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PEI-Genesis Acquires Testco Inc., Trusted IP&E Supplier

Acquisition Enhances Ability to Offer New Products and Services Worldwide PEI-Genesis has acquired California-based Testco Inc., a supplier of passive, electromechanical, and interconnect components with 40 years of customer excellence. It was announced today by Steven Fisher, President & CEO of PEI-Genesis. The purchase allows the company to better serve a broader range of customers’ needs for … Read more

Harsh environment junction boxes ready to ship

Switches Unlimited has announced Hammond Manufacturing’s release of two new series of junction box enclosures for outdoor, industrial or corrosive applications. The C3SC Series Type 3/12/4 and C4XSC Series Type 4X junction boxes are designed as an economical alternative to traditional hinged, panel enclosures.   The C3SC Series is ANSI 61 Gray painted steel, available … Read more

Assurance matters

In the fight against counterfeits, Adaptix’ fast, affordable, benchtop 3D inspection system is designed to tip the balance of power in favour of the buyer    Imagine if some 15 per cent of electronics were counterfeit? Well, they are. Counterfeits affect sectors from military to medical. Approximately one in seven electronic parts in the US … Read more

Linecard gets sensor boost

Sager Electronics has added LEM USA to its line card. LEM specializes in current and voltage sensors and transducers.   LEM USA’s senior sales and key account manager-West, Stephen Bottari, said: “We’re excited to expand our reach in North America with Sager Electronics, whose commitment to customer service and expertise in products and applications, complements … Read more

UK connector sales up 10 per cent YoY

ITSA members have seen a 10 per cent overall growth in sales, despite a decline in mil/aero and mass transport markets. However, while sales have grown, both revenues and the book-to-bill ratio are flat. Other key stats include: revenues remain eight per cent over pre-pandemic levels; all members’ key markets show growth, with some exceptions; … Read more

Accelerate IIoT applications

Mouser Electronics is shipping Qorvo’s DWM3001C 6.5 and 8.0GHz ultra-wideband module, designed to accelerate IIoT applications for tags, access control, asset tracking and secure bubble environments. This integrated module streamlines UWB implementation in applications such as factory and warehouse automation and security systems and is engineered to provide high-precision, real-time location for healthcare staff and … Read more

Connectors and cables: nervous system of electric society

Phoenix Contact explains how connectors and cables are a key enabling technology in the power and data networking required for tomorrow’s all-electric society Climate change demands a global energy revolution only possible through the digitalisation and networking of all aspects of life. In an all-electric society, energy demands will be covered by renewable energies and … Read more

Powering the e-bike revolution

Spelsberg UK’s MD, Chris Lloyd, argues that a lack of charging points shouldn’t be a factor that puts the brakes on e-bike take up   Rapid increase in the popularity of e-bikes is a sign of the benefit for their users. Employers and venues welcoming e-bike riders can also capitalise, not least through a contribution … Read more

Galco Acquires Regional Distributor Zesco

Galco Industrial Electronics, Inc. (Galco) announced that it has acquired Zesco, Inc., a regional automation solutions provider located in Brecksville, Ohio. “The acquisition of Zesco further positions Galco as a global leader in the industrial automation and motion control industry,” said Allison Sabia, president and CEO of Galco. “Zesco’s expertise and experience with the world’s … Read more

What price a battery?

Jon Barrett Electronics Sourcing

Calling any readers with intimate knowledge of the full EV battery supply chain. I need your advice.   I have a saying ‘show me the incentive and I’ll show you the future’. Well around the world, governments are pushing people to switch to electric vehicles with a combination of legal and financial incentives, so it … Read more

Reasons to outsource cable assembly

Join Nicab at ECS to explore the benefits of outsourced cable manufacturing including time savings, cost reductions, speed of delivery and more   Time: Inhouse cable assembly is time consuming. Time is required for: finding, employing, and training staff; raising orders for individual connectors, contacts, cable etc; purchasing, raising and chasing orders; production and quality; … Read more