Arrow Electronics Buys UBM’s Technology Media Portfolio

Centennial, Colo.– Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the global internet media portfolio focused on technology and electronic design from UBM, including EE Times, EDN, ESM, Embedded, EBN, TechONline, and Datasheets.com. Arrow is a global leader in technology design, manufacturing support, and supply-chain services. Last year, Arrow…

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AVX Releases Medical Selector Guide

Fountain Inn, S.C. – AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of passive components and interconnect solutions, has released a new, interactive Medical Selector Guide that features industry-specific summary information about its portfolio of electronic components for Class I, II, and III medical devices, including: tantalum and ceramic capacitors, thin film products, connectors, EMI filters and feedthroughs, SAW filters,…

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Enable Supply Chain Security Through an Authentication Data Network

Electronics counterfeiting is gaining attention as evidenced by the recent IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security & Trust (HOST).  More than 250 industry and academic leaders attended the conference to address the growing threat that counterfeit devices are posing to the security of the electronics supply chain.  Inadvertent use of recycled, refurbished, or re-marked…

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IBM to Donate Cognitive Analytics/Learning

LAKE WALES, Fla.—Contributing cognitive computing resources to the open-source community within the year will be the ultimate end of IBM's recently release Spectrum Computing suite. Last year it opened its software-defined-storage environment called Spectrum Storage—used by Netflix and 100,000 other servers worldwide—to non-IBM storage hardware. Now it promises to follow-up with donating cognitive analytics and…

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TTI Inks Pact With Smiths Connectors

TTI, Inc., a world leading specialist distributor of electronic components, now offer customers across Europe Smiths Connectors’ world-renowned high reliability, high performance product range following a distribution deal between the two companies. The new agreement builds on a successful partnership between Smiths Connectors and TTI France, formerly Mateleco. The partnership will provide TTI the availability…

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Arrow’s Andy King: Building Customer Connections

Andy King has been president of Arrow Electronics Inc.’s global components business for a little over six months, half a year or two fiscal quarters. Calendar 2015 was a year the electronics distribution industry was happy to put in its rear-view mirror. According to the EPSNews Top 50 Distributors report, the North American franchised distribution industry grew…

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Globalfoundries Expands into Chinese Wafer Fab

LONDON—Globalfoundries Inc. (Santa Clara, Calif.) announced plans to upgrade an existing semiconductor facility in Chongqing in inland China to run some of its processes on 300mm-diameter wafers. The fab will be operated as a joint venture between Globalfoundries and the municipality of Chongqing, with process technology being brought in from Globalfoundries' Singapore site. The Singapore…

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