Electrocomponents Acquires MRO-Solutions Provider IESA

In line with our strategy to build out our value-added service proposition, Electrocomponents plc is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement to acquire IESA, a leading provider of value-added services to industrial customers for a cash consideration of £88 million. Acquisition of leading corporate MRO(1) marketplace provider of value-added services Significantly enhances the…

Master Electronics Receives Distribution Award

Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, was awarded Carlo Gavazzi’s Outstanidng Distributor Achievement Award. This award was presented by Fred Shirazi, President and CEO of Carlo Gavazzi Americas. Master has been a longtime distributor of Carlo Gavazzi and the relationship continues to grow and flourish. Jon Bach, VP of…

Sager Announces Supplier Excellence Awards

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announced the results of its 2017 Supplier Excellence Program. Sager’s Supplier Excellence Program focuses on quality, operations and business systems support, along with management and field level support. Sager is pleased to recognize Phoenix Contact, Kycon,…

Arrow

Arrow: From Top Distributor to Enabler of All Things High-Tech

Arrow Electronics Inc. sits today atop the distribution market. Victorious and, for the first time, alone. CEO Michael Long should savor the moment. Except, he has loftier goals. Arrow wants to be a solutions and technology platform offering data, design, engineering, product development, software, supply chain and other services to the global economy. This is…

TTI Promotes Knight, Vanderheyden

TTI, the leading global authorized distributor of electronic components, made the following organizational announcement today at the company’s annual Industry Executive Briefing held during the EDS Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michael Knight, Senior Vice President TTI Americas, has been promoted to the newly established position of President of the TTI Semiconductor Group. Currently, this…

Group Purchasing Gives Buying Power to SMBs

Anyone who is in procurement knows that high-volume purchases mean discounts and oftentimes, leverage. Most small businesses don’t have the need – or the pocketbook – to achieve either. However, when small businesses combine their resources for group purchasing, their negotiating position is significantly strengthened. UNA, launched in 2012, is one of several group purchasing organizations…

Mouser Opens Canadian Customer Service Center

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, today announces the May 2018 opening of its Canadian Customer Service Center, located in Kitchener-Waterloo in the Ontario technology corridor. This new customer service center will support local electronic design engineers, buyers and hardware innovators, helping them to locate the newest products for their…