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Avnet & Xilinx Expand Global Channel Relationship
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4/21/2017   Post a comment
Avnet and Xilinx announced a renewed commitment to their successful Primary Global Channel relationship of 31 consecutive years and wider distribution of Xilinx’s All Programmable products.
Amazon Plays Hardball with Electronics Distributors
Alex Moazed  
4/12/2017   (1) comment
Amazon Business is casting a wide net for B2B product listings, rather than concentrating on a single vertical, which means electronics and electronic components are already on its radar.
America II Expands Global Line Card with the Addition of Viking Tech America and Xmultiple
EBN Newswire  
3/24/2017   (1) comment
Global distributor bolsters customer offering with new lines to support medical, automotive, aerospace industries and more.
FindChips Pro: Sourcing Tools Need More Muscle
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/22/2017   Post a comment
FindChips.com is adding a paid service, called FindChips Pro, that provides new capabilities to help buyers consider the future, rather than relying on the past.
Avnet Strengthens Position as Leading IoT Solutions Provider in Vietnam
EBN Newswire  
3/20/2017   (2) comments
Recent showcase in Vietnam reveals optimistic growth and potential for the application of IoT to improve enterprise productivity and connectivity
Sager Electronics Announces Immediate Availability of Stack Light Series from Mallory Sonalert
EBN Newswire  
3/20/2017   (16) comments
Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, is now stocking Mallory Sonalert’s new stack light series.
Dimensioning Solutions in the Spotlight as Warehouses Strive to Modernize, According to VDC Research
Latest Research  
3/8/2017   (1) comment
Leading Drivers Include Space Optimization, Dimensional-Based Pricing, and Quality Checking
EBN @C-Level: Sager Shares 130 Years’ Worth of Distribution Wisdom
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/7/2017   Post a comment
To succeed in the long run, distributors need to both keep what works and evolve to meet new customer expectations. Frank Flynn, who heads Sager Electronics, shares the secrets to the company's success.
Avnet, Arrow Drive into IoT
Rick Merritt  
3/6/2017   Post a comment
The industry’s two largest distributors are gearing up initiatives for the Internet of Things.
Avnet Completes Sale of Technology Solutions to Tech Data
EBN Newswire  
3/2/2017   Post a comment
Creates a unique distribution model in the electronic components industry that supports customers at every stage of the product innovation and lifecycle
Avnet Strengthens UltraZed Design Ecosystem with UltraZed PCIe Carrier Card and Reference Platforms
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2/24/2017   Post a comment
Avnet continues to demonstrate industry-leading commitment to facilitating customers’ introduction of differentiated embedded systems with the release today of the UltraZed PCIe Carrier Card and associated reference designs.
Newest Supply Chain Paradigm Shift Hits Retail
Puga Sankara  
2/24/2017   Post a comment
When a paradigm shifts, everything changes. It’s a phenomenon that we are seeing in the brick and mortar commerce supply chain with the increased popularity of online shopping.
Gerry Fay Departs Avnet
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/17/2017   Post a comment
Gerry Fay has announced that he will be leaving his position as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing .
Successful Supplier Management: Get Rid of Paper & Improve Processes
April Rassa  
2/16/2017   Post a comment
Up-to-date internal processes that clearly support supplier management goals can mean the difference between success and failure.
ECIA Executive Conference Committee Gets to Work
EBN Newswire  
2/13/2017   Post a comment
ECIA announces 2017 ECIA Executive Conference committee.
Arrow Electronics Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report
EBN Newswire  
2/10/2017   (5) comments
Global tech company’s programs engage people around the world by nurturing the spirit of innovation
Avnet Signs Global Contract to Deliver Lenovo’s Training Program
EBN Newswire  
2/9/2017   Post a comment
Avnet Academy is expanding its education portfolio to include comprehensive training courses for Lenovo’s System x and Flex products.
Sager Electronics Celebrates 130 Years
EBN Newswire  
2/8/2017   Post a comment
Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components, celebrates 130 years in business.
