Global Purchasing http://globalpurchasing.com/rss.xml en Heard in the Channel: TTI releases “A Very Specialist Christmas” http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-tti-releases-very-specialist-christmas <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">TTI says happy holidays with Christmas episode of The Specialist; plus news from Mouser, Smith & Associates, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-tti-releases-very-specialist-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-tti-releases-very-specialist-christmas#comments Distributors Features Supply Chain Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:54:00 +0000 9121 at http://globalpurchasing.com Industrial, Wearable Electronics Top 2015 Market Opportunities http://globalpurchasing.com/features/industrial-wearable-electronics-top-2015-market-opportunities <div class="node-body article-body">2015 represents the start of something big as the connectivity trend ramps up, creating new opportunities in industrial, automotive, and wearable technology markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/industrial-wearable-electronics-top-2015-market-opportunities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/industrial-wearable-electronics-top-2015-market-opportunities#comments Distributors Features Consumer Electronics Industrial Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:30:00 +0000 9111 at http://globalpurchasing.com Heard in the Channel: Digi-Key’s Top Gifts for Geeks http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-digi-key-s-top-gifts-geeks <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronics distributor offers holiday gift guide for electronics enthusiasts in YouTube video; plus news from Mouser, Avnet, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-digi-key-s-top-gifts-geeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-digi-key-s-top-gifts-geeks#comments Distributors Features Supply Chain Tue, 09 Dec 2014 18:55:00 +0000 9101 at http://globalpurchasing.com Allied Adds 35,000 New Products http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-adds-35000-new-products <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor continues efforts to globalize its product offering by synchronizing lines of Allied, RS Components.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-adds-35000-new-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/allied-adds-35000-new-products#comments Distributor News Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:33:00 +0000 9091 at http://globalpurchasing.com Re-Shoring Presents Opportunities for Some Supply Chain Companies http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/re-shoring-presents-opportunities-some-supply-chain-companies <div class="node-body blog-body">Buyers may reassess sourcing choices as manufacturing returns to North America.</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/re-shoring-presents-opportunities-some-supply-chain-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/re-shoring-presents-opportunities-some-supply-chain-companies#comments Blogs Distributors Strategic Purchasing Wed, 03 Dec 2014 15:14:00 +0000 9081 at http://globalpurchasing.com Global Purchasing Index November 2014 http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/global-purchasing-index-november-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">GPI dips slightly in November but remains in positive territory, as purchasing professionals point to steady lead times, higher prices during the month.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/global-purchasing-index-november-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/global-purchasing-index-november-2014#comments Latest News Tue, 02 Dec 2014 21:29:00 +0000 9071 at http://globalpurchasing.com Clone of Global Purchasing Index October 2014 http://globalpurchasing.com/clone-global-purchasing-index-october-2014 <div class="node-body page-body">After slowing in July, the Global Purchasing Index rises more than 2 points in August, as buyers of electronic components point to better business conditions.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/clone-global-purchasing-index-october-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/clone-global-purchasing-index-october-2014#comments Article Library Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:39:21 +0000 9061 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser Launches Development Tools Center http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/mouser-launches-development-tools-center <div class="node-body article-body">Newest addition to Mouser.com provides easy access to wide selection of development tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/mouser-launches-development-tools-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/distributor-news/mouser-launches-development-tools-center#comments Distributor News Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:14:00 +0000 9051 at http://globalpurchasing.com More Hiring, Online Buying in 2015, say Supply Chain Execs http://globalpurchasing.com/features/more-hiring-online-buying-2015-say-supply-chain-execs <div class="node-body article-body">Supply-chain executives remain upbeat about the economy, as new reports point to an anticipated increase in hiring among midsize manufacturers and continued growth of B2B e-commerce.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/more-hiring-online-buying-2015-say-supply-chain-execs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/more-hiring-online-buying-2015-say-supply-chain-execs#comments Features Industrial Mon, 01 Dec 2014 15:41:00 +0000 8971 at http://globalpurchasing.com Connectivity Spells Growth for Electronic Components http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/connectivity-spells-growth-electronic-components <div class="node-body blog-body">Electronica highlights growing importance of IoT for 2015 component forecast. </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/connectivity-spells-growth-electronic-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/connectivity-spells-growth-electronic-components#comments Supply Chain Trends Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:28:00 +0000 9041 at http://globalpurchasing.com Heard in the Channel: 5 Tips for Reporting Counterfeits http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-5-tips-reporting-counterfeits <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Power management company Eaton lists key ways to report counterfeit electrical products; plus news from TTI, Digi-Key, and more. