Toshiba Memory Sale: No Deal Without Western Digital Consent

Toshiba Corp. will struggle to sell its flash memory business without the acquiescence of Western Digital Corp., a fact the Japanese company seemingly ignored today when it signed a memorandum of understanding calling for the conclusion of acquisition talks with a potential buyer by the end of September. Even if Toshiba and the Bain Capital…

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Future Electronics & Lumentum Sign America’s Distribution Agreement

Montreal, QC  — Future Electronics today announced that it has signed an America’s distribution agreement with Lumentum. Under the terms of the agreement Future Electronics is authorized to sell Lumentum’s optical transceiver products. “We are very pleased to be partnering with Lumentum,” said Philippe Vauclair, Director of Marketing at Future Electronics. “Lumentum is a leader in…

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Future Electronics Announces Availability of Microsemi’s AcuEdge Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service

MONTREAL –  Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced immediate shipping availability of Microsemi’s new AcuEdge™ Development Kit for Amazon Alexa Voice Service (AVS), designed to improve the voice recognition rate in adverse environments for emerging human-to-machine (H2M) applications in the IoT (Internet of Things), IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and automated…

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THOMASNET.com & ISM Open Nominations for “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars” Global Recognition Program

New York, NY and Tempe, AZ –  THOMASNET.com and the Institute for Supply Management (ISM) are seeking nominations for the fourth annual “30 Under 30 Rising Supply Chain Stars Recognition Program”.  The program honors young purchasing and supply chain management professionals from around the globe who deserve to be applauded for their passion, creativity and contributions to…

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Lean Manufacturing Experts Offer Advice on Moving to eKanban Technology

St. Paul, Minn – Synchrono, a leader in modern demand-driven manufacturing software and synchronization technology, today released a new InSync paper, Going eKanban, which is based on years of working with manufacturers to introduce Lean, or pull-based inventory replenishment methods. Grounded in Lean manufacturing and Just-in-Time (JIT) principles, Kanban is a pull-based inventory replenishment process, originally…

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Mouser Electronics and Grant Imahara Explore How Augmented Reality Can Help Build Smarter Cities in New Video Series

Mouser Electronics Inc., a leading global distributor of electronic components, along with celebrity engineer Grant Imahara today released a new video  in the Shaping Smarter Cities series, part of Mouser’s award-winning Empowering Innovation Together™ program. To watch the video, go to https://youtu.be/94NGq9XM598. In the newest video, Imahara travels to Los Angeles to meet with innovators and engineers from DAQRI and to…

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Second Speaker for Minneapolis Regional Event Speakers Discusses Latest About What IoT Means for Component Industry

Atlanta, GA – ECIA is pleased to announce the final speaker for the Minneapolis area 2017 Regional Series, which will take place on Tuesday, October 3 at the Crowne Plaza Bloomington, 5401 Green Valley Drive. For hotel information, please call (952) 831-8000 or click this link.  As IoT evolves and broadband capabilities increase, more products are coming online to enhance…

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