Master Electronics Celebrates 50 Years n Business
EBN Newswire  
2/8/2017   Post a comment
Master Electronics is celebrating its fiftieth anniversary.
6 Rules for Choosing APIs that Empower Supply Chain
Alex Peron  
2/6/2017   Post a comment
APIs have become highly instrumental in the process of digitizing and connecting supply chain operations. Choosing the right APIs, though, is critical to success.
5 Huge Trends Shaking Up Electronics Distribution in 2017
Simon Bhadra  
2/1/2017   (1) comment
Distributors will realize they have to adapt and respond quickly to supply chains that have been stretched to the point of being brittle and customers with high standards.
Talk on Supply Chain Transformation at General Dynamics Added to ECIA Regional Series Program in Phoenix
EBN Newswire  
1/27/2017   (1) comment
Scotty Miller of General Dynamics will round out the program at the Phoenix Regional Series Event in Scottsdale, AZ.
Republic Wireless Powers Its New Consumer Driven e-Commerce Supply Chain on One Network
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1/24/2017   Post a comment
Phone Provider Delivers World Class Customer Service – Improves Visibility, Distributed Order Management, Collaboration, and Exception Resolution with One Network’s Cloud Offering
Are You Inadvertently Disengaging Your Workforce?
Malysa O'Connor  
1/24/2017   Post a comment
After an increased focus on employee engagement in 2016, distribution companies can stay on track with these key steps in 2017.
Sky’s the Limit for Tech Innovations in Warehousing
Ariella Brown  
1/22/2017   Post a comment
You can see that warehousing tech is a really hot area right now. The next year or two promise to bring even bigger changes.
Chain of Responsibility Protects Drivers & Others
Richard G. Weissman  
1/22/2017   Post a comment
The concept of shared responsibility for highway safety is a concept that is gaining support internationally.
Electronics Supply Chain Under the Trump Administration
Laurie Sullivan  
1/19/2017   Post a comment
The impact of the Trump administration and its plans to make American great again depends on what happens with taxes, tariffs, manufacturing costs, and other factors.
Arrow Electronics and CUI Inc Enter into Worldwide Distribution Agreement
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1/17/2017   Post a comment
CUI announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Arrow Electronics.
The Future of the Supply Chain Lies in Ecosystems
Alex Peron  
1/17/2017   (1) comment
If all goes well, the right supply chain ecosystem minimizes the gap between demand and supply at every point in the system.
Why the Surge of Third-Party APIs Matters to Supply Chain Executives
Jett McCandless  
1/16/2017   (1) comment
Application Program Interfaces (APIs), and more specifically third party API networks, can empower supply chain executives to improve their execution.
10 Supply Chain Infographics that Speak Louder than Words
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/13/2017   (1) comment
We decided to look back at some of the most popular topics and graphics from the past year. This is a list of the most popular infographics on EBN in the past year.
Zytronic & Future Sign Global Distribution Agreement
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1/10/2017   Post a comment
Zytronic announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Future Electronics.
Understanding the Impact of the Demand Driven Supply Chain
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New Vishay Semiconductor Hybrid SSRs Distributed Through New Yorker Electronics
EBN Newswire  
1/9/2017   Post a comment
Vishay Hybrid Single- and Dual-Channel VOR Solid-State Relays Feature Fast Operation, Wide Temp Range and High Load Voltage
UK-Based Global Distributor RS Components Joins ECIA
EBN Newswire  
1/9/2017   Post a comment
ECIA is pleased to welcome RS Components (RS) to its growing family of electronic component manufacturers, their manufacturer representatives and authorized distributors.
Image Enabled Supply Chain Promises Future Benefits
Puga Sankara  
1/6/2017   (1) comment
Tag every supply chain activity, data, and record with a picture to capture a supply chain gains.
