Fay Takes the Helm: What’s next for Avnet EM?

Gerry Fay takes on the role of global president at Avnet Inc.’s Electronics Marketing (EM) group at an interesting time in distribution’s history. The rampant consolidation of the 1990s has tapered off; offshoring has been around for a few years; and electronics continue to proliferate in new applications and new markets. But the market is…

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Avnet Hosts Power Forum

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), is hosting the fourth annual Power Forum, with on-demand, in-depth, free webinars for designers of all levels. The industry’s leading power technology suppliers have come together to address challenging design topics, look at top market trends and find solutions that can be applied…

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TDK Buys Entrotech Units

Entrotech Inc. announced that TDK Corp. as a global electric components company has agreed to purchase of two entities of entrotech, Inc., a California-based technology materials and product innovator. TDK decided on this purchase for the further expansion and the competitive edge strengthening of its HDD product portfolio. The acquisition was accomplished via TDK’s subsidiary,…

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Cree Names Lighting Exec

Cree, Inc.  announces the appointment of Norbert Hiller as Executive Vice President Lighting, effective immediately. Hiller brings more than two decades of commercial and operational LED lighting leadership to his new role. Hiller has served as Cree’s Executive Vice President LEDs since October 2011. “Cree has become the industry leader in LED lighting over the…

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TowerJazz Partners With China’s Shanghai ICC

TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Shanghai ICC, launching an exclusive partnership to offer Shanghai ICC’s customers TowerJazz’s technical and manufacturing capabilities using its mixed-signal CMOS and power technologies, while expanding TowerJazz’s business opportunities in China. Shanghai ICC is a non-profit group formed by…

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