Foxconn ‘Bank’: A New Twist in Supply Chain Financing

Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd is giving a new meaning to the term “full-service-provider.” It is a contract manufacturer, a supplier of a wide range of parts and services to electronics OEMs and, since last year, a provider of critical financing support to suppliers. By setting up a business unit to fund suppliers, Foxconn has cracked…

Mouser Stocks Hexiwear Open Source IoT Platform

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now offering Hexiwear wearable platform products from MikroElektronika. Completely open source and developed in partnership with NXP, the Hexiwear device incorporates a low-power NXP Kinetis K64 microcontroller, Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) and wireless connectivity, and six onboard sensors into a compact wearable form factor for developers who need a complete Internet…

Anglia Launches Free Sample Service

Wisbech, UK – Anglia has launched a completely new and unique free sample service giving customers the opportunity to try latest design-in products and supporting development kits at no cost for their new designs. Ezysample is available to all customers with an Anglia Live account, and orders are despatched the same day with no delivery…

Raytheon Awards Bisco

bisco industries has been recognized with a four star 2015 Operational Excellence Supplier Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems. The award is in recognition of bisco’s exemplary performance in helping Raytheon deliver mission assurance to their customers. Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided…

Gartner Shares Insight into the Bimodal Supply Chain

Understanding the diverse demands placed on corporations and supply chains by customers in today’s hyper-competitive global marketplace helps shed light on the challenges and opportunities to growth and innovation. Gartner continues to contribute key research to understanding this concept and offers insights that help corporations turn concepts into actionable strategic visions and opportunities. As the…