Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en ECIA Teams Up With FIRST Robotics Program http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/ecia-teams-first-robotics-program <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Industry trade group partners with youth science and engineering program to expand STEM opportunities and educate young people about careers in the electronics supply chain. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industry trade group partners with youth science and engineering program to expand STEM opportunities and educate young people about careers in the electronics supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/ecia-teams-first-robotics-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/ecia-teams-first-robotics-program#comments Distributors Distributor News News Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:28:00 +0000 14171 at http://globalpurchasing.com IC Market Set for Slow Growth in 2016 http://globalpurchasing.com/news/ic-market-set-slow-growth-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Slow-growth economy yields cautious optimism in electronic components industry. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Slow-growth economy yields cautious optimism in electronic components industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/ic-market-set-slow-growth-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/ic-market-set-slow-growth-2016#comments Consumer Electronics Industrial Supply Chain News Mon, 08 Feb 2016 20:11:00 +0000 14161 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser Launches Power Management Technology Site http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-launches-power-management-technology-site <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor adds information to help design engineers stay up-to-date on the latest advances in power management technologies; plus news from PEI-Genesis and Avnet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-launches-power-management-technology-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-launches-power-management-technology-site#comments Distributor News IoT News Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:58:00 +0000 14151 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buyers Gain Confidence in 2016 http://globalpurchasing.com/gpi/buyers-gain-confidence-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Economic optimism among buyers of electronic components jumps 3.4% as the New Year gets underway, with buyers pointing to a strong start in January.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/gpi/buyers-gain-confidence-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/gpi/buyers-gain-confidence-2016#comments GPI Supply Chain Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:58:00 +0000 14141 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buyers Gain Confidence in 2016 http://globalpurchasing.com/buyers-gain-confidence-2016 <div class="node-body page-body">Confidence among purchasing managers improved in December, as buyers cited an increase in new orders from customers alongside shorter lead times and higher pricing for components.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buyers-gain-confidence-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buyers-gain-confidence-2016#comments Article Library Latest News Supply Chain Fri, 05 Feb 2016 20:34:06 +0000 14131 at http://globalpurchasing.com Intel’s Xeon +FPGA Chip Offers Custom-Based Solution http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/intel-s-xeon-fpga-chip-offers-custom-based-solution <div class="node-body blog-body">Intel will ship its first Xeon + Altera FPGA server chip in the first quarter of 2016. Once it is combined with Altera FPGA, Intel's Xeon CPU will offer a 20-times performance boost....</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/intel-s-xeon-fpga-chip-offers-custom-based-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/intel-s-xeon-fpga-chip-offers-custom-based-solution#comments Blogs Distributors Supply Chain Trends Thu, 04 Feb 2016 18:44:00 +0000 14111 at http://globalpurchasing.com Avnet Names New President of Americas Components Business http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-names-new-president-americas-components-business <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Chuck Delph is appointed president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, replacing longtime president Ed Smith, effective July 3, 2016. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chuck Delph is appointed president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, replacing longtime president Ed Smith, effective July 3, 2016.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-names-new-president-americas-components-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-names-new-president-americas-components-business#comments Distributor News News Wed, 03 Feb 2016 15:32:00 +0000 14101 at http://globalpurchasing.com OEMs Turn to Last-Time Buyers to Manage EOL Parts http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/oems-turn-last-time-buyers-manage-eol-parts <div class="node-body blog-body">Specialization has always been part of the electronics purchasing landscape among large OEMs and electronics manufacturing services (EMS) providers...</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/oems-turn-last-time-buyers-manage-eol-parts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/oems-turn-last-time-buyers-manage-eol-parts#comments Blogs Supply Chain Strategic Purchasing Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:42:00 +0000 14091 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 Mon, 01 Feb 2016 16:22:00 +0000 11311 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributors Expand Product, Service Capabilities http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-expand-product-service-capabilities <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Allied expands LCD Display solutions capabilities; Mouser teams up to provide USB Type C solutions for wide range of end-use applications. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Allied expands LCD Display solutions capabilities; Mouser teams up to provide USB Type C solutions for wide range of end-use applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-expand-product-service-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-expand-product-service-capabilities#comments News Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:12:00 +0000 13711 at http://globalpurchasing.com Global Purchasing 2016 Leaders Issue (.PDF Download) http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/global-purchasing-2016-leaders-issue-pdf-download <div class="node-body datasheet-body">Our editors have put together this special LEADERS IN DISTRIBUTION issue that features special technology and distribution articles, coupled with editorial insights and "leaders" profiles.