Celestica Completes D&H Manufacturing Buy

TORONTO – Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of D&H Manufacturing Company. Based in Fremont, California, D&H is a leading manufacturer of precision machined components and assemblies, primarily for the semiconductor capital equipment market. This…

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Mouser Introduces Vishay/Dale Qi

MANSFIELD, TX — Mouser Electronics, Inc. now stocks Vishay / Dale’s IWAS-3827EC-50 Series Qi Wireless Charging Receiving Coil/Shield that provides 70% or greater efficiency in Rx applications. Qi technology is a breakthrough in the wireless industry that eliminates the need for bothersome cables, adapters and connectors, and instead, allows power transfer over short distances without…

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Apple-Samsung: How Far Is Too Far?

{complink 379|Apple Inc.} is reportedly cutting back on its purchases of {complink 4750|Samsung Corp.} memory chips in the wake of an ongoing patent battle between the two companies. This isn’t a big surprise, given the rancor between the consumer electronics giants. At first glance, it looks as if Samsung will be the victim in this…

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RS Components Clinches Global Deal With FCI

OXFORD, UK — RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, has signed a global distribution agreement with FCI Electronics Division, a leading supplier of connectors and interconnect systems. Within the terms of the deal, RS will represent FCI as an authorised…

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Avnet Embedded Strengthens Offering

PHOENIX — Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today that it will deploy a team of technical experts in local markets to provide in-depth software advice to Avnet customers designing for today’s intelligent embedded systems. Supporting Avnet’s increased focus on the embedded software…

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Fronetics Launches New Service

NEWBURYPORT, MA – Fronetics Strategic Advisors, a global strategic advisory firm focused on driving value in high-tech supply chains and integrated logistics, today announced the launch of Fronetics Interim Retained Management Service (FIRMS), a management as a service offering. FIRMS is designed to provide specific executive, management, sales or operational expertise when and where an…

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Turning Data Into Dollars

At $100 per barrel, crude oil is an extremely valuable resource, but even more prized to members of the supply chain these days is data — or rather, big-data. The term big-data does not describe how much information is resident in a database or IT system, but rather, it defines a category of data derived…

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