2020 Top 50 Electronics Distributors eBook

Twenty nineteen was a pretty good year for the electronics distribution sector, but no match for the stellar performance of 2018. Read the full article and hear from numerous distributors from the Top 50 list on their take for 2019 and what to expect for 2020.

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A Medical Aesthetic Device Case Study: Candela

Candela is driven by an unwavering focus on quality and innovation. For more than 50 years, the company has pioneered breakthroughs using energy-based laser devices for treating a broad range of conditions, from hair removal and wrinkle reduction to traumatic scarring involving wounded warriors and burn victims.

Source: A Medical Aesthetic Device Case Study: Candela | Jabil

Analog Devices-Maxim Deal Portends Distribution Shakeup

If past is prologue, Analog Devices Inc.’s $20 billion acquisition of Maxim Integrated Products Inc. will prompt a major shake-up in its electronics distribution channel. When ADI acquired Linear Technology in 2017, it consolidated its global volume distribution network under one distributor – Arrow Electronics Inc. – and discontinued with the industry’s second-largest player, Avnet Inc.

Source: Analog Devices-Maxim Deal Portends Distribution Shakeup

Global EMS Market Reaches $555 Billion in 2019

In 2019, the worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased nominally — by 2.5 percent in total revenue — resulting in combined EMS and ODM revenue of over $555 billion, an expansion of $13 billion from the previous year, according to New Venture Research. The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market – 2020 Edition reports revenue growth from 2014 to 2016 had been essentially flat, but expanded dramatically in 2017 and 2018.

Source: Global EMS Market Reaches $555 Billion in 2019

Industrial Distribution: From Back-to-Normal to the New Normal 

Twenty nineteen was a pretty good year for the electronics distribution sector, but no match for the stellar performance of 2018.

Source: From Back-to-Normal to the New Normal | Source Today

How Speed Up the Healthcare Product Development Cycle 

Healthcare worldwide is at an exciting inflection point. On the one hand is reactive medicine, which to a large extent describes the profile of the existing system – you get sick, visit your healthcare provider, get treated and go home.

Source: 3 Ways to Speed Up the Healthcare Product Development Cycle | Jabil

TTI adds Drabik as vice president 

TTI Inc., a Fort Worth-based leading specialty distributor of electronic components, announced that industry veteran John Drabik will join the company in early July.Drabik will be a vice president, initially spending time working across multiple areas within the company, said TTI Chief Operating Officer Mike Morton

Source: TTI adds Drabik as vice president | Fort Worth Business Press

What Distribution Must Do in a Post-COVID World 

The pandemic has everyone evaluating new ways to keep workers safe, here are some ways fulfillment and distribution centers can take in a post Covid world In difference to many other industries impacted during COVID-19, distribution and fulfillment centers have experienced enormous pressure to expand to meet the needs of global lockdown economies. At the same time, this industry has been one of the most at risk to keep essential workers safe. Interestingly, I have witnessed the dual nature of growth and ch

Source: What Distribution and Fulfillment Centers Must Do in a Post-COVID World | Industrial Distribution

Arrow sits comfortably as number one among distributors

SourceToday has rolled up their sleeves and taking it upon themselves to analyse the world of electronic component distribution. Having sifted through fiscal report after fiscal report the news provider is presenting its top list of electronic component distributors based on 2019 revenues.

Source: Evertiq – Arrow sits comfortably as number one among distributors

Global Distributor Group Tackles Tariff Inefficiencies

Two years ago, the U.S. and China began a tariff war that changed the face of international trade. Tech companies in particular deal with a series of rules and regulations that lack consistency across the globe. Electronics distributors handle many of the components, services and IT equipment that pass through the international supply chain. The newly-formed Global Electronics Distributors Association (GEDA) will tackle – among other issues — standards for processing and reporting tariffs that will reduce

Source: Global Distributor Group Tackles Tariff Inefficiencies

TTI President Appears as Guest Panelist on EMSNow

Source: Don Akery, President, TTI Americas, Appears as Guest Panelist on EMSNow with Eric Miscoll | TTI, Inc.