Avnet Electronics Marketing Names Kevin Yapp Senior Vice President of Digital Transformation

PHOENIX – Avnet Electronics Marketing (EM), an operating group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) announced that it has named Kevin Yapp as senior vice president of digital transformation, effective immediately.

 In this newly created role, Yapp will be responsible for advancing Avnet EM's digital strategy, including the evaluation of all new resources and investments. He…

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Complex Hazmat Transport Regs Would Even Challenge Einstein, Shipping Execs Say in Survey

Chicago –Is complying with the multitude of regulations for the transport of hazardous materials – also known as dangerous goods (DG) – truly a challenge? Well, even Albert Einstein would have had problems figuring out some of the rules, according to shipping executives recently surveyed by Labelmaster, a leading provider of solutions for hazardous material…

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Three Weeks to go in the World’s Most Inclusive Tech Design Challenge set by UNICEF, ARM & frog

London/New York – The Wearables for Good design challenge is rapidly turning into one of the most inclusive global technology races ever, attracting more than 600 registrations so far from Africa, Asia Pacific, Europe and North and South America all vying for two winning places. With the entry deadline approaching rapidly (Aug. 4), the Wearables…

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Atmel Launches IoT Partner Program

San Jose, Calif. —  Atmel Corporation (NASDAQ:  ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch solutions, today launched the  Atmel Internet of Things (IoT) Cloud Ecosystem Partner Program. The new program enables developers using Atmel | SMART MCUs and Atmel SmartConnect wireless solutions to access Atmel’s market-leading ecosystem cloud partners for device management, data analytics, and visualization…

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APICS Finalizes Merger with American Society of Transportation and Logistics


Chicago — APICS announced that it has completed its merger with American Society of Transportation and Logistics (AST&L), extending APICS's expertise in transportation and logistics. “Integrating AST&L into APICS allows us to fortify our supply chain education and certification offering with deeper content in the areas of transportation and logistics,” said APICS CEO Abe Eshkenazi,…

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Richardson Electronics & Ioxus Sign Global Distribution Agreement

LaFox, IL– Richardson Electronics, Ltd. (NASDAQ: RELL) announced a new global distribution agreement with Ioxus, Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance ultracapacitor technology headquartered in Oneonta, NY. The agreement supports Ioxus' efforts to increase market awareness and market share of its latest products and innovative technology. Ioxus manufactures iCAP® ultracapacitors, iMOD® modules, and THiNCAP® pouch…

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