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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Elbit Systems of America, KMC Systems Open Cambridge Innovation Center  

 Elbit Systems of America (“Elbit America”) celebrated the grand opening of its new Cambridge Innovation Center – a fresh and modern engineering design and ideation space. The Cambridge Innovation Center will base up to 60 software, mechanical, and electrical engineers with stand-up lab space and a virtual reality collaboration area. The center’s location is in…

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Vishay to Acquire Assets of Barry Industries

Vishay Intertechnology, Inc., (NYSE: VSH), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components, announced that it has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire substantially all of the assets and certain liabilities of Barry Industries for $21 million, subject to working capital and net cash adjustments at closing. The all-cash transaction…

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