Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en Apple Makes Progress in Green Supply-Chain Efforts http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/apple-makes-progress-green-supply-chain-efforts <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> The company announced that one of its major suppliers, Lens Technology, is running its new Apple operations entirely on renewable energy. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The company announced that one of its major suppliers, Lens Technology, is running its new Apple operations entirely on renewable energy. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/apple-makes-progress-green-supply-chain-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/apple-makes-progress-green-supply-chain-efforts#comments Manufacturer News Supply Chain Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:39:00 +0000 18011 at http://globalpurchasing.com Lear Renames Electrical Business Segment http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/lear-renames-electrical-business-segment <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Name change reflects increasing complexity of automotive electrical systems and Lear's expanded electrical architecture and vehicle connectivity capabilities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Name change reflects increasing complexity of automotive electrical systems and Lear's expanded electrical architecture and vehicle connectivity capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/lear-renames-electrical-business-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/lear-renames-electrical-business-segment#comments Distributor News Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:52:00 +0000 18001 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buying Trends–Automotive LEDs http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-automotive-leds <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Automotive pushes the LED lighting market ahead. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automotive pushes the LED lighting market ahead. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-automotive-leds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-automotive-leds#comments Buying Trends Consumer Electronics Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:36:00 +0000 17991 at http://globalpurchasing.com Toshiba Introduces New Low-Power Flash Technology http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/toshiba-introduces-new-low-power-flash-technology <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> BiCS FLASH is a 64-layer, 256Gb 3D flash memory solution that makes larger capacities possible for enterprise applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BiCS FLASH is a 64-layer, 256Gb 3D flash memory solution that makes larger capacities possible for enterprise applications.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/toshiba-introduces-new-low-power-flash-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/toshiba-introduces-new-low-power-flash-technology#comments Manufacturer News Wed, 17 Aug 2016 17:37:00 +0000 17981 at http://globalpurchasing.com 5 Questions with: Riad Nizam, Master Electronics http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-riad-nizam-master-electronics <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> People investment tops this distributor’s agenda, as it implements a new talent development program in 2016. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People investment tops this distributor’s agenda, as it implements a new talent development program in 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-riad-nizam-master-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-riad-nizam-master-electronics#comments Electronics Executive Interviews Wed, 17 Aug 2016 16:20:00 +0000 17971 at http://globalpurchasing.com Avnet Adds SiTime’s MEMS Oscillators to Product Lineup http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-adds-sitime-s-mems-oscillators-product-lineup <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Effective immediately, Avnet will offer SiTime’s MEMS oscillators in the Americas and Asia, excluding Japan. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avnet Inc. just inked a new distribution agreement with SiTime Corp., a MEMS and analog semiconductor company...</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-adds-sitime-s-mems-oscillators-product-lineup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-adds-sitime-s-mems-oscillators-product-lineup#comments Distributor News Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:29:00 +0000 17961 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buyers in NPI Can Help Meet Cost Targets of New Designs http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-npi-can-help-meet-cost-targets-new-designs-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Some OEMs use purchasing engineers to review bills of material and identify opportunities for parts integration to reduce board component count and cost.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-npi-can-help-meet-cost-targets-new-designs-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-npi-can-help-meet-cost-targets-new-designs-0#comments Blogs Supply Chain Strategic Purchasing Mon, 15 Aug 2016 15:58:00 +0000 17951 at http://globalpurchasing.com Allied Expands in Latin America http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-expands-latin-america <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Distributor adds full-service sales office in Santiago, Chile. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor adds full-service sales office in Santiago, Chile.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-expands-latin-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-expands-latin-america#comments Distributor News Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:47:00 +0000 17931 at http://globalpurchasing.com Global Distribution: Mexico http://globalpurchasing.com/features/global-distribution-mexico <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Distributors focus on growth in Mexico and beyond, as automotive, lighting, technology and solar markets hold promise. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributors focus on growth in Mexico and beyond, as automotive, lighting, technology and solar markets hold promise.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/global-distribution-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/global-distribution-mexico#comments Industrial Features Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:21:00 +0000 17921 at http://globalpurchasing.com Allied Electronics Names Two New Directors http://globalpurchasing.com/news/allied-electronics-names-two-new-directors <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Company announces the addition of one director and the promotion of another, Rebecca Weiser and Mary Edmonds, respectively. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company announces the addition of one director and the promotion of another, Rebecca Weiser and Mary Edmonds, respectively.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/allied-electronics-names-two-new-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/allied-electronics-names-two-new-directors#comments News Fri, 05 Aug 2016 18:25:00 +0000 17911 at http://globalpurchasing.com Acquisition Expected to Bolster Analog Devices’ Competitiveness http://globalpurchasing.com/news/acquisition-expected-bolster-analog-devices-competitiveness <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Analog Devices (ADI) acquires Linear Technology for $14.8 billion, further consolidating semiconductor segment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Analog Devices (ADI) acquires Linear Technology for $14.8 billion, further consolidating semiconductor segment.