PEI-Genesis Inks Americas Deal With Positronic

PEI-Genesis a global leader in the design and assembly of custom engineered connectors and cable solutions, has been named an authorized distributor for the Positronic full line of products in the Americas. “Adding Positronic strengthens our line-up of the industry’s top connector brands and enhances our extensive and unmatched high mix, low volume value-added capabilities,”…

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Blogging Adds Value to a Supply Chain Company

Supply chain businesses are increasing turning to social media to communicate their brand personality, educate their audience, and monitor their industry sector. In the world of Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and YouTube, supply chain and logistics companies should not forget about one of the most underrated tools in the social media toolbox: a company blog hosted…

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Tariffs Raise ‘Red Flag’ on Component Supply Risks

Electronics executives and industry experts are all over the map regarding the impact of U.S. and China tariffs on component supplies, OCMs, distributors and their customers. One thing is crystal clear – tariffs, or “taxes,” in one form or another are going to be passed on to buyers. Research and investment firm Morgan Stanley projects…

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RFMW Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with SiTime

San Jose, California:  RFMW Ltd. announces a distribution agreement with SiTime, the market leader in MEMS timing. Under the agreement, RFMW is franchised for worldwide marketing and sales of SiTime’s portfolio of MEMS based timing solutions. RFMW Ltd. is a specialized distributor providing customers and suppliers with focused distribution of RF and microwave components as well as specialized component-engineering support.…

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EBN@C-Level: Fusion Worldwide on Component Shortages & Independent Distribution

During a time when the electronics sector is experiencing unprecedented component shortages, the independent electronics distribution channel becomes a critical strategy for many OEMs.  The key to real success, though, is building those relationships before the hard times start.  We sat down with two executives from Fusion Worldwide, which sources, stocks and delivers electronic components…

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Make U.S. High-Tech Manufacturing Tempting

Officially, Manufacturing Day falls on Friday, October 5. Thousands of North American Manufacturers are throwing open their doors to give the general public a sense of just how cool today’s manufacturing really is. The Founding Partner Fabricators and Manufacturers Association, which started the idea of Manufacturing Day, list a variety of benefits for OEMs who…

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Arrow Posts Double-Digit Growth in Q2 Sales & Net Income

Ongoing high demand for electronic components contributed to Arrow Electronics Inc.’s double-digit growth in the second quarter (Q2) of 2018. Sales reached $7.39 billion, an increase of 15 percent from sales of $6.42 billion in Q2 2017. Second-quarter net income of $170 million, or $1.92 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $100 million, or $1.11 per…

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Summer School for Buyers: OLED DDIC

Increasingly organic light emitting diode (OLED) technology is appearing on the bill of materials (BOM) for many buyers. As technology evolves, the bill of material (BOM) for some new products will change along change as well, bringing new product lines, new vendors, and a variety of supply chain changes. We want to help buyers get…

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