Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en 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 http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser Adds VIA Technologies, Newark Enhances Auto Offering http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-adds-technologies-newark-enhances-auto-offering <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mouser signs global distribution agreement with embedded solutions provider, expanding capabilities for embedded system design and enterprise IoT solutions; Newark element14 adds more than 250 ROHM semiconductors for use in automotive applications.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-adds-technologies-newark-enhances-auto-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-adds-technologies-newark-enhances-auto-offering#comments Distributor News IoT News Wed, 29 Jun 2016 18:42:00 +0000 17201 at http://globalpurchasing.com Creating Your Own Destiny in a Slow-Growth Electronics Market http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/creating-your-own-destiny-slow-growth-electronics-market <div class="node-body article-body">A slow market is what you make of it, says Avnet’s Chuck Delph, who officially takes over as president of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, the company’s electronic components and embedded business, this summer.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/creating-your-own-destiny-slow-growth-electronics-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/creating-your-own-destiny-slow-growth-electronics-market#comments Executive Interviews Top 50 Industrial Distributors Distributor News Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:39:00 +0000 17181 at http://globalpurchasing.com Supply Chain Partners Recognized http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/supply-chain-partners-recognized <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronic components distributors Heilind Electronics, Power-Tech Controls, Avnet, Sager, TTI and Mouser honored for sales and support excellence.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/supply-chain-partners-recognized" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/supply-chain-partners-recognized#comments Distributors Distributor News News Rankings & Research Wed, 22 Jun 2016 20:45:00 +0000 17141 at http://globalpurchasing.com PC Shipments Continue to Slide http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/pc-shipments-continue-slide <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IC Insights revises down its global forecast for personal computing unit shipments, predicting a 2% drop in 2016; Internet/cloud computing shipments expected to climb, but remain a small portion of overall segment.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/pc-shipments-continue-slide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/consumer-electronics/pc-shipments-continue-slide#comments Consumer Electronics News Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:42:00 +0000 17121 at http://globalpurchasing.com TTI Breaks Ground on New Distribution Center http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/tti-breaks-ground-new-distribution-center <div class="field-deck"> Electronic components distributor starts construction of new state-of-the-art distribution center in Fort Worth, Texas; project will bring TTI’s total global warehouse space to more than 2 million square feet by the end of 2017. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronic components distributor starts construction of new state-of-the-art distribution center in Fort Worth, Texas; project will bring TTI’s total global warehouse space to more than 2 million square feet by the end of 2017.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/tti-breaks-ground-new-distribution-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/tti-breaks-ground-new-distribution-center#comments Top 50 Electronics Distributors Distributor News Industrial Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:23:00 +0000 17111 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buying Trends: Auto Electronics http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-auto-electronics <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Self-driving and intelligent cars drive the auto electronics market in 2016. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-auto-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-auto-electronics#comments Buying Trends Consumer Electronics IoT Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:35:00 +0000 17101 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser Video Series Exceeds 1.3 Million Views http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-video-series-exceeds-13-million-views <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Distributor’s newest Empowering Innovation Together campaign hits milestone with more than 1.3 million views on YouTube; Project Hero series brings Super Hero Technology to life. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor’s newest Empowering Innovation Together campaign hits milestone with more than 1.3 million views on YouTube; Project Hero series brings Super Hero Technology to life.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-video-series-exceeds-13-million-views" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-video-series-exceeds-13-million-views#comments News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:49:00 +0000 17071 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p>Grant Imahara (left) and Allen Pan show off their creations &mdash; a repulsor force Iron Man gauntlet and a boomeranging Captain America shield &mdash; as part of Mouser Electronics and Marvel Entertainment&rsquo;s <em>Empowering Innovation Together</em> series.&nbsp;</p> Daetwyler to Acquire Premier Farnell http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/daetwyler-acquire-premier-farnell <div class="field-deck"> Swiss industrial and electronics distributor buys British distributor Premier Farnell, which sells electronic components and solutions and also markets the Raspberry Pi computer through its Premier Farnell, element14, and Newark brands. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Swiss industrial and electronics distributor buys British distributor Premier Farnell, which sells electronic components and solutions and also markets the Raspberry Pi computer through its Premier Farnell, element14, and Newark brands.