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Supply logistics and component sourcing for manufacturers and end users

Lucid Electronics has announced it will be offering sales, marketing and supply chain support to global manufacturers who lack direct representation in Europe.

Lucid will be serving two core markets – electronic components and IT hardware – and aims to provide sales and marketing guidance to overseas manufacturers looking to enter into new markets or increase existing market share. Michael Groom, the founder and MD of Lucid Electronics, says: “It’s been my ...

European semi sales in 2017 reached ‘record levels’

Sales of semiconductors reached record levels in the last quarter of 2017, according to European distributor organisation DMASS. Revenues of €2.01billion – 11.6% more than in Q4 2016 – were said to be the largest for Q4 since DMASS was set up, while sales for the whole of 2017 were €8.5bn, 14.6% more than in 2016.

Semiconductor sales see UK distributor figures flat

The latest figures from the Electronic Components Supply Network’s authorised distributor group show monthly billings in December 2017 remained flat compared to the same month in 2016 due to a decline in semiconductor sales. Component sales were also 7% less than November 2017.

Stadium takes ‘significant step’ with Mouser deal

Described as ‘another significant step’ in its strategy to grow new markets, Stadium Group has signed a global distribution deal with Mouser. The deal covers the distribution of Stadium’s standard technology products, including power supplies, HMI modules such as single illuminated capacitive switches, and wireless IoT devices.

IDEA confirms strong European demand for semis

The latest figures from the International Distribution of Electronics Association (IDEA) show demand for semiconductors from European companies continues to grow strongly, with the UK and Ireland making a significant contribution.

Europe demand for semis continues to increase

The European semiconductor industry has reported sales of more than €2billion for the third quarter in a row, according to DMASS. In its latest report, the distribution association notes that sales of semiconductors in Q3 2017 were €2.16bn, 19% more than in the corresponding quarter of 2016.

Anglia distributes Renesas microcontrollers

Anglia Components has extended its relationship with Intersil and will now distribute Renesas’ advanced embedded semiconductor solutions including microcontrollers, mixed signal ICs and system in chip devices in the UK and Ireland.

RS stocking new pi-top modular laptop

RS Components (RS) has announced that it is now stocking the latest-generation pi-top modular laptops,  launched today by the pi-top organisation, featuring new enhancements intended to assist learning and boost usability.

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