Arrow RF IMS Files Available

Arrow RF & Power, officially doing business as Richardson RFPD, announced today the online availability of videos and downloadable files of the presentations that were given at its booth during the 2014 International Microwave Symposium (IMS) in Tampa, Fla. Links to YouTube videos of the presentations, as well as links for .pdf versions of each…

Surging China Alters Components Distribution Hierarchy

The East vs. West struggle for economic dominance and relevance is turning the global electronics components distribution market on its head. A mere nine years after it was incorporated, WPG Holdings Ltd. is threatening to upstage Arrow Electronics Inc. as the No. 2 global electronics components distributor in what is shaping up as the most…

KOA Speer Awarded by Arrow

KOA Speer Electronics, Inc. announced today that it was presented the Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perfect Order Index (POI) award for 2013. KOA Speer received the platinum  award for the highest level of performance in the passive electromechanical components category. Arrow’s POI awards honor suppliers that achieve best-in-class performance by delivering “perfect orders” as measured by…

OEMs: Plan Ahead For After-Market Needs

The term “spare parts” may conjure up visions of junkyards, but in the high-tech industry they represent an opportunity worth billions of dollars for companies willing to manage after-market logistics. The storage and maintenance of spare parts is often a drain on company resources. Holding and maintaining inventory costs money that could be better invested…

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…

Bourns Receives Arrow Award

Bourns, Inc., a leading manufacturer and supplier of electronic components, today announced that it has received the Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perfect Order Index (POI) Award for 2013. Bourns was the recipient of Arrow’s Platinum POI Award which is the highest award level given.  Arrow began the POI Awards to honor suppliers that achieve best-in-class performance…

Remanufacturing on the Rise

Some businesses call it refurbishing, others call it remanufacturing. It’s the process of restoring worn products to almost new, and it represents a significant market opportunity for the supply chain, according to the APICS Foundation. Remanufacturing is an area of growing interest for supply chain and operations management professionals, the foundation says. Previously segmented to specific areas…

Arrow Names Bryant COO: Sales Push or Succession Planning?

Arrow Electronics Inc. has appointed Andrew Bryant chief operating officer of the top-tier component distributor and information systems services provider, giving him a role that caps about 30 years in the high-tech market. Bryant’s appointment as COO and the elevation of Sean Kerins as his replacement at the helms of the company’s enterprise computing solutions…

Andy Bryant Named COO at Arrow

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced that Andrew S. Bryant has been named chief operating officer of the company’s global components and global enterprise computing solutions businesses. Mr. Bryant had served as president of Arrow’s global enterprise computing solutions business since 2008 and has over 30 years of experience in the technology distribution industry. He…