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…

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…

Richardson RFPD Introduces New GaN Audio Class D Evaluation Boards from GaN Systems

Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics company, announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new platform of evaluation boards for Class D audio systems from GaN Systems Inc. GaN E-HEMT fast switching, low output capacitance (Coss), and zero reverse recovery charge (QRR) enable a new level of performance for Class D…

CDM Expands Times Microwave Systems Regional Hub

CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic  connectors and cables, today announced the opening of a newly expanded 8,400 square-foot Times Microwave Systems Midwest regional hub in Richardson, Texas.  The new facility is designed from-the-ground-up to ensure Times Microwave’s Midwest OEM and MRO customers receive the industries’ highest levels of service and support.  Targeting…

Allied Debuts Custom Product Bundles to Enable Safe Onsite Operations

Allied Electronics & Automation is now offering pre-assembled bundles of its private-label RS Pro by Allied products aimed at helping commercial, office and manufacturing companies restart on-site operations, and remote workers be more productive and connected in their offsite office environments. As companies begin safely welcoming employees back to facilities, Allied has added a range…