Optimism Rules at EDS

There were no doom and gloom reports for 2016 at the Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) in May. Most electronic component distributors and manufacturers were “cautiously optimistic” about 2016, expecting low- to high-single-digit percentage growth. Many expect to see a repeat of 2015 but have much higher growth expectations for 2017. In 2015, the electronic components…

Top 50 Distributors: Market Leaders

The top 50 North American Electronics Distributors Report ranks the leading distributors by revenue, sales growth, and sales breakdown by component category. The report reveals which distributors hold the largest North American market share by semiconductors, passive/electromechanical devices, interconnects, and computer products. It also ranks distributors by the highest productivity levels, based on sales per…

Broadcom Signs Exclusive Distribution Deal with Avnet

Phoenix, Ariz. — Avnet, Inc. (NYSE:AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced an expanded, exclusive distribution agreement with Broadcom Limited (Nasdaq:AVGO). Under the new agreement, Avnet will serve as the exclusive broadline distributor for Broadcom in the Americas and EMEA regions. Avnet will also continue its franchise in Asia. @avnetdesignwire receives Broadcom broadline distribution…

Digi-Key Expands ARM Partnership

Thief River Falls, Minn. – Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Electronics, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced they have expanded their distribution engagement with ARM to include all of Asia. “ARM DS-5 and Keil MDK are industry-leading software tools for devices utilizing ARM technology,” said René Fabricius, senior manager global…