Future Enhances Nebula IoT Development Kit

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to announce new enhancements to their highly successful Nebula IoT Development Kit. The Nebula™ board has been designed to enable novices and expert developers alike to explore the vast opportunities in IoT applications, including asset tracking, energy management, fitness, lighting controls, HVAC, portable controls,…

Future Electronics Honored by Epson

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently won Epson’s 2017 Most Design Registrations Award at EDS in Las Vegas. “Future Electronics delivered outstanding results for us last year,” said Lisa Liotta-Valine of Epson. “Future led the way with the most number of design registrations, driving our best-in-class products to our customers in…

Tariffs Raise ‘Red Flag’ on Component Supply Risks

Electronics executives and industry experts are all over the map regarding the impact of U.S. and China tariffs on component supplies, OCMs, distributors and their customers. One thing is crystal clear – tariffs, or “taxes,” in one form or another are going to be passed on to buyers. Research and investment firm Morgan Stanley projects…

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Arrow Posts Double-Digit Growth in Q2 Sales & Net Income

Ongoing high demand for electronic components contributed to Arrow Electronics Inc.’s double-digit growth in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018. Sales reached $7.39 billion, an increase of 15 percent from sales of $6.42 billion in Q2 2017. Second-quarter net income of $170 million, or $1.92 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $100 million, or $1.11 per…

Altech Honors Future Electronics

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, recently won Altech’s 2017 Sales Achievement Award at EDS in Las Vegas. Altech Corporation, a leading supplier of interconnect and electromechanical components, presented Future Electronics with the award in recognition for Future’s sales growth, which outpaced all other distributors in the electronic components industry and culminated…

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U.S. Factory Activity Slows; Tariff Worries Accelerate

Even though U.S. manufacturing activity remains robust — the nation’s leading production index, the PMI, registered 58.1 percent in July — the industry’s concern over tariffs has reached a new high, according to the Institute for Supply Management. The demand picture for U.S.-made goods remains positive, said Tim Fiore, chair for the ISM’s manufacturing business…