Avnet Offers BeagleBoard

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today a distribution agreement with Circuitco, allowing for the distribution of the popular Texas Instruments-based BeagleBoard products. Circuitco’s entire line of BeagleBoard products, including the original BeagleBoard and the recently released BeagleBoard-xM, is available from Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas…

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FedEx Express Gets Green Accreditation

PARIS — FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), today was granted the highly-regarded ISO (International Organisation for Standardisation) 14001:2004 certification for environmental management for its European hub at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle in France. The certification recognizes that FedEx operations are managed in a resourceful and responsible…

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10 Takeaways From Intel’s Q1 Results

{complink 2657|Intel Corp.} is red hot. The company blew away analysts' revenue and profit estimates in the first quarter, boosting its stocks on the equity market. The stocks rose 7 percent by midday today, April 20, and helped to lift the major indices. What made Intel so successful during the quarter was carefully laid out…

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How Purchasers Can Increase Productivity

Procurement professionals, like engineers, are being asked to do more with less. (See Improving Efficiency in the Supply Chain.) As companies examine every expense with an eye toward improving the bottom line, buyers have to account for every cent they spend and where they spend it, and determine whether they are getting the best value…

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Axelsys Joins Digi-Key’s Network

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn. — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced the addition of Axelsys to its listing of design firms on Digi-Key's Design Services Providers online resource. “We are excited about our newly launched Design Services…

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FZLED Goes Global

TAIPEI, Taiwan — FZLED, a sub-division of the thermal and metal products manufacturer FZTech Inc., is announcing their plans to enter multiple international markets around the world and begin offering several lines of high-performance LED products to consumers. Receiving ISO-9001:2008 certification in November, 2010, FZLED is already turning heads with their innovative products like their…

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Cree Reports Q3

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, today announced revenue of $219.2 million for its third quarter of fiscal 2011, ended March 27, 2011. This represents a 6% decrease compared to revenue of $234.1 million reported for the third fiscal quarter last year and a 15% decrease compared to…

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Amphenol Reports Q1

WALLINGFORD, Conn. — Amphenol Corporation (NYSE:APH) reported today first quarter 2011 diluted earnings per share of $.72 compared to $.56 per share for the comparable 2010 period. Such per share amount for the 2010 period included a $.01 one-time benefit from a reduction in tax expense for tax reserve adjustments relating to the completion of…

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Altatech Signs Singapore Distributor

MONTBONNOT, France — Extending its reach into Asia's growing semiconductor markets, capital equipment supplier Altatech Semiconductor S.A. has signed QES Singapore Pte. Ltd. as its sales, installation and field service partner in Singapore. Part of the QES Group, QES Singapore has begun representing Altatech Semiconductor's AltaSight® wafer-inspection systems and liquid-precursor AltaCVD® products with prospective and…

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