TDK has recognised Digi-Key Electronics Europe with their European Distribution Award 2018 in Gold in the high-service distribution category. This was Digi-Key’s fifth consecutive award from TDK, and Digi-Key attained the highest score in the distributor performance assessment.
RS Components has signed global franchise agreement with Yageo, a supplier of passive components. A key product type now immediately available from RS is Yageo’s extensive portfolio of chip resistors.
TT Electronics has sealed an exclusive sales agreement with Protek Power, strengthening its ability to deliver design, integration and assembly of power solutions to international standards.
Mouser Electronics has been named the 2018 e‑Commerce Distributor of the Year by Bourns. The global award was presented to Mouser executives at the recent 2019 EDS Leadership Summit in Las Vegas.
Future Electronics has signed a global partnership with Silvair, a provider of qualified Bluetooth mesh solutions for lighting control.
Anglia Components has received its fifth TDK European Distribution Award in 2018 in the local distribution category, a pretty good return over the six years in which the Awards have been presented.
Well it’s not all doom and gloom. According to DMASS* European semiconductor distribution sales grew by 8.4% to 2.5bn Euro, an all-time record in the first quarter of 2019.
Avnet Silica has won the award for the fastest growing distributor in the EMEA region from STMicroelectronics (ST). A key factor was Avnet Silica’s exceptionally high level of augmented sales of ST products and technologies — with double-digit growth in 2018 compared to the previous year.
The UK and Ireland distribution market’s run of twelve consecutive periods of ‘quarter-on-same-quarter-the-previous-year’ growth’ has been abruptly halted by an unexpected decline in Billings in April ‘19.