Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en America II Adds Six Franchise Lines http://globalpurchasing.com/news/america-ii-adds-six-franchise-lines <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Global distributor of electronic components announces franchise distribution agreements with six new manufacturers, continuing to expand its authorized network.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/america-ii-adds-six-franchise-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/america-ii-adds-six-franchise-lines#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News News Tue, 26 May 2015 15:30:00 +0000 10201 at http://globalpurchasing.com When Easily Sourced Items Aren’t So Easy to Find http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/when-easily-sourced-items-aren-t-so-easy-find <div class="field-byline"> By Bridget McCrea, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pricing and availability remain steady for most of the components A&D Technology purchases, but buyers are keeping an eye on proposed interest rate increases and other factors that could affect both issues in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/when-easily-sourced-items-aren-t-so-easy-find" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/when-easily-sourced-items-aren-t-so-easy-find#comments Buying Trends Industrial Supply Chain Thu, 21 May 2015 15:21:00 +0000 10191 at http://globalpurchasing.com Newark element14 Launches Engineering Site http://globalpurchasing.com/news/newark-element14-launches-engineering-site <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">ImAnEngineer.com celebrates engineers and engineering with profiles, stories, insight and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/newark-element14-launches-engineering-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/newark-element14-launches-engineering-site#comments Distributor News Industrial News Tue, 19 May 2015 15:28:00 +0000 10181 at http://globalpurchasing.com Digi-Key Updates Tech-Zones http://globalpurchasing.com/news/digi-key-updates-tech-zones <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor’s series of a website updates includes new and improved Lighting TechZone, featuring supplier content, new products, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/digi-key-updates-tech-zones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/digi-key-updates-tech-zones#comments Distributor News Consumer Electronics Industrial News Tue, 19 May 2015 15:17:00 +0000 10171 at http://globalpurchasing.com Supply Chain Management Takes Center Stage http://globalpurchasing.com/features/supply-chain-management-takes-center-stage <div class="node-body article-body">Security and analytics are among today’s top supply-chain challenges, as companies develop a sharper focus on these and other issues; Avnet’s Lynn Torrel points to five key supply-chain drivers for 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/supply-chain-management-takes-center-stage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/supply-chain-management-takes-center-stage#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributors Features Supply Chain Mon, 18 May 2015 19:43:00 +0000 10161 at http://globalpurchasing.com The 2015 Top 50 Electronics Distributors http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-distributors/2015-top-50-electronics-distributors <div class="node-body article-body">Global expansion, new market strategies, and more “face time” with customers are key paths to growth in 2015, say top electronic components distributors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-distributors/2015-top-50-electronics-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-distributors/2015-top-50-electronics-distributors#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors The Top 50 Distributors Features Thu, 14 May 2015 21:37:00 +0000 10051 at http://globalpurchasing.com Will Amazon Drive a Better B2B Online Experience? http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/will-amazon-drive-better-b2b-online-experience <div class="node-body blog-body">The online retail giant’s newest attempt to grab a bigger piece of the B2B pie may have its greatest impact on how traditional suppliers shape the online buying experience.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/supply-chain-trends">Supply Chain Trends</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/will-amazon-drive-better-b2b-online-experience" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/will-amazon-drive-better-b2b-online-experience#comments Blogs Industrial Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends Wed, 13 May 2015 17:26:00 +0000 10151 at http://globalpurchasing.com Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #39 March Electronics http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-39-march-electronics <div class="node-body article-body">Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #39 March Electronics Electronics. March Electronics is a woman owned distributor of quality electronic components supplying the military, industrial, and commercial marketplaces since 1972.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-39-march-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-39-march-electronics#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Wed, 06 May 2015 18:48:00 +0000 10131 at http://globalpurchasing.com TTI, TLC Make New Appointments http://globalpurchasing.com/news/tti-tlc-make-new-appointments <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas-based TTI names vice president of information services; Minnesota-based TLC welcomes new production manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/tti-tlc-make-new-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/tti-tlc-make-new-appointments#comments Distributor News News Wed, 06 May 2015 18:14:00 +0000 10121 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distribution Resource May 2015 http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/distribution-resource-may-2015 <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/globalpurchasing.com/files/uploads/2015/05/Dist.Resource_Mayl2015.jpg" style="width: 130px; height: 190px;" /></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Wed, 06 May 2015 15:46:00 +0000 10111 at http://globalpurchasing.com Electronics Buyers Optimistic, But Report Slowdown in April http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/electronics-buyers-optimistic-report-slowdown-april <div class="node-body article-body">Global Purchasing Index remains in positive territory, but buyers surveyed report weaker confidence, as the index falls 12% compared to March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/electronics-buyers-optimistic-report-slowdown-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/electronics-buyers-optimistic-report-slowdown-april#comments Latest News Tue, 05 May 2015 22:18:00 +0000 10101 at http://globalpurchasing.com Electronics Buyers Optimistic, But Report Slowdown in April http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics-buyers-optimistic-report-slowdown-april <div class="node-body page-body">Global Purchasing Index remains in positive territory, but buyers surveyed report weaker confidence, as the index falls 12% compared to March.