Premier Farnell Stocks Xilinx All Programmable Devices

Premier Farnell, the Development Distributor, announces the addition of Xilinx® All Programmable Devices to their extensive product offering. By adding Xilinx to their growing list of global franchised suppliers, Premier Farnell are giving their customers access to their market leading devices that provide both design flexibility and freedom. Mike Barone, VP Channel Sales for Xilinx says “We…

VCC Expands European Distributor Network

VCC, the global leader in indication and specialty illumination solutions, has expanded its distribution network to better support European customers. The addition of Farnell element14 to the European distribution network increases VCC’s sales and engineering support services. Farnell element14 supports VCC’s complete product offering throughout Europe, including panel mount indicators, light pipes, LED displays, LEDs…

Avnet Begins Execution of CEO Amelio’s Transformation Vision

William Amelio has been anything but quiet at Avnet Inc. but anyone who has a different thought will find out sometime in a few weeks when the new CEO unveils details of his transformational plans for the top-tier distributor. The company is already a radically different organization – having sold its technology solutions (TS) business…

Avnet Rebrands, Unveils the New Avnet.com

Avnet.com users woke up Monday to a freshly redesigned and completely overhauled website spotting a new corporate tagline, logo and color – green is in and red is out. These are all elements of a revamped promotional and global branding campaign heralding the fundamental reorganization and strategic business repositioning being carried out at one of…

TTI’s Gallagher on Distribution: ‘You have to Adapt’

Over the past few months the complexion of the electronics distribution industry has radically changed. Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP has marked the largest supplier merger to date; and distributor Avnet Inc. sold off its systems business and acquired catalog competitor Premier Farnell. Although those two events don’t directly impact leading IP&E distributor TTI, Inc., this…

Avnet’s Fay: Premier Farnell Builds on a ‘Solutions’ Ecosystem

Avnet Inc. says its acquisition of U.K.-based distributor Premier Farnell will help the company accelerate its digital transformation and make it a more critical partner to customers through the provision of a wider range of design engineering and supply chain solutions to move them swiftly and seamlessly from the idea and product conception stages to…