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Gee To Head UK Sales For Farnell element14 RS Components Dominates Pico Technology Awards Rutronik Celebrates 10 Years In The UK

Gee To Head UK Sales For Farnell element14

Taking the lead: Phil Gee takes over as regional sales director, UK for Farnell element14

RS Components Dominates Pico Technology Awards

Measuring up: l to r; Kieran Winstanley, Distribution Sales Manager, Pico; Graham Cave, Global Category Manager, RS; Trevor Smith, Business Development Manager, Pico.

Rutronik Celebrates 10 Years In The UK

Celebration time is here l to r: Markus Krieg, Managing Director Marketing; Jezel Hardern, Managing Director UK & Ireland; Thomas Rudel, CEO;

XP Power Cash Offer Clinches EMCO Acquisition

XP Power has acquired EMCO High Voltage Corporation (“EMCO”), a designer and manufacturer of high voltage power modules, for £7.8m cash (US$12m). EMCO, based in Northern California and with manufacturing operations in Nevada, supplies the industrial and medical sectors with a broad range of standard, modified and custom high voltage products. Mike Laver, President, Worldwide […]

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KEMET CEO Testifies On Conflict Minerals

KEMET Chief Executive Officer, Per Loof, testified in a hearing before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee’s Monetary Policy and Trade Subcommittee, as part of the full committee’s continued oversight of the Dodd-Frank Act, signed into law by President Obama five years ago. The hearing, entitled “Dodd-Frank Five Years Later: What Have We Learned from […]

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Digi-Key, Accelerated Designs Sign Global Pact

Digi-Key Electronics and Accelerated Designs have signed an exclusive, global distribution agreement covering software and design data. Accelerated Designs focuses on providing engineers and electronics manufacturers EDA-tool-neutral software and data that improves efficiency of adding and managing new parts when designing circuits and printed circuit boards. The flagship product of Accelerated Designs is Ultra Librarian, […]

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ARM in ARM: element14, ARM Go Global

element14 has added the Asia-Pacific region to its distribution agreement with ARM. The new deal extends an existing EMEA and Americas franchise and makes element14 the largest global distributor of ARM development tools, software, evaluation boards and debug hardware. In addition to hardware, element14 provides ARM-certified technical support . It says it is the only […]

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FBDI: German Distribution Sales Show Record Growth

The German electronics components distribution market is ticking over very nicely. The quarterly turnover of FBDi-member companies rose by 9.8% to 830m Euro in the third quarter of 2015 – the highest rise recorded. Bookings rose by 8.5% to 809m Euro. Accordingly, the first nine months of 2015 show a positive picture: Turnover of all […]

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DMASS: Semi Sales Continue To Climb

Components distribution seems to be staying robust throughout 2015. According to DMASS (Distributors’ and Manufacturers’ Association of Semiconductor Specialists), semiconductor distribution sales in Q3/CY15 grew by 17.9% to 1.86bn Euro compared to Q3/CY14. This is close to record sales in Q2/CY15, all the more surprising as the summer quarter normally shows a sequential decline, due […]

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Bielesch Takes King’s Throne In Europe

Martin Bielesch has been named president of Arrow Electronics’ components business in EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). He succeeds Andy King who has become president of Arrow Electronics’ global components business. Bielesch previously served as vice president sales for EMEA components. He joined Arrow in 2014 from Avnet EMG where he was vice president […]

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Mouser, Melexis Ink Global Pact

Melexis has further reinforced its worldwide distribution network by signing a global agreement with Mouser Electronics. “Melexis has made great progress during 2015 in strengthening its global distribution network,” states Gianluigi Morello, Global Sales Director for Melexis. “Our cooperation with Mouser is a vital part of this work. As a result we will now be […]

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King To Head Arrow Global Components Biz

Andy King has been named as the new President of Arrow Electronics global components business. He replaces Eric Schuck. King was previously head of Arrow’s EMEA business, where he succeeded Schuck. King (pictured) will report to Andy Bryant, Arrow’s Chief Operating Officer. “Andy’s track record of leadership and his extensive industry experience make him the […]

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LPRS Takes On LoRa Wireless Modules Range

LPRS (Low Power Radio Solutions) has been appointed by Link Labs to sell its LoRa range of wireless modules and gateways. Washington, DC-based Link Labs has developed novel methods for communicating with multiple wireless devices at long range, and with low power consumption using the LoRa networking protocol LoRaWAN. This technology offers the ability to […]

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