Is Design Dominance Good Enough?

While the US electronics industry should not take its eye off the ball for a minute, the Americas still dominate as the leading design center for electronics products worldwide. By the end of 2010, 36.9 percent of the world's electronics products will be designed in the Americas, according to market researcher iSuppli. Asia/Pacific is the…

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Arrow Electronics to Distribute Anaren

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has signed a global distribution agreement with Anaren, Inc., a leading supplier of microwave and RF technology for aerospace and defense, wireless infrastructure and consumer electronics applications. “We’re working with Arrow on this initiative because they have tremendous experience with and an excellent reputation in supplying the broader…

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Avnet Announces ‘Rock the ReTweet’ Winner

PHOENIX — With the political election results locked in, it’s time for Republicans and Democrats alike to devote their full attention to Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas’ “Rock the ReTweet” Twitter campaign. Every Monday in November, one lucky re-tweeter will win a 5th generation 16GB iPod nano. This week’s winner is @847news, congratulations! Avnet Electronics Marketing…

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PEI-Genesis Expands UK Facility

SOUTHAMPTON, U.K. — In response to growing demand from the defense sector, franchised connector-assembly specialist PEI-Genesis has significantly expanded the MIL-DTL-38999 production capability at its 65,000 ft2 European assembly facility in Southampton. The company is QPL listed by the US Department of Defense for assembling the MIL-DTL-38999 Series I, II and III military circular connectors…

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Digi-Key Announces 3M Product Availability

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 it is now stocking 3M connectors and ejectors for CFast cards. These products have been tested to comply with the CFast specification and provide 10,000 mating…

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Avnet to Distribute Greenliant in Europe

POING, Germany — Avnet Memec, the highly specialized semiconductor distributor of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with Greenliant Systems, a leader in energy-efficient, highly secure and reliable solid-state storage products. Under the terms of this agreement, Avnet Memec will distribute Greenliant's complete…

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