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Digi-Key adds tech support to UK team

Digi-Key has recruited a technical sale support engineer to be based in the UK as the online distributor increases its local sales force. For Digi-Key, which derives all its sales through its websites, the addition of a local technical sales support reflects the growing importance of the distributor…

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Mouser signs CUI

Mouser has entered into a global distribution agreement and partnership with specialist electro-mechanical specialist CUI Inc – a subsidiary of CUI Global…

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RS Components gets a new boss

RS Components has a new boss with the appointment of Lindsley Ruth as group chief executive of Electrocomponents, which owns the catalogue and online distributor. Ruth, who takes over at RS in April, is currently executive vice president of the Future Electronics, who he has worked for since 2002. He…

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Mouser sees strong growth in Europe

Mouser Electronics continues to see big growth in the European components market. The online and catalogue distributor saw its European business grow by 41% in the calendar year January to December 2014. Embedded World: Your Electronics Weekly guide » As a result, Europe now accounts for 26% of Mouser’s sales…

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Microsemi signs Mouser for global FPGA sales

Microsemi has signed up Mouser Electronics as its latest global distributor. Mouser will sell via its website Microsemi’s product portfolio including the SmartFusion2 and IGLOO2 product families, timing and synchronisation products, and power-over-Ethernet products. Embedded World: Your Electronics Weekly guide » Its main markets are defence, security, communications…

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Avnet Abacus extends Samtec drop shipment service

Avnet Abacus has extended its drop shipment service on Samtec’s interconnect components, which will enable customers in the UK and Ireland to take delivery of goods ordered from Avnet Abacus direct from the manufacturer…

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Chinese power supply maker Pairui comes to UK

Power supplies manufactured Pairui of China are available in the UK and Ireland through distributor Luso Electronics. Adam Yang, manager of Pairui’s power division said the company wanted to grow sales of its power products across the UK and Ireland. Pairui manufactures AC-DC power supplies including enclosed 15…

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Avnet appoints new president for EMEA

Avnet has named Miguel Fernandez as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing (EM) EMEA. He takes over from Patrick Zammit who becomes global president for Avnet Technology Solutions. Fernandez, who was president of the distributor’s Silica €1bn subsidiary, will now be responsible for the larger business entity across the EMEA…

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