Cissoid and Future Ink Global Pact

MONT SAINT GUIBERT, BELGIUM — Cissoid, the leader in high-temperature semiconductor solutions and Future Electronics, the world-class distributor of semiconductors and electronic components announced today the signing of a global distribution agreement, which will enable Future to address the growing market of high-temperature and high-reliability electronics with Cissoid products. Future will distribute Cissoid integrated circuits…

Avnet Express Appoints Exec

PHOENIX — Today, Avnet Express, the e-Commerce engine for Avnet Electronics Marketing, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced the promotion of Andy Thorne to vice president, global e-Commerce merchandizing. In this new role, Thorne will be responsible for establishing and implementing effective strategies to expand Avnet’s online merchandizing strategies. Thorne will utilize…

Avnet Americas Reorganizing

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas is reorganizing the way it goes to market in its 48 branches. Executives told us the new structure will unify Avnet EM's product offerings throughout the region and utilize its specialty divisions more effectively. “Within our more concentrated markets, our specialty structure works really well,” Ed Smith, president of Avnet EM…

Premier Farnell Goes Global With TE’s Deutsch

LONDON — Premier Farnell plc (LSE:pfl), the world’s leading high service distributor of electronic components and host of the industry-leading element14 community, has announced it has become an authorised reseller for TE Connectivity’s (TE) recently acquired DEUTSCH non-industrial and commercial transportation brand of products. This expands Premier Farnell’s position as TE’s largest global high service…

Avnet and Triad Team Up in Americas

PHOENIX — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced it has inked a distribution agreement with Triad Semiconductor, the leader in the design and manufacture of configurable low-cost mixed signal ASICs based on via-configurable array (VCA). The agreement provides Avnet’s customers in the defense, medical, industrial, consumer and…

Arrow Launches Online FPGA Design Platform

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.– Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW] today officially launched a cloud-based design platform for North American and European field-programmable gate array power solutions. The Arrow FPGA Power Designer provides a sophisticated design environment for defining and optimizing power supply systems including converter specifications in mere minutes. “Engineers are now able to accelerate an otherwise…

Avnet Embedded Offering Congatec Devices

PHOENIX — Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business unit of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today it has inked a distribution agreement with congatec, Inc., a leading manufacturer of embedded computer modules. Avnet will now offer its Americas customers congatec’s complete line of computer-on-modules (COM) including Qseven, COM Express, XTX…

Avnet Recognized by InformationWeek

PHOENIX — Global technology distributor Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT) today announced that it was named to the Top 100 of this year’s InformationWeek 500 – a list of the leading technology innovators in the U.S. Avnet was ranked No. 78 on the list because of its global shop floor control system, which plays a critical…