Building Lasting Supply Chain Alliances

No enterprise involved in the electronics supply chain operates in a vacuum, not even companies that have a monopoly on their economic sector. It’s easy, though, for a business to keep a relationship going on past its benefits for the wrong reasons. It’s a trap a former British foreign secretary and prime minister identified generations…

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North America’s Consumer Battery Collection & Recycling Leader Continues Year-Over-Year Growth

Atlanta/Toronto – Call2Recycle, Inc., North America’s first and largest consumer battery stewardship organization, increased its total weight of material collected in 2014 for an 18th consecutive year.     With nearly 12 million pounds (5.4 million kilograms) of batteries and cellphones collected through Call2Recycle’s network in both the United States and Canada in 2014, the organization…

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Avnet Joins OpenPOWER Foundation

PHOENIX—January 15, 2015—Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it has joined the OpenPOWER Foundation, an open development alliance based on IBM’s POWER microprocessor architecture. Working with the OpenPOWER Foundation, Avnet will help partners and customers innovate across the full hardware and software stack to build customized server, networking and…

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SnapEDA Joins Octopart’s Common Parts Library to Fuel Electronic Design

TORONTO, ON— Today, SnapEDA Inc. a provider of design data for the electronics industry, announced a partnership with Octopart’s Common Parts Library to help electronics designers bring connected devices to market faster. The Common Parts Library, created and hosted by Octopart, speeds up component selection by guiding designers towards commonly used electronic components, and allowing…

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