Cressall, has signed a global distribution agreement RS Components (RS), that will see items from its range of resistors and portable load bank units from any of the 32 countries where RS operates. For the agreement with RS, Cressall has produced a range of high current adjustable resistor kits suitable for many high power applications.
Premier Farnell is investing in a 360,000 sq. foot warehouse. The move follows the distributor adding £60m of additional inventory in the past 12 months which instigated a Europe-wide search for a new warehouse facility to support demand.
Arrow Electronics and Basler, a German supplier of industrial digital cameras, have signed an agreement under which Arrow will distribute the complete Basler range of products throughout the EMEA region. In addition, Arrow added Basler to its digital global linecard.
RS Components (RS) has won an award for exceptional performance from Phoenix Contact.
RS was named as Phoenix Contact’s UK distribution partner of the year for 2017 based on its performance in the area of connectivity devices, fulfilling extensive marketing activities around new product introductions, leading to outstanding sales growth.
The European semiconductor industry ended 2017 on an upbeat note. According to DMASS semiconductor sales as reported its members in Q4/2017 ended with an increase over Q4/2016 of 11.6% at 2.01bn Euro, the highest-ever winter quarter recorded by DMASS. The full year 2017 ended 14.6% higher at 8.5bn Euro, also an all-time record.
Aerco has been named EMEA Distributor of the Year 2017 for Design-In Activities by Smiths Interconnect. This is the first year that Smiths Interconnect has run a distributor recognition programme, which recognises outstanding achievement by its distributors in Asia, the Americas and EMEA.
SV Microwave has presented Digi-Key Electronics with its “2017 Distributor of the Year” award for their outstanding partnership performance. The award is based on point of sale (POS) growth, customer reach, engagement efforts, market expansion, inventory breadth and depth growth, including New Product Introduction (NPI) purchases, and more.
Jacinta Roche has joined Anglia Components as Country Manager for Ireland to boost their focus in that territory. Jacinta will report to Michaela Senior, Sales Director at Anglia.
Mouser Electronics has sealed a global distribution agreement with Sierra Monitor, a provider of Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions that connect and protect high-value infrastructure assets. Building automation and management systems rely on the BACnet protocol to manage and control energy costs and run facilities more efficiently.