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/datasheet/global-purchasing-2016-leaders-issue-pdf-download" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:58:00 +0000 13661 at http://globalpurchasing.com Sensing the Value of the Internet of Things http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/sensing-value-internet-things <div class="node-body blog-body">Sensors are at the center of the IoT movement—and it won’t be long before they are speaking the same language, creating an even smarter world.</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/sensing-value-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/sensing-value-internet-things#comments Blogs Consumer Electronics IoT Supply Chain Trends Wed, 27 Jan 2016 15:40:00 +0000 11841 at http://globalpurchasing.com Scaling IoT Hurdles http://globalpurchasing.com/features/scaling-iot-hurdles <div class="field-byline"> Joe Nowlan </div> <div class="field-deck"> Supply chain companies recognize the value of the Internet of Things, but many struggle to find the best ways to invest in and implement new technologies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Supply chain companies recognize the value of the Internet of Things, but many struggle to find the best ways to invest in and implement new technologies.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/scaling-iot-hurdles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/scaling-iot-hurdles#comments IoT Features Supply Chain Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:24:00 +0000 13521 at http://globalpurchasing.com Image courtesy of Thinkstock Avnet Hires VP of IoT http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-hires-vp-iot <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Distributor announces new role focused on global Internet of Things business; plus, TLC Electronics creates marketing specialist role, and TTI names new senior vice president of finance. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor announces new role focused on global Internet of Things business; plus, TLC Electronics creates marketing specialist role, and TTI names new senior vice president of finance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-hires-vp-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-hires-vp-iot#comments News Mon, 25 Jan 2016 17:04:00 +0000 13511 at http://globalpurchasing.com Semiconductor R&D Growth Slows http://globalpurchasing.com/news/semiconductor-rd-growth-slows <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Chip companies show smallest increase in research and development spending since the 2009 downturn, as R&D spending grew just 0.5% in 2015. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Chip companies show smallest increase in research and development spending since the 2009 downturn, as R&D spending grew just 0.5% in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/semiconductor-rd-growth-slows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/semiconductor-rd-growth-slows#comments Supply Chain News Fri, 22 Jan 2016 16:56:00 +0000 13221 at http://globalpurchasing.com Courtesy of Thinkstock America II Adds Nine Franchise Lines http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/america-ii-adds-nine-franchise-lines <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor continues to build its authorized distribution business, expanding capability to serve a range of markets, including IoT.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/america-ii-adds-nine-franchise-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/america-ii-adds-nine-franchise-lines#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News Thu, 21 Jan 2016 21:45:00 +0000 13101 at http://globalpurchasing.com Making Sense of the Changing Electronics Supply Chain http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/making-sense-changing-electronics-supply-chain <div class="node-body blog-body">Distributors can help electronic component buyers navigate the changing industry landscape caused by 2015’s record semiconductor M&A activity.</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/making-sense-changing-electronics-supply-chain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/making-sense-changing-electronics-supply-chain#comments Blogs Supply Chain Community Supply Chain Trends Wed, 20 Jan 2016 19:10:00 +0000 13001 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p>Courtesy of Thinkstock.</p> Distributor Expands IC Capabilities http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributor-expands-ic-capabilities <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronic components distributor element14 announces a new partnership with integrated circuit specialist Maxim Integrated Products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributor-expands-ic-capabilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributor-expands-ic-capabilities#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News Wed, 20 Jan 2016 18:20:00 +0000 12981 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buying Trends: Sensors http://globalpurchasing.com/features/buying-trends-sensors <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Always on the lookout for advanced technology that performs better than its predecessors and doesn’t break the bank, electronics buyers will be pleased to know...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/buying-trends-sensors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/buying-trends-sensors#comments Consumer Electronics Industrial Features Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:21:00 +0000 12781 at http://globalpurchasing.com New Year, New Websites http://globalpurchasing.com/news/new-year-new-websites <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor PEI-Genesis launches website re-design; NXP and Freescale invite users to register for access to the new NXP.com.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/new-year-new-websites" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/new-year-new-websites#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News News Thu, 14 Jan 2016 17:10:00 +0000 12771 at http://globalpurchasing.com B2B Commerce Provider Adds to Service Offering http://globalpurchasing.com/news/b2b-commerce-provider-adds-service-offering-0 <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">B2B commerce solutions provider Basware announced two new services as part of its Basware Commerce Network, an online service that helps buyers and sellers...