Richardson RFPD Inks Global Franchise Deal With MixComm

Richardson RFPD, an Arrow Electronics company, today announced that it has entered into a global franchise agreement with MixComm Inc. MixComm is a New Jersey-headquartered start-up that bases its technology on RFSOI and mmWave breakthroughs developed at Columbia University’s CoSMIC lab led by Dr. Harish Krishnaswamy, MixComm’s co-founder and CTO.  MixComm’s products address the critical…

Mouser and Ultraleap Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, today announces a global distribution agreement with Ultraleap, a world leader in mid-air haptics and hand tracking. Through the agreement, Mouser is now stocking the Leap Motion Controller and two STRATOS™ haptic modules, making them available to a greater number of design engineers worldwide.…

Supply Chain Management Solutions Are Taking the Industry by Storm

Supply chain management solutions (software and services) integrate functions such as manufacturing, distribution, and production by holistically managing the information, material flow, financials, and others. They aim to achieve competitive advantage through enhanced customer service, optimized costs, increased revenue, and investments. Supply chain management solutions consist of integrated processes such as inventory control, production planning,…

ISM Survey: 75% of Companies Report Supply Chain Disruption

Today the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) revealed the first-round results of a survey focused on coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) business and supply chain impacts. Notably, nearly 75 percent of companies report supply chain disruptions in some capacity due to coronavirus-related transportation restrictions, and more than 80 percent believe that their organization will experience some…

Covid-19, components, shipments

Component Makers Don’t Expect a Q2 Recovery From Covid-19

Electronic component manufacturers (OCMs) and their OEM/EMS customers say they don’t have much visibility into their partners’ supply chains. During the coronavirus outbreak, that visibility may determine how quickly the electronics industry bounces back from a prolonged China shutdown. A survey the ECIA conducted on Feb. 7 found a majority of OCMs didn’t know how…

Digi-Key and Raltron Enter Global Partnership

Raltron, a global leader in high performance frequency management components and antenna products, is pleased to announce Digi-Key as a global supply partner. Raltron is dedicated to improving the customer experience by streamlining the design and purchasing processes. The addition of Digi-Key as an authorized stocking distributor enhances Raltron’s global footprint and reduces lead times.…