Nvidia’s $40 Billion ARM Purchase Will Test M&A ‘Ceiling’

After nearly two months of negotiations and press reports that a blockbuster deal was in the works, Nvidia this week announced a $40 billion agreement to buy ARM—the leading supplier of processor intellectual property (IP)—from financially struggling SoftBank in Japan.  If approved, the deal would be the largest semiconductor acquisition in history, provided the additional…

Vicor Expands Globally With Arrow

Vicor Corporation (NASDAQ: VICR) announced today the expansion of its Europe, Middle East and Africa relationship with Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to a global distribution agreement. “We are looking forward to working closely with Arrow to offer highly differentiated modular power solutions to their extensive customer base,” said Rich Begen, vice president of Vicor global distribution and…

Sourceability Launches its first BOM Management Tool With ‘One-Click’ Purchasing

Sourceability, the digital supply chain solutions provider, has launched a unique BOM management tool with ‘one-click’ transaction capabilities. Designed for procurement specialists and purchasing departments, the BOM tool delivers on both fast quotes and ‘one-click’ purchasing in a simple, easy-to-use tool. It is available on Sourcengine, the B2B e-commerce marketplace for the electronic components industry…

Syncron Enhances the Syncron Service Cloud

 Syncron today announced significant enhancements to the Syncron Service Cloud including Syncron Inventory 20.1 and Price 20.2, the company’s newest releases. These solutions help Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) improve financial performance and liquidity, minimize service parts supply chain disruption and retain existing customers. According to a recent study by Deloitte, the operating margin of aftersales…

Mouser’s New Customer Resource Center is Hub for Services & Tools

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, announces its new Customer Resource Center, which allows customers to easily take advantage of Mouser’s online purchasing services and tools through a central hub containing everything customers need to optimize the purchasing process. Customers can simply click the name of…

TTI Names Gia Hayes VP for Mil/Aero Business

TTI, Inc., the leading global authorized distributor of electronic components, announced today the hiring of Gia Hayes to fill the position of TTI Vice President, Military and Aerospace Segment. With a successful career spanning more than 20 years, Gia has held leadership positions in sales management, business development, operations, supply chain and strategic planning/quoting with…