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RS Live Takes Innovation Into Industry, Academe Harwin Strengthens Israeli Presence EBV Elektronik, Toshiba Clock Up 20 Year Partnership

RS Live Takes Innovation Into Industry, Academe

Hitting the road: The RS Live truck tour, complete with rooftop balcony, will visit customers and schools in the UK before heading down to electronica in Munich

Harwin Strengthens Israeli Presence

Done deal: Gavin Darling , Head of EMEA Sales, Harwin and Yehudit Haroety, General Manager, ShirTech

EBV Elektronik, Toshiba Clock Up 20 Year Partnership

Seems to be going well so far!: Klaus Michel, General Manager Distribution Sales, Toshiba (left) presents a memento Slobodan Puljarevic, President EBV Elektronik.

Mouser, Oplink Ink Global Pact

Mouser Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement and partnership with Oplink Communications is a Molex company and a provider of optical communication components, intelligent modules, and subsystems. “Having Mouser Electronics’ expertise as a global distributor positions Oplink to better support our customers and grow our worldwide distribution network,” said Peter Lee, President, Oplink. “With […]

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Arrow Electronics Boosts Embedded Offering

Arrow Electronics has completed a new distribution agreement with Novasom Industries, a global engineering company that develops advanced technology solutions for products and processes in the fields of embedded electronics. The agreement covers the entire EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa). David Spragg, vice president semiconductor marketing and engineering, Arrow Electronics EMEA: “By adding […]

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RS Adds Muscle To Power Portfolio

RS Components (RS) has signed a distribution agreement with XP Power, a leading provider of AC/DC power supplies, DC/DC converters and DC to High Voltage DC converters, and now stocks around 2500 product lines from the manufacturer. The deal provides another supply source to existing users of XP Power products. The XP offering available via […]

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Avnet Sells Technology Solutions Biz To Tech Data

Avnet’s deal to buy Premier Farnell has come into sharper focus now the global distributor has announced it will sell its Technology Solutions operating group to Tech Data in a stock and cash transaction valued at approximately $2.6bn. Under the terms of the agreement, Avnet will receive $2.4bn in cash and 2.8 million shares of […]

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element14 Clinches Exclusive Moto Mods Deal

The maker and developer focused Moto Mods Development Kit (MDK) has been launched after an exclusive agreement was signed between Motorola and its new global distribution and manufacturing partner, element14 Designed to connect to the new Motorola Moto Z smartphone, the MDK enables makers to transform the capabilities of their smartphone by creating their own […]

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Digi-Key Signs Top UK M2M Specialist

Digi-Key has signed a new global distribution agreement with UK-based Siretta, a supplier of wireless M2M solutions. Siretta specialises in the design and manufacture of ‘real life technology’-based solutions for the M2M and IoT markets, with an extensive product range including antennas, low loss cables, wireless modems, industrial routers, and cellular signal analysers that work […]

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Raspberry Pi Hits 10 Million Sales

A Raspberry Pi board fresh off the RS Components production line

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Amelio Confirmed As Avnet CEO

Into the hot seat; Bill Amelio has challenges as Avnet’s new CEO

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Exclusive UK Deal Extends MDL Instruments EMC Line

MDL Instruments has expanded its line of EMC pre-compliance test instruments with the company’s appointment as exclusive UK distributor for the complete range of EMC products from PMM. The instruments will be particularly useful for lighting and white goods manufacturers, but are suited to all EMC applications. They include field probes and receivers (pre-compliant and […]

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u blox Seals Exclusive US Deal With Digi-Key

Switzerland-based u-blox has agreed a partnership with Digi-Key to distribute its products in the US. “We are delighted to have Digi-Key as our new and only distributor for the US,” explained Nikolaos Papadopoulos, President of u-blox America. “We wanted to offer engineers, universities, and makers with a Digi-Key account the ability to bundle the purchase […]

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