Carlo Gavazzi Beefs up UK Distribution Network
Carlo Gavazzi UK is improving the service it provides to its end customers in the east of England with the appointment of Greenbrook Electrical Ltd to its 1st Choice distribution network.
New franchise gives Focus EDL extensive range of optical components for high data-rate networking
Focus EDL announces its appointment as a franchised distributor by Stratos Optical Technologies, part of Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions and one of the industry's leading manufacturers of integrated optical components and subsystems.
Solid State Supplies adds Rabbit Semiconductor
Already an established distributor of Digi International products, Solid State Supplies has now added Rabbit Semiconductor, a Digi company, to its growing range of connectivity and communications solutions.
Cherry elevates Tekdata to Premier Distributor Status
Cherry UK has announced the elevation of Tekdata to Premier Distributor. The status change is a show of commitment by Cherry UK to a company that has maintained a dedicated Cherry products section throughout the 17 years of the business relationship.
Vishay Semiconductor Products Now Available from Digi-Key
Vishay Intertechnology and Digi-Key Corporation have announced that Vishay's portfolio of semiconductor products, which includes MOSFETs, diodes, rectifiers, RF transistors, optoelectronics, and selected ICs, is now available from Digi-Key. With this major enhancement to its line card, Digi-Key now carries the full range of Vishay semiconductor and passive components.
Silicon Labs and Broadband Technology Announce Nordic Partnership
Silicon Laboratories has announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Broadband Technology AB for the Nordic electronics market. Broadband Technology will serve as a strategic representative for Silicon Labs as the company expands its presence in the Nordics.
Franchise gives Focus EDL extensive range of optical components for high data-rate networking
Focus EDL has announced its appointment as a franchised distributor by Stratos Optical Technologies, part of Emerson Network Power Connectivity Solutions and one of the industry's leading manufacturers of integrated optical components and subsystems.
Digi-Key and SkyeTek Sign Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key and SkyeTek, Inc., a leading provider of embedded RFID reader technology, announced today that the companies have signed a distribution agreement. As demand for our products continues to grow, the addition of Digi-Key further extends our distribution partner network, said Rob Balgley, CEO of SkyeTek. Through this strategic partnership, we are now able to leverage Digi-Key's expansive customer presence and online marketplace in order to reach new design engineers who are looking to deploy embedded RFID solutions in new, innovative applications.
Anglia receives award from Diodes Inc. for the UK and Ireland region
Anglia has announced that it has been honoured with a special award by semiconductor manufacturer Diodes Inc., in recognition of the rapid sales growth it has achieved for the Diodes product range. The Outstanding Achievement Award acknowledges the exceptional level of new business that Anglia has generated for Diodes since taking on their UK and Ireland franchise in early 2006.
Digi-Key and Magnasphere Announce Worldwide Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key and Magnasphere have announced the signing of a global distribution agreement. Magnasphere Corporation is a provider of magnetic sensor technology to the security and industrial markets. Magnasphere's technology has established new industry standards for high security switch performance and ferrous proximity sensing, providing an affordable and effective alternative to reed switch and other magnetic and inductive sensor technologies.
Digi-Key and Kingbright Announce Global Distribution Deal
Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Kingbright Corporation announced today that the companies have entered into a global distribution agreement. Kingbright is a leading manufacturer of LED lamps, displays, SMD lamps and other LED-related products.
Exar Expands Distribution Agreement with Nu Horizons
Nu Horizons Electronics Corp and Exar Corporation has announced the expansion to their existing distribution agreement to include worldwide franchised rights for Exar's full line of Communications, Interface and Power products, including the recently acquired Sipex portfolio of Power Management, LED Backlighting and Interface devices.
2008 Electronics wall planner from RS Components
RS Components has announced that its 2008 Electronics Wall Planner is now available. Featuring a January - June 2008 calendar on one side and July - December 2008 on the other, the RS Electronics Wall Planner is designed to help electronics engineers to effectively plan their time while at the same time highlighting the breadth of electronics products available from the company.
Digi-Key and Stackpole Electronics Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key and Stackpole Electronics have announced that they have entered into a worldwide agreement for the distribution of SEI resistors. SEI products include a broad line of surface mount and thru-hole resistors, including thick film, thin film, current sensing, carbon composition, and metal film/oxide as well as a growing line of wirewound and thick film power resistors.
Arrow signs distributor deal with Astrodyne
Arrow Electronics has been appointed as 'Master Distributor' for Europe by power supply specialist Astrodyne Corporation. The deal will add a further 1800 product lines to Arrow's existing power supply portfolio.
