Astute, Plessey Semiconductors Sign Distribution Deal

Astute Electronics has been designated as an authorised distributor for Plessey Semiconductors Ltd across the UK and Ireland, Australia and China. The deal brings Plessey’s range of innovative GaN-on-Silicon LED lighting and sensing products into Astute’s hand-picked portfolio of elite manufacturers, all of whom have shown long-term commitment to the Hi-Rel sector. Mick Martin, Semiconductor…

E2open Acquires Two CDM Providers

E2open, the one place in the cloud to run your supply chain, today announced that it has acquired Channel Data Management (CDM) providers, Birch Worldwide and Entomo. These acquisitions further strengthen E2open’s CDM capabilities, providing organizations the most comprehensive platform in the market to improve sales channel performance. “E2open is committed to being the leader…

Gallagher Gauges Avnet’s Transformation

Phil Gallagher is optimistic about Avnet Inc. Following the announcement of the distributor’s fiscal Q2 earnings, the president of Avnet’s electronic components business assessed the company’s progress after a tumultuous 18 months. “We are making progress,” Gallagher said. “We are excited about where we are. We feel we are coming out the other side of a number…