DB Unlimited, Symmetry Sign Distribution Deal

DB Unlimited, the world leading audio solutions provider with over 40 years of experience in the manufacturing of audio components, announced today they have entered into a global distribution agreement with Symmetry Electronics, the leading technical distributor of wireless and video technology. The addition of DB Unlimited’s industry-leading audio technology to Symmetry’s focused line card,…

Heilind Adds 3M 9Q Series Cable Assemblies

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for 3M, recently added the manufacturer’s QSFP28 9Q Series direct attach copper cable assemblies to its growing inventory of interconnect and cabling products. Available with custom EEPROM mapping, the QSFP28 cable assemblies deliver speeds of up to 100 Gbps while virtually eliminating high-frequency…

STMicroelectronics Appoints New CEO

As previously reported, the mandate of Carlo Bozotti as Sole Member of the Managing Board, as well as President and CEO of STMicroelectronics, will expire at the end of the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders of 2018. The Supervisory Board of STMicroelectronics warmly thanks Carlo Bozotti who, through his 41-year career, brought an outstanding contribution…

ECIA Adds Eight New Members

ECIA is pleased to welcome the following eight companies to its roster of prominent electronic component distributors, suppliers and manufacturers’ reps. From the component manufacturer sector, Neutrik USA, Inc., Henkel Electronic Materials, Contrinex USA and Concord Electronics have joined the organization recently. From the distributor community, ECIA welcomes NEP Electronics and Nasco Aerospace & Electronics. G.L. Smith Associates and Astron Electronics, both manufacturers’ rep companies, have also…

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…