Bourns Opens New Office in Hungary

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced it has opened a new office in Veszprém, Hungary in response to burgeoning demand within the European market for its industry-leading electronic component solutions. The new office employs close to 90 employees with plans to add additional headcount to support current and future customer…

Heilind Stocks Amphenol Industrial ePower Connectors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Amphenol Industrial Operations, is now stocking the manufacturer’s ePower series of connectors. Featuring IP67-level sealing, these environmental connectors are designed for hybrid electric vehicles and other demanding electrical systems. ePower connectors incorporate RADSOK® technology for higher amperage, lower T-rise, less resistance and…

Arrive Logistics Opens Third U.S. Office

Arrive Logistics, a technology-enabled transportation service provider who serves shipper and carrier partners to deliver first-class brokerage and transportation management services, is opening a third office in Chattanooga, Tenn. to accommodate its explosive growth and capitalize on the region’s significant freight market through world-class operations.  In addition to the corporate headquarters in Austin, Texas, the…

Fitbit Versa

Fitbit’s Supply Chain Strategy Leverages Cognitive Sourcing to Manage Costs

At a recent Cognitive Sourcing Summit, hosted by LevaData, EBN sat down with Kevin Purser, head of global supply chain sourcing & procurement at Fitbit to find out about the company’s supply chain strategy.  Purser joined the company in 2015, having worked in senior supply chain positions at several global electronics manufacturers including VeriFone and…

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Outlook Remains Bright for Automotive Electronics

Despite some high-profile setbacks with autonomous vehicles, IC Insights projects that automotive electronics systems growth will remain robust and automotive remains a hotbed for semiconductor growth. Sales of automotive electronics systems are forecast to increase 7.0 percent in 2018 and 6.3 percent in 2019, the highest growth rate in both years among the six major end-use applications…