Calling for a Centralized Business Model for Decentralized Supply Chains

In today's globalized economy, multinational corporations (MNCs) are trying to capture market share through centralized supply chains. In these cases, all the profits from operations are transferred to a centralized location like corporate headquarters. Based on the centralized supply chain, these MNCs follow a business model for semiconductor industry based on Globalization as shown in…

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Smith & Associates Analyzes Top Electronics Supply Chain Concerns: Exploring 2013 Events & 2014 Forecasts

HOUSTON — Smith & Associates, the largest independent distributor of electronic components, today announces the launch of its Global Supply Chain Survey. This annual survey is a brief questionnaire geared toward electronics industry professionals and designed to gather insights into key issues affecting the semiconductor and electronics supply chain, and to capture larger shifts over…

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Alliance Memory Signs Global Distribution Agreement With Digi-Key Corporation

THIEF RIVER FALLS, MINN. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability, and delivery announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with Alliance Memory Inc., a worldwide provider of legacy memory products. Alliance Memory manufactures a complete line of SRAMs, including 3.3 V and 5 V fast…

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Allied Electronics Signs Distribution Agreement With Rittal Corporation

FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Allied Electronics, a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), recently signed a distribution agreement with Rittal Corporation, a leading global manufacturer of enclosures and climate control products. Allied will add over 400 Rittal products to their linecard, including industrial and IT enclosures, racks and accessories, including climate control and hybrid…

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1 Million In-Stock Electronic Components Available via Digi-Key’s BOM Manager

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation today announced that it has surpassed one million in-stock components available for immediate shipment, accessible via the new and improved Digi-Key Bill of Materials (BOM) Manager. The company also announced a new Scheduled Shipments feature and Shopping Cart enhancements as well as additional global…

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Avnet Technology Solutions Unveils New Application-Based Offerings for HP ConvergedSystem for Channel Partners in the US & Canada

TEMPE, Ariz. — Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), introduced the first in a series of application-specific solutions optimized for the HP ConvergedSystem portfolio, which consists of integrated IT systems purpose-built for key workloads like virtualization, hosted desktops and big data. Avnet will…

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Intel 20-nm High Performance Solid-State Drives Now Available at Mouser

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking Intel’s high performance solid-state drives (SSDs) offering improved performance, increased reliability, and lower operating costs over conventional hard drives. Intel® Solid-State Drives (SSDs) available from Mouser Electronics are a high-performance hard drive alternative for boosting laptop and desktop PCs to the next level in performance and…

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Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas Looks to ‘Internet of Things’ as Top Technology Trend in 2014

PHOENIX — The Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to grow to 26 billion units installed in 2020, according to Gartner. Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), sees opportunity in the key technologies that make the connected devices revolution a reality. From sensors to wireless solutions and processors, engineers…

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