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    Interconnect News for November 14, 2016

    Stay up to date on the latest announcements from your favorite interconnect suppliers.   Interconnect News ECIA has announced the winner of the inaugural ECIA North Star Award, the association’s highest leadership honor. Michael Knight of TTI Inc., a leading IP&E distributor, is the first individual to be recognized by this new award. Knight joined the industry in Read More >>

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    Willkommen zu electronica!

    Don’t miss any of the latest product launches and technology highlights at this year’s electronica: Let our electronica 2016 short list be your guide.   Then, check back with us on December 6 after the show to see a more thorough list of new connector products introduced at the show. We’ll continue to bring you coverage of Read More >>

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Interconnect News for November 14, 2016

Stay up to date on the latest announcements from your favorite interconnect suppliers.   Interconnect News ECIA has announced the winner of the inaugural ECIA North Star Award, the association’s highest leadership honor. Michael Knight of TTI Inc., a leading IP&E distributor, is the first individual to be recognized by this new award. Knight joined the industry in Read More >>

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Willkommen zu electronica!

Don’t miss any of the latest product launches and technology highlights at this year’s electronica: Let our electronica 2016 short list be your guide.   Then, check back with us on December 6 after the show to see a more thorough list of new connector products introduced at the show. We’ll continue to bring you coverage of Read More >>

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TE Connectivity President Terrence Curtin will succeed CEO Tom Lynch, effective March 9, 2017

TE Connectivity Ltd. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Terrence Curtin to succeed Tom Lynch as the company’s chief executive officer, effective March 9, 2017. Curtin was previously elected to TE Connectivity’s (TE) Board of Directors at the company’s annual general meeting held on March 2, 2016 and is currently TE’s president. Lynch Read More >>

Avnet Completes Acquisition of Premier Farnell plc

Significantly Expands Customer Base and Digital Footprint Worldwide. Avnet Inc. has completed its acquisition of Premier Farnell plc in an all-cash merger for £1.85 per share, which equates to an equity value of approximately £691 million. The acquisition was approved by Premier Farnell shareholders representing 99.9% of the votes cast and has received all regulatory Read More >>

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Interconnect News for September 16, 2016

Stay up to date on the latest announcements from your favorite interconnect suppliers.   Interconnect News AirBorn Inc. announced it entered into a new global partnership agreement with Mouser Electronics. AirBorn’s complete connector offering, led by the rugged and reliable verSI brand, will be available for purchase through Mouser, along with a wide array of ultra-reliable AirBorn Read More >>

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Carlisle Acquires Micro-Coax

Maker of mission-critical, high-frequency coaxial wire, cable, and cable assemblies is a leading provider to defense, satellite, and test and measurement customers.    Carlisle Companies Incorporated announced the acquisition of Micro-Coax Inc., a leading global supplier of high-performance, high-frequency coaxial wire, cable, and cable assemblies for mission-critical RF/microwave applications for defense, satellite, test and measurement, Read More >>

Amphenol Aerospace Released from D38999 Mil-Spec Stop Shipment

Additional mil-spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved.   Amphenol Aerospace has been released from the “Stop Shipment” restriction imposed on all military specification MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II, III connectors. Additional mil-spec connector series are being released from “Stop Shipment” as approved. Changes in industry standards emphasizing zero-defect component manufacturing and Read More >>

Avnet Makes Offer to Acquire Premier Farnell

The acquisition of Premier Farnell will substantially strengthen Avnet’s digital footprint worldwide.   Avnet reached an agreement with the board of directors of Premier Farnell plc on the terms of a recommended offer for Premier Farnell by Avnet or one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. The all-cash offer of £1.85 per share represents an equity value Read More >>

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Interconnect News for August 1, 2016

Catch up on the latest news from your favorite suppliers right here!   Interconnect News TTI recently received the award from Amphenol Corporation for Best 2015 European Performance. TTI and its subsidiary Mouser Electronics jointly were honored with this prestigious international award. In addition, TTI and Mouser won the awards for 2015 Best Global Performance Read More >>

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ABB Enables Emission-Free Public Transport in Geneva

ABB won its first commercial order for breakthrough 15-second flash charging technology to enable emission-free public transport in Geneva.   ABB has been awarded orders totaling more than $16 million by Transports Publics Genevois (TPG), Geneva’s public transport operator, and Swiss bus manufacturer HESS, to provide flash charging and onboard electric vehicle technology for 12 Read More >>

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Nicomatic Celebrates 40 Years in Business

Happy 40th anniversary to Nicomatic, which is celebrating with a new logo! Nicomatic recently updated its brand image. As the company celebrated its 40th anniversary on July 8, it revealed a new logo. This is the first official new logo since Nicomatic came to the market in 1976. With its in-house design and great use of negative space, Nicomatic moves Read More >>

PEI-Genesis Celebrates 70th Anniversary

PEI-Genesis has production and sales facilities all over the world, but it all started when two friends went door-to-door during the Great Depression to repair radios.   Its innovative distribution model – delivering custom-engineered solutions – now supports military, aerospace, industrial, medical, transportation, and energy customers worldwide, but Philadelphia-area’s PEI-Genesis had humble beginnings. During the Great Read More >>