MRAM Gains More Steam

Fremont, Calif.-based Spin Transfer Technologies Inc. (STT) announced this week that it has delivered samples of its spin transfer torque MRAM to unidentified customers in North America and Asia. The delivery of samples by a chip vendor to potential customers is a rather standard procedure in the semiconductor industry, and STT last year announced publicly…

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4 Ways Distributors Can Leverage Sales Automation to Eliminate B2B Ecommerce Pitfalls

Ecommerce is now a standard element of almost every business’ sales strategy. Today, companies, both business to business (B2B) and business to consumer (B2C), are expected to have an online shopping feature on their sites to increase their market reach. Yet, although ecommerce is now practically a compulsory investment, a 2016 Modern Distribution Management (MDM)…

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Are You Prepared for HS 2017 Reform?

January 1, 2017 marked the date when the World Customs Organization (WCO) Harmonized System (HS) reform went into effect for many locations. The HS is an international classification standard for goods in current or anticipated use by more than 207 custom administrations worldwide. It is critical for ensuring customs rules are properly followed, improving the…

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Electrocomponents Appoints New President for Allied Electronics

Electrocomponents plc (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has announced the appointment of Steve Newland as President, Allied Electronics. He will join Electrocomponents on 7 February as a member of the Executive Management Team, reporting directly to CEO Lindsley Ruth. As President, Steve will be responsible for driving transformational and profitable growth in the…

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Intel Cautious on PC Consumption

SAN FRANCISCO—Intel Corp. Thursday (Jan. 26) reported fourth quarter 2016 revenue and profit that beat analysts’ expectations on sales growth in computing, data center chips and Internet of Things (IoT) chips. The company also delivered a forecast for the first quarter that exceeded Wall Street’s expectations and announced it would increase its capital spending outlay…

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Resilinc Publishes 2016 EventWatch Supply Chain Disruption Annual Report

Milpitas, CA . Resilinc released online today its 2016 supply chain events annual report which summarizes and analyzes nearly 1500 unique supply chain notifications and alerts generated by its EventWatch 24X7 global event monitoring, alert, and analysis service. Supply chain risk management practitioners subscribe to the EventWatch service to receive early warnings and analysis of supply chain incidents that can negatively…

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Talk on Supply Chain Transformation at General Dynamics Added to ECIA Regional Series Program in Phoenix

Atlanta, GA – ECIA is pleased to announce that Scotty Miller of General Dynamics will round out the program at the Phoenix Regional Series Event in Scottsdale, Arizona, February 7. Mr. Miller joins Tushar Nandwana, of One Beacon Technology Insurance and Gerry Fay, global president of Avnet Electronics Marketing for a powerful, forward-looking program to kick off the…

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