IoT Makes the Supply Chain Responsive

Today’s supply chain needs to be responsive to consumers’ ever-changing needs. This is where the Internet of Things (IoT) comes into play. Today’s consumers are demanding in terms of when, where, and how products and services are made available to them. So, the supply chain needs to be responsive and have the ability to seamlessly…

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E-Commerce Gets Beyond Brown Boxes

Traditional retailers have long known that as important as a product is, how it’s packaged is equally important, at least when a product is sitting on the shelf. Now, however, with e-commerce becoming a regular part of the retail landscape, e-tailers are starting to ask themselves about the role of packaging in on-line sales. What’s…

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Helix Semiconductors Opens New Design Center

Fabless power semiconductor company Helix Semiconductors today announced the opening of its Advanced Technology Design Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, which includes design space and a lab featuring state-of-the-art technology. The Colorado-based mixed-signal ASIC design team will work closely with Helix Semiconductors’ power ASIC designers in its Irvine, California-based headquarters to productize the company’s power conversion design…

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Mouser Electronics Partners with Macnica

Mouser Electronics, Inc. and Macnica, Inc. are pleased to announce a new strategic partnership to deliver the highest levels of service and support to Japanese design engineers. With the partnership, Mouser and Macnica are introducing a new co-branded website available to customers in Japan. Macnica is the leading Japanese semiconductor distributor focused on offering technical support and the continuous advancement…

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Avnet Consolidates Distribution Centers

Avnet (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it will be merging its distribution centres in to one new facility to increase productivity efficiency and speed-to-delivery. The new modern mega facility will consolidate Avnet’s distribution centres in Hong Kong and Shenzhen from four to one. The varied locations came about due to past acquisitions.…

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TTI Receives Raytheon 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award

TTI, Inc. the leading global distributor of passive, interconnect, electromechanical and discrete components, has received recognition from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems as a 4-Star Supplier Excellence Award winner for 2016. The award ceremony was held at Marriott Copley Place in Boston, Massachusetts. Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to…

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TT Electronics Adds Rep in Canada

TT Electronics, a global provider of engineered electronics for performance critical applications, has announced that with immediate effect, Xtronics Inc., a top tier representative firm for manufacturers based in Canada, will lead market and customer development initiatives for TT Electronics in the region. Highly respected and well positioned to cover the whole of Canada, Xtronics…

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