3 Ways Slow Approvals Drive Up Procurement Costs

Businesses increasingly rely on third-party vendors and contractors to supplement their workforce, expand their capabilities and serve customers. The benefits a company realizes as a result of leveraging a range of third-party vendors are undeniable, yet doing so doesn’t come without risk. If payments, agreements and approvals aren’t properly managed, the business can be at…

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DRAM Contract Prices Remain Under Pressure; NAND Poised for Rebound

DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, reports that following the Toshiba outage in mid-June, the Japanese government announced that it will be controlling South Korea-bound exports of three key materials used in the manufacturing of semiconductors, smartphones and panels, causing module manufacturers in the memory industry downstream to give higher quotes. However, since DRAM and NAND Flash…

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Sager Electronics to Acquire Technical Power Systems

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of interconnect, power and electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, has announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Technical Power Systems (TPS), a specialist in the production of custom battery assemblies headquartered in Lisle, Illinois. Although not historically acquisitive, Sager – with its announcement…