Northern Connectors wins Harting award
Northern Connectors has won the Harting Electronic Specialist Distributor of the Year award for 2007. The award is made on merit, and is based on sales growth, design-in activity and overall performance. Founded 25 years ago and based in St. Helens, Merseyside, Northern Connectors are specialist distributors of electronic and electromechanical components. The company has sales representation throughout the UK and is committed to providing the highest levels of service and flexibility.
Digi-Key and Bulgin Components sign Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation and Bulgin Components have announced the signing of a worldwide distribution agreement. Digi-Key is one of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world, shipping products to more than 140 countries from its facility in Thief River Falls, Minn. Bulgin Components specializes in the manufacture of mains and waterproof connectors, including IP68 Buccaneer waterproof connectors, IEC connectors and cord sets and Polysnap mains inlet modules, as well as a range of battery and fuse holders, EMI filters, indicators and vandal resistant security switches.
Link Microtek appointed UK distributor for Empower RF Systems
Empower RF Systems has appointed Basingstoke-based Link Microtek as its distributor for the UK and Ireland. Founded in 1999, Empower offers a comprehensive range of high-power amplifiers utilising bipolar, MOSFET, LDMOS, GaAsFET and GaNFET device technologies.
Aspen and LeCroy in dealership agreement
Leading UK-based specialist test and measurement distributor, Aspen Electronics Ltd, has announced a dealership agreement with LeCroy, manufacturer of some of the most capable digital oscilloscopes on the market today.
TTI is ‘CHARGED’ by KEMET
TTI, Inc has been named KEMET's 'CHARGED' European Distributor of the year award for financial year 2007. This completes a 'Triple Crown' of Distributor awards in North America, Europe and Asia. This unprecedented recognition has never before been achieved by a KEMET distributor. KEMET places a great deal of value on distributor business, and its annual awards are based on a number of key factors - sales growth, market share, new product development, ease of doing business, and field and corporate relationships.
Digi-Key Corporation and Enfis Announce Worldwide Distribution Agreement
Electronic component distributor Digi-Key Corporation and Enfis, a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of LED arrays and smart light engines, announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement. Enfis products incorporate 'plug & play' electronic and thermal management controls with a simple user interface straight from the box. This enables integrators to minimize time to market and the associated costs and risks.
Digi-Key's success in Elektronik Magazine's Distributor of the Year Awards
Digi-Key Corporation has been named Distributor of the Year in the Passive Components Product Portfolio and Optoelectronics Delivery Service categories by Elektronik, a leading magazine for design engineers and technical management within the German electronics market.
TTI and Farnell feature in KEMET's distribution awards for 2007
KEMET has announced the winners of its distribution awards for its fiscal year 2007. TTI Europe has received the Distributor of the Year Award for the second consecutive year, while Farnell has been selected for the Sales Growth Award having achieved an increase in business of 260% during KEMET's FY 2007.
Anglia launches LED lighting Division
Anglia has announced the launch of Anglia Lighting, a division dedicated to providing a broad range of products, backed up by highly competent technical support, to designers, manufacturers, contractors and installers of LED lighting systems. Anglia has built up a strong presence in optoelectronics, with a portfolio that includes LEDs from Cree and Avago Technologies; drive circuitry from Zetex and Power Integrations; microcontrollers from ST and Microchip; and thermal management products in the form of heatsinks from Aavid Thermalloy and Calinar, and fans from NMB Minebea.
Nu Horizons adds ISSI SRAM franchise
Nu Horizons Electronics has won a European franchise for ISSI, a manufacturer of high speed, low power SRAM, medium density DRAM memory and low density E2PROMs. The deal is an extension of an existing franchise held by Nu Horizons in North America and Asia. ISSI is one of a handful of companies still investing in SRAM technologies. Recent developments include 4Mb 5V family of asynchronous SRAM, 36Mb, quad data rate (QDR) devices, and 72Mb versions will become available in the near future. These, and other high-speed parts, are particularly suited to applications that use high-performance FPGAs and processors.
Digi-Key and Zensys Sign Global Distribution Agreement
Digi-Key Corporation and Z-Wave developer Zensys announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement. Digi-Key is one of the world's fastest growing distributors of electronic components, shipping products to more than 140 countries, and is also one of the newest members of the Z-Wave Alliance, a consortium of 170 companies dedicated to establishing Z-Wave as the standard in wireless control and automation.
ACAL Technology and Integration Associates Inc in distribution agreement
A new franchise agreement between ACAL Technology, and Integration Associates Inc., brings ACAL-level design support, on Integration's wireless, wired and power management ICs, to customers in the UK and France.
