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ADI signs a big distributor in Europe

Analog Devices has signed a distribution franchise agreement with EBV Elektronik for the EMEA region, except Russia, Ukraine and Israel, which will start in November. EBV Elektronik will represent ADI’s complete product portfolio, including data converters, amplifiers, DSPs, MEMs, power management ICs, and an extended linear and RF/microwave…

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Arrow has a new online strategy, European president explains why

Andy King, president of Arrow Electronics’ EMEA (Europe, Middle East, and Africa) components business speaks to Electronics Weely about the distributor’s new online presence. Q: What is parts.arrow.com? Andy King: parts.arrow.com is a fully integrated online product lifecycle services engine for electronic parts. It provides…

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Development tools are online focus for element14

Online distributor element14 has created a design centre which will offer information on development tools to support products on its linecard. The online design resource will include product information such as 360 degree images, videos and downloads, along with stock availability and price. There will also be a section with…

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Comment: Electronics living under the weight of expectation

Is the UK’s electronics supply chain staggering under the weight of expectation? This seems to be at odds with the growing optimism about the UK economy in general. Maybe it is unrealistic to expect that solid growth in the UK’s construction, industrial and financial sectors automatically translates into…

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UK benefits from stronger chip sales through distribution

Semiconductor sales through distribution channels in Europe grew by 5.3% to €1.6bn in the second quarter to the end of June, according to DMASS (Distributors’ and Manufacturers’ Association of Semiconductor Specialists). The UK semiconductor distribution market grew by 7.3% to €131m. Only Germany and Eastern Europe grew…

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Distributor gives Harwin 30% sales boost

Harwin has recognised distributor Mouser Electronics with a global sales achievement award. According to the connector manufacturer, the catalogue and online distributor increased sales of its connector ranges by more than 30% during 2013-2014. “Increasing sales by such a significant margin across in all markets – USA, Europe and Asia…

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Mouser launches comms website

Mouser Electronics has created an information website for engineers and customers working within the communications sector. The applications website covers communications end products such as optical line card, optical module and IP phone subsets, each with detailed block diagrams and the relevant product links on the Mouser website ranging from…

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