Arrow Q3 Profit Rise 17% on Higher Sales

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today reported third-quarter 2014 net income of $146.9 million, or $1.47 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net income of $96.8 million, or $.95 per share on a diluted basis in the third quarter of 2013. Excluding certain items1 in the third quarters of both 2014 and 2013, net income would have been $140.2 million, or $1.40 per share on…

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Becoming a Supply Chain to Admire

With all the supply chain investments and process development that have been made over the years, it's high time to recognize companies who are doing a bang-up job on this front. Along those lines, Supply Chain Insights, a supply chain analyst and research company, recently announced its 15 “Supply Chains to Admire.” Eight of them…

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UMC Starts Volume Production for Lantiq PMICs

Hsinchu, Taiwan — United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TSE: 2303) (“UMC”), a leading global semiconductor foundry, and Lantiq, a leading supplier of broadband access and home networking technologies, today announced that UMC has entered volume production for Lantiq’s SPT170 high voltage Power Management ICs (PMIC) used for landline applications. The SPT170 offers the industry’s highest breakdown…

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Future Plans $10M Expansion of Memphis Distribution Center

Future Electronics Inc. plans to spend an additional $10 million to expand services at its state-of-the-art Memphis areas distribution center as part of plans to enhance offerings at the 10-year old facility, according to company executives. The increased investment at the facility, which employs about 300 workers, was announced earlier this month at a celebration…

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Vishay Q3 Sales Lag Forecast

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive components, today announced its results for the fiscal quarter and nine fiscal months ended September 27, 2014. Revenues for the fiscal quarter ended September 27, 2014 were $638.2 million, compared to $602.9 million for the fiscal quarter ended September…

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Digi-Key Reports Surging Europe Sales

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced exceptionally strong growth in Europe, averaging 26-percent growth year-over-year across the entire region. The company attributes this rapid sales growth to its continued global expansion of local sales and support resources and the strength of its next…

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5 Tips for a Streamlined Supply Chain

Supply-chain networks are the lifeblood of any electronics company: No components, no electronics products. So it makes sense for the relationships among all those involved to be efficient, streamlined, and collaborative. Long ago, there were factory-centric product companies with vertically integrated supply chains; design, manufacturing, and distribution were supervised and managed by a single organization.…

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