Future Electronics Will Have Future Connectivity Division

MONTREAL — On July 17, 2013 Future Electronics, the world’s third largest distributor of electronics components, formally announced its new division, Future Connectivity Solutions. This new division provides dedicated Marketing, Sales, Technical Sales and solutions support for the rapidly growing machine-to-machine marketplace. Future Connectivity Solutions was announced earlier this week to employees worldwide and is…

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Digi-Key & VCC Sign Distribution Agreement

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — On July 31, 2013, Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with Visual Communications Company (VCC), a recognized leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative, dependable, and cost-effective incandescent and LED light…

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MinnowBoard by CircuitCo in Stock at Mouser

DALLAS — On August 5, 2013 Mouser Electronics, Inc. announced it is stocking the new MinnowBoard with Intel Atom™ from CircuitCo, a development board which brings Intel Architecture to the developer and maker community. CircuitCo's MinnowBoard is an Intel Atom™ processor-based board which introduces Intel Architecture to the small and low cost embedded market for…

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Element14 Adds Tools For Customers in Asia

 element14 has introduced 20,000 SKUs of the most essential products from global brands Tenma, Duratool and Pro-Power for use in design, education, electrical equipment, manufacturing, repair and maintenance. A comprehensive selection of the latest products including cables, hand tools, power tools, tool kits, professional test and measurement equipment are available at http://sg.element14.com/valuebrands where customers can…

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Avnet Celebrates Shark Week

PHOENIX — On August 5, engineers can take a bite out of Shark Week with the latest offerings related to the Analog Devices Blackfin BF609 Embedded Vision Starter Kit from Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT). The development kit for the Analog Devices dual-core Blackfin BF609 processor offers an updated…

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Tables Turning in Shipper/Carrier Relationship

As chief logistics officer for Avnet Inc., my focus is obviously on making sure that all aspects of Avnet's logistics operation — from warehousing and inventory control to transportation management — support our ability to satisfy customer requirements in the most efficient and effective manner possible. The problem is, there is a critical element of…

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