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/acquisition-expected-bolster-analog-devices-competitiveness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/acquisition-expected-bolster-analog-devices-competitiveness#comments News Fri, 05 Aug 2016 17:32:00 +0000 17901 at http://globalpurchasing.com Avnet Acquires Premier Farnell http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/avnet-acquires-premier-farnell <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Acquisition will significantly strengthen Avnet's digital footprint worldwide. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Acquisition will significantly strengthen Avnet's digital footprint worldwide.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/avnet-acquires-premier-farnell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/avnet-acquires-premier-farnell#comments Distributors Latest News Wed, 03 Aug 2016 14:23:00 +0000 17891 at http://globalpurchasing.com Growing Low-Power LTE Technology for the Internet of Things http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/growing-low-power-lte-technology-internet-things <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Nordic Semiconductor is developing low-power LTE technology for cellular Internet of Things (IoT). </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nordic Semiconductor is developing low-power LTE technology for cellular Internet of Things (IoT). </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/growing-low-power-lte-technology-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/growing-low-power-lte-technology-internet-things#comments Latest News IoT Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:33:00 +0000 17881 at http://globalpurchasing.com Avnet and Dialog Semiconductor Expand Global Distribution Deal http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-and-dialog-semiconductor-expand-global-distribution-deal <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Avnet will distribute Dialog’s complete portfolio of semiconductor standard products worldwide. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avnet will distribute Dialog’s complete portfolio of semiconductor standard products worldwide. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-and-dialog-semiconductor-expand-global-distribution-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-and-dialog-semiconductor-expand-global-distribution-deal#comments Distributors Distributor News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:13:00 +0000 17871 at http://globalpurchasing.com New Honda FREED Will Feature Innovative Motor Magnet http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/new-honda-freed-will-feature-innovative-motor-magnet <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Vehicle becomes first to achieve practical application of a hot, deformed neodymium magnet containing no heavy rare earth. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vehicle becomes first to achieve practical application of a hot, deformed neodymium magnet containing no heavy rare earth.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/new-honda-freed-will-feature-innovative-motor-magnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/new-honda-freed-will-feature-innovative-motor-magnet#comments Latest News Wed, 27 Jul 2016 13:55:00 +0000 17861 at http://globalpurchasing.com Lockheed Gets $93.9 Million Electronic Components Project http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/lockheed-gets-939-million-electronic-components-project <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Lockheed’s aeronautics business will use the parts to build and deliver lot 14 F-35 fighter jets for U.S. facilities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lockheed’s aeronautics business will use the parts to build and deliver lot 14 F-35 fighter jets for U.S. facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/lockheed-gets-939-million-electronic-components-project" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/lockheed-gets-939-million-electronic-components-project#comments Latest News Military-Aerospace Mon, 25 Jul 2016 16:12:00 +0000 17851 at http://globalpurchasing.com Medical Electronics Market Set for More Growth http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/medical-electronics-market-set-more-growth <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Portable medical products and continued innovation are driving the segment. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Portable medical products and continued innovation are driving the segment.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/medical-electronics-market-set-more-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/medical-electronics-market-set-more-growth#comments Buying Trends Medical Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:30:00 +0000 17841 at http://globalpurchasing.com Orbit International Gets $1 Million Switch Panel Order http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/orbit-international-gets-1-million-switch-panel-order <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Company specializes in customized electronic components and subsystems for military and non-military applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company specializes in customized electronic components and subsystems for military and non-military applications. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/orbit-international-gets-1-million-switch-panel-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/orbit-international-gets-1-million-switch-panel-order#comments Latest News Wed, 20 Jul 2016 17:40:00 +0000 17811 at http://globalpurchasing.com 5 Questions With: Hiten Shah, MES Inc. http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-hiten-shah-mes-inc <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Managing inventory and navigating the maze of sourcing from Asia Pacific are some of the pain points this supply-chain management company eases for global manufacturers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Managing inventory and navigating the maze of sourcing from Asia Pacific are some of the pain points this supply-chain management company eases for global manufacturers.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-hiten-shah-mes-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-hiten-shah-mes-inc#comments Executive Interviews Industrial Supply Chain Wed, 20 Jul 2016 16:29:00 +0000 17801 at http://globalpurchasing.com Snow Phipps Buys Winchester Electronics http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/snow-phipps-buys-winchester-electronics <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Winchester supplies solutions to military/aerospace, medical, semiconductor, oil and gas, and other diversified end markets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Winchester supplies solutions to military/aerospace, medical, semiconductor, oil and gas, and other diversified end markets. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/snow-phipps-buys-winchester-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/snow-phipps-buys-winchester-electronics#comments Latest News Military-Aerospace Manufacturer News Mon, 18 Jul 2016 15:16:00 +0000 17671 at http://globalpurchasing.com As Revenue Declines, Chipmakers May Make Less Investment in Capacity http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/revenue-declines-chipmakers-may-make-less-investment-capacity <div class="node-body blog-body">Falling chip prices and sagging semiconductor sales may result in tighter supply and longer lead times.