Avnet Launches ‘Rock the ReTweet’

PHOENIX — It’s election time, and Avnet Electronics Marketing is blazing our own campaign trail to get our Twitter followers to Rock the ReTweet. Every week in November @AvnetDesignWire Twitter followers will get the chance to win a 5th generation 16GB iPod nano, just for re-tweeting @AvnetDesignWire’s tweets. “Whether it be through RSS feeds, our…

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Amtech Announces $33M in New Solar Orders

TEMPE, Ariz. — Amtech Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASYS), a global supplier of production and automation systems and related supplies for the manufacture of solar cells, semiconductors, and silicon wafers, today announced that its solar subsidiary, Tempress Systems, Inc., has received approximately $33 million in new solar orders for its diffusion processing systems from several new and…

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Electrocomponents Names Head of eCommerce

OXFORD, U.K. — Electrocomponents PLC (http://www.electrocomponents.com/) (LSE:ECM), the world's largest high service distributor of electronics and maintenance products, today announces the appointment of Keith Reville to the new position of General Manager of eCommerce. Keith is appointed to the Executive Committee of Electrocomponents and assumes overall responsibility for driving forward the Group's eCommerce strategy and…

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Digi-Key to Distribute Energy Micro

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minn., and OSLO — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, announced today a worldwide agreement with Energy Micro for the distribution of its ultra low power EFM®32 Gecko microcontroller products. “We’ve already seen, through our North…

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