Heilind Stocks Omron EE-SX Photomicrosensors

Heilind Electronics, a leading global distributor of electronic components and authorized distributor for Omron, has expanded its optical sensor line with the company’s new EE-SX1320/1321/1330/4320 photomicrosensors. The advanced structure of the EE-SX series includes an ultra compact 2-3 mm slot width, photo IC output, and dual channel output to detect changes in movement direction. SMD…

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Mouser Offers Digilent Arty Z7 Dev Board

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Arty Z7 development board from Digilent. The Arty Z7 helps designers build a range of motor control and embedded vision systems on a ready-to-use development platform with Arduino Uno- and Digilent chipKIT-compatible headers, Digilent Pmod connectors, and USB and HDMI ports. The Digilent…

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Sager Appoints Director of Supply Chain Management

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, welcomes Kathy Bordeleau in the new role as Director of Supply Chain Management. Ms. Bordeleau, previously with Avnet Electronics Marketing, brings to Sager over thirty years of supply chain and product management expertise. During her career at Avnet, she oversaw material management teams responsible for various…

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GrandCanals Releases Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud v3.5 and Significant Enhancements to TurboRFP

Los Gatos, Calif.   GrandCanals, the leader in analytics-driven fulfillment, announced the general availability of the Fulfillment Intelligence Cloud version 3.5.  This latest, updated version includes several significant enhancements to TurboRFP which will simplify the creation of RFPs, comparing results and managing the RFP process.  Shipping and fulfillment costs rise every year and, as a result,…

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Investment in Supply Chain IoT Grows

At the beginning of 2017, IDC published its forecast for worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT). It came up with the figure of $737 billion for spending on IoT in 2016 to cover organizational investments “in the hardware, software, services, and connectivity” it requires. That amount would continue to grow based at “a…

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Future Electronics Announces Pre-ordering of Nebula IoT Development Kit with Cypress Semiconductor & Murata

Montreal, Canada –  Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, has announced the launch of their Nebula IoT Development Kit with partners Cypress Semiconductor and Murata. Kits will be available to purchase for $99 in September 2017. The Nebula board is an IoT cloud ready board that allows developers to quickly prototype and…

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BluJay Solutions Raises up to $500 Million New Financing to Drive Accelerated Growth

Manchester, UK –  BluJay Solutions, a leading provider of supply chain software and services powered by the world’s first Global Trade Network, has raised a significant new financing facility from TPG Specialty Lending and BlueBay Asset Management’s Private Debt Group. The capital will bolster BluJay’s continued expansion of its market-leading Global Trade Network and help accelerate…

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Avnet Acquires Dragon Innovation

PHOENIX – Avnet (NYSE: AVT) announced today that it has acquired Dragon Innovation, expanding the global distributor’s portfolio of offerings for customers as they move from design to prototype to volume production. Dragon Innovation’s proven process and deep hardware experience help customers understand manufacturing costs and schedules, find factories and manage production as they scale their businesses. …

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