AT&T Introduces New Starter Kits for Developers
EBN Newswire  
1/4/2017   Post a comment
Launches New Starter Kit Version for Amazon Web Services (AWS); Teams with PubNub to Provide LTE Communication to IoT Devices
Supply Chain Management Goes Wearable
B. Cameron Gain  
1/4/2017   (1) comment
Connected eyewear and other wearables are proving essential in helping to make supply chains and warehousing
Artificial Intelligence Takes to E-Commerce
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/30/2016   Post a comment
Artificial intelligence (AI) has the potential to shape the consumer shopping experience.
Continuing Education a Must for Supply Chain Professionals
Richard G. Weissman  
12/21/2016   Post a comment
There is just no excuse for not keeping up. Continuing education is available in many forms and from many sources.
Sourcing Electrical & Mechanical Design Services: Coordination Has Benefits
Michael Allen  
12/13/2016   Post a comment
Why you should look for a supplier with both electrical and mechanical design skills when sourcing PCB design services.
Automating the Growing Warehouse: From Spreadsheets to Daily Processes & Beyond
Dave Williams  
12/12/2016   Post a comment
Automation in the warehouse isn't an all or nothing proposition. Starting small and making a long-range plan is a good way to start.
International Dragnet Cracks Down on Darknet Trade
B. Cameron Gain  
12/8/2016   Post a comment
"Operation Hyperion" seeks to slow down illicit trade. The dragnet found several electronic components destined for the U.S. military.
New Yorker Electronics Rolls Out New Series of Combination Film Capacitors from Electrocube
EBN Newswire  
11/23/2016   Post a comment
744B Series High Current Film Capacitors Handle High Surge Currents without Degrading
Get More Out of the Digital Supply Chain
Logical Link  
11/22/2016   Post a comment
While conversations about digital supply chains are pervasive, many executives and supply chain teams are not sure how to scale their initiatives beyond piecemeal tools. The decisions made now have the potential to impact the future of business.
Positronic Appoints Powell Electronics as Authorized Distributor
EBN Newswire  
11/11/2016   Post a comment
Positronic, a global manufacturer of high reliability electronic connector products based in Springfield, Missouri, USA, has appointed Powell Electronics as an authorized distributor for the full line of Positronic products in the North America market.
ERA Welcomes Mouser Electronics as Its Latest Global Distributor Member
EBN Newswire  
11/2/2016   Post a comment
The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) is pleased to announce that Mouser Electronics has joined ERA as a global distributor member.
Mouser Now Shipping Omron’s New HVC-P2 Human Vision Image-Sensing Units
EBN Newswire  
11/2/2016   Post a comment
Unique Human Vision System Offers 10x Faster Recognition than Previous Version
Master Electronics Welcomes AEM Components to Its Expanding Line Card
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11/2/2016   Post a comment
Master Electronics adds AEM Components to its line card.
Future Electronics Announces New Global Franchise Agreement with Delta Products Corporation
EBN Newswire  
11/2/2016   Post a comment
Future Electronics has announced a newly expanded worldwide franchise agreement with Delta Products Corporation’s Industrial, Medical and Lighting Power Supply group.
ERA Announces Closing General Session Speaker for Its 2017 Conference
EBN Newswire  
10/31/2016   Post a comment
The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that its 48th Management and Marketing Conference will feature a general session presentation by Michael Knight, senior vice president for the Americas, TTI, Inc.
ERA Welcomes TTI as Its Latest Global Distributor Member
EBN Newswire  
10/31/2016   Post a comment
The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) has announced that TTI has joined ERA as a global distributor member.
Mouser Electronics Gives Customers New Ways to Find Products Easier and Faster on Mouser.com
EBN Newswire  
10/26/2016   Post a comment
Mouser Electronics is excited to announce new robust methods for browsing and searching for products on its industry-leading website, Mouser.com.
Supply Chain Disruption Focuses on Emerging Risk
Richard G. Weissman  
10/25/2016   (1) comment
The sun always comes out after a storm; the snow melts and the floods dry up. But the supply chain risks we are facing today have less of a predicable outcome.
Avnet to Distribute Frequency Control Products from Bliley Technologies in the Americas
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10/24/2016   Post a comment
Avnet announced a distribution agreement with Bliley Technologies, Inc., a supplier of high-performance RF and microwave low-phase noise frequency generation and timing products.
