Mark Larson Named Recipient of ERA’s Lifetime Achievement Award

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that Mark Larson, vice chairman of Digi-Key Electronics is the recipient of ERA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lifetime Achievement Award was created to recognize individuals who play an integral role in supporting the manufacturers’ representative model in the electronics industry. The award was presented at the association’s 50th…

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Would a Huawei Boycott Unravel the Supply Chain?

This article is part of AspenCore Media’s Special Project on Huawei, dissecting the global impact if China’s telecom equipment giant is sanctioned by the United States and its allies. Huawei Technologies Co. — the controversial Chinese vendor of networking gear and smartphones — faces the real possibility that its telecom equipment will be banned from U.S.…

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Avnet Joins ‘Most Ethical’ List for 6th Straight Year

Business growth thrives in environments where leadership clearly and consistently focuses on guiding with purpose and integrity. For its continued commitment to these core values, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, has been recognized as one of the 2019 World’s Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere® Institute, a global leader in defining and…

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Lansdale Semiconductor Names QA Manager

Lansdale Semiconductor, Inc has promoted Michael “Mac” McNaughton to Quality Assurance Manager. According to R. Dale Lillard, President, Lansdale, ” McNaughton will be responsible for all the company’s quality assurance and control functions, including Lansdale’s ISO9001/2015 Certification and the Qualified Military Line to Mil-PRF-38535 requirements “. McNaughton has been employed by Lansdale for over 30…

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Supply Chain Cyberthreats Balloon in 2018

Particularly in the electronics supply chain, intellectual property and product designs are the lifeblood of the organization—and a potentially lucrative draw for cybercriminals.  Looking for “quick bucks with minimal effort,” has put the supply chain in the crosshairs of cyber miscreants, according latest Symantec Internet Security Threat Report. “Cybercriminals are testing and finding successful new attack strategies…

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