The More Things Change in Distribution

There was a period in the electronics distribution industry during which an acquisition in Europe would barely get a second glance. That’s because foreign acquisitions by U.S.-based distributors were happening at roughly one per week. In some cases, it was almost a daily occurrence. Although it appeared at the time that industry leaders Arrow Electronics…

Murata Americas Lauds Arrow, Mouser

Murata Americas has presented Arrow Electronics with its Top Performing Channel Award and Mouser Electronics with its Outstanding Contribution Award.  Both were presented at the recent Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) in Las Vegas, the largest industry event of its kind. Arrow’s award captures the collaboration between both companies in terms of competitive positioning, customer base expansion,…

Arrow’s Q1 “In Line With Expectations”

Component buyers around the world remain cautious about adding inventory — a trend reflected in flat revenue growth among electronics distributors. Lackluster demand is expected to continue through the second quarter, Arrow Electronics Inc.’s executives said, although more in line with seasonality. For its first quarter ended in March, Arrow’s results were in line with…