Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en Element14 launches Raspberry Pi Sense HAT http://globalpurchasing.com/news/element14-launches-raspberry-pi-sense-hat <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Newest addition to the Raspberry Pi ecosystem can be used in a variety of applications, experiments, and games—for students, hobbyists, and professional engineers alike.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/element14-launches-raspberry-pi-sense-hat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/element14-launches-raspberry-pi-sense-hat#comments Distributor News News Thu, 03 Sep 2015 16:09:00 +0000 11371 at http://globalpurchasing.com Purchasing and the New ISO9001 Revision http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/purchasing-and-new-iso9001-revision <div class="node-body blog-body">Global supply chains and industry’s growing reliance on technology drive change in the quality movement.</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/purchasing-and-new-iso9001-revision" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/purchasing-and-new-iso9001-revision#comments Blogs Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends Tue, 01 Sep 2015 20:22:00 +0000 11361 at http://globalpurchasing.com Making Strides in Medical Markets http://globalpurchasing.com/features/making-strides-medical-markets <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Nowlan, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An aging population creates greater demand for medical devices—and an attractive new market for industrial distributors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/making-strides-medical-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/making-strides-medical-markets#comments Medical Features Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:24:00 +0000 11341 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distribution Resource September 2015 http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/distribution-resource-september-2015 <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/globalpurchasing.com/files/uploads/2015/08/Dist.Resource_September_2015.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 350px;" /></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div> Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:11:00 +0000 11331 at http://globalpurchasing.com Allied Launches Same-Day Delivery Service http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-launches-same-day-delivery-service <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Customers in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex can now get same-day delivery of electronic components, industrial automation, and electro-mechanical products from Allied Electronics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-launches-same-day-delivery-service" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-launches-same-day-delivery-service#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News Supply Chain Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:25:00 +0000 11321 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mining for Data in the Supply Chain http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/mining-data-supply-chain <div class="node-body blog-body">From procurement to IT, information is the key to improving jobs, departments, and entire organizations.</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/mining-data-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/mining-data-supply-chain#comments Supply Chain Trends Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:22:00 +0000 11311 at http://globalpurchasing.com Marine Corps Veteran to Speak at ECIA Conference http://globalpurchasing.com/news/marine-corps-veteran-speak-ecia-conference <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Justin Constantine to address manufacturers and distributors at October’s Executive Conference of the Electronic Components Industry Association, discussing leadership issues and the Hiring Our Heroes program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/marine-corps-veteran-speak-ecia-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/marine-corps-veteran-speak-ecia-conference#comments Distributor News News Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:28:00 +0000 11301 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buying Trends: LEDs http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-leds <div class="field-byline"> By Bridget McCrea, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Price erosion and new innovations prevail in the LED market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-leds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-leds#comments Buying Trends Consumer Electronics Industrial Mon, 24 Aug 2015 15:17:00 +0000 11291 at http://globalpurchasing.com M&A Surge Alters Electronics Supply Chain http://globalpurchasing.com/features/ma-surge-alters-electronics-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body">But will economic headwinds curb the consolidation wave in the semiconductor market—and what do the changes mean for buyers and suppliers?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/ma-surge-alters-electronics-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/ma-surge-alters-electronics-supply-chain#comments Features Supply Chain Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:08:00 +0000 11251 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser, Pasternack, TTI Receive Industry Accolades http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-pasternack-tti-receive-industry-accolades <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronic component suppliers honored for service, sales growth.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-pasternack-tti-receive-industry-accolades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-pasternack-tti-receive-industry-accolades#comments Distributor News Manufacturer News Industrial News Mon, 17 Aug 2015 15:33:00 +0000 11281 at http://globalpurchasing.com Excess Electronics and Space Debris http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/excess-electronics-and-space-debris <div class="node-body blog-body">Blogger Nadeesha Thewarapperuma draws parallels between a new satellite designed to capture and destroy space debris and the need for buyers to eliminate excess inventory.