America II Names New CEO

America II Group, Inc. announces that it has appointed Frank Cavallaro as Chief Executive Officer. With more than 25 years of leadership experience within the global technology distribution industry, Mr. Cavallaro is bringing global market strategy and operating expertise to America II. Mr. Cavallaro has served as CEO of Converge (acquired by Arrow Electronics in…

Future Electronics Offers Microchip’s PolarFire FPGA Kit

 Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of Microchip’s new PolarFire FPGA imaging and video development kit. The new PolarFire FPGA imaging and video solution from Microchip Technology Inc. delivers the high-performance computing, memory and connectivity resources that today’s designers require for a wide variety of…

New Yorker Electronics and Pinrex Technologies Ink Global Deal

Pinrex Technologies and New Yorker Electronics have announced a new franchise distribution agreement for the global distribution of Connectors, Wire Harnessing and Cable Assemblies. Pinrex is a top manufacturer of Wire-to-Wire, Wire-to-Board and Board-to-Board Connectors including Pin Headers, Female Headers, FFC Cables, Flat Cables, Wire Harnessing, IO Cables and SATA Connectors Pinrex is a common…

How a Supply Chain Planning System Drives Total Value, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is the second article in a two-part series examining how a supply chain planning system model can improve customer service and drive total value creation. Supply chain complexity has increased exponentially over the past several decades because of globalization, consumer demand for increased product customization and the development of multi-functional business processes…