Work has now started on site for Premier Farnell’s high-quality 361,000 sq ft distribution unit at Muse Developments’ flagship Logic Leeds site. A special turf-cutting ceremony was held on March 29 at Logic Leeds to celebrate the start of construction work on the state-of-the-art distribution hub.
Future Electronics has signed a global distribution agreement with ILSI America, a global supplier of MEMS oscillators, quartz and piezo oscillators and crystal products.
Nordic Semiconductor has signed a new agreement with Avnet covering the distribution of Nordic’s Bluetooth Low Energy (Bluetooth LE), ANT+, IEEE 802.15.4, and 2.4GHz proprietary ultra low power (ULP) wireless connectivity solutions in the Americas.
Farnell element14 has been awarded a Tektronix Business Excellence Award for the “Best Pan EMEA Marketing Campaign 2017”. Farnell element14 has been recognised for its marketing creativity and execution by Tektronix for three years running. The award was presented to Farnell element14 at the Tektronix’s Partner Executive Conference in Mallorca, Spain.
Construction of Digi-Key’s new $300m facility in Thief River Falls will begin next month. The four-story product distribution centre will provide an additional 2.2 million square feet of usable space to the company’s existing Thief River Falls facilities, and will occupy an overall footprint of 1 million square feet.
During a company kickoff event for employees attending the annual TTI sales leadership conference, a special dedication ceremony took place to unveil the name of TTI’s newly constructed distribution center. Named in honour of the company’s founder and CEO, Paul Andrews, the facility has been crowned the Andrews Distribution Center.
Avnet has rung the changes in its European management team. Slobodan Puljarevic and Mario Orlandi were named President of Avnet EMEA, succeeding Miguel Fernandez, who retired from Avnet after more than 30 years. In their new roles they will report to Phil Gallagher, President of Avnet’s global components business.
Demand for key commodity components like chip capacitors is heavily outstripping supply at the moment. The market is growing, but lead-times are lengthening because demand from the high volume consumer market is soaking up the available capacity. The latest smartphones can include up to 1000 or more of these tiny devices. At the same time, there is increased demand from the automotive industry and the wider industrial market, writes Steve Rawlins, CEO, Anglia Components
A positive sales performance in January has enabled distributors in the UK and Ireland to start 2018 in fine fettle. According to the figures released by the afdec leadership group within the Electronic Components Supply network (ecsn) the consolidated total Monthly Billings in January 2018 leapt 21% when compared to the previous month and increased by 14.5% when compared to January 2017.