</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/excess-electronics-and-space-debris" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/excess-electronics-and-space-debris#comments Blogs Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends Fri, 14 Aug 2015 20:25:00 +0000 11271 at http://globalpurchasing.com Florida Companies Host 3D Printing Seminar http://globalpurchasing.com/news/florida-companies-host-3d-printing-seminar <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Making 3D printing a part of your manufacturing process is the subject of a free seminar and follow-up webinar hosted by electronic components distributor Intercomp USA and aerospace metals supplier KAM Specialties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/florida-companies-host-3d-printing-seminar" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/florida-companies-host-3d-printing-seminar#comments Military-Aerospace Distributor News Industrial News Tue, 11 Aug 2015 19:10:00 +0000 11241 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p>Image courtesy of Thinkstock.</p> Cutting Excess Government Spend with Outsourced Procurement http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/cutting-excess-government-spend-outsourced-procurement <div class="node-body blog-body">Outsourcing plays an important role in a lean procurement strategy and is proving to be the antidote to excess spending in both the public and private sectors—when done as part of a thoughtful, strategic process.</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/cutting-excess-government-spend-outsourced-procurement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/cutting-excess-government-spend-outsourced-procurement#comments Blogs Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends Mon, 10 Aug 2015 18:38:00 +0000 11231 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributors Report Modest Sales Growth http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-report-modest-sales-growth <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avnet reports year-end sales growth of 1.5%, following earlier reports of marginal growth for the first six months of the year at Arrow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-report-modest-sales-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-report-modest-sales-growth#comments Distributor News News Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:40:00 +0000 11211 at http://globalpurchasing.com GPI Inches Up in July http://globalpurchasing.com/news/gpi-inches-july <div class="node-body article-body">Global Purchasing Index remains in positive territory, but rises only slightly following a jump in June.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/gpi-inches-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/gpi-inches-july#comments Latest News News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:11:00 +0000 11201 at http://globalpurchasing.com GPI Inches Up in July http://globalpurchasing.com/gpi-inches-july <div class="node-body page-body">Global Purchasing Index remains in positive territory, but rises only slightly following a jump in June.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/gpi-inches-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/gpi-inches-july#comments Article Library Latest News Tue, 04 Aug 2015 22:09:24 +0000 11191 at http://globalpurchasing.com How Many Distributors is Enough? http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/how-many-distributors-enough <div class="node-body blog-body">It depends on what you need from your distribution network.</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/how-many-distributors-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/how-many-distributors-enough#comments Blogs Supply Chain Strategic Purchasing Mon, 03 Aug 2015 16:14:00 +0000 11181 at http://globalpurchasing.com Electronic Components Companies Make Appointments http://globalpurchasing.com/news/electronic-components-companies-make-appointments <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NKK names new marketing manager, Avnet names new digital leader, and Intercomp USA adds former U.S. Navy SEAL to its board of directors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/electronic-components-companies-make-appointments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/electronic-components-companies-make-appointments#comments Military-Aerospace Distributor News Industrial News Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:29:00 +0000 11171 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distribution Resource August 2015 http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/distribution-resource-august-2015 <div class="node-body datasheet-body"><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/globalpurchasing.com/files/uploads/2015/07/Dist.Resource_August_2015.jpg" style="width: 250px; height: 350px; float: left;" /></p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/distribution-resource-august-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 22:33:00 +0000 11161 at http://globalpurchasing.com Top Distributors Receive Industry Honors http://globalpurchasing.com/news/top-distributors-receive-industry-honors <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avnet, Rutronik, TTI receive recognition, industry accolades.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/top-distributors-receive-industry-honors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/top-distributors-receive-industry-honors#comments Distributor News News Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:42:00 +0000 11151 at http://globalpurchasing.com Capacitor Sales Start 2015 Down http://globalpurchasing.com/news/capacitor-sales-start-2015-down <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North American capacitor sales fell 7% in units and 3% in dollars, according to latest market report from ECIA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/capacitor-sales-start-2015-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/capacitor-sales-start-2015-down#comments Distributor News Industrial News Wed, 29 Jul 2015 19:34:00 +0000 11141 at http://globalpurchasing.com Infor Hires Wall Street Veteran Jeff Laborde as CFO http://globalpurchasing.com/news/infor-hires-wall-street-veteran-jeff-laborde-cfo <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Executive brings depth of experience to enterprise software company as demand for its cloud-based solutions grows.