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Rutronik Tops Samsung Disti Network RS Components, Weidmuller Seal Global Deal Avnet Memec Scoops HALO Award
 

Rutronik Tops Samsung Disti Network

Kwangil Kim, President, Samsung Electro-Mechanics Europe, presents the "Best Distributor of the Year“ Award 2014 to Thomas Rudel, CEO Rutronik.

RS Components, Weidmuller Seal Global Deal

Global partners: l to r: Craig Ollerenshaw, Weidmuller; Jaime Obiols, Weidmuller; Phil Dock, RS Components; Mark Shelford, RS Components

Avnet Memec Scoops HALO Award

Magnetic attraction: l to r; Bill Walker,VP Technical Marketing Avnet Memec; Ron Singh, Technical Marketing Manager Avnet Memec; Sharon Pickard, Halo European Sales Manager; Steve Haynes, President Avnet Memec.

RS Components Strengthens Switch Offering

RS Components has added over 160 high-quality safety switches and accessories to its automation and control portfolio by establishing a trade agreement with IDEM Safety Switches. “Partnering with IDEM allows us to offer exciting new choices for equipment designers, technicians, maintenance engineers and safety specialists,” said Oliver Durose, Senior Global Category Manager, RS Components. “With […]

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Blaze Deal Stokes Ginsbury LCD Range

Display specialist Ginsbury has completed a new distribution agreement with LCD manufacturer Blaze Display Technology. Blaze specialise in the design, manufacture and supply of segment, character and graphic LCD display modules. Ginsbury will promote and distribute the full range of Blaze display products in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Ken Berry, product manager, Ginsbury said, […]

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Arrow To Acquire Data Modul

Arrow Electronics is buying the German-based distributor Data Modul.It has made an all-cash tender offer to acquire the shares of the company at €27.50 per share ($31.00 per share based on current exchange rates). The purchase price represents a premium of approximately 35 percent on the weighted average stock exchange price of the Data Modul […]

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Ecomal Deal Steps Up GaN Systems Sales Drive

GaN Systems is strengthening its sales presence in Europe. It has signed a distribution agreement with Ecomal Europe to promote and distribute its gallium nitride (GaN) high power switching transistors. The partnership is seen as synergistic by both GaN Systems and Ecomal Europe, as many of GaN Systems’ prospective customers in the region already have […]

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Orlandi Takes Over As President At Silica

Mario Orlandi has been named as President of Silica in succession to Miguel Fernandez who was promoted to President of Avnet Electronics Marketing (EM) EMEA earlier this month. Orlandi most recently served on the Silica executive team as vice president sales for Europe where he reorganised the sales organisation and developed Silica’s sales and demand […]

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Acal BFi, Axsem Ink European Disti Pact

Acal BFi and Axsem has signed a pan-European distribution agreement Located in Switzerland, Axsem is a leader in the development and manufacture of lowest-power high-performance VHF and UHF radio IC and microcontrollers as well as SoC. The company’s product portfolio is ideal for a wide range of applications including automatic meter reading, security devices, entrance […]

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Conrad Makes Debut At Embedded World

Conrad Business Supplies is making a debut at Embedded World 2015 in Nuremberg (Feb 24-26). Innovative new products, daily live demos, interactive exhibits and opportunities for visitors to win prizes (including a WunderBar IoT starter kit) all feature on the company’s stand. Conrad’s presence at the exhibition will be based on the theme: ‘explore the […]

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Avnet Tops Sales, Profit Targets

Avnet has topped sales and profit expectations in its second quarter. Revenues moved forward 1.8% to $7.6bn and net income was up 7.4% to $176m. Avnet EM, the component distribution business revenues reported an impressive year on year 6.8% revenue hike to $4.43bn. Asia/Pacific provided the rocket fuel growing revenues 17.1% to $2.02bn, EMEA revenues, […]

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RS Components Rolls Out New eCommerce Platform

RS Components is rolling out a new eCommerce platform which will enable it to enhance and rapidly scale its B2B eCommerce offerings to an expanding customer base and deliver a highly personalised experience to individual customers in markets around the globe. The ambition is to build eCommerce revenues to £1bn plus behind the mission statement […]

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Penn Forecasts 8.5% Semiconductor Growth In 2015

Future Horizons Malcolm Penn is forecasting the global semiconductor market will grow 8.5 per cent in 2015 to $364bn which means $1bn worth of semiconductors sold every day this year. He says the chip market has recovered from the recent economic downturns and could be entering a golden era of growth. He cites unit demand […]

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