Wi2Wi, Avnet Extend Partnership

PHOENIX — Avnet (NYSE:AVT), via Avnet Velocity, the global supply chain services arm of Avnet EM, headquartered in Phoenix, AZ, announced today that Wi2Wi and Avnet have extended their partnership to include inbound Supply Chain and Logistics for Wi2Wi’s component consumption. “Partnering with Avnet to meet our supply chain and logistics needs further strengthens Wi2Wi…

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Future to Distribute Redpine

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Future Electronics, today announced a global distribution agreement with Redpine Signals, Inc., for Redpine’s broad portfolio of wireless chipsets, modules and development kits. Future will distribute Redpine Signals’ complete portfolio of low-power, high-performance IEEE 802.11abgn chipsets and modules that address multiple market segments including industrial, consumer electronics, medical, mobile, PC, smart…

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Arrow Adds to Its Board

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced that Andrew C. Kerin, executive vice president of Aramark Corporation and group president of its food, facility and hospitality services segment, and Philip K. Asherman, president and chief executive officer of Chicago Bridge & Iron Company, have been appointed to the company's board of directors. The addition…

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SiliconExpert Adds to Toolkit

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — SiliconExpert Technologies, a leading provider of electronic component management tools, announced today the release of new inventory pricing and lead-time data to its advanced suite of tools. The new inventory data features enable engineers and buyers to make informed component selection decisions (http://www.siliconexpert.com/CMOMFX/product_partsearch.html). With pricing information integrated into SiliconExpert's database of…

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TTI Launches Holiday Trivia Contest

FORT WORTH, Texas — It’s the holiday season and to celebrate TTI, Inc. is inviting its customers, suppliers and electronics industry employees to play its new, on-line holiday trivia game launched this week that features The Specialist, the new company spokesperson recently selected from The Big Job Campaign. If you think you know Doctor No’s…

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MPU: Where a 1% Share Loss Signals Crisis

Sometimes even a stalemate qualifies for a hearty toast. So, cheers to microprocessor rivals {complink 103|Advanced Micro Devices} and {complink 2657|Intel Corp.} for not yielding much ground in their battle for market share during the third quarter. Sales of microprocessors surged 23 percent on a year-over-year basis in the quarter, but neither of the two…

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