National Introduces WEBENCH Processor

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM – News) today kicked off the Avnet (NYSE:AVT – News) Design Strategies for ARM Systems Design Summit in Santa Clara with the introduction of its new WEBENCH® Processor Power Architect, the industry's first online design tool to model and optimize power supplies for Atmel Corporation and Freescale…

Calling All Component Distributors

{complink 11911|United Business Media Ltd.}, the parent company of EBN and EE Times, has been tracking the global electronics component distribution market for decades, offering insights into the sales and operating performance of this crucial segment of the industry to enable OEMs, contract manufacturers, and component makers better understand the evolving dynamics of the market.…

Supply Chain Trade Association Established in China

The electronics distribution industry has established a trade association in China to represent franchised distribution services in the market, strengthen cooperation between distributors and suppliers, encourage technical and service innovation, and work with the Chinese government to shape policies. Earlier this month, international distributors gathered in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China, to announce the formation of…

Avnet Offers Aras Power Solutions

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), announced today that it now carries the complete line of off-the-shelf AC/DC and DC/DC power solutions, as well as custom power supply solutions from Aras Power Technologies. Aras Power Technologies’ line will be available at http://www.em.avnet.com/mgw/aas. Aras Power Technologies’ line…

All American Stocks GeneSiC Semiconductors

MIAMI, Fla. — All American Semiconductor, a leading distributor of electronic components, announces it has signed a distribution agreement with GeneSiC Semiconductor Inc., a provider of silicon carbide and silicon-based high-power semiconductor products. The company’s cost-effective silicon technology is available with quick lead times and offers the best forward voltage drop in the industry. GeneSiC’s…

Arrow Electronics Signs Agreement With Samsung

MELVILLE, N.Y. — Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced a global distribution agreement with Samsung Electro-Mechanics, a leading manufacturer of electronic components and technologies. Arrow will provide distribution and design-in services for Samsung Electro-Mechanics worldwide, excluding Korea, for Samsung's broad product offering in the passives area of capacitors, resistors, inductors and crystals. “Samsung is an…

Avnet Kicks Off Design Strategies

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Avnet Electronics Marketing, a business group of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), together with ARM, kicked off its global Design Strategies for ARM® Systems technical seminar series last week – with the successful launch of the first two North American seminars. These seminars educated a total of nearly 200 design engineers on ways…

Avnet’s Hamada on CEO Transition

Rick Hamada, who will take over the CEO post from Roy Vallee at {complink 577|Avnet Inc.} in July, will use the energy generated by change to maintain Avnet's forward momentum while taking the next few months to talk to customers, employees, and suppliers. “I don't want this to be 'business as usual.' I want to…

ON Semiconductor Names Top Partners

PHOENIX, Ariz — ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN), a premier supplier of high performance silicon solutions for efficient electronics, has announced its top distribution partners of the year. The honors were given to distributors that led overall channel sales, grew market share, captured increased sales of products from acquisitions made by ON Semiconductor, and scored high…

Avnet Distributes Halo Magnetics

POING, Germany — Avnet Memec, the highly specialised semiconductor distributor of Avnet Electronics Marketing EMEA, announced the extension of its distribution agreement with HALO Electronics, Inc. Previously serving customers in all of EMEA except Central Europe, the two companies will now extend their strategic partnership to include the distribution of HALO's magnetics devices and inductors…