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/daetwyler-acquire-premier-farnell" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/daetwyler-acquire-premier-farnell#comments Distributor News Wed, 15 Jun 2016 20:40:00 +0000 17061 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributors Named to Fortune 500 http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributors-named-fortune-500 <div class="field-deck"> Avnet Inc. and Arrow Electronics make the Fortune 500 list of largest companies in the United States; TTI, Mouser and Sager parent company Berkshire Hathaway ranks 4th in annual listing. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avnet Inc. and Arrow Electronics make the Fortune 500 list of largest companies in the United States; TTI, Mouser and Sager parent company Berkshire Hathaway ranks 4th in annual listing.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributors-named-fortune-500" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributors-named-fortune-500#comments Top 50 Industrial Distributors Distributor News News Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:46:00 +0000 17021 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributor Enhances Industrial Reach http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributor-enhances-industrial-reach <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Newark element14 adds products from TE Connectivity, Maxim Integrated Products to better serve automation and control engineers, buyers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Newark element14 adds products from TE Connectivity, Maxim Integrated Products to better serve automation and control engineers, buyers.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributor-enhances-industrial-reach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributor-enhances-industrial-reach#comments News Wed, 08 Jun 2016 18:51:00 +0000 16901 at http://globalpurchasing.com Buyers Should Not Tolerate Price Fixing by Suppliers http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-should-not-tolerate-price-fixing-suppliers <div class="node-body blog-body">Strategic relationships with suppliers are not possible if a supplier is rigging prices with other component manufacturers and cheating customers.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-should-not-tolerate-price-fixing-suppliers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buyers-should-not-tolerate-price-fixing-suppliers#comments Blogs Electronics Supply Chain Strategic Purchasing Wed, 08 Jun 2016 14:48:00 +0000 16891 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributors Bet on Automotive, Lighting, IoT http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/distributors-bet-automotive-lighting-iot <div class="node-body blog-body">New opportunities in the “connected” auto industry and increasing demand for lighting controls have leading distributors focused on growth.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/distributors-bet-automotive-lighting-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/distributors-bet-automotive-lighting-iot#comments News Supply Chain Trends Mon, 06 Jun 2016 20:21:00 +0000 16851 at http://globalpurchasing.com 5 Questions With: Scott Wing, Symmetry Electronics http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-scott-wing-symmetry-electronics <div class="field-deck"> Speed to market and greater demand for resources shape this specialty distributor’s approach to serving engineers’ changing business needs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Speed to market and greater demand for resources shape this specialty distributor’s approach to serving engineers’ changing business needs.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-scott-wing-symmetry-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/executive-interviews/5-questions-scott-wing-symmetry-electronics#comments Executive Interviews Mon, 06 Jun 2016 18:48:00 +0000 16841 at http://globalpurchasing.com Industrial Semiconductor Growth Lags http://globalpurchasing.com/news/industrial-semiconductor-growth-lags <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Industrial semiconductor market grows less than 1% in 2015 following gains of 12% and 10% in 2014 and 2013 respectively—but outlook calls for improvement over next 5 years, researcher says. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Industrial semiconductor market grows less than 1% in 2015 following gains of 12% and 10% in 2014 and 2013 respectively—but outlook calls for improvement over next 5 years, researcher says.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/industrial-semiconductor-growth-lags" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/industrial-semiconductor-growth-lags#comments News Wed, 01 Jun 2016 19:11:00 +0000 16781 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributors Earn Top Honors http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-earn-top-honors <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Master Electronics, Kensington Electronics, others receive “distributor of the year” honors.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-earn-top-honors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/distributors-earn-top-honors#comments Distributors News Thu, 26 May 2016 17:02:00 +0000 16671 at http://globalpurchasing.com Automotive, Industrial Markets Strong in Europe http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics/automotive-industrial-markets-strong-europe <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Europe continues to drive growth in the electronics supply channel, as leading distributors of electronic components cite strong results across the region. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronic components distributors doing business in Europe reported strong results in 2015 that are continuing into 2016, as business investment across the region continues to pay off. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics/automotive-industrial-markets-strong-europe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics/automotive-industrial-markets-strong-europe#comments Electronics Distributor News Features Wed, 25 May 2016 16:11:00 +0000 16651 at http://globalpurchasing.com New Industrial IoT Platforms Speed Time-to-Market http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/new-industrial-iot-platforms-speed-time-market <div class="field-deck"> Newark element14 introduces all-in-one hardware, software and cloud-based solution for industrial IoT; Avnet launches industrial IoT starter kit. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Newark element14 introduces all-in-one hardware, software and cloud-based solution for industrial IoT; Avnet launches industrial IoT starter kit.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/new-industrial-iot-platforms-speed-time-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/new-industrial-iot-platforms-speed-time-market#comments Distributor News News Thu, 19 May 2016 18:03:00 +0000 16531 at http://globalpurchasing.com