ThomasNet Re-launches Sourcing Platform

  ThomasNet.com®, industry’s leading free supplier discovery and product sourcing platform, has announced a “re-launch” to better enable supply chain professionals and engineers to find trusted suppliers and solve their most difficult sourcing challenges. Advanced functionality and powerful new applications, added to a platform which is already home to the largest database of North American…

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America II Announces 3M, Transcend, Comchip & Hongfa Distribution Agreements

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into several distribution agreements, partnering with 3M, Transcend Information Inc., Comchip Technology Corp., and Hongfa America Inc. “America II’s Blended Distribution℠ describes how we combined—or blended—traits of the independent and authorized channels,” said…

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OPEN Alliance SIG Progress Report

The OPEN Alliance (One-Pair Ether-Net) Special Interest Group (SIG), a non-profit industry alliance established to drive wide scale adoption of Ethernet-based automotive connectivity, today announced a number of milestones including growing membership, the formation of several new technical committees and the election of a new chair. Since its inception in the fall of 2011, the OPEN Alliance…

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America II Adds 3 Franchises

  America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronic components, has entered into several distribution agreements, partnering with 3M, Transcend Information Inc., Comchip Technology Corp., and Hongfa America Inc.   “America II’s Blended Distribution℠ describes how we combined—or blended—traits of the independent and authorized channels,” said Brian Ellison,…

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E2open Acquires SERUS Corporation

FOSTER CITY, Calif. –– E2open (NASDAQ: EOPN), the leading provider of cloud-based solutions for collaborative planning and execution across global trading networks, announced the acquisition of SERUS Corporation, a market leader in extended supply chain management (SCM) for high tech companies, for approximately $18.5 million at closing (comprised of approximately $14.5 million in cash and…

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Sustaining a Green, Global Business

When you're managing a multibillion-dollar global company, going green involves more than changing out incandescent lightbulbs. The environmental program becomes even more complicated when that company is a leading player in the electronics supply chain with a massive logistics and integration structure across the world to consider, not to mention a vast range of customers…

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Arrow Awards NKK

NKK Switches, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced that the company was awarded the 2014 Arrow Partnership Award from Arrow Electronics. NKK was honored with this award due to the company’s commitment to explore new growth opportunities with Arrow and for providing technical customer service throughout its long-standing partnership…

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