Avnet Introduces New LCD-Display Development Platform

Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, today announced the release of SimplePlus Display Solutions globally. SimplePlus is a unique platform that simplifies the process of customizing LCD touch display solutions for applications spanning markets which include industrial automation, medical, transportation, and more. No matter the application, SimplePlus provides the ability to meet…

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ISM, purchasing, manufacturing, forecast

Purchasing Execs Predict Revenue, Capex & Employment Growth in 2019

U.S. purchasing and supply executives are entering 2019 with a bit less enthusiasm than 2018, although optimism remains strong for the next calendar year. Sixty-four percent of U.S. manufacturers polled by the Institute for Supply Management expect their revenue will grow by 5.7 percent in 2019, compared with the 5.1 percent increase predicted for 2018.…

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Mouser Electronics and Terabee Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the New Product Introduction (NPI) leader empowering innovation, announces a global distribution agreement with Terabee, designers of small, high-performance distance sensors for drone, robotics and IoT applications. Through the agreement, Mouser is now shipping a variety of Terabee’s TeraRanger sensors. The TeraRanger Evo distance sensors measure a single axis and return distance…

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Navigating Headwinds in the Global Supply Chain

Fluctuating economic and market conditions have altered the supply chain landscape forever. Rapid demand expansion, increased commodity prices, labor inflations, and shifting trade regulations are just a few variables creating turbulent times for electronics buyers, suppliers. and the customers they serve. The fundamental dynamics of the electronics industry have changed too—and we need to change…

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Peerless Electronics Expands with New Hires & Staff Promotions

Bethpage, NY –  Peerless Electronics Inc., one of the world’s largest stocking distributors of switches, relays and circuit breaker products for leading manufacturers and suppliers within the aerospace , military, industrial, transportation and medical sectors, has expanded its employee roster by hiring six people and promoting three in 2018. As an employee-owned company (ESOP), Peerless has broadened its commitment…

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N2Power and New Yorker Electronics Sign Distribution Pact

New Yorker Electronics has teamed up with N2Power Power Solutions to develop a global supply chain for Power Supply products. A subsidiary of Qualstar, N2Power is a leading manufacturer of environmentally friendly high-efficiency, ultra-small, power-dense power supplies. With designs getting smaller and smaller and ‘real estate’ becoming a critical factor, N2Power Open-Frame power supplies are…

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Not in My Back Office: A Study in Expense Report Fraud

Organizations in the professional services industry (including lawyers, financial advisers, engineers, architects, accountants, and other disciplines requiring an advanced degree or specialized certification) have the highest percentages of expensed dollars rejected prior to reimbursement, according to new data published from leading automated expense report audits AI software AppZen’s Audit Insights platform. In comparison, supply chain and logistics…

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digital transformation, supply chain, predictions

10 Global Supply Chain Predictions for 2019

The electronics supply chain, for the past year, has been marked by component shortages, lead-time extensions and tariff uncertainties. Nevertheless, it’s been a good year for component manufacturers and distributors—many of which have reported record quarterly sales during 2018. In 2019, IDC projects, the supply chain writ large is poised to transition from a cost…

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