica, Dialog is dramatically increasing the exposure of our innovative […]

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Jactron Merged Into Simms International

Memory and data storage distributor Jactron which has operated as the Industrial Division of Simms International since its acquisition in 2008 is to be amalgamated into the Simms brand from September 1. The company will continue to serve customers supplying industrial grade memory and data storage modules to the aerospace, defence, transportation, energy and telecommunications […]

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Arrow, Indiegogo Kick Off Joint Service

Arrow Electronics and Indiegogo have opened their crowdfund-to-production service. It is aimed at accelerating the pace of innovation for technology and internet of things (IoT) entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs can apply for Arrow certification on the Indiegogo platform. Arrow Electronics’ engineers will then analyse the design and manufacturability of each application. Projects deemed “ready for manufacturing” will […]

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Mouser Adds Amphenol LTW To Global Linecard

Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with Amphenol LTW, a division of Amphenol that supplies rugged and harsh environment interconnects. “Amphenol LTW is excited to extend its market reach through Mouser Electronics,” said Luc Kan, General Manager of Amphenol LTW. “With our expertise in technologically advanced products and Mouser’s leadership in global distribution, […]

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DMASS: Disti Sales Slip In Q2

Signs of a seasonal weakness occurred in semiconductor distribution during the Spring quarter. According to DMASS (Distributors’ and Manufacturers’ Association of Semiconductor Specialists), sales in the second quarter grew by 2.15% to 1.86bn Euro in Q2/CY16 over the same quarter last year. Currency effects have eased out in the meantime. Georg Steinberger, chairman of DMASS […]

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Maggs Wins Mouser Promotion

Industry veteran Graham Maggs has been named as Vice President of Marketing–EMEA for Mouser. Maggs brings over 28 years of experience in European and global roles. He joined the Mouser team in April 2010 and has been instrumental in building Mouser’s EMEA marketing team that spans supplier marketing, web marketing, advertising, public relations, media and […]

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Avnet Set To Buy Premier Farnell As Datwyler Concedes Defeat

Datwyler looks to have conceded defeat to Avnet in the race to buy Premier Farnell. The Swiss-based company says it will not raise its original bid of £615m and that this bid will lapse on August 21. It will not seek an extension to that deadline. Avnet has offered £691m for the UK-based distributor. The […]

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Premier Farnell – The Only Game In Town For Avnet And Datwyler

There are 300,000 reasons why Avnet and Datwyler are vying to buy Premier Farnell.  They are all engineers signed up to the UK-based distributor’s element 14 online community. Avnet needs them because it has lost ground on design-ins against the competition – though there are signs of a recovery – and it needs to cement […]

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Richardson RFPD, Power Integrations Ink Global Pact

Richardson RFPD has signed a global distribution agreement with Power Integrations. The agreement sees Richardson RFPD marketing and selling Power Integrations’ SCALE IGBT drivers for the high-power market, as well as its new SCALE-iDriver integrated circuits, on a worldwide basis. “Power Integrations’ industry-leading IGBT gate driver products are a perfect complement to our emphasis on […]

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Simms Opens New Era With Apricorn Signing

Simms International has been appointed sole UK distributor for Apricorn. Apricorn manufactures FIPS 140-2 USB encrypted storage devices ranging from 4GB to 8TB capacity. The company’s Aegis range of products is centred on being 100% hardware encrypted with on-board authentication, making them software-free and cross-platform compatible, suitable for all types of government departments and organisations […]

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