IP&E Suppliers Award Arrow

Arrow Electronics received a total of nine awards from suppliers in the field of passive, electromechanical, and connector products (PEMCO) for the EMEA region. In recent years, Arrow has continually extended its line card and its technical expertise in this business. Arrow received the following awards: Bourns: “POS Growth” C&K Components: “Distributor of the Year…

Evolving Distribution Models Defy Classification

The electronics distribution industry has evolved to the point that the old monikers used to differentiate companies no longer apply. Distributors that used to print phonebook-sized tomes of component specs now do the bulk of their business online. “Catalog” no longer describes distributors that specialize in low-volume high-mix component orders. Now, “independent,” which was used…

Sanmina Bags Nokia Quality Award

Sanmina Corporation (SANM) said Nokia Networks, the world’s specialist in mobile broadband, recently recognized it for outstanding quality with a 2014 Quality Award for Supplier Excellence. With more than 6000 suppliers worldwide, managing quality is crucial to Nokia Networks’ success and growth. The Nokia Networks Quality Awards program was established to encourage and reward superior…