RFMW Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with IDT

RFMW Ltd. announced a distribution agreement with Integrated Device Technology (IDT) effective May 16, 2018. Under the agreement, RFMW is franchised for worldwide marketing and sales of IDT’s portfolio of radio frequency (RF), microwave, millimeter wave and RF timing products. IDT offers high linearity RF components including modulators & demodulators, mixers, synthesizers, attenuators, switches, amplifiers,…

Littelfuse Awards Mouser

 Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has been honored with the 2017 High Service Distributor of the Year award by Littelfuse, a global leader in circuit protection. Mouser received the award at the 2018 Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas. “We…

TTI Promotes Knight, Vanderheyden

TTI, the leading global authorized distributor of electronic components, made the following organizational announcement today at the company’s annual Industry Executive Briefing held during the EDS Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michael Knight, Senior Vice President TTI Americas, has been promoted to the newly established position of President of the TTI Semiconductor Group. Currently, this…

Broadcom-Qualcomm: A Merger of Equals is Better

Qualcomm Inc. was right to turn down Broadcom Ltd.’s “final” purchase offer. It is bad for both companies. A better deal is a merger of equals that promises major tax benefits for shareholders, a lower debt burden and swift integration. A merger is what Broadcom and Qualcomm should be discussing rather than the likely fruitless…

Arrow Electronics: A Necessary Evolution in a Perilous Market

Arrow Electronics Inc. is knee-deep in the most consequential evolution in its history, one that has the potential to result in a complete transformation of its business and heavily impact the entire electronics value chain by forcing a reshaping of the design, engineering, new product introduction, procurement and the entire supply chain. Once finished, the…

Arrow on Fortune’s ‘Most Admired’ List

FORTUNE today named global technology-solutions provider Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW) to its “World’s Most Admired Companies” list for the 18th time. For the fifth consecutive year, Arrow placed first in the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts. “It’s an honor to once again be named…

Hybrid Distribution Model Proliferates

Whether it’s called the open market, independent or non-franchised distribution, the channel that buys and sells excess and obsolete electronic component inventory has changed. A growing number of companies in this niche have ratcheted up their procurement and quality-control practices to the extent that component suppliers and many OEM customers acknowledge independents as a vital…