Sager Implements 2D Bar Coding

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. — Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of IP&E electronic components, announced today the adoption of the Electronic Components Industry Association’s (ECIA) two-dimensional (2-D) bar coding guideline. 2-D bar coding embeds a wealth of product-related information within a square image and only requires one scan to retrieve the data as compared to…

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Manufacturers Expect to Add Jobs in 2014

Based on unemployment data from the U.S. government and a forecast from the Institute for Supply Management (ISM), the employment outlook for 2014 appears positive. But where are those jobs coming from?  Some of them will be in manufacturing, said Bradley J. Holcomb, chair of the ISM Manufacturing Business Survey Committee. “On the manufacturing side,…

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Bluegiga Brings Quick-Start Wireless Solutions to Digi-Key Shelves

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with Bluegiga Technologies, a market innovator in the wireless space. The company manufactures highly integrated wireless modules employing the latest wireless technologies, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Bluetooth Low…

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Broadcom Updates Q4 Guidance

Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today updated its financial guidance for the fourth quarter of 2013. The following estimates are based on the current business outlook: Net Revenue: Increased the guided range for Q4’13 revenue to approximately $2.0 – $2.05 billion, due to better-than-expected…

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ISM: Purchasing ‘Optimistic’ for 2014

Although the electronics components industry may not be feeling the same momentum, the U.S. manufacturing sector expects to increase its revenue, employment and capital expenditures in 2014, according to the latest report by the Institute for Supply Management.  Overall manufacturing revenue is expected to grow by 4.4 percent in 2014, according to Bradley J. Holcomb,…

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Arrow Releases Reference Design App

Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced the availability of Arrow enVision™, a cloud-based interactive reference design application for engineers around the world. Available on the recently announced product life cycle services platform via arrow.com, Arrow enVision enables design engineers to either start their own or quickly select approved starter designs from a comprehensive library. Arrow…

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