Arrow Sets Profit Mark

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported fourth-quarter 2011 net income of $174.1 million ($1.55 and $1.53 per share on a basic and diluted basis, respectively) on sales of $5.44 billion, compared with net income of $157.9 million ($1.37 and $1.34 per share on a basic and diluted basis, respectively) on sales of…

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Apple & Foxconn: Breaking Up Is Hard to Do

For the sake of argument, let's say {complink 379|Apple Inc.}, after suffering criticism for the actions of one of its business partners, threw down the gauntlet and told {complink 2125|Foxconn Electronics Inc.} it had to change its labor practices. Let's say Foxconn countered with “Or what?” If you think the immediate consequence would be Apple…

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Digi-Key, LeCroy Have Distribution Deal

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s largest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with LeCroy, a leading provider of test and measurement solutions. “LeCroy is a welcome addition to our expansive selection…

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Avnet Unveils Xilinx Development Kit

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing, an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today the Xilinx Kintex™-7 FPGA DSP Development Kit with High-Speed Analog, supporting Xilinx’s 7 series Targeted Design Platforms. As the demand for faster processing of wideband analog signals continues to rise, this digital signal processing (DSP) development kit offers engineers a…

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