NEDA Executive Conference Starts October 17, 2010

Atlanta — The National Electronic Distributors Association (NEDA) will present an exceptional line-up of speakers at the 2010 NEDA Executive Conference. For the first time, the conference will be held at the new Intercontinental Chicago O’Hare hotel. This luxury property features four-star service, exquisite amenities, a refreshing upscale setting, proximity to the airport and great…

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Arrow ECS Launches Bundle for Oracle Hardware Environments

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW], has created a scalable, integrated solution for Oracle’s Sun environments called the Arrow Scalable Online Archive and Repository (SOAR). Available exclusively through Arrow ECS, the SOAR solution is an out-of-the-box data protection and storage solution deployed on Oracle hardware and software.…

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America II to Distribute VaOpto Lighting Solutions

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and passive components, has finalized an authorized distribution agreement with Virginia Optoelectronics, Inc., a world-class manufacturer of lighting solutions. Through this agreement, America II strengthens its line card and remains committed to meeting the needs of its customers.…

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Distributors Battle for Control in China

The battle for dominance in the North American electronics component distribution business is over. Two companies, Arrow Electronics Inc. and Avnet Inc., have emerged as the dominant players, although several smaller rivals are making strong headway by differentiating themselves in key market segments such as interconnects, passives, and electromechanical (IP&E), power, and energy components. Companies…

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SynQor DC-DC Converters and Switching Power Supplies Now At Newark

CHICAGO–Leading multi-channel electronics distributor Newark, part of global Premier Farnell, announces that it has signed a franchise agreement with SynQor, a world-class supplier of DC-DC power converters, EMI filters and AC-DC power supply conversion solutions. A broad range of PowerQor,BusQor, NiQor, InQor and ACuQor products is now available for same-day shipping. SynQor’s line is designed…

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Pricing Global, Acting Local

While perception and expectation have a significant impact on pricing (see: The Cost (Not Price) of Being Global) there are structural reasons why global pricing remains elusive. One of them is the way business is conducted. Even in the most global organizations, profit and loss are still measured on a regional basis. In order to…

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