Newark, catalog, Avnet

Newark Marks Milestones Under Parent Avnet

The Newark electronics catalog  – once known as the “Bible of the industry” — has made significant progress under parent Avnet Inc. and expects additional investment will boost its e-commerce capabilities and restore historically high profit margins. Newark was acquired in 1996 by the UK’s Premier Farnell group. The Newark and Farnell catalogs underwent a…

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Raltron Expands France and Benelux Sales Network

Raltron Electronics, a global leader in high performance frequency management components and antenna products, is pleased to announce the appointment of Redtree Solutions as its new manufacturer’s sales representative for France and Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxemburg). Redtree will support Raltron’s entire product line including crystals, oscillators, VCXO, TCXO, OCXO, VCO, LTCC filters, antennas, and…

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Mouser and Tianma Announce Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Tianma, a leading manufacturer of small- to medium-sized industrial-grade display solutions. Tianma provides leading technology and quality products to the consumer and professional display industries for use in end-designs such…

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Digi-Key Electronics Announces Global Partnership with Machinechat

Digi-Key Electronics, who offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has partnered with Machinechat to deliver the industry’s most affordable and easy-to-use IoT data management solution to accelerate IoT development and deployments. Machinechat’s JEDI One is an all-in-one software application for IoT developers and solution architects to provision…

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Nvidia’s $40 Billion ARM Purchase Will Test M&A ‘Ceiling’

After nearly two months of negotiations and press reports that a blockbuster deal was in the works, Nvidia this week announced a $40 billion agreement to buy ARM—the leading supplier of processor intellectual property (IP)—from financially struggling SoftBank in Japan.  If approved, the deal would be the largest semiconductor acquisition in history, provided the additional…

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