Avnet’s Next Test: Avoiding the Serial Restructuring Trap

Avnet Inc. Is mending. It is not hale and hearty yet, though, and as it revels in recent financial wins, the distributor confronts a new challenge: shaking off the impression that it has fallen into an inescapable restructuring corkscrew. The perception that Avnet is perennially retooling operations clashes hard with the image that CEO William…

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IDT, Premier Farnell Ink Distribution Agreement

Premier Farnell announced a distribution agreement for the worldwide distribution of IDT’s RF, timing, memory interface, real-time interconnect, optical interconnect, wireless power and sensing solutions through all of the Premier Farnell companies. Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) together with Premier Farnell, The Development Distributor, today announced a partnership agreement for the worldwide distribution of…

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Symmetry Signs Distribution Deal with RECOM Power

Global semiconductor distributor, Symmetry Electronics, announced today the company has signed a franchise agreement with RECOM Power to promote the full line of RECOM power supply modules. RECOM Power’s innovative AC/DC, DC/DC converters, switching regulators, and LED driver modules help customers accelerate their product to market by simplifying the development process of highly efficient power…

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Heilind Stocks Molex Micro-Lock Plus Cable Assemblies

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Molex, has expanded its selection of interconnect solutions with the company’s Micro-Lock Plus off-the-shelf discrete wire cable assemblies. Featuring up to a 1.5 A current rating, these assemblies come in a variety of cable lengths and use a compact connector to support…

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Future Electronics Joins ERA

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is now an active member of the Electronics Representatives Association (ERA), the only organization that serves and speaks for electronics industry reps, manufacturers and distributors who are field sales partners. “Future Electronics is one of the most forward-thinking electronic components distributors in the industry,” said ERA…

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Qualcomm Receives Revised Proposal from Broadcom

Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) (“Qualcomm” or the “Company”) today confirmed that it has received a revised, non-binding, unsolicited proposal from Broadcom Limited (NASDAQ: AVGO) to acquire all outstanding shares of Qualcomm for $60.00 per share in cash and $22.00 per share in Broadcom stock. Consistent with its fiduciary duties, the Qualcomm Board of Directors, in consultation with its financial…

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Samsung, NDRC Deal Will Cut DRAM Price Increases

DRAMeXchange, a research division of TrendForce, reports that Samsung Electronics, with the support of the Korean government, is signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) that should drive down DRAM price increases. The MOU is expected to consist of cooperation in the semiconductor industry, including further investment in China…

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