Distribution

Avnet’s Chuck Delph Departs to Become President of Vallen Distribution

Chuck Delph, Avnet Inc.’s president of Electronics Marketing for the Americas since 2016, is the latest Avnet veteran to depart the company. Delph has been named president of Vallen Distribution, effective April 9, 2018, and will be based in Vallen’s Belmont, NC, headquarters. Delph is among a number of senior executives who have left Avnet…

Master Signs Distribution Deal with CUI

Master Electronics, the 13th largest global distributor of electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with CUI, Inc. CUI offers an extensive product portfolio; including power, interconnect, motion, audio, and thermal management technologies. Driven by Master’s innovative and industry disruptive marketing tactics and tenured sales team, coupled with CUI’s leading edge products and solutions, this…

Foxconn Unit Buys Belkin for $866M

Foxconn Interconnect Technology Limited (HKG: 6088), a subsidiary of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., and Belkin International, Inc. (Belkin®, Linksys®, Wemo®, Phyn® brands), jointly announced today the signing of a definitive agreement under which FIT agreed to acquire Belkin at US$866 million in cash, creating a global consumer electronics leader. Leveraging Belkin’s strength in research and development capabilities and consumer productschannel ,…

Sager Expands Thermal Management Offering

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announced that additional thermal management products have been added to its specialized group, Sager Power Systems. “As an authorized distributor for many of the industry’s leading providers of thermal management solutions, Sager is committed to providing…

Nordic, Avnet Sign Distribution Deal

Nordic Semiconductor today announced it has signed a new agreement with Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, covering the distribution of Nordic’s Bluetooth® Low Energy (Bluetooth LE), ANT+, IEEE 802.15.4, and 2.4GHz proprietary ultra low power (ULP) wireless connectivity solutions in the Americas. Effective immediately, OEM customers across Europe, Asia Pacific, the U.S.,…

RFMW Stocks MECA 5G-Ready Isolators

RFMW, Ltd. announces design and sales support for MECA Electronics microwave and millimeter-wave isolators. Optimized for excellent performance across K, Ku, and Ka bands, these 2 Watt isolators cover 18.0-26.5GHz, 27.0-31.0GHz & 26.5-40.0GHz. The MECA IK-29.000 epitomizes performance with typical insertion loss of 0.5dB and 20dB minimum isolation. Connectors are 2.92mm female in passivated stainless steel. Operating…

Deloitte - chief procurement officer survey

Procurement’s Biggest Priorities: Cost, Risk, & New Product Development

Cost reduction, new products/market development, and managing risks continue to be the biggest priorities for procurement leaders, according to Deloitte’s global chief procurement officer (CPO) 2018 report. These leaders also are working to better align procurement and business priorities to deliver value by focusing on strategies such as consolidating spend, reducing total life cycle/ownership costs…

IPC: North American PCB Sales Continue to Climb

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the January 2018 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Both sales and orders were up year-over-year in January. Due to continued strong order growth in January, the book-to-bill ratio climbed to a 12-year high of 1.16. Total North American PCB shipments in January…