U.S. Manufacturing Grows but Slower

U.S. manufacturing has been on a growth track, but that trend is slowing, according to supply chain executives polled in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.  The overall economy has grown for 122nd consecutive month, with economic activity in manufacturing expanding in June. However, growth has been modest, perhaps related to a variety of…

U.S. & China Trade Tensions Touch Global Electronics Supply Chain

While the shifting political landscape and subsequent tension between America and China is no secret, the ripple effect is harder for the average citizen to perceive—especially when those ripples aren’t yet affecting their wallets. With the current administration’s implementation of tariffs on certain Chinese imports, however, the corresponding tension could very well impact the average…

Sager Electronics to Acquire Technical Power Systems

MIDDLEBOROUGH, Mass. – Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, today announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Technical Power Systems (TPS), a specialist in the production of custom battery assemblies headquartered in Lisle, Illinois. Sager Electronics President Frank Flynn, stated,…

ASCM Releases New Organizational Certification Standards Guide for Environmental, Ethical & Economic Practices In Supply Chain

CHICAGO – June 18, 2019 – Today the Association for Supply Chain Management (ASCM), the global leader in supply chain learning, transformation, innovation and leadership, released the first-of-its-kind standards that will help companies assess the ethical, ecological and economic aspects of their supply chain. Companies who meet the standards are eligible to apply for the…

edX, ASU & MIT Announce Innovative Stackable Online Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Cambridge, MA –  Today, edX.org, the trusted platform for learning, Arizona State University (ASU), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) announced the launch of an online Master’s degree program in Supply Chain Management. This unique credit pathway between MIT and ASU takes a MicroMasters® program from one university, MIT, and stacks it up to a full Master’s…

Newark Celebrates Women in Engineering

Chicago, – Newark, the Development Distributor, celebrates the countless women engineers who drive innovation ahead of International Women in Engineering Day this Sunday, June 23. Additionally, Newark announces its founding sponsorship of Women in Electronics, a community of progressive women leaders at all stages of their careers, dedicated to the professional and personal leadership development of…