Flip to Support Silicon Labs EOL Products

Flip Electronics has signed an agreement with Silicon Labs to distribute its end-of-life (EOL) semiconductor products. Silicon Labs offers the industry’s most comprehensive IoT (Internet of Things) ecosystem as a leading provider of silicon, software, and solutions for a smarter, more connected world. Silicon Labs serves tens of thousands of global customers, thousands of applications,…

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Digi-Key & Mini-Circuits Ink Global Deal

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has secured a global distribution partnership with Mini-Circuits to offer their industry-leading MMIC product line up of 50 GHz, LTCC filters, baluns and couplers, and patented reflectionless filters. Mini-Circuits is a leader in radio frequency (RF),…

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Siemens Acquires Supplyframe

Siemens has signed an agreement to acquire Supplyframe, a leading Design-to- Source platform for the global electronics value chain, for USD 0.7 billion. The transaction unlocks significant value for customers of Supplyframe and Siemens, providing seamless and quick access to both Siemens’ offerings and Supplyframe’s marketplace intelligence. This will help customers to reduce costs, increase…

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Using Your WAN and IoT to Optimize Supply Chain Management

Your organization runs a tight ship, building profit by taking advantage of operational efficiencies borne from technological innovations. Thanks to IoT and RFID, you now track products from the point of origin to the point of consumption. So how can you leverage your company’s WAN to optimize your supply chain management? Deploying efficient global supply…

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Speedbumps Abound on the Road to Digitization

“Digitization” is, like “resilience,” the new mantra for the supply chain. Digital applications range from automated paperwork to complex networks that provide end-to-end visibility of global supply and manufacturing operations. Digitized systems work across geographies and products to provide real-time data on inventory, delays, disruptions and resolutions to manufacturing sites and supply-chain partners. Interconnected supply…

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TTI Marks 50 Years as Specialist

TTI, Inc. a leading specialty distributor of electronic components, announces the company is marking a significant milestone celebration this year as the company honors its 50-year legacy as the specialty distributor of choice for military, industrial, transportation and medical electronics manufacturers worldwide. In 1971, founder, Paul Andrews began selling resistors, the parts he had identified…

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The Labor Shortage is the Next Major Issue Facing the Supply Chain  

The labor shortage is fast becoming the next significant problem for the supply chain. Many frontline warehouse employees fall into the category of shift workers who have yet to return to the workforce, even as the economy bounces back, and the demand for workers still continues to climb. While these critical jobs remain difficult to fill, employers are focusing on optimizing…

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What Hi-Fi can Teach the Electronics Industry About Returns

Electronics sales are predicted to rebound from a down 2020, with Statista estimating the global electronics industry will grow by around six percent in 2021, led by the Asian and American markets. Shopping, already moving heavily towards e-commerce, was fundamentally altered by the Covid-19 pandemic in ways that will likely endure and combined with increased…

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