Arrow, distributor

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…

manufacturing, tariffs, factory,

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…

OEMs Should Commit to Inventory During Component Shortages

The causes, effects and implications of “The Great Component Shortage of 2018” have been thoroughly analyzed. The automotive and IoT industries have been driving unprecedented demand for smaller and more efficient passive electronics, which in turn has stretched lead times for these once- commoditized components to the breaking point. What hasn’t been discussed, however, is the equal…

Mouser Stocks Dialog’s SmartBond Bluetooth 5 SoCs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the SmartBond™ DA14682 and DA14683 Bluetooth® 5 system-on-chips (SoCs) from Dialog Semiconductor. Part of the highly integrated SmartBond family of power-efficient Bluetooth low energy solutions, the new SoCs deliver low power consumption and enhanced security features…

NVR: Global EMS Market Grew by 10.8% in 2017

New Venture Research (NVR) announces the publication of its annual electronics manufacturing services report titled, “The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market – 2018 Edition.” In 2017, the worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased significantly by 10.8 percent in total revenue, resulting in combined EMS and ODM revenue of $471 billion. Over the last four…

Future Inks Global Pact With Alium

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is very pleased to announce that they have signed a new Worldwide Distribution Agreement with Alium Batteries. As the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of advanced batteries, Alium develops higher performing and critically reliable rechargeable batteries for wearable electronics, medical, portable electronics and industrial applications. Future…