Last autumn XP Power made a strategic decision on its EMEA distribution network. It recognised the need to enter into an agreement with a broadline specialist distributor. “We had too many customers and it was difficult to service them all,” says Steve Elliott, Executive Vice President, Europe for XP Power. “We needed to identify an opportunity that would help customers through the design cycle of their products. We were lacking in that space for all our customers.” With that in mind XP searched for a distributor that could bring a focus to demand creation, and support customers through the design process. In October last year XP announced Avnet Abacus as its new EMEA distributor. As Elliott recalls a lot of hard work was undertaken before and after the unveiling. Following extensive discussions XP directed 40 per cent of its customer base over to Avnet Abacus as its preferred distributor. It…
Pyreos has announced the appointment of two new distributors to increase its commercial presence in Asia. Pyreos sales to its established Asian distribution network grew by 50% in…
Harwin is giving its annual Sales Achievement award to Mouser Electronics recognising the distributor’s strong global growth and outstanding customer service
Advanced connector supplier Harwin has recognised the exemplary achievements of five individuals from its component supply chain with the announcement of its 5 Star Awards winners for 2020.
TDK has signed a distribution deal to access Yokogawa UK’s extensive sales channels, enabling UK customers to access TDK-Lambda’s range of laboratory power supplies.
UK manufacturers should make full use of any Brexit delays to mitigate supply risks, says Mark Shanley, Sales and Marketing Director of Astute Electronics.
An extension to the capabilities of its DesignSpark Zerynth Studio middleware toolkit, through its partnership with Zerynth, was announcd by RS Electronics at electronica. Members of the DesignSpark engineering community can now use Python to program microcontrollers for blockchain and Internet of Things (IoT) applications through the DesignSpark Zerynth Studio suite.
Mouser Electronics is partnering with SamacSys, a supplier of electronic component library solutions to provide its customers with a range of free design resources including PCB footprints, schematic symbols, and 3D models for more than 1.1 million components.The agreement was announced on the opening day of electronica 2018 in Munich.
Over 70 partners discussed edge technology, Blockchain and new business models in at Rittall’s Channel Partner Summit in Dublin. Topics under discussion included strengthening each other and making use of individual expertise for synergy effects, expanding the Rittal IT Ecosystem for joint growth.
Renesas is buying Integrated Device Technology for $6.7bn. The boards of directors of both companies have unanimously approved the transaction. Closing of the transaction is expected to occur in the first half of 2019, following approvals by IDT shareholders and the relevant regulatory authorities.