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-5-tips-reporting-counterfeits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-5-tips-reporting-counterfeits#comments Distributors Features Supply Chain Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:01:00 +0000 9031 at http://globalpurchasing.com Basware Receives Green Supply Chain Award http://globalpurchasing.com/news/basware-receives-green-supply-chain-award <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">B2B commerce firm recognized for reducing volumes of paper invoices through e-invoicing and automation processes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/basware-receives-green-supply-chain-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/basware-receives-green-supply-chain-award#comments Supply Chain News Mon, 24 Nov 2014 20:02:00 +0000 9021 at http://globalpurchasing.com Business Improves, Variety Rules http://globalpurchasing.com/features/business-improves-variety-rules <div class="field-byline"> Joe Nowlan, Contributing Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Distributors of mechanical components seek a solid 2015, as business conditions improve and customer bases remain diverse. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributors of mechanical components seek a solid 2015, as business conditions improve and customer bases remain diverse.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/business-improves-variety-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/business-improves-variety-rules#comments Features Industrial Supply Chain Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:32:00 +0000 9001 at http://globalpurchasing.com Heard in the Channel: RS Components, element14 Offer Raspberry Pi A+ http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-rs-components-element14-offer-raspberry-pi <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New and improved Raspberry Pi Model A+ combines enhanced value and ease-of-use with smaller size and lower power consumption; plus news from Avnet, Future Electronics, Rochester Electronics, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-rs-components-element14-offer-raspberry-pi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-rs-components-element14-offer-raspberry-pi#comments Distributors Features Supply Chain Tue, 18 Nov 2014 18:09:00 +0000 8991 at http://globalpurchasing.com Infotainment Continues to Shape Auto Market http://globalpurchasing.com/markets/infotainment-continues-shape-auto-market <div class="node-body article-body">Car makers’ demand for more components and systems to create “connected” vehicles drives change in automotive sector.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/markets/infotainment-continues-shape-auto-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/markets/infotainment-continues-shape-auto-market#comments Distributors Features Markets Mon, 17 Nov 2014 15:26:00 +0000 8981 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser Partners with Celebrity Engineer, Grant Imahara http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/mouser-partners-celebrity-engineer-grant-imahara <div class="field-deck"> Electronics distributor and Imahara “Empowering Innovation Together” campaign highlighting the engineering community’s most innovative designs. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Electronics distributor and Imahara “Empowering Innovation Together” campaign highlighting the engineering community’s most innovative designs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/mouser-partners-celebrity-engineer-grant-imahara" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/mouser-partners-celebrity-engineer-grant-imahara#comments Latest News Industrial Tue, 11 Nov 2014 14:58:00 +0000 8961 at http://globalpurchasing.com Constantly Purchasing Quality http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/constantly-purchasing-quality <div class="node-body blog-body">Counterfeit and sub-standard devices can easily enter the supply chain without safeguards in place; the Constant Initiative can help mitigate risk.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/eye-counterfeit">Eye on Counterfeit </a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/constantly-purchasing-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/constantly-purchasing-quality#comments Blogs Eye on Counterfeit Mon, 10 Nov 2014 23:10:00 +0000 8951 at http://globalpurchasing.com Supplying the Education Market http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/supplying-education-market <div class="field-byline"> Victoria Fraza Kickham, Distribution Editor </div> <div class="field-deck"> Avnet steps into the education arena with Rorke Global Solutions, tying components, embedded systems, and a new slate of products and services together to serve a transforming market. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New education standards and goals are causing school systems nationwide to take bold steps into the world of high technology. Some supply chain companies have decided it’s time to walk with them, introducing the education market to a </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/supplying-education-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/supplying-education-market#comments Electronics Latest News Mon, 10 Nov 2014 20:39:00 +0000 8771 at http://globalpurchasing.com Fueling the Design Tool Fire http://globalpurchasing.com/features/fueling-design-tool-fire-0 <div class="node-body article-body">Digi-Key/Mentor Graphics partnership targets design engineers—especially start-ups and makers—with low-cost, high-quality design tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/fueling-design-tool-fire-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/fueling-design-tool-fire-0#comments Distributors Features Top 50 Electronics Distributors Fri, 07 Nov 2014 16:17:00 +0000 8921 at http://globalpurchasing.com Fueling the Design Tool Fire http://globalpurchasing.com/features/fueling-design-tool-fire <div class="node-body article-body">Digi-Key/Mentor Graphics partnership targets design engineers—especially start-ups and makers—with low-cost, high-quality design tools.