Top Procurement Teams Deliver Twice the Cost Reductions

Chicago, Ill. —While strategies to control costs vary across industries, achieving cost reductions is always a concern for procurement and supply chain executives. A new study from A.T. Kearney indicates that leading company procurement organizations are at the forefront of these reductions, delivering twice the cost reduction compared to other companies through excellence in managing…

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Distribution: What’s Behind the Curtain

If your suppliers are doing their job right, life should be a bit like Oz. Somebody behind a curtain is managing things and everything looks great on the outside. Every once in a while, though, it’s worth peeling back the curtain. Several hundred people got that chance last week as Future Electronics celebrated the 10th…

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3M Launches Design Site

A new website from 3M helps electrical design engineers to find 3M solutions for design and performance challenges facing manufacturers of electrical equipment. Based on feedback from 3M customers and technology experts, the site’s improved navigation organizes 3M electrical solutions for equipment manufacturers in a logical, user-friendly layout with searchable categories of common applications for…

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Arrow Tool Provides Life Cycle Services

Powered by one of the industry’s most comprehensive components database and interactive design capabilities, Arrow Electronics, Inc. is offering the first fully integrated online product life cycle services engine for electronics parts.   Available via arrow.com in German, French, Italian, Spanish and English, users can meet their electronic component needs through an intelligent search of…

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Model N Launches Cloud Solution for Component Manufacturers

San Francisco, Calif. – Model N, Inc. (NYSE: MODN), the leading revenue management solutions provider to the life science and technology industries, today announced its vertical cloud solution. Model N, Inc. will be previewing its new Revvy Sales Application Suite at salesforce.com’s Dreamforce 2014. The conference will be held in San Francisco October 13-16, 2014, at Moscone…

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Aras Embeds IHS CAPS Database

El Segundo, Calif. —IHS Technology (NYSE: IHS) is pleased to announce that its CAPS Universe Electronic Component Data has been integrated into the Aras Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) platform to create Aras Component Engineering. Aras Component Engineering, designed for the engineering of new products and systems, seamlessly and securely embeds more than 100 million commercial electronic components into…

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RS Components Launches IoT Design Center

Wellington, New Zealand — RS Components <http://nz.rs-online.com/>; (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc <http://www.electrocomponents.com/>; (LSE: ECM), the global distributor for engineers, has launched an Internet of Things (IoT) themed area via its online DesignSpark community, providing software design tools and resources ideal for rapid prototyping and product development. Hosted under Design Centres, the IoT…

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