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics-buyers-optimistic-report-slowdown-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics-buyers-optimistic-report-slowdown-april#comments Article Library Latest News Tue, 05 May 2015 22:10:57 +0000 10091 at http://globalpurchasing.com Large Electronics Manufacturers Buy From Distributors, Too http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/large-electronics-manufacturers-buy-distributors-too <div class="node-body blog-body">Though buyers at large electronics companies leverage their spend with component manufacturers, they also buy millions of dollars of parts from electronic component distributors as well.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-purchasing">Strategic Purchasing</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/large-electronics-manufacturers-buy-distributors-too" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/large-electronics-manufacturers-buy-distributors-too#comments Strategic Purchasing Mon, 04 May 2015 15:36:00 +0000 10081 at http://globalpurchasing.com Top 50 Distributors 2014 (.PDF Download) http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/top-50-distributors-2014-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Download a .PDF copy of the 2014 For Top Companies, It’s Full Steam Ahead, Wireless-Power Market to Surge in 2015, The Methodology Behind Our Survey</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/top-50-distributors-2014-pdf-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/top-50-distributors-2014-pdf-download#comments Mon, 04 May 2015 14:37:00 +0000 7371 at http://globalpurchasing.com The Methodology Behind the Top 50 http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/methodology-behind-top-50 <div class="node-body article-body">Newcomers to the Top 50 add to global scope of Global Purchasing Top 50 Electronics Distributors report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/methodology-behind-top-50" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/methodology-behind-top-50#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors The Top 50 Distributors Features Thu, 30 Apr 2015 22:29:00 +0000 10061 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser’s Mission to the Moon http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-s-mission-moon <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Newest Empowering Innovation Challenge has engineers competing for a chance to be immortalized in space.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-s-mission-moon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-s-mission-moon#comments Distributor News News Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:12:00 +0000 10041 at http://globalpurchasing.com Rutronik Forms U.S. Subsidiary http://globalpurchasing.com/news/rutronik-forms-us-subsidiary <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Germany-based distributor founds Rutronik Inc., with headquarters in Cleveland; Jeff Shafer to lead the organization.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/rutronik-forms-us-subsidiary" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/rutronik-forms-us-subsidiary#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News News Wed, 29 Apr 2015 15:31:00 +0000 10031 at http://globalpurchasing.com CFO Survey Reveals Manufacturing Optimism http://globalpurchasing.com/industrial/cfo-survey-reveals-manufacturing-optimism <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Manufacturing leaders are confident about the economy, as companies remain focused on capital investments, new products, and research and development this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/industrial/cfo-survey-reveals-manufacturing-optimism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/industrial/cfo-survey-reveals-manufacturing-optimism#comments Buying Trends Industrial Supply Chain Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:32:00 +0000 10021 at http://globalpurchasing.com Technology Drives Growth at Avnet http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/technology-drives-growth-avnet <div class="node-body article-body">Developing a more nimble online presence while maintaining strength in product technology and complexity is at the heart of Avnet EM’s mission for global growth, says Gerry Fay, president, Avnet Electronics Marketing Global.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/technology-drives-growth-avnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/technology-drives-growth-avnet#comments Distributors Executive Interviews Supply Chain Mon, 27 Apr 2015 17:32:00 +0000 10011 at http://globalpurchasing.com Cypress Industries Awards Allied http://globalpurchasing.com/news/cypress-industries-awards-allied <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Contract manufacturer designates Allied Electronics as Platinum Level supplier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/cypress-industries-awards-allied" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/cypress-industries-awards-allied#comments Distributor News News Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:49:00 +0000 10001 at http://globalpurchasing.com Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #50 Marine Air Supply http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-50-marine-air-supply <div class="node-body article-body">Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #50 Marine Air Supply. Marine Air Supply is an authorized stocking distributor of electromechanical components. We provide expertise in Aerospace, Military, Transportation, Maritime, Industrial and Power Generation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-50-marine-air-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-50-marine-air-supply#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Fri, 24 Apr 2015 18:31:00 +0000 9991 at http://globalpurchasing.com Communications, Computer Systems Drive IC Sales http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/communications-computer-systems-drive-ic-sales <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New report shows communications and computer system applications capture the biggest piece of the IC market worldwide, although automotive systems are forecast to remain a key market, especially in Europe.