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North America Market Beckons Rutronik Digi-Key NPI Initiatives Win TE Connectivity Award Tektronix Rewards Conrad Sales Growth

North America Market Beckons Rutronik

Jeff Shafer will head Rutronik's venture into the North America market

Digi-Key NPI Initiatives Win TE Connectivity Award

Digi-Key accepts the award from TE Connectivity

Tektronix Rewards Conrad Sales Growth

The award ceremony at Conrad's Hirschau, Germany HQ

Digi-Key Freshens Up TechZones

New and improved TechZones are a feature of Digi-Key’s series of web site updates. The TechZones are designed to give design engineers an at-a-glance aggregate view of new products, technical resources and application-specific content. This week, Digi-Key will debut its newest and most comprehensive TechZone – Lighting Solutions – at LIGHTFAIR in New York City. […]

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Future Electronics Signs Ambiq Micro To Global Pact

Future Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with semiconductor start-up Ambiq Micro. Founded in 2010, Ambiq Micro has developed breakthrough technology based on a patented Subthreshold Power Optimised Technology (SPOT) platform that reduces the amount of power consumed by semiconductors. Ambiq Micro’s initial product is what is claimed as the world’s lowest power real-time […]

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Mouser Launches Moon Flight Challenge

Fly Me to the Moon and Let Me Play Among the Stars – and if you can’t make it in person having your photo up there would be pretty neat every time you look at the night sky with Frank Sinatra crooning in the background. That possibility is being offered by Mouser Electronics and celebrity […]

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Arrow Links Up With Linaro To Deliver Open-Source Boards

Arrow Electronics has joined Linaro, the not-for-profit engineering organisation that consolidates and optimises open-source software for ARM applications. Arrow is the first Linaro collaborator with both hardware-design and distribution capabilities. “Arrow is excited to bring its best-in-class design engineering services, comprehensive product offerings and unparalleled global supply chain relationships to Linaro’s open-source community,” said Aiden […]

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AFDEC Reports Soaring March Billings; Outlook Cloudy

UK/Ireland distributor billings accelerated by 10% in March compared to the previous month and by 2% when compared to the same month in 2014. According to Electronic Components Supply Network (ECSN) Chairman Adam Fletcher, all the indications are that the improvement in sales will be reflected in the figures the association will soon release for […]

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Avnet Merges SILICA, Memec Sales Teams

Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA is merging its SILICA and Avnet Memec subsidiaries and combining the sales forces of both distributors into one. The change will be effective June 29, 2015. As both distributors belong to the same legal entity and already collaborate at the back end (IT, Finance, Operations, Asset), Avnet says it was a […]

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Amplicon, Belden Make The Right Connection

Amplicon has forged a new partnership that gives the distributor access to the full Belden range which includes hundreds of connectivity and networking products for a variety of markets. Belden was established in 1902 and one of its early customers was Thomas Edison. This prestigious history and vast range of switching hardware, gives Amplicon customers […]

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Mouser Bolsters Thermal Management Arsenal

Versarien Technologies which specialises in advanced thermal management solutions, has appointed Mouser Electronics as an authorised global distributor. Under the agreement, Mouser will sell and promote the Versarien standard range of heat sink products based upon the VersarienCu micro-porous metallic copper foam technology. The appointment of Mouser is Versarien’s first major product distribution agreement with […]

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Be BOPLA: Anglia Components Jazzes Up Enclosures Range

Anglia Components has extended its enclosure range following an agreement to stock and support the BOPLA range of industrial and hand held enclosures from Phoenix Mecano. Commenting on the decision to appoint Anglia, Ralf Bokamper, Managing Director at Phoenix Mecano said, “This agreement creates synergy between two very strong brands. BOPLA is well known for […]

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Rutronik Earns Diodes Accolade

Winning Ways: Thomas Rudel, CEO Rutronik (left) accepts the award from Oliver Woyke, Sales Manager Europe, Middle East & Africa at Diodes Inc

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