Southern Europe Next Target for Digi-Key Sales Expansion

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the appointment of Vincenzo Purgatorio, Regional Sales Director for Southern Europe and North Africa. This appointment is part of a larger global sales force expansion, adding additional resources in the Nordics, the…

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Global Growth Fuels Digi-Key’s EMEA Sales Team Expansion

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the recent expansion of its European sales team. Five new hires in customer-facing roles will strengthen Digi-Key’s position across all of Europe including Central and Southern Europe, the Nordic Region, the Baltics…

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TTI Announces Acquisition of Ray-Q Ltd.

FORT WORTH, Texas — TTI, Inc. an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway, today announced the acquisition of Ray-Q Interconnect. Founded in 1969 as a Raychem subsidiary based in Israel with offices in Turkey and India, Ray-Q provides high quality electrical interconnect solutions to military, aerospace and other high-reliability product industries. Since 2000 the…

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Arrow Wins MSPWorld Cup Award 2013

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced that it has been awarded the MSPWorld Cup Award™ at the MSPWorld Conference in San Jose, Calif. MSPAlliance and MSPWorld events are recognized worldwide as the premier gathering place for cloud and managed service providers. This award recognizes technology-enabling companies that have demonstrated consistent efforts…

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Avnet Expands US & Canada Distribution With SAP

TEMPE, Ariz. — Avnet Technology Solutions, the global IT solutions distribution leader and an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced a U.S. and Canadian distribution agreement with SAP America Inc., a market leader in enterprise application software. This significantly expands upon Avnet’s existing distribution agreement with SAP in multiple Asia Pacific countries,…

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Perks and Pitfalls of Knowledge Diffusion in the Supply Chain

Do you collaborate with and learn from your suppliers, or are you serving them the knowledge to compete with you head-on on a silver platter? This question is increasingly relevant in today’s global competitive environment. Firms are routinely leveraging global sourcing to gain cost advantages, but competition nowadays occurs between supply chains rather than businesses.…

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