Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en 5 Questions With: Robert Cohen, Basware http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/5-questions-robert-cohen-basware <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> Fraud is prevalent throughout the supply channel, but smart checks and balances combined with new technology solutions can help companies mitigate the risks, says purchase-to-pay solutions expert. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Fraud is prevalent throughout the supply channel, but smart checks and balances combined with new technology solutions can help companies mitigate the risks, says purchase-to-pay solutions expert.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/5-questions-robert-cohen-basware" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/5-questions-robert-cohen-basware#comments Features Supply Chain Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:41:00 +0000 18141 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> <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 Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:40:00 +0000 11841 at http://globalpurchasing.com TI Introduces Mass-Produced Dual-Band Wireless Microcontroller http://globalpurchasing.com/news/ti-introduces-mass-produced-dual-band-wireless-microcontroller <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> SimpleLink dual-band CC1350 wireless MCU enables developers to move from a three-chip solution to a tiny single chip. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">SimpleLink dual-band CC1350 wireless MCU enables developers to move from a three-chip solution to a tiny single chip.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/ti-introduces-mass-produced-dual-band-wireless-microcontroller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/ti-introduces-mass-produced-dual-band-wireless-microcontroller#comments News Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:53:00 +0000 18131 at http://globalpurchasing.com Tech Data Buys Avnet’s Technology Business for $2.6 Billion http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/tech-data-buys-avnet-s-technology-business-26-billion <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> The sale will provide both Avnet and Tech Data with opportunities to focus on core strategies and scale their respective businesses. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sale will provide both Avnet and Tech Data with opportunities to focus on core strategies and scale their respective businesses.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/tech-data-buys-avnet-s-technology-business-26-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/tech-data-buys-avnet-s-technology-business-26-billion#comments Distributors Distributor News Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:34:00 +0000 18121 at http://globalpurchasing.com What Does Bluetooth 5 Mean for IoT? http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/what-does-bluetooth-5-mean-iot <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> Bluetooth 5’s higher speeds will also send data faster and optimize responsiveness, and increasing broadcast capacity will propel the next generation of “connectionless” services. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bluetooth 5’s higher speeds will send data faster and optimize responsiveness, and increasing broadcast capacity will propel the next generation of “connectionless” services </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/what-does-bluetooth-5-mean-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/iot/what-does-bluetooth-5-mean-iot#comments IoT News Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:33:00 +0000 18111 at http://globalpurchasing.com IoT’s Impact on the Supply Base and Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/iot-s-impact-supply-base-and-purchasing <div class="node-body blog-body">The growth of the Internet of Things is contributing to semiconductor industry consolidation.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/iot-s-impact-supply-base-and-purchasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/iot-s-impact-supply-base-and-purchasing#comments Blogs Electronics Consumer Electronics Strategic Purchasing Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:15:00 +0000 18101 at http://globalpurchasing.com Arrow Electronics Partners with CrowdFunding Portal Indiegogo http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/arrow-electronics-partners-crowdfunding-portal-indiegogo <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Companies are allowing entrepreneurs to apply for Arrow certification on the Indiegogo platform. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Companies are allowing entrepreneurs to apply for Arrow certification on the Indiegogo platform. </div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/arrow-electronics-partners-crowdfunding-portal-indiegogo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/arrow-electronics-partners-crowdfunding-portal-indiegogo#comments Latest News Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:28:00 +0000 18091 at http://globalpurchasing.com Demand for MEMS Heats Up in 2016 http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/demand-mems-heats-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Bridget McCrea </div> <div class="field-deck"> No longer relegated to the science lab or engineering workbench, MEMS have become fairly commonplace within the electronics industry and those sectors that rely on them. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">No longer relegated to the science lab or engineering workbench, MEMS have become fairly commonplace within the electronics industry and those sectors that rely on them</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/demand-mems-heats-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/buying-trends/demand-mems-heats-2016#comments Buying Trends Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:02:00 +0000 18081 at http://globalpurchasing.com Continental Electronics Wins $11 Million Navy Contract http://globalpurchasing.com/news/continental-electronics-wins-11-million-navy-contract <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company will be working on the Fixed Submarine Broadcast System.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/continental-electronics-wins-11-million-navy-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/continental-electronics-wins-11-million-navy-contract#comments News Mon, 12 Sep 2016 15:21:00 +0000 18071 at http://globalpurchasing.com Accelerating Development of Next-Gen Flexible Electronics http://globalpurchasing.com/news/accelerating-development-next-gen-flexible-electronics <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded $1.2 million to three Penn State researchers for a proposal that aims to identify the key polymeric properties of conjugated polymers used to develop flexible electronics.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/accelerating-development-next-gen-flexible-electronics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/accelerating-development-next-gen-flexible-electronics#comments News Mon, 12 Sep 2016 14:51:00 +0000 18061 at http://globalpurchasing.com Avnet Silica Will Distribute Dialog Semiconductor Products in EMEA http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-silica-will-distribute-dialog-semiconductor-products-emea <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Collaboration will dramatically increase exposure of Dialog's innovative mixed-signal products to a much broader set of customers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Collaboration will dramatically increase exposure of Dialog's innovative mixed-signal products to a much broader set of customers.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-silica-will-distribute-dialog-semiconductor-products-emea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/avnet-silica-will-distribute-dialog-semiconductor-products-emea#comments Distributor News Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:10:00 +0000 18051 at http://globalpurchasing.com Final DFARS Rule Improves Anti-Counterfeit Efforts http://globalpurchasing.com/features/final-dfars-rule-improves-anti-counterfeit-efforts <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham </div> <div class="field-deck"> The Final Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, issued by the Defense Department over the summer, further clarifies procedures for sourcing electronic parts and emphasizes authorized sources, industry leaders say. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Final Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, issued by the Defense Department over the summer, further clarifies procedures for sourcing electronic parts and emphasizes authorized sources, industry leaders say.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/final-dfars-rule-improves-anti-counterfeit-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/final-dfars-rule-improves-anti-counterfeit-efforts#comments Electronics Features Supply Chain Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:26:00 +0000 18041 at http://globalpurchasing.com Creation Technologies Steps Up Efforts to Reduce Supply-Chain Risk http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/creation-technologies-steps-efforts-reduce-supply-chain-risk <div class="field-byline"> James Carbone </div> <div class="field-deck"> To mitigate risk caused by supply base consolidation, the EMS provider has expanded its value analysis/value engineering services for OEMs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To mitigate risk caused by supply base consolidation, the EMS provider has expanded its value analysis/value engineering services for OEMs.</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/creation-technologies-steps-efforts-reduce-supply-chain-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/supply-chain/creation-technologies-steps-efforts-reduce-supply-chain-risk#comments Medical Supply Chain Tue, 30 Aug 2016 19:48:00 +0000 18031 at http://globalpurchasing.com Air Products’ Versum Materials Will Make its Debut at SEMICON Taiwan http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/air-products-versum-materials-will-make-its-debut-semicon-taiwan <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="field-deck"> Versum will publicly introduce its new identity and capabilities at SEMICON Taiwan in October. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After more than 30 years of supplying advanced materials and delivery systems to the global semiconductor and electronics industry...</div> <p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/air-products-versum-materials-will-make-its-debut-semicon-taiwan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/air-products-versum-materials-will-make-its-debut-semicon-taiwan#comments Latest News Mon, 29 Aug 2016 17:30:00 +0000 18021 at http://globalpurchasing.com 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