Texas Instruments Ends WT Micro and WPG Relationships

Texas Instruments Inc. has further pared its distribution channel, notifying global distributor World Peace Group (WPG) and Asia-Pacific distributor WT Micro that it was terminating those relationships, effective December 2020. TI told global distributor Avnet Inc. last week that it was ending their franchise agreement. The latest announcements are consistent with the evolution of TI’s…

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ECIA Elects New Board Members

The three ECIA councils (Distributor, Manufacturer and Independent Manufacturer Representative) met in Savannah for the organization’s semi-annual Joint Council Session. New council positions were filled and the ECIA Board of Directors elected three new members: Mark Shiring, President & CEO of ebm-papst, Inc. Chris Wadsworth, General Manager of Carlton-Bates Company Karim Yasmine, Corporate Vice President,…

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WESCO Appoints Squires as SVP & COO

WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC) (“WESCO”), a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications MRO and OEM products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistics services, today announced the appointment of Mr. Nelson Squires as its Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer effective October 1, 2019.   Mr. Squires served as the Company’s Group…

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Mouser Inks Global Deal With Matrix Industries

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announces a global distribution agreement with MATRIX Industries, the Silicon Valley materials science and thermal engineering pioneers committed to radically re-inventing the power equation for Internet of Things (IoT) and wearables. Through the agreement, Mouser is now stocking MATRIX Mercury…

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Flex Announces Lynn Torrel as Supply Chain Chief

Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that Lynn Torrel has been named chief supply chain and procurement officer, responsible for direct and indirect materials, transportation and logistics, business operations, materials management, and strategic supply chain management. “Having a supply chain and procurement expert of Lynn’s caliber join our team will help Flex continue to innovate our…

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Senior Managers Purchase CUI Inc.’s Electronic Components Business

Today, former senior managers of CUI Inc announced that they have purchased the company’s industry-leading components business from CUI Inc’s publicly-traded parent company, CUI Global. The newly-formed private entity will go to market as CUI Devices and will continue to serve its customers and develop new technologies within its interconnect, audio, thermal management, motion and…

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