DNA Group & ACES Electronics Announce the Creation of ACES North America
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10/19/2016   Post a comment
ACES Electronics, a top 20 connector manufacturer, along with DNA Group Inc., a provider of integrated solutions to North American OEMs, have created a joint venture called ACES North America.
Rutronik & BM Launch Worldwide Franchise
EBN Newswire  
10/19/2016   Post a comment
Rutronik and BM have signed a worldwide franchise agreement.
Avnet Completes Acquisition of Premier Farnell
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
10/17/2016   Post a comment
Avnet has announced that it has completed its acquisition of Premier Farnell in an all cash merger.
Leaning on Suppliers: The Push to Lean Manufacturing
Richard G. Weissman  
9/27/2016   (1) comment
Lean manufacturing continues to gain momentum but it can't happen overnight. Is it possible to compel suppliers to get on board?
Avnet Sells Technology Solutions Unit to Tech Data
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/19/2016   Post a comment
Avnet today announced that it has agreed to sell its Technology Solutions operating group to Tech Data Corp.
NeoGrid Experts to Speak at the Theory of Constraints International Certification Organization (TOCICO) Conference
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9/15/2016   Post a comment
NeoGrid founder will present “From Sell-In to Sell-Out and Beyond” in addition to the company’s services director and supply chain consultant co-presenting, “Impact of Sales Concentration Over Constrained Delivery Date Distribution Systems”
Mouser and Dell OEM Solutions Sign Distribution Agreement
EBN Newswire  
9/13/2016   Post a comment
NPI Leader to Stock Dell Edge Gateways for IoT Networks
BLU Products Releases Refreshed Version of the Popular Vivo 5 with the New BLU Vivo 5R; to launch at Best Buy Stores, now available on Bestbuy.com
EBN Newswire  
9/12/2016   Post a comment
Best-Selling BLU Vivo 5 gets several technology updates and features including Fingerprint Sensor, Additional LTE Bands, and Higher Resolution Display with the new Vivo 5R release
Samsung Extends Printer Offerings with Amazon Dash Replenishment
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9/8/2016   Post a comment
Service is Now Available for 12 Samsung Printer Models, Providing Fast and Easy Toner Replacement Directly to Your Door
Amelio Takes Avnet Helm as CEO
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/8/2016   Post a comment
Avnet has appointed that William Amelio as its chief executive officer.
Labelmaster Offers Economical Solution for Companies Shipping Defective, Damaged Lithium Batteries
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9/7/2016   Post a comment
Special DOT Permit Allows Retailers, Manufacturers To Utilize Alternative Packaging Product
3 Ways Your Company Can Leverage Freight Invoice Audit Data
Garry Oswald  
8/31/2016   (12) comments
Besides saving companies money and time, data from freight invoice auditing provides several ways for businesses to improve logistics operations.
Container Shipping Slashes Capacity, Supply Chain Could Suffer
B. Cameron Gain  
8/24/2016   (1) comment
For at least the past decade, individual shipping lines gone their own way, while giving little thought to how their decisions would affect the entirety of maritime supply chains
Renesas Sets Sights on Intersil
Junko Yoshida  
8/23/2016   Post a comment
Canadian company collaborates with Corning to improve screen protection
Gary Hilson  
8/18/2016   Post a comment
Phantom Glass has stayed small and nurtured its own manufacturing to stay nimble and responsive to a global market
3 Essential Technologies to Meet Same Day Shipping Expectations
Larry Lewis  
8/18/2016   Post a comment
Same day shipping is great for delivering a positive customer experience, but it does place quite a strain on resources for the shipper and the supply chain manager
Symmetry Electronics & SemiconductorStore.com Combine to Deliver Technical Design Help, Ordering Ease
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/17/2016   Post a comment
Global semiconductor distributor Symmetry Electronics has announced a new combined brand that promises to bring together design support for engineers and ease of ordering for procurement.
