SEMI Urges ‘Essential Business’ Designation of Semiconductor Companies

SEMI has urged government representatives around the U.S. and world to designate the semiconductor industry as an essential business so operations at companies across the chip supply chain can continue without interruption as the spread of COVID-19 continues. SEMI President and CEO Ajit Manocha assured the U.S. and global officials that SEMI members – the…

Allied Electronics & Automation Announces 3 New Senior Executives

As part of its commitment to hiring high-performing, diverse, and experienced leaders, Allied Electronics & Automation recently named three new executives to lead the company’s Finance, Human Resources, and Marketing functions: Manisha Kadoche as Chief Financial Officer, Katie Cartwright as Vice President of Human Resources, and Jessie Dearien as Vice President of Marketing. “Allied is…

WPG Americas and ACEINNA Team Up on Next-Gen MEMS Based Sensing Solutions

WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) a subsidiary of WPG Holdings, the largest global electronic components distributor, announced today a new partnership with ACEINNA, a worldwide leader in the development of innovative Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) and current sensing technologies that are essential to next generation cars, robots and other autonomous applications. “WPG Americas is extremely excited…

Gartner: 3 Keys to Mitigate Covid-19 Supply Chain Disruption

With the new coronavirus impacting global supply chains, supply chain leaders should focus on three impact areas for their initial crisis management, according to Gartner, Inc. ”As COVID-19 spreads globally, we are seeing increased supply chain disruption, but also changes in consumer spending habits,” said Sarah Watt, senior director analyst with the Gartner Supply Chain…

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,…