More Positive Signs on Inventory

{complink 453|Arrow Electronics Inc.}, one of the industry's two largest distributors, reiterated today that the global supply chain's components inventory is approaching balance. Arrow's report, made during its Q4 2011 earnings conference call with analysts, comes on the heels of similar observations from {complink 577|Avnet Inc.} and market research firm IHS iSuppli. In 2011, Arrow’s…

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World Micro Signs Distribution Deal With Zeus

ATLANTA — World Micro, a global distributor of electronic components serving the electronics, commercial, military, medical, and aerospace markets, announced today that it has signed a franchise distribution agreement with ZEUS Battery Products, of Bloomingdale, IL. The agreement gives World Micro the ability to promote, distribute, and market key battery products throughout the United States,…

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Broadcom Posts Q4 Numbers

IRVINE, Calif. — Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM), a global innovation leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, today reported unaudited financial results for its fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2011. Read the full press release. {complink 831|Broadcom Corp.}

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Farnell Joins TRACE International

LEEDS, England — Farnell, the leading multichannel electronics distributor, has today announced it has been granted a certificate of membership signifying the company’s commitment to transparency in international commercial transactions by TRACE International Inc. (TRACE). TRACE is a non-profit membership association that pools resources to provide practical and cost-effective anti-bribery compliance solutions for multinational companies.…

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Mouser, MPS Have Distribution Deal

MANSFIELD, Texas — Mouser Electronics, Inc., regarded as a top design engineering resource and global distributor for semiconductors and electronic components, today announced its global distribution agreement with Monolithic Power Systems (MPS), a leading fabless manufacturer of high-performance analog and mixed-signal semiconductors. The new distribution agreement between Mouser and MPS expands Mouser’s line card of…

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Flextronics Makes Top Foreign Companies List

SINGAPORE — Flextronics (NASDAQ: FLEX) today announced that it was recently rated by the China CSR Research Center as one of the Top-100 Foreign Companies in China. The rating was specifically created to honor and recognize Fortune 500 Companies who have positively contributed to China's economic as well as corporate social and environmental responsibility development.…

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