How the Supply Chain Developed an IP&E Shortage

Editor’s note: The most ubiquitous components in any electronics design – interconnects, passives and electromechanical (IP&E) devices – are in the midst of an unprecedented supply shortage. What distinguishes this scarcity from others is the broad base of markets that are desperate for IP&E. OEMs are facing idle production lines while they wait for devices…

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Barcoding, Inc. Acquires Danforth Systems, LLC to Increase Southwest U.S. Presence & Expand RFID Capabilities

BALTIMORE –  Barcoding, Inc., the leader in supply chain efficiency, accuracy, and connectivity, today announces that is has completed the strategic acquisition of Danforth Systems, LLC (Danforth Systems) located in Houston, Texas. The acquisition will strengthen Barcoding’s position as the leading system integrator as well as expand its RFID offerings and support for its customers and partners. …

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America II Acquires Advanced MP Technology

America II is pleased to announce that, effective September 14, 2018, it has acquired Advanced MP Technology, Inc. (“Advanced MP”), a leading global distributor of electronic components headquartered in San Clemente, California. The strategic synergies of our combined years of experience will significantly enhance our already expanding regional capabilities and customer coverage to bring the best…

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Seed River Announces Strategic Engagement with AON3D

Phoenix, AZ – Building on a multi‐generational passion for entrepreneurial technology, Seed River investment firm announces a new strategic engagement with AON3D. Selected from over a half‐dozen candidates, AON3D is bringing economies and innovation to industrial 3D printing. “We’re excited to engage with AON3D by providing strategic and financial resources,” said Jamil Nizam, Managing Director…

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Mouser and Marvell Enter Global Distribution Pact

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Marvell Semiconductor, Inc., a provider of storage, processing, networking, security and connectivity semiconductor solutions. Mouser will distribute Marvell® industry-leading Fast Ethernet and Alaska® Gigabit Ethernet physical layer (PHY) transceivers.…

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Does IIoT Rewards Outweigh Risks for the Supply Chain?

Editor’s note: The IoT and the industrial IoT (IIoT) provide the capability for all stakeholders in the electronics supply chain to seamlessly connect and share critical data. Visibility from the moment a component begins production through its end-of-life is possible through these leading-edge applications. But there are also real dangers to the networks that link supply…

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