How General Motors Spun Gold Out of a Supply Chain Disaster
B. Cameron Gain  
8/8/2016   Post a comment
GM did not take the hard lessons learned standing still. Its supply chain management team reviewed what went wrong, and more importantly, how it could better prepare for unforeseen disasters around the world where the automotive giant has production
More Peak Seasons Increase Supply Chain Pressures
Gary Hilson  
8/4/2016   (6) comments
The last mile remains the final frontier when it comes to squeezing out latency as delivery expectations rise
Physical Internet Logistics Revolution May Not Be PI In The Sky
Eric Carlson  
7/29/2016   Post a comment
A new type of modular container is the catalyst to make the physical Internet possible.
Birst Update Supports Digital Supply Chain
Gary Hilson  
7/28/2016   Post a comment
Business intelligence platform provides centralized governance
“In Transit Visibility” Is Here – Mitigating the Hazards and Risks of Shipping
Jim Hayden  
7/13/2016   (1) comment
The expanded Panama Canal is a highly visible advancement in supply chain infrastructure, but less visible technology such as sensors and machine learning apps are providing “in-transit visibility” of goods such as electronic products by reducing theft or damage, and knowing the condition and location of shipments with real-time information.
Ex-Lenovo CEO Takes Temporary Helm of Avnet
Gary Hilson  
7/12/2016   (1) comment
Technology distributor issues revised guidance for Q4 after sales plummet
The automated warehouse: Who’s driving anyway?
Frank Cavallaro  
7/12/2016   Post a comment
The evolution of driverless robotic vehicles continues unabated, but what will it take for them to overtake certain warehouse tasks?
Is DHL's Parcelcopter The Future of Logistics?
Susan Fourtané  
7/6/2016   (2) comments
DHL completes autonomous parcelcopter 3.0 cross-country flights implemented under challenging conditions and reveals it outperforms a car, opening a new door in the future of the logistics delivery chain.
The Way a Camera Store Should Be
Max Maxfield  
7/5/2016   Post a comment
Do you bemoan the passing of the privately-owned shops of yesteryear with their accompanying service and expertise?
Amazon’s Increased Logistics Presence Ups Industry Ante
Jodi Burrows  
6/8/2016   Post a comment
Amazon's recent moves in the logistic industry are sending ripples that affect supply chain and electronics companies alike.
Arrow & Indiegogo Partner to Accelerate IoT Startups
Chris Wiltz  
6/6/2016   Post a comment
A new partnership between global electronics supplier Arrow and Indiegogo, one of the largest crowfunding platforms, is looking to give the little guys a shot at innovating in the IoT space.
2016 Top 25 Global Franchised Distributors
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/23/2016   Post a comment
The global franchised distributors that remain in the race in 2016 have remained largely the same, with only one or another dropping back a pace or two.
EBN@C-Level: Digi-Key's President & COO Dave Doherty Talks Electronics
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/23/2016   Post a comment
We recently sat down for a chat with Dave Doherty, president at Digi-Key to get his thoughts on what direction he plans to take Digi-Key, as well as how the electronics distribution business and industry are evolving.
America II Moves into Franchised Distribution World
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/23/2016   Post a comment
America II is quickly moving away from its roots in independent distribution to fmake a place for itself in the franchised electronics distribution landscape.
Specialty Electronics Distributors Up Customer Confidence, UBM Survey Said
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/18/2016   (1) comment
UBM's Global Distributor Customer Evaluation Study, an annual ranking based on perceptions by supply chain, corporate, and design executives, provides a close look at how customers rate the performance of major electronics distributors.
Avnet & Arizona State University Launch Innovation Lab
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5/17/2016   Post a comment
Avnet makes $250,000 annual commitment to accelerate the success of entrepreneurs and spark next-generation technology ideas.
Master Electronics & Anderson Power Products Sign Distribution Agreement
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5/17/2016   Post a comment
Master Electronics announced a distribution partnership with Anderson Power Products.

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EBN Dialogue / LIVE CHAT
EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
Archived Dialogues
Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.