Avnet Names Badhorn New Americas Leader for Electronics Components

Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT) today announced that 23-year Avnet veteran Dayna Badhorn has been named regional president, Americas electronics components, effective immediately. In her new role, Badhorn will oversee all activities tied to Avnet’s electronics components business in the Americas and manage operations teams supporting business in the region. Badhorn most…

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Using Automation Intentionally to Improve Supply Chain Efficiency

Distributors, manufacturers, and many other businesses are using automation technologies to improve supply chain efficiency. But they may only be scratching the surface of automation. And with the right approach, businesses of all sizes and across all industries can use automation technology to optimize supply chain efficiency — and more. Artificial intelligence (AI) bolsters back-office…

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Xi’an Lockdown Adds to Chip Woes

Currently, the consequences of Xi’an’s lockdown on Samsung is weighted most heavily towards the difficulty of scheduling shifts for personnel, according to TrendForce’s investigations. Due to restrictions on movement and other lockdown measures, Samsung must continue operations with limited manpower. Samsung is currently making active adjustments to reduce impact on output and the local government…

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How Industry & Science Collaborated for Operation Warp Speed

An unprecedented level of collaboration was at the core of Operation Warp Speed’s success in developing and distributing COVID-19 vaccines. The pandemic brought the academic and industrial scientific communities together as nothing has before. Challenges between the two worlds that once seemed virtually insurmountable were overlooked in favor of the greater good. This incredible collaborative…

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Women in Electronics Honors Debbie Conyers

The “WE Recognizes” Award was created to acknowledge and celebrate women who have demonstrated outstanding achievement within the WE goals to Empower, Advocate, Develop, and Celebrate women in the Electronics Industry. Prior recipients were Heather Fulara from Newark/Avnet (2019) and Holly Good from Cornell Dubilier (2020). Debbie Conyers was selected as this year’s WE Recognizes…

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