5 Top Purchasing Best Practices for the Ages

Editor’s note: This article first ran in 2014 and these recommendations remain ageless. There’s nothing quite like the fresh slate of a brand new year to make buyers think about their current practices and how they can be improved, upgraded, or even completely replaced. If you’re looking to implement one or more best practices this…

Digi-Key Inks Global Deal With eConais

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced a global distribution agreement with eConais, a technology leader in embedded, ultra-low power, miniature Wi-Fi module solutions for the Internet of Things. Launched in August of 2010 by a team of veteran engineers with substantial experience in…

M/A-COM Goes Global With Digi-Key

 Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with M/A-COM Technology Solutions (MACOM), a market innovator offering one of the widest and most reliable RF, microwave and millimeterwave offerings in the industry. Recognized for its broad catalog portfolio…

6 Spend Management Tips for Success

Defined as “the way companies control and optimize the money they spend,” spend management is a best practice that can yield a wide range of benefits for purchasing organizations. It encompasses the full purchasing lifecycle — from sourcing goods and selecting suppliers to setting up contracts and paying suppliers — and helps buyers take a…

NXP Expands Digi-Key Support

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced NXP’s support of increasing production-level quantities of its semiconductor line. Responding to increasing customer demand, NXP joins a growing number of component suppliers seeking a next-generation distributor, offering a broad, high-mix supply of in-stock components. “Digi-Key has…

Top 10 Stories of 2013

As the year winds down, it’s inevitable that we reflect on the past year. Here is Electronics Purchasing Strategies’ top 10 most read, most clicked stories for the year. Several of our most popular stories look at some of the biggest issues in the supply chain, including counterfeiting, offshoring, and chip resale. Other most read…

Alliance Inks Global Pact With Digi-Key

Global electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, the industry leader in electronic component selection, availability and delivery, today announced the signing of a global distribution agreement with Alliance Memory Inc., a worldwide provider of legacy memory products. Alliance Memory manufactures a complete line of SRAMs, including 3.3 V and 5 V fast asynchronous SRAMs with speeds…

PEI-Genesis Prepares for Expansion Into China

The electronics industry’s expansion into China is far from complete. Companies that did not join the mass migration to the low -cost region in its initial phases have kept a close eye on the market. One of those companies is highly-specialized distributor PEI-Genesis Inc., which has decided it’s time to look at China from the…