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/infor-hires-wall-street-veteran-jeff-laborde-cfo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/infor-hires-wall-street-veteran-jeff-laborde-cfo#comments Military-Aerospace Industrial Supply Chain News Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:59:00 +0000 11131 at http://globalpurchasing.com Global Economic Outlook Remains Sluggish http://globalpurchasing.com/news/global-economic-outlook-remains-sluggish <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Worldwide economic challenges create headwinds for U.S. manufacturing economy through 2016, researchers say. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Worldwide economic challenges create headwinds for U.S. manufacturing economy through 2016, researchers say.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/global-economic-outlook-remains-sluggish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/global-economic-outlook-remains-sluggish#comments Industrial Supply Chain News Thu, 23 Jul 2015 19:55:00 +0000 11121 at http://globalpurchasing.com Bisco Industries Expands E-Commerce Services http://globalpurchasing.com/news/bisco-industries-expands-e-commerce-services <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronic components distributor adds pricing, availability, and online ordering capabilities for thousands of products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/bisco-industries-expands-e-commerce-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/bisco-industries-expands-e-commerce-services#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News News Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:51:00 +0000 11111 at http://globalpurchasing.com Experience, Service Pay Off for Motion-Control Distributors http://globalpurchasing.com/features/experience-service-pay-motion-control-distributors <div class="field-byline"> By Joe Nowlan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Motion-control technology providers are following a successful 2014 with a steady 2015, emphasizing service and training options for customers at all levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/experience-service-pay-motion-control-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/experience-service-pay-motion-control-distributors#comments Industrial Features Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:42:00 +0000 11101 at http://globalpurchasing.com Digi-Key’s Mark Larson Talks Industry Change http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/digi-key-s-mark-larson-talks-industry-change <div class="node-body blog-body">What has changed the most in the world of electronic components distribution? Service, says the longtime leader of Digi-Key Electronics, who stepped down as president and CEO July 1.</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/digi-key-s-mark-larson-talks-industry-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/digi-key-s-mark-larson-talks-industry-change#comments Blogs Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributors Supply Chain Trends Wed, 22 Jul 2015 15:11:00 +0000 11091 at http://globalpurchasing.com IoT Sales to Grow 29% in 2015 http://globalpurchasing.com/news/iot-sales-grow-29-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New report underscores fast-paced growth of IoT market, as demand for network communications, sensing, and control functions in wearable devices drives market growth this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/iot-sales-grow-29-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/iot-sales-grow-29-2015#comments Consumer Electronics Industrial News Mon, 20 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 11081 at http://globalpurchasing.com RFMW Nordic Opens in Sweden http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/rfmw-nordic-opens-sweden <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Specialty distributor expands its reach in Europe, opening a sales office in Sweden that will serve customers throughout the Nordic countries.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/rfmw-nordic-opens-sweden" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/rfmw-nordic-opens-sweden#comments Military-Aerospace Distributor News Industrial News Thu, 16 Jul 2015 22:47:00 +0000 11071 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buying Trends: Connector Market Update http://globalpurchasing.com/news/buying-trends-connector-market-update <div class="field-byline"> By Bridget McCrea, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Prices rise 20% to 25% on certain types of connectors over the last year, but availability remains predictable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/buying-trends-connector-market-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/buying-trends-connector-market-update#comments Buying Trends Military-Aerospace Industrial News Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:28:00 +0000 11061 at http://globalpurchasing.com The IoT and the Supply Chain http://globalpurchasing.com/features/iot-and-supply-chain <div class="node-body article-body">Harnessing the power of the Internet of Things means identifying the hottest potential markets for design engineers, getting the right products to engineering and production in a timely manner, and laying the groundwork for better connectivity in manufacturing environments. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/iot-and-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/iot-and-supply-chain#comments Consumer Electronics Industrial Features Supply Chain Mon, 13 Jul 2015 17:56:00 +0000 11041 at http://globalpurchasing.com