Arrow Increases Stake in Mobility Device Management

The Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) movement, which allows employees to use their personal cell phones, smartphones, tablets and laptops for business, has become a challenge for many corporations. While BYOD enables businesses to reduce the costs associated with providing hardware for their employees, securing those devices becomes expensive as companies try to find security…

Pasternack Adds New VNA Calibration Kits

Irvine, Calif. – Pasternack, a leading manufacturer and supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave products, has expanded their portfolio of general purpose VNA calibration kits with new 50 and 75 Ohm versions. These new cal kits offer excellent performance characteristics that are specially designed for the fine-tuning and calibration of sensitive test equipment in engineering labs, production…

CDM Stocks Amphenol Pcd Field Bus Interconnects

Turnersville, N.J. – CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic connectors and cables, today announced the availability of a comprehensive inventory of components comprising the Amphenol Pcd Field Bus Interconnect System.  The products offer a solution for an extensive array of harsh-environment applications while enabling users to quickly, and reliably transform standard telecom and datacom…

Striking a Bimodal Balance in the Supply Chain

Balancing growth, innovation, and efficiencies to move into increasingly competitive markets comprises a directive that extends across executive responsibilities and into supply chain relationships. This balance is part and parcel of a set of strategic challenges not only for the semiconductor and electronics supply chain, but also across many industries. In the electronics industry, where…

Boards, Chips and Packaging: Hardware Takes Center Stage

Today’s electronic products have become so sophisticated and ubiquitous that we have come to expect that each new generation will address both our current and future needs. Years ago, the industry was hardware-centric and driven by “big iron” products. Capacity and functionality were thoroughly dependent upon increasingly complex hardware. Think of the movies of the…

Boon or Bust: What will TPP Deliver to U.S. High-Tech?

As the electronics industry seeks to shape the contours of its global supply chain for the next quarter century and beyond, several key organizations representing high tech companies say the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will provide fertile ground for new market growth while, at the same time, offering a counterbalance to China’s growing influence…

Amphenol Q2 Profit Up, Currency Pressures Rise

Amphenol Corp. improved earnings and sales in the second quarter despite currency exchange pressures that lopped off several percentage points in the company’s financial performance as the U.S. dollar continued to strengthen against other international currencies. The connector manufacturer reported net profit rose to $179 million, or 56 cents per share, in the quarter ended…

Semico, Isola Launch PCB Design Conference

Isola Group, a market leader in copper-clad laminates and dielectric prepreg materials used to fabricate advanced multilayer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) and Semico Research, a semiconductor marketing and consulting research company, announced that they have teamed up to launch Boards, Chips and Packaging: Designing to Maximize Results.  This new industry event will span the system-level ecosystem to…