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/b2b-commerce-provider-adds-service-offering-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/b2b-commerce-provider-adds-service-offering-0#comments Supply Chain News Thu, 14 Jan 2016 15:07:00 +0000 12761 at http://globalpurchasing.com B2B Commerce Provider Adds to Service Offering http://globalpurchasing.com/news/b2b-commerce-provider-adds-service-offering <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">B2B commerce solutions provider Basware announced two new services as part of its Basware Commerce Network, an online service that helps buyers and sellers...</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/b2b-commerce-provider-adds-service-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/b2b-commerce-provider-adds-service-offering#comments Supply Chain News Thu, 14 Jan 2016 14:55:00 +0000 12751 at http://globalpurchasing.com Heilind Electronics Expands in Sensor Market http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/heilind-electronics-expands-sensor-market <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Distributor hires seasoned industry executive Glen MacGibbon to newly created leadership role focused on sensors. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor hires TE Connectivity executive Glen MacGibbon to newly created leadership role focused on sensors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/heilind-electronics-expands-sensor-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/heilind-electronics-expands-sensor-market#comments IoT News Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:10:00 +0000 12741 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p>Glen MacGibbon is the new vice president business development-sensors for distributor Heilind Electronics.</p> Dove Names New EMS Manager http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/dove-names-new-ems-manager <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New York-based Dove Electronic Components names company veteran Mark Mardjani global EMS sales manager.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/dove-names-new-ems-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/dove-names-new-ems-manager#comments Latest News Distributor News Mon, 11 Jan 2016 19:08:00 +0000 12731 at http://globalpurchasing.com RFMW, Ampleon Continue Partnership http://globalpurchasing.com/news/rfmw-ampleon-continue-partnership <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor and manufacturer renew their distribution relationship following spin-off of Ampleon from NXP Semiconductors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/rfmw-ampleon-continue-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/rfmw-ampleon-continue-partnership#comments Distributors Distributor News News Fri, 08 Jan 2016 20:51:00 +0000 12591 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buyers Maintain Economic Optimism into the New Year http://globalpurchasing.com/article-library/buyers-maintain-economic-optimism-new-year <div class="node-body article-body">Confidence among purchasing managers improved in December, as buyers cited an increase in new orders from customers alongside shorter lead times and higher pricing for components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/article-library/buyers-maintain-economic-optimism-new-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/article-library/buyers-maintain-economic-optimism-new-year#comments Article Library Latest News Supply Chain Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:28:00 +0000 12561 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buyers Maintain Economic Optimism into the New Year http://globalpurchasing.com/buyers-maintain-economic-optimism-new-year <div class="node-body page-body">Confidence among purchasing managers improved in December, as buyers cited an increase in new orders from customers alongside shorter lead times and higher pricing for components.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buyers-maintain-economic-optimism-new-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buyers-maintain-economic-optimism-new-year#comments Article Library Latest News Supply Chain Thu, 07 Jan 2016 18:37:14 +0000 12551 at http://globalpurchasing.com For Buyers, an Even Smaller Supplier Base Is the New Reality http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-even-smaller-supplier-base-new-reality <div class="node-body blog-body">As the New Year begins, one trend that electronics purchasers will need to keep a close eye on is supply base consolidation...</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/buyers-even-smaller-supplier-base-new-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-even-smaller-supplier-base-new-reality#comments Blogs Distributors Supply Chain Strategic Purchasing Wed, 06 Jan 2016 20:59:00 +0000 12471 at http://globalpurchasing.com Avnet Names Ed Smith Senior VP of Global Embedded Business http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-names-ed-smith-senior-vp-global-embedded-business <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Smith will relinquish his duties as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas this July, with a new EM Americas leader to be announced by March. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Smith will relinquish his duties as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas this July, with a new EM Americas leader to be announced by March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-names-ed-smith-senior-vp-global-embedded-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/avnet-names-ed-smith-senior-vp-global-embedded-business#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News Consumer Electronics News Tue, 05 Jan 2016 17:05:00 +0000 12401 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p>Avnet&rsquo;s Ed Smith will take on the new role of senior vice president, global embedded business at the start of the company&rsquo;s new fiscal year this July.</p> Industry Outlook: A Challenging Yet Promising 2016 http://globalpurchasing.com/features/industry-outlook-challenging-yet-promising-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Joe Nowlan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a good time to be a buyer of electronic components, as distributors and manufacturers step up their IoT capabilities, improve service levels, and broaden product offerings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/industry-outlook-challenging-yet-promising-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/industry-outlook-challenging-yet-promising-2016#comments Industrial IoT Features Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:42:00 +0000 12301 at http://globalpurchasing.com