Sager Celebrates 135 Years

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power, and Electromechanical products and custom solutions provider, celebrates 135 years in business. Sager Electronics started as a single storefront in Boston, MA in 1887, selling speaking tubes and electrical equipment, evolving and growing to become a leading distributor of electronic components in North America. “Reaching…

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Covid Disrupts Murata’s Fukui Takefu Plant

Recently, a cluster of employees at Murata’s Fukui Takefu Plant tested positive for the Covid-19 virus, TrendForce reported. Since production diversion management had been strengthened and anti-pandemic measures implemented in advance, only some categories of production capacity have been reduced or suspended and this incident has not halted production for the entire factory. The allocation…

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Avnet Names Badhorn New Americas Leader for Electronics Components

Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT) today announced that 23-year Avnet veteran Dayna Badhorn has been named regional president, Americas electronics components, effective immediately. In her new role, Badhorn will oversee all activities tied to Avnet’s electronics components business in the Americas and manage operations teams supporting business in the region. Badhorn most…

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Xi’an Lockdown Adds to Chip Woes

Currently, the consequences of Xi’an’s lockdown on Samsung is weighted most heavily towards the difficulty of scheduling shifts for personnel, according to TrendForce’s investigations. Due to restrictions on movement and other lockdown measures, Samsung must continue operations with limited manpower. Samsung is currently making active adjustments to reduce impact on output and the local government…

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Women in Electronics Honors Debbie Conyers

The “WE Recognizes” Award was created to acknowledge and celebrate women who have demonstrated outstanding achievement within the WE goals to Empower, Advocate, Develop, and Celebrate women in the Electronics Industry. Prior recipients were Heather Fulara from Newark/Avnet (2019) and Holly Good from Cornell Dubilier (2020). Debbie Conyers was selected as this year’s WE Recognizes…

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