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/communications-computer-systems-drive-ic-sales" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/communications-computer-systems-drive-ic-sales#comments Buying Trends Consumer Electronics Industrial Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:24:00 +0000 9981 at http://globalpurchasing.com IC Insights 2015 Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #41 PUI http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-41-pui <div class="node-body article-body">Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #41 PUI. Established in 1980, PUI is celebrating its 35th year in business. As one of the few remaining authorized regional distributors, PUI has grown from a local Southern California passives expert into specializing in passive, electro-mechanical and interconnect products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-41-pui" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-41-pui#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Thu, 23 Apr 2015 19:57:00 +0000 9971 at http://globalpurchasing.com Top 50 Distributors 2015 - # 7 TTI Inc. http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-7-tti-inc <div class="node-body article-body">Top 50 Distributors 2015 - # 7 TTI Inc. TTI, Inc. a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an authorized, specialty distributor of interconnect, passive and electromechanical (IP&E) components and the distributor of choice for industrial and consumer electronics manufacturers worldwide. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-7-tti-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-7-tti-inc#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:43:00 +0000 10071 at http://globalpurchasing.com Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #1 Avnet http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-1-avnet <div class="node-body article-body">Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #1 Avnet. Avnet Express. Founded in 1921 by Charles Avnet, Avnet Electronics Marketing serves electronics original equipment manufacturers and electronic manufacturing services providers globally, distributing electronic components and embedded systems from leading manufacturers and providing design-chain and supply-chain services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-1-avnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-1-avnet#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:43:00 +0000 9961 at http://globalpurchasing.com Avnet’s Q3 Sales and Earnings Rise http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-s-q3-sales-and-earnings-rise <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor reports eighth straight quarter of organic sales growth at components division Avnet Electronics Marketing; reports positive outlook for global EM business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-s-q3-sales-and-earnings-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-s-q3-sales-and-earnings-rise#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News News Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:18:00 +0000 9951 at http://globalpurchasing.com Sager Power Systems to Exhibit at Boston Conference http://globalpurchasing.com/news/sager-power-systems-exhibit-boston-conference <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor debuts newly formed power group at medical technology conference May 6-7.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/sager-power-systems-exhibit-boston-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/sager-power-systems-exhibit-boston-conference#comments Medical Distributor News News Thu, 23 Apr 2015 15:14:00 +0000 9941 at http://globalpurchasing.com Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #48 4 Star Electronics http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-48-4-star-electronics <div class="node-body article-body">Top 50 Distributors 2015 - #48 4 Star Electronics. 4 Star Electronics has been an industry leader in supplying obsolete, hard to find, long lead-time and end-of-life (EOL) electronic components since our inception in 2001.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-48-4-star-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/top-50-electronics-distributors/top-50-distributors-2015-48-4-star-electronics#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Wed, 22 Apr 2015 21:53:00 +0000 9931 at http://globalpurchasing.com Manufacturers Honor Distributor Partners http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/manufacturers-honor-distributor-partners <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gopher Electronics receives Honeywell award; Rutronik achieves top honors from transformer and power supply maker WahHing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/manufacturers-honor-distributor-partners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/manufacturers-honor-distributor-partners#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News Wed, 22 Apr 2015 16:51:00 +0000 9921 at http://globalpurchasing.com Global Semiconductor Market Sees Peak Year in 2014 http://globalpurchasing.com/news/global-semiconductor-market-sees-peak-year-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Semiconductor market sees largest revenue growth in four years; researcher says sector is set for another strong year in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/global-semiconductor-market-sees-peak-year-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/global-semiconductor-market-sees-peak-year-2014#comments Industrial News Tue, 21 Apr 2015 17:18:00 +0000 9911 at http://globalpurchasing.com