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/revenue-declines-chipmakers-may-make-less-investment-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/revenue-declines-chipmakers-may-make-less-investment-capacity#comments Blogs Consumer Electronics Manufacturer News Strategic Purchasing Mon, 18 Jul 2016 14:47:00 +0000 17661 at http://globalpurchasing.com Steve Gomez Named New Vice President of Sales at Avnet http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/steve-gomez-named-new-vice-president-sales-avnet <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Industry veteran will be responsible for components sales and related strategies within the Americas region. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry veteran will be responsible for components sales and related strategies within the Americas region. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/steve-gomez-named-new-vice-president-sales-avnet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/steve-gomez-named-new-vice-president-sales-avnet#comments Distributor News Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:45:00 +0000 17571 at http://globalpurchasing.com Chinese Vocational Schools Recognized by Electronics Industry http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/chinese-vocational-schools-recognized-electronics-industry <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Schools were recognized based on completion of a rigorous credentialing program that included assessment and action plans to meet the increasingly high standards of electronics companies that manufacture in China. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Schools were recognized based on completion of a rigorous credentialing program that included assessment and action plans to meet the increasingly high standards of electronics companies that manufacture in China. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/chinese-vocational-schools-recognized-electronics-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/chinese-vocational-schools-recognized-electronics-industry#comments Latest News Wed, 13 Jul 2016 16:15:00 +0000 17561 at http://globalpurchasing.com Changing Auto Landscape Creates Challenges, Opportunities http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/changing-auto-landscape-creates-challenges-opportunities <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> More electronic content, new competitors, and a deeper level of integration in today’s cars add up to continued prosperity in automotive markets. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More electronic content, new competitors, and a deeper level of integration in today’s cars add up to continued prosperity in automotive markets.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/changing-auto-landscape-creates-challenges-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/changing-auto-landscape-creates-challenges-opportunities#comments Consumer Electronics Features Mon, 11 Jul 2016 19:24:00 +0000 17501 at http://globalpurchasing.com Giga-tronics Sells Its Switch Product Line to Astronics http://globalpurchasing.com/news/giga-tronics-sells-its-switch-product-line-astronics <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> The company will now be able to focus all of its attention on the manufacture of electronic warfare systems. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The company will now be able to focus all of its attention on the manufacture of electronic warfare systems. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/giga-tronics-sells-its-switch-product-line-astronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/giga-tronics-sells-its-switch-product-line-astronics#comments News Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:36:00 +0000 17491 at http://globalpurchasing.com Arrow Electronics Starts Production of MyDx Chemical Analyzer http://globalpurchasing.com/news/arrow-electronics-starts-production-mydx-chemical-analyzer <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Arrow Electronics will provide end-to-end supply chain management and support for the MyDx chemical analyzer product line. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Arrow Electronics will provide end-to-end supply chain management and support for the MyDx chemical analyzer product line.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/arrow-electronics-starts-production-mydx-chemical-analyzer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/arrow-electronics-starts-production-mydx-chemical-analyzer#comments Supply Chain News Wed, 06 Jul 2016 18:17:00 +0000 17391 at http://globalpurchasing.com Curbing Overbuilding in the Global Electronics Supply Chain http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/curbing-overbuilding-global-electronics-supply-chain <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Microsemi's Secure Production Programming Solution (SPPS) takes aim at a problem plaguing the industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Building upon an existing internal manufacturing infrastructure, Microsemi's Secure Production Programming Solution (SPPS) is taking aim at overbuilding in the global electronics supply chain.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/curbing-overbuilding-global-electronics-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/curbing-overbuilding-global-electronics-supply-chain#comments Electronics Manufacturer News Supply Chain Wed, 06 Jul 2016 16:23:00 +0000 17381 at http://globalpurchasing.com Free Online Simulation Tool Aids Design for EMC http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/free-online-simulation-tool-aids-design-emc <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> STMicroelectronics’ free online simulation tool compares and contrasts the electrical performance of ESD-protection devices and their impact on signal integrity. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">STMicroelectronics’ free online simulation tool compares and contrasts the electrical performance of ESD-protection devices and their impact on signal integrity.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/free-online-simulation-tool-aids-design-emc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/manufacturer-news/free-online-simulation-tool-aids-design-emc#comments Latest News Manufacturer News Technology Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:12:00 +0000 17251 at http://globalpurchasing.com Sanmina’s Purchasing and Supply Chain Strategies Evolve http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/sanmina-s-purchasing-and-supply-chain-strategies-evolve <div class="field-byline"> James Carbone </div> <div class="field-deck"> OEM customers are looking to the EMS provider to manage purchasing of commodity components and to help manage supply chain risk. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">OEM customers are looking to the EMS provider to manage purchasing of commodity components and to help manage supply chain risk.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/sanmina-s-purchasing-and-supply-chain-strategies-evolve" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/sanmina-s-purchasing-and-supply-chain-strategies-evolve#comments Counterfeit Supply Chain Thu, 30 Jun 2016 18:15:00 +0000 17241 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p><em>(Photo courtesy of Sanmina)</em></p> Outlook Improves for Power Transistors http://globalpurchasing.com/news/outlook-improves-power-transistors <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Growing demand for energy efficiency, IoT connections drives improvement in power transistor market.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/outlook-improves-power-transistors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/outlook-improves-power-transistors#comments Consumer Electronics Industrial News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 20:51:00 +0000 17211 at 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