Arrow Signs Deal With Teltonika for EMEA

Global technology provider Arrow Electronics today announced a distribution agreement with Teltonika, a Lithuania-based IoT solutions provider with a 20-year track record, covering Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Teltonika`s products address industrial communication, asset and personnel tracking, and mobile machine-to-machine (M2M) communication. Teltonika offers a broad range of IoT-related solutions and has more than…

Sensera & Arrow Sign Global Deal for IoT Sensor Solutions

Sensera Limited (ASX: SE1, “Sensera”), an Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider, today announced that it has signed a global agreement with Arrow Electronics, Inc. to distribute its high-precision, real-time location and location-aware smart wireless sensor solutions. Sensera Ltd is a leading designer and manufacturer of end-to-end sensor solutions and services for the rapidly growing…

Distributors Assist Brands as They Enter Foreign Markets

Component manufacturers have the ambition to enter foreign markets but may face difficulty establishing their brands. Tapping into an emerging market – especially a largely fragmented region with differences in language, culture and levels of business maturity – can be daunting. Should suppliers establish a direct presence, acquire a local business or partner with a…

Infineon’s Cypress Buy Shouldn’t Shake the Channel

Buyers probably won’t see a shakeup in the distribution channel as Infineon Technologies embarks on its $10 billion acquisition of Cypress Semiconductors. Both chip companies sell through global volume distributors Arrow Electronics Inc., Avnet Inc. and Future Electronics Inc. They also have Digi-Key, Mouser and Newark in common, small-volume (or “catalog”) distributors that cater to…

Electronics OCMs and Distributors Weigh in on Shortages, Tariffs & 2019

As the electronics industry plows through calendar Q4, murmurs of uncertainty around 2019 are surfacing. Analysts say there’s a possibility that demand for electronic components will cool in 2019, and tariffs continue to fuel uncertainty throughout the electronics supply chain. “Semiconductor memory ASPs are going to fall. Semiconductor sales are going to decline. The U.S…

Avnet, Microchip, Microsemi, franchise

Avnet Wins Back Microsemi Global Franchise

The Microchip Technology/Microsemi Corp. distribution channel is beginning to gel following the March acquisition of Microsemi by Microchip. Microsemi has joined Microchip in its authorization of Avnet Inc. to carry its complete product portfolio across the globe. This is the first major move by the merged entity as it assesses its combined distribution channel. For…

Microsoft Awards Arrow

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) was awarded the Microsoft U.S. Partner Award for “highest cloud solution provider indirect revenue growth” this year. This award, during Microsoft’s global partner summit, recognizes Arrow for its innovative solutions, unique customer experiences, and noteworthy uses for Microsoft technologies throughout the year. “We are honored to receive this award from Microsoft,”…