ECIA’s Rep Council Publishes Best Practices for Distribution Training

The ECIA Independent Manufacturer Rep Council conducted extensive surveys of North American based distributors to identify the Best Practices used by manufacturers and their local representatives in the training of distributor personnel. Over 1,000 individuals were surveyed over a five-month period. From the insights gained from that research, the Council then developed extensive model training materials that…

ECIA, Industry, Reopening

ECIA Survey Identifies Best Reopening Practices

As pandemic restrictions begin to transition toward a less restrictive environment, business managers across the country are planning and implementing their reopening strategies. Lessons have been learned through this crisis that will influence both near- and long-term plans and operating procedures. Looking at the state of the electronics components supply chain and the need to…

Renesas Consolidates Asia-Pacific Distribution Channel

Earlier this month, Renesas Electronics Corp. consolidated its distribution channel in Asia-Pacific, China and Taiwan. The semiconductor company terminated its relationship with global distributor WPI Group and added regional distributor WT Microelectronics. The move is notable as late last year World Peace Group (WPG), WPI’s parent, made a controversial bid to acquire a 30 percent…

America II and Advanced MP now A2 Global Electronics + Solutions

A2 Global Electronics + Solutions, a global leader in the electronic component distribution and supply chain services industry, announces the launch of its new corporate brand identity effective immediately. The A2 Global identity encompasses America II Electronics and Advanced MP Technology’s respective 40+ year legacies while redefining their future under a single, united brand. America…

Arrow Joins With SIA to Drive Global Tech Initiatives

Arrow Electronics, Inc. today announced it will team with the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) to facilitate technology innovation and advance related policy initiatives. SIA is an industry association whose membership represents 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor industry revenue. Arrow will be an active partner in SIA’s initiatives, focusing on technology innovation and global supply chain…