Give Your Career a Cardio Boost! Procurious Launches Free Career Boot Camp to Help Procurement Professionals Get Ahead

Boston, MA, US and London, UK—September 7, 2016 —Attention procurement and supply chain professionals: How can you change the game, and make a disproportionate difference to your organization? What are five surefire ways to become a CPO? With globalization and technological change disrupting every aspect of your profession, making time to update your skills can…

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Global Semiconductor Sales Rebound in July

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $27.1 billion for the month of July 2016, an increase of 2.6 percent compared to the previous month’s total of $26.4 billion. July marked the global market’s largest month-to-month sales increase since September 2013, though sales were down 2.8…

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Excelsys Enhances Online Power Supply Configurator

Excelsys Technologies, market leader in modular user-configurable power supplies and platforms, has enhanced its online Power Supply Configurator to align with the newly introduced CoolX Series of 600W convection-cooled power supplies. It has also added options for searching for new capabilities, features and functions offered by their very successful Xgen, UltiMod and Xsolo product lines. The enhanced…

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Sanmina: How an EMS Tackles Conflict Minerals Compliance

Electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers in many regards resemble OEMs – they design, assemble, ship and even support end products. But the distinctions between the businesses are extremely important, particularly when it comes to matters of compliance. The conflict minerals provision of the Dodd-Frank Act, for example, requires manufacturers to disclose the use of tin,…

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Labelmaster Offers Economical Solution for Companies Shipping Defective, Damaged Lithium Batteries

CHICAGO – (September 6, 2016) – Numerous companies worldwide today must safely and expediently transport damaged lithium cells and batteries or equipment containing them. Meeting current regulations for such shipments can be costly. Labelmaster now provides a new option that allows businesses to ship such products via ground at a reduced expense based on a…

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Avnet Names William Amelio as CEO

September 06, 2016 – PHOENIX – Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that William (“Bill”) J. Amelio has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of the company by the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Amelio has been acting in the role of interim CEO of Avnet since July 11, 2016.…

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