Prices for DRAMs Continue to Climb while NAND Flash ASPs Drop

Prices for DRAMs, with the exception of graphics applications, has increased by 3 percent to 6 percent in the first quarter (Q1) of 2018, according to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, resulting in a 5.4 percent increase in global DRAM revenue. Graphics DRAMs experienced the largest price hikes, increasing by 15 percent in Q1. “Most PC…

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Electrocomponents FY 2018 Sales up 12.8%

Strong results and new initiatives to drive future growth and profitability Highlights 2018 2017 Change  Like-for-like change1 Revenue £1,705.3m £1,511.7m 12.8% 12.8% Adjusted2 operating profit £177.1m £133.2m 33.0% 28.1% Adjusted2 operating profit margin 10.4% 8.8% 1.6 pts 1.4 pts Adjusted2 profit before tax3 £173.1m £128.0m 35.2% 30.0% Adjusted2 earnings per share 28.4p 21.0p 35.2% 29.7% Adjusted2 free cash flow £105.1m…

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Electrocomponents Acquires MRO-Solutions Provider IESA

In line with our strategy to build out our value-added service proposition, Electrocomponents plc is pleased to announce that it has reached agreement to acquire IESA, a leading provider of value-added services to industrial customers for a cash consideration of £88 million. Acquisition of leading corporate MRO(1) marketplace provider of value-added services Significantly enhances the…

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Master Electronics Receives Distribution Award

Master Electronics, a leading global distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, was awarded Carlo Gavazzi’s Outstanidng Distributor Achievement Award. This award was presented by Fred Shirazi, President and CEO of Carlo Gavazzi Americas. Master has been a longtime distributor of Carlo Gavazzi and the relationship continues to grow and flourish. Jon Bach, VP of…

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Sager Announces Supplier Excellence Awards

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announced the results of its 2017 Supplier Excellence Program. Sager’s Supplier Excellence Program focuses on quality, operations and business systems support, along with management and field level support. Sager is pleased to recognize Phoenix Contact, Kycon,…

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Arrow

Arrow: From Top Distributor to Enabler of All Things High-Tech

Arrow Electronics Inc. sits today atop the distribution market. Victorious and, for the first time, alone. CEO Michael Long should savor the moment. Except, he has loftier goals. Arrow wants to be a solutions and technology platform offering data, design, engineering, product development, software, supply chain and other services to the global economy. This is…

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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…

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