The lack of demand that was visible during the second half of 2019 battered semiconductor revenues in Q4 according to DMASS.
SCHURTER and TTI have extended their EMEA distribution agreement to include France.
Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with MicroCare a leading supplier of critical cleaning products. Through the agreement, Mouser now stocks a variety of MicroCare cleaning products for a broad range of industries and markets.
Danisense, a supplier of high-accuracy current transducers for demanding applications, has signed a global agreement with Digi-Key. The distributor is now stocking seventeen of Danisense’s most popular models plus accessories.
Arrow Electronics has reported fourth-quarter 2019 sales of $7.34bn, a decrease of 7% from sales of $7.92bn in the fourth quarter of 2018. Net income was $112m, compared with net income of $231m in the fourth quarter of 2018.
Electrocomponents has reported modest growth in its latest trading update covering four months to the end of January. In EMEA, sales in northern Europe and southern Europe grew 3% and emerging market sales rose 8%.
Microchip Technology has reported Q3 sales of $1.287bn, down 3.8% sequentially and down 6.4% from the year ago quarter. Net income for the third quarter of fiscal 2020 was $311.1 million.
RS Components (RS) has created a technology hub covering power technology on its DesignSpark website. It includes free design tools and a breadth of key product and system development information.
While the electronic component industry glee club isn’t quite ready yet to burst out into “Happy days are here again”, they are at least spotting signs of a market pickup which will gain momentum later in the year.
Arrow Electronics is now selling the ABLIC range of analogue semiconductors throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. ABLIC specialises in low-power components for applications, including automotive and smart appliances.