electronics, components, tariffs

Tariff & Supply Anxiety Increase Even as Manufacturing Grows

U.S. manufacturing activity accelerated in June—but so did anxieties around electronic component shortages and tariffs. The Institution for Supply Management’s leading production index, the PMI, increased by 1.5 percent in June to 60.2. However, electronic component constraints are being felt across multiple manufacturing sectors. “Electronic component supply issues continue to disrupt production,” a transportation industry…

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RAFI Honors Sager Electronics

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announced it was the recipient of RAFI’s first Distributor of the Year award. RAFI announced the honor at the 2018 Electronics Distribution Show (EDS) held May 15-18 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “We are excited to recognize…

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EDI, trade platform

TrueCommerce Levels the EDI Playing Field For Small Businesses

Electronic data interchange (EDI) has been a staple of the electronics supply chain for decades. EDI links are used between component makers, distributors and end-customers to share data crucial to managing the supply chain—price, orders, lead times, availability, transaction records, replenishment signals and more. Historically, though, these links have been customized, meaning partners essentially had…

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Avnet Named to Gartner Supply Chain Top 25

Demonstrating its continued expertise in developing and managing strategic, value-enhancing supply chain solutions, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology company, has been recognized by research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. as a high-tech supply chain organization. Avnet believes its unique ability to deliver rapidly scalable, globally available and customized supply chain solutions is why the…

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Symmetry Carries DSP Group’s HDClear 3-Mic Development Kit for Amazon

Symmetry Electronics, a leading global distributor of wireless, IoT and video technologies, today announced the available distribution of DSP Group’s HDClear™ 3-Mic Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS). The HDClear 3-Mic Development Kit for Amazon AVS enables OEMs to integrate Amazon Alexa into a number of IoT products, including smart speakers, smart home…

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Richardson Inks Deal With MS Power GmbH

 Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced today a new distribution agreement with MS Power GmbH, a leading manufacturer of bipolar semiconductor products. The agreement aligns with both companies commitment to provide the highest reliability and quality products into various applications including Motor Drives, Power Supplies, Solar and Wind Energy Systems, Smart Grid, and others. MS…

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Mouser Adds 25 New Suppliers

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, has added more than 25 new suppliers YTD to its already vast line card of over 700 suppliers. With an already extensive portfolio of products and suppliers across the board, the additional suppliers bolster the…

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