Pyreos has announced the appointment of two new distributors to increase its commercial presence in Asia. Pyreos sales to its established Asian distribution network grew by 50% in 2020 and make up around a third of revenues. The company aims to build on this success by joining forces with I&C Micro Systems to access more markets in South Korea, and Pidtek to extend its coverage of China. “These new partnerships are a powerful combination and set to significantly increase our market share in South Korea and China. More than this, however, these new alliances will provide greater ability for our customers in Asia to simplify their supply chains and source full systems design and support from these new partners,” explained Keith Pruden, VP Sales, Pyreos. I&C Micro Systems, a leading supplier in Korea of technologies including semiconductors, RF devices, components, sensors, and software solutions, is a leading solution provider of…


Electrical and Electronic component manufacturer HARTING has awarded Northern Connectors, a distributor of industrial cable, connectors and components, with its Specialist Distributor of the Year Award of 2017. Based in St. Helens, Lancashire, Northern Connectors was formed in 1983 and has been distributing HARTING products for more than 20 years. The company has now won the award eight times in total.


The start of the new year has heralded the introduction of several new regulations and ordinances, which according to the German component distribution association, FBDi, are also relevant to the distribution of electronic components.
The EU 2017/852 ‘Mercury Regulation’ defines measures and conditions for the use and storage of and the trade in mercury, mercury compounds and mixtures a well as the production, use of and trade in mercury-added products.