ECIA: Distribution Sales Down Slightly in Q4 2015

Distribution reported component sales in North America for Q4 CY 2015 down 0.2% compared to Q3 CY 2015. Sales for interconnect product were down 0.5% quarter on quarter, electromechanical sales up 2.7%, passive sales were down 4.6%, and semiconductor sales were up 0.1%. Display sales were up 8.2%.  Book to bill for the quarter was encouraging at 1.04. For the year, distribution reported component sales down 1.5% compared to…

Richardson Electronics, Tecate Ink Distribution Deal

LaFox, Ill.–Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced today a new global distribution agreement with the Tecate Group, a global supplier of electronic components and assemblies. The agreement aligns with both companies’ pursuit of supplying and supporting solutions that satisfy even the most demanding applications. “I am excited about our partnership with Richardson Electronics and look…

Bisco Industries Launches New Product Blog Series

Anaheim, Calif. – Bisco industries’ newest blog series, What is it? Wednesday, focuses on equipping buyers, sales people, and other non-technical professionals with foundational product knowledge. The overall goal of the blog series is to empower procurement teams to make the most informed and cost effective buying decisions possible. Each blog provides descriptions, use applications,…

Premier Farnell to Sell Akron Brass

Premier Farnell plc (“Premier Farnell”) today announces that, together with its wholly owned subsidiaries, Celdis Limited and Premier Farnell Corp., it has entered into a conditional agreement with respect to the sale of Akron Brass Holding Corp. (“Akron Brass”) to IDEX Corporation for cash consideration of US$224.2 million (the “Disposal”). Highlights Total consideration of US$224.2…

ARCO & ADATA in Global Pact

ARCO, INC. and ADATA® Technology announce the signing of a global distribution alliance for ADATA’s Industrial Solution. The ARCO-ADATA alliance will provide industrial customers access to technologies for new designs, long term support for legacy products and the quality required to keep their business and processes at optimal performance. ADATA’s Solid State Drives, Industrial DRAM…