TTI has named Marc Winfield to the new position of Vice President Sales for Europe. He will be responsible for all of TTI’s European sales activities and will lead a team of Regional VPs and Directors as well as continue the development with key strategic global & regional customers.
A beta version of a significant new platform – DesignSpark Marketplace – has been unveiled by RS Components. It enables makers, pro-makers, start-ups and small businesses to promote and sell their own inventions and product creations to a wide audience of fellow makers and engineers, including more than 650,000 members of the RS DesignSpark engineering and maker community.
Solid State Supplies has been appointed as the sole and exclusive representative / distributor in the UK & Eire for high reliability power modules and other products from VPT.
Mouser Electronics has signed NewAE Technology, a company dedicated to providing low-cost, open source tools for performing side-channel power analysis and fault glitching. The global agreement centres around the ChipWhisperer toolchain, which combines open source hardware, software, training, and documentation for embedded hardware security research.
Arrow Electronics has been named EMEA Distributor of the Year by TE Connectivity (TE). Presented at TE’s regional summit in Bad Neuenahr, Germany, this honour recognises Arrow’s success throughout 2017, and was awarded based on strategic criteria that align with TE’s initiatives and priorities, including sales growth, business plan realisation, customer growth and training course completions.
A new app for iOS, Android and Windows devices has been released by RS Components. The DesignSpark Toolbox app is available to download free-of-charge, and provides a single point of access to common electronic reference materials, calculation and conversion tools in an easy-to-use format for electronics design engineers, makers and students.
Nordic Semiconductor has joined the Premier Farnell global linecard following an agreement between the two companies. The deal gives the distributor access to ultra-low power (ULP) wireless chips that can run for a long time from small power sources as the future of electronics goes wireless and portable due to consumer demand for ever greater levels of freedom and flexibility.
Mouser Electronics has received the prestigious NorthFace ScoreBoard Award from the Customer Relationship Management Institute (CRMI) for the sixth consecutive year. The award was given in recognition of achieving excellence in customer service and support throughout 2017. Mouser received a 99% satisfaction score as rated solely by its customers.
Rutronik has been appointed by Molex to distribute its complete product range in the UK and Ireland. The move enables Rutronik to extend its interconnection portfolio and antenna and RF solutions that increasingly play a part in the delivery of advanced IoT solutions.
Work has now started on site for Premier Farnell’s high-quality 361,000 sq ft distribution unit at Muse Developments’ flagship Logic Leeds site. A special turf-cutting ceremony was held on March 29 at Logic Leeds to celebrate the start of construction work on the state-of-the-art distribution hub.