Avnet Adds Micrium Software

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that it has added Micrium, a low-cost, real-time operating system (RTOS) embedded software developer, to its Americas offering. Micrium’s kernels and complete RTOS solutions are available by contacting an Avnet representative or by visiting www.avnetexpress.com. As the world’s largest…

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5 Top Benefits High-Tech Gets From Great PR

Companies create and execute PR campaigns for lots of reasons. They include management habit (we've always had one), helping to drive demand (a reasonable move), getting a company mentioned in the news media (very old school), and, of course (for public corporations), conforming to Securities and Exchange Commission regulations. But PR support of tech brands…

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Onshoring Trend Cooling Off

Three months ago, a survey by MFG.com indicated domestic manufacturers that had moved production offshore were considering bringing facilities back to North America. (See: Evidence of ‘Onshoring’ – But Where Are the ‘Help Wanted’ Signs?.) A follow-up report shows that trend is slowing. MFG.com, which calls moves back to the US and Canada “reshoring,” reports…

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Richardson Has Deal to Buy Powerlink

LAFOX, Ill. — Richardson Electronics Limited, a subsidiary of Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) today announced the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the assets of Powerlink Specialist Electronics Support Limited (“Powerlink”). Powerlink, a UK-based technical service company with locations in London and Dubai, services traveling wave tube (TWT) amplifiers and related equipment for…

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Nu Horizons Launches Online Resource

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Nu Horizons Electronics, an Arrow Electronics company, today announced the launch of a new online resource designed to help simplify the process of identifying devices applicable for specific end applications. The new site, located at www.nuhorizons.com/markets, initially targets applications in the energy and medical markets, with additional markets forthcoming that will include…

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