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/fueling-design-tool-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/fueling-design-tool-fire#comments Features Fri, 07 Nov 2014 14:46:00 +0000 8911 at http://globalpurchasing.com FAQ: How do you test for Counterfeit Electronic Components? http://globalpurchasing.com/blogs/faq-how-do-you-test-counterfeit-electronic-components <div class="node-body article-body">Counterfeit electronics continue to dominate the electronics industry. In 1995, the organization, ERAI, was established to help the industry identify problematic customers and suppliers. Mark Snider, the president of ERAI, visited China on three different occasions to take a first-hand look at its flourishing counterfeit industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/blogs/faq-how-do-you-test-counterfeit-electronic-components" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blogs/faq-how-do-you-test-counterfeit-electronic-components#comments Blogs Wed, 05 Nov 2014 16:04:00 +0000 8901 at http://globalpurchasing.com Schematic and Layout Design Tools Reduce Manual Errors http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/schematic-and-layout-design-tools-reduce-manual-errors <div class="node-body article-body">Design tools from Digi-Key and Mentor Graphics help engineers complete circuit and printed-circuit-board designs on their own or by leveraging third-party PCB layouts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/schematic-and-layout-design-tools-reduce-manual-errors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/schematic-and-layout-design-tools-reduce-manual-errors#comments Latest News Technology Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:13:00 +0000 8891 at http://globalpurchasing.com Rating Supply Chain Performance http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/rating-supply-chain-performance <div class="node-body blog-body">Procurement/supply chain scorecards can help a company meet its overall business goals.</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/rating-supply-chain-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/blog/rating-supply-chain-performance#comments Blogs Supply Chain Resources Strategic Purchasing Tue, 04 Nov 2014 16:33:00 +0000 8881 at http://globalpurchasing.com Global Purchasing Index October 2014 http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/global-purchasing-index-october-2014 <div class="field-deck"> New orders continue to grow and purchasing activity is on the rise, as electronic components buyers maintain optimistic outlook. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New orders continue to grow and purchasing activity is on the rise, as electronic components buyers maintain optimistic outlook.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/global-purchasing-index-october-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/latest-news/global-purchasing-index-october-2014#comments Latest News Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:22:00 +0000 8871 at http://globalpurchasing.com Midsize Manufacturers to Increase Hiring http://globalpurchasing.com/news/midsize-manufacturers-increase-hiring <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Manufacturing and purchasing executives remain upbeat about final months of 2014 and expect to make new hires in the next six months, says new report.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/midsize-manufacturers-increase-hiring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/midsize-manufacturers-increase-hiring#comments Manufacturer News Industrial News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 16:07:00 +0000 8861 at http://globalpurchasing.com Global Purchasing Index September 2014 http://globalpurchasing.com/global-purchasing-index-september-2014 <div class="node-body page-body">After slowing in July, the Global Purchasing Index rises more than 2 points in August, as buyers of electronic components point to better business conditions.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/global-purchasing-index-september-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/global-purchasing-index-september-2014#comments Article Library Latest News Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:10:42 +0000 8851 at http://globalpurchasing.com Heard in the Channel: Mouser Launches Security Applications Site http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-mouser-launches-security-applications-site <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Distributor site responds to growing demand for security solutions; ECIA hosts Executive Conference, honors distinguished service from long-time members of the electronics supply chain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-mouser-launches-security-applications-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-mouser-launches-security-applications-site#comments Distributors Features Supply Chain Wed, 29 Oct 2014 16:13:00 +0000 8841 at http://globalpurchasing.com Suppliers Eye Europe for Continued Growth http://globalpurchasing.com/features/suppliers-eye-europe-continued-growth <div class="node-body article-body">North American distributors continue to follow new business opportunities in Europe, capitalizing on November’s Electronica 2014 exhibition to make new connections.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/suppliers-eye-europe-continued-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/suppliers-eye-europe-continued-growth#comments Distributors Features Industrial Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:13:00 +0000 8831 at http://globalpurchasing.com Mouser Launches Security Applications Site http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-launches-security-applications-site <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New security resource adds to distributor’s applications and technologies resources for engineers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-launches-security-applications-site" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/news/mouser-launches-security-applications-site#comments Distributors Top 50 Electronics Distributors News Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:45:00 +0000 8821 at http://globalpurchasing.com Heard in the Channel: New Books for Purchasing Professionals http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-new-books-purchasing-professionals <div class="field-byline"> Global Purchasing Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Titles focus on negotiation and strategy; plus news from Allied Electronics, Avnet, International Rectifier, and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-new-books-purchasing-professionals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://globalpurchasing.com/features/heard-channel-new-books-purchasing-professionals#comments Distributors Features Supply Chain Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:22:00 +0000 8811 at http://globalpurchasing.com