North American distribution sales growth will slow in 2022

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However, while component demand won’t be as strong as 2021, distributors say high single-digit to double-digit growth is possible. Some distributors reported more than 40 per cent sales growth in North America in 2021 because of surging component demand, higher prices and double-ordering of some parts by buyers fearful that their companies production lines would … Read more

Robust handCASE For Machine Control, Factory Automation, Robots, Vehicles

Increasing use of smart factory automation and robotics is boosting demand for ROLEC’s diecast handCASE handheld industrial electronic enclosures. Tough, ergonomic handCASE is ideal for a wide range of applications including machine control, automation, robotics, agricultural equipment and vehicles. These diecast aluminium housings are light and comfortable to hold for long periods but robust enough … Read more

Cincoze All-New Wide-Angle FHD Sunlight-Readable Display Modules

Rugged embedded computer brand Cincoze announces the launch of three new 16:9 widescreen sunlight-readable display modules in 15”, 21”, and 24” to extend the CRYSTAL product line of industrial PCs and monitors. The 16:9 widescreen sunlight-readable display modules boast vivid colors, high brightness, responsive touch, and industrial-grade rugged design. The modules are ideal for IoT … Read more

ViewSonic, ViewSonic vTouch Brings Full macOS Monterey Multi-Touch Compatibility to TD Series Monitors

ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solutions, launched the vTouch 3.1 driver for its TD Series touchscreen monitors, making the displays compatible with the newly released macOS Monterey. Mac users can extend the full functionality of the Mac trackpad to touchscreen monitors, combining dual-screen efficiency with multi-touch gesture capability. The TD Series offers a … Read more


Galco Industrial Electronics, a leading eCommerce driven, MRO-focused distributor of industrial and commercial electrical and electronic control, automation and motion, lighting, and power transmission products, recently teamed up with Women in Electronics (WE) as a Silver Sponsor, further demonstrating Galco’s commitment to expanding opportunities for women in the electronics industry. WE provides leadership growth and development, mentorship, networking, thought-leadership … Read more

When will the global chip shortage end?

What do cars, laptops, cellphones, and other electronic gadgets have in common? – they all run on chips. Most if not all of the latest electronic gadgets are made of computer chips or semiconductors. These diminutive and rarely talked about pieces made of silicon are the building blocks of the modern world. As the world … Read more

Trackwise IHT flex printed circuit technology used in innovative oil and gas leak detection system

Stephen Edmondson, Chief Science Officer, Direct-C: ‘Trackwise IHT FPC will significantly improve robustness and reduce installation costs’. Trackwise, the innovative manufacturer of specialist products using printed circuit technology, has announced that Direct-C, a Canadian producer of innovative gas and oil leak detection systems, is using Trackwise’s patented Improved Harness Technology™ (IHT) to improve the ruggedness … Read more

Powell Electronics stocks stainless steel enclosures for hygienic applications

Designed to withstand high temperatures and high pressure wash-downs. Powell Electronics, the supplier of connectors and more for high-rel applications including defence, aerospace and industrial, now stocks the new HYJ range of IP69/IP69K stainless steel junction box enclosures for hygienic applications from Hammond Manufacturing. Ideal for applications where maintaining hygiene standards and avoiding contamination are … Read more

EAO’s Multi-Legend Alarm indicator

EAO’s Multi-Legend Alarm indicator simplifies fault monitoring and contributes to increased operator safety and equipment care. The flexible number of arrangement of symbols, as well as the ultra-thin mounting depth of less than 8mm thickness, fits operator control applications where space is limited. The panel size, layout and symbols are fully customizable and is available … Read more

Rochester Electronics Receives IATF-16949 Letter of Conformance

Providing a continuous source of semiconductors strongly aligned with the long lifecycle and quality requirements of automotive manufacturers. Rochester Electronics is pleased to announce that it has earned a letter of conformance, confirming its Quality Management System (QMS) complies with the requirements of the standard:  IATF 16949:2016 for the Design and Manufacture of semiconductor components. … Read more

What is the price to pay for Mining Lithium?

Solar electric vehicles and battery-makers are leading companies toward a clean energy revolution. The industry has come closer to solving where to store energy and power cars without fossil fuels. Clean energy could help countries to rely on less carbon-intensive energy. But the production of batteries leaves environmental and human devastation in its wake. Industry … Read more