Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en 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 Buying Trends: Switches and Relays http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-switches-and-relays <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As the devices that are used to make and break connections within an electric circuit, switches play an important role in the manufacture of electronic equipment, devices, and products.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-switches-and-relays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/buying-trends-switches-and-relays#comments Buying Trends Thu, 19 May 2016 14:43:00 +0000 16521 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributor Expands IoT Offering http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributor-expands-iot-offering <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Avnet expands IoT solutions’ portfolio with new LSR wireless shield and TiWiConnect reference design. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avnet expands IoT solutions’ portfolio with new LSR wireless shield and TiWiConnect reference design. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributor-expands-iot-offering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributor-expands-iot-offering#comments Distributors Distributor News IoT Mon, 16 May 2016 15:25:00 +0000 16451 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p>Phoenix-based distributor Avnet enhances its IoT offering.</p> Courtesy of Avnet Buying Components Should Never Be a Calculated Risk http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buying-components-should-never-be-calculated-risk <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s up to purchasers to make sure their companies buy only genuine parts from responsible sources.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buying-components-should-never-be-calculated-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/buying-components-should-never-be-calculated-risk#comments Counterfeit Electronics Counterfeit Strategic Purchasing Mon, 16 May 2016 15:07:00 +0000 16461 at http://globalpurchasing.com EDS 2016 Opens in Las Vegas http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/eds-2016-opens-las-vegas <div class="field-deck"> Executives from electronic components distribution and manufacturing firms meet in Las Vegas this week for the Electronics Distribution Show, May 10-13. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Executives from electronic components distribution and manufacturing firms meet in Las Vegas this week for the Electronics Distribution Show, May 10-13.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/eds-2016-opens-las-vegas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/eds-2016-opens-las-vegas#comments Distributor News Supply Chain News Wed, 11 May 2016 15:40:00 +0000 16311 at http://globalpurchasing.com PEI-Genesis Acquires Precision Connector Manufacturer http://globalpurchasing.com/news/pei-genesis-acquires-precision-connector-manufacturer <div class="field-deck"> Distributor acquires FilConn, enhancing its design and value-added capabilities. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor acquires FilConn, enhancing its design and value-added capabilities.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/pei-genesis-acquires-precision-connector-manufacturer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/pei-genesis-acquires-precision-connector-manufacturer#comments Medical Military-Aerospace Distributor News Energy Industrial News Tue, 03 May 2016 20:09:00 +0000 16051 at http://globalpurchasing.com Another Slow-Growth Year, Say Top Distributors http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics/another-slow-growth-year-say-top-distributors <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Technology, lackluster growth shape leading electronic components distributors’ business strategies in 2016. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The electronic components industry’s largest players expect another slow-growth year, though they say the outlook calls for an improvement over 2015....</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics/another-slow-growth-year-say-top-distributors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/electronics/another-slow-growth-year-say-top-distributors#comments Electronics Distributors Distributor News Consumer Electronics Features Rankings & Research Community Mon, 02 May 2016 20:31:00 +0000 15611 at http://globalpurchasing.com Distributors Launch New Projects http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributors-launch-new-projects <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Element14 launches Pi IoT challenge, Mouser announces newest Empowering Innovation Together series. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributors of electronic components continued to add to their service and resource offerings as spring got into full swing...</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributors-launch-new-projects" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/distributors-launch-new-projects#comments Distributor News Mon, 02 May 2016 20:27:00 +0000 15991 at http://globalpurchasing.com Industry 4.0 in Practice http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/industry-40-practice <div class="node-body blog-body">Creating a more seamless supply chain via existing standards and technologies is the key to helping customers create smarter manufacturing facilities.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/industry-40-practice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/industry-40-practice#comments Supply Chain Supply Chain Trends Mon, 02 May 2016 18:49:00 +0000 15981 at http://globalpurchasing.com Preview: Top Distributors Report Modest Outloook http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/preview-top-distributors-report-modest-outloook <div class="node-body blog-body">The industry’s largest distributors of electronic components stay focused on building business in a tough economic climate, according to our 2016 Top Electronic Components Distributors report, due out May 2.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/preview-top-distributors-report-modest-outloook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/preview-top-distributors-report-modest-outloook#comments Blogs Supply Chain Trends Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:24:00 +0000 15661 at http://globalpurchasing.com Study Finds Pain Points in E-Commerce Implementation http://globalpurchasing.com/news/study-finds-pain-points-e-commerce-implementation <div class="field-deck"> Business leaders cite cost, speed of implementation as key hurdles to developing better e-commerce programs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Business leaders cite cost, speed of implementation as key hurdles to developing better e-commerce programs.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/study-finds-pain-points-e-commerce-implementation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/study-finds-pain-points-e-commerce-implementation#comments Supply Chain News Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:44:00 +0000 15621 at http://globalpurchasing.com <p>Courtesy of Thinkstock</p>