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Ambitious Conrad Opens 56m Euro Logistics Centre RS Components, TRACO Sign Global Pact NPI Investment Nets Harting Award For RS Components

Ambitious Conrad Opens 56m Euro Logistics Centre

On the buzzer:Klaus Conrad, Werner Conrad and the Bavarian Prime Minister Horst Seehofer open Conrad’s expanded logistics facility

RS Components, TRACO Sign Global Pact

Global Power: The RS Components and TRACO teams seal the deal at electronica

NPI Investment Nets Harting Award For RS Components

Well connected: The RS Components and Harting teams at the electronica awards ceremony

CODICO Deal Strengthens Isabellenhutte Distribution Network

Isabellenhütte has strengthened its distribution network by signing an agreement with Codico that becomes effective on January 1, 2015. The distributor will take responsibility for design-in sales of industrial precision and high-performance resistors manufactured by Isabellenhütte. Codico will complement Isabellenhütte’s existing network of distributors and representatives, with responsibility for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, parts of Italy, […]

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Future Electronics Goes Global With Sensirion

Sensor manufacturer Sensirion has sealed a global sales agreement with Future Electronics. “We are very excited to have found a partner that is globally active and can offer our customers optimal support on-site,” says Christian Constantin, Distribution Channel Manager at Sensirion. “With Future Electronics, our customers will receive quick consultation and top-flight technical expertise, even […]

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Isabellenhutte Opens Route Into Distribution Channel

Defending a Cristiano Ronaldo free kick or capturing a distribution deal for posterity. Probably the latter as Isabellenhutte and Power & Signal Group executives pose for the camera

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French Connection Extends Plessey Sales Network

Plessey is taking its products into the French and Tunisian markets through a distribution agreement with Syscom Electronique, an electronics distributor and provider of advanced complete solutions headquartered close to Paris. Regis du Manoir, President of Syscom,said, “Syscom Electronique is very proud to have been selected to promote Plessey GaN-on-Silicon LED to the French market. […]

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Semi Sales Soar in Q3 Says DMASS

European semiconductor sales have continued their healthy growth projectory in Q3 2014. According to DMASS (Distributors’ and Manufacturers’ Association of Semiconductor Specialists) semiconductor distribution sales in Q3/CY14 grew by 7.3% to 1.57bn Euro. The regional performance remained mixed between double-digit decline and double-digit growth. Georg Steinberger, chairman of DMASS, commented: “We were happy to see […]

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Digi-Key, Freescale Name Design Contest Winners

Digi-Key, Freescale Semiconductor and ARM today announced the winners of the “Design With Freedom” product design contest, in conjunction with the electronica conference in Munich. The competition encouraged European design engineers to submit prototype innovations built with one of Freescale’s Freedom line of cost-effective development platforms and Digi-Key’s complimentary Scheme-it online design software. “Having thousands […]

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Charcroft Electronics Nabs Tab Componernts

Specialist distributor Charcroft Electronics has acquired Tab Components. The acquisition ensures the continuity of supply for Tab silver mica capacitors by relocating the manufacturing facility to Charcroft’s manufacturing division in Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales. The acquisition was agreed following the retirement of Tab managing director, Allan Forsyth, who will continue to work closely with Charcroft during […]

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Sales Up, Profits Slump At Electrocomponents

Electrocomponents reported underlying sales growth of 3% to £635.4m from £616m in its first half results. International sales grew 5%. North America sales led the way posting a 10% sales increase. Asia Pacific sales were up 5%, and Europe reported a 2% sales increase. UK sales declined 2%. International sales driven by 10% growth in […]

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Electrocomponents Boss Mason Announces Departure

Ian Mason is leaving Electrocomponents after 13 years as Chief Executive Officer of the distribution group. Company chairman Peter Johnson has already begun the search for Mason’s successor and he is considering internal and external candidates. Insiders suggest that the company would like to have an appointment made early in the New Year. Two years […]

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Altium Agreement Bolsters element14 Software Offering

element14 has upped the ante in the design software distribution sector. At the electronica exhibition in Munich it announced a global agreement with Altium, to distribute CircuitStudio through the recently launched element14 Design Center. The new signing will be an important component pf phase two of element 14’s Design Center where the distributor has already […]

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