Anglia has been named 2018 UK Best Performing Regional Distributor by component supplier Bourns. The presentation was made at the recent electronica exhibition in Munich.
Arrow Electronics has won an agreement to supply Hongfa’s relays and related products throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Hongfa is one of China’s leading relay manufacturers and it is among the top relay suppliers globally. Relays make up the majority of Hongfa’s business with more than 160 series, 40,000 specifications and an annual production capacity of 1.5 billion pieces.
Premier Farnell has signed a global distribution agreement with US-based Zymbit, a developer of hardware security modules which ensure physical and digital security of IoT devices. The deal provides Farnell element14 customers with access to Zymbit’s ZYMKEY 4i security module which delivers professional grade security to the Raspberry Pi family of single board computers.
Anglia Components is advising customers that lead times on chip resistors and passives are now generally reducing – they are seeing 12-13 weeks now in some cases. However, the improved availability may lead to some price instability according to the distributor.
electronica in Munich provided the stage for Intelliconnect (Europe) to announce the appointment of Nucletron Technologies as a distributor for Germany. Established for over sixty years Nucletron is a manufacturer and distributor of electronic components and systems for the RF, microwave, EMC and electromechanical markets.
Electrocomponents will stockpile £30 million worth of inventory to protect it against any potential impact from Brexit. The investment will cover fast-moving product lines in the UK and Europe.
Arrow Electronics has extended its agreement with Cree’s Wolfspeed division. The new agreement positions Arrow Electronics as Cree’s largest global distributor for Wolfspeed’s silicon carbide (SiC) and gallium nitride (GaN) on SiC product portfolio.
HARTING Technology Group and specialist distributor Heilind Electronics have agreed a global partnership. The agreement was sealed at electronica 2018 in Munich. It is an extension of an initial agreement between the two companies in North America.
Solid State plc has acquired Pacer Technologies and its subsidiaries, Pacer Components Limited and Pacer USA.
RS Components has added 10,000 new models to its PCB Part Library including components from a rane of leading suppliers including C&K Switches, ON Semiconductor and ROHM Semiconductor. The Library provides engineers working in PCB design with direct access to schematic symbols and footprints.