Jameco: A Different Approach to Distribution

Any electronics distribution company that is still conducting business in 2013 has something unique to offer its customers. Following the industry’s massive consolidation during the 1990s were several market downturns that severely challenged the channel and forced many companies to consider their strengths and weaknesses. Now in its 38th year of business, Jameco Electronics has…

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Macronix Sues Spansion Over Patents

 Macronix International Co., Ltd., a global leader providing non-volatile memory solutions, announced that it has filed a patent infringement law suit against Spansion LLC and Spansion Inc. in the United States for infringement of seven Macronix patents directed to numerous aspects of flash memory. Macronix has taken this step to address Spansion’s rampant infringement of…

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Mouser Sponsors Ridley’s Power Electronics Design Workshops

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., a top design engineering resource and global semiconductor and electronic components distributor, announced they are providing sponsorship and support for the Ridley Engineering Power Electronics Workshops. Dr. Ray Ridley is considered a top power electronics educator in the industry and one of the foremost experts on power electronics in…

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Arrow Electronics Announces North America Agreement with ShiraTech

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics Inc. has entered into a North America distribution agreement with ShiraTech, a provider of ARM-based system-on-modules (SoMs) that are complete embedded computers built on a single board. In conjunction with ShiraTech, Arrow developed the AT-501 SoM, utilizing an Atmel SAMA5D3 ARM CortexTM-A5-based Microprocessor. This combines high performance and low power…

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Reader Audit: Help Us Help You

Before I sat down to write this, my first EBN Velocity blog since I assumed responsibility for Avnet’s custom supply chain solutions business — Avnet Velocity — I spent a fair amount of time conferring with the editors of EBN and my Avnet Velocity predecessor Gerry Fay about their visions for the EBN Velocity project.…

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Arrow Enhances Investment in Converged Infrastructure Market With Intel

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.– Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) announced expanded converged infrastructure support including dedicated resources and a strategic alliance with Intel Corp. to assist North America solution providers with x86 market opportunities. Also, Arrow now offers presales engineering services, demand generation, education and highly specialized integration services specifically related to converged infrastructure solution sets through…

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