TTI adds Murata in South Africa
TTI, Inc. has announced that it has just been awarded an extension its European franchise distribution agreement with Murata to include coverage of South Africa. Murata is one of the world's leading manufacturers of passive components, and TTI, Inc., holds a broad inventory of the company's products including capacitors, Hi-Caps, sensors, piezo-electric sound components, EMI and noise suppression devices, filters, chip inductors and delay lines, thermistors, potentiometers, resonators and modules.
Digi-Key and Crystek Corporation partner on a Worldwide basis
Digi-Key Corporation and Crystek Corporation, a provider of frequency products, have announced that the companies have entered into a global distribution agreement.
Digi-Key Corporation and Airpax Sign Global Distribution Deal
Digi-Key Corporation and Airpax announced today that the companies have entered into a worldwide distribution agreement. One of the fastest growing distributors of electronic components in the world, Digi-Key Corporation ships products to more than 140 countries from its facility in Thief River Falls, Minn.
FTDI strengthens distribution of USB connectivity semiconductor devices in Korea
Future Technology Devices International Limited (FTDI) announces it has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with Analog World Co. The agreement covers all of FTDI's USB connectivity ICs, including its latest intelligent USB Host bridge device, Vinculum. "We are pleased to be signing this agreement with AWC." comments Steve Huang, Asia Pacific Regional Manager, FTDI. "AWC has an enviable position as a leading professional semiconductor distributor in Korea. They have over 20 years experience distributing and supporting global semiconductor brands. With a focus on embedded semiconductor devices, AWC is an ideal partner to supply our ICs to meet the growing Korean market demand for USB connectivity semiconductor devices."
ACAL Technology signs Wolfson Microelectronics
ACAL Technology has signed a technical distribution agreement for the UK, Ireland and Benelux with Wolfson Microelectronics for its mixed-signal IC range. This agreement covers inventory and technical support for geographic accounts and is complementary to the existing Wolfson direct sales force, enabling Wolfson to extend its reach to a broader customer base in the region.
Premier Farnell announces intention to acquire in India
Premier Farnell has announced that it has signed a letter of intent with Hynetic Electronics Pvt Limited (Hynetic) to purchase the assets and business carried on in India on Farnell's behalf.
Thermal printers are basis of new distribution alliance with Able Systems and Printek
Able Systems has announced a new distribution alliance with printer manufacturer Printek, manufacturer of PrintekMobile printers. This strategic agreement will help Able Systems to broaden its compact printer offering to new and existing customers throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East. The deal follows extensive customer research which identified a need in the marketplace.
Arrow wins FCI Electronics' Nordic award for fourth consecutive year
Arrow Electronics has once again outperformed other FCI Electronics distributors to win a distribution award from the interconnection specialist for the fourth year running. The FCI Electronics 'Best Supporting Distributor' award was presented in recognition of Arrow's achievements in the Nordic countries and the Baltic States.
Panasonic’s Smallest ZigBee™ Ready Communication Modules to be distributed by Digi-Key
Panasonic Industrial Company today announced the appointment of Digi-Key as an authorized distributor for its latest in a line of RF modules, the PAN4555. Supporting the 802.15.4 radio standard and the ZigBee™ specification, the Panasonic module is designed for various sensing, monitoring and control applications for home automation and industrial control.
Mouser Inks Global Distribution Agreement with Amphenol Audio
Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced it has signed a global distribution agreement with Amphenol Audio, becoming the manufacturer's sole catalog distributor. Amphenol Audio manufactures professional XLR audio connectors, including the world's first Insulation Displacement Contact (IDC) audio connector. Other Amphenol Audio products include RCA plugs and jacks, phone plugs and jacks, as well as high-power connectors.
Gennum Expands Distribution Agreement with Nu Horizons
With a continued focus on global expansion to meet the growing demand for high-performance optical, analog and mixed signal solutions, Gennum Corporation today announced it has broadened its distribution agreement with Nu Horizons Electronics Corp.
Luminary Micro Stellaris Microcontroller Products Now Available at Digi-Key
Digi-Key Corporation announced today that the full line card of Luminary Micro's Stellaris family of Cortex-M3-based microcontrollers (MCUs) is now in stock. The availability of these products is in keeping with the signing of a global distribution agreement which was announced in June.
TTI European Award for Supplier Excellence 2006 won by Phoenix Contact
TTI, Inc., the leading authorized specialist distributor of passive, connector and electromechanical components has given its 2006 coveted European Award for Supplier Excellence to Phoenix Contact, a global leader in the manufacture of industrial automation, interconnection, and interface solutions.