Woodstock Wire: Avnet News

August 11, 2020

August 10, 2020

Avnet Q4, FY 2020 Sales Slip From Prior Year

Aspencore -- EPS News - Avnet, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVT) today announced results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 27, 2020.

Fiscal Fourth Quarter Key Financial Highlights:

Sales of $4.2 billion, compared with $4.3 billion in the previous quarter and $4.7...

August 10, 2020 12:58 AM

August 07, 2020

Avnet Q4 Sales Decline 3.5%; Top Market Consensus

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Avnet has reported fourth quarter sales of $4.2bn, down 3.5% from $4.3bn in the previous quarter and a decline from $4.7bn year on year.

Operating income was $1.9 million compared with a loss of $30m last year.

In the quarter EMEA sales...

August 07, 2020 04:00 PM

Avnet Reports Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2020 Financial Results

Distribution -- CEO Commentary - "In the fourth quarter, we delivered quarterly revenues above consensus and generated strong operating cash flow," said Avnet Interim CEO Phil Gallagher. "Despite the challenges of the COVID-19 operating environment, we are committed to improving our bottom-line results. In fiscal year 2021, we will enhance our core distribution business capabilities, while helping our current and future supplier partners deploy their technologies to over two million customers."



Gallagher continued, "I want to thank all of our employees for their continued dedication and commitment to Avnet, especially during the uncertainties of the pandemic. Our people's health and safety remains our top priority. As we enter fiscal year 2021, we will work to manage our costs while still making investments in the business that will ensure we are well-positioned to benefit as the market recovers."

August 07, 2020 03:59 PM

Farnell Introduces New TBS1000C Digital Storage Oscilloscope from Tektronix

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, has added the new Tektronix TBS1000C Digital Storage Oscilloscope to its market-leading test and measurement portfolio. Designed to meet the needs of today's educational institutions, embedded design...

August 07, 2020 03:51 PM

August 05, 2020

Farnell adds Mitsubishi Electric to enhance Industrial Automation range

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, has increased the depth and breadth of its industrial automation and control range with the introduction of some of the best-selling variable speed drives, Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs) and Human...

August 05, 2020 02:52 PM

August 04, 2020

Gallagher Named Interim CEO of Avnet; Amelio Moves On

Aspencore -- EPS News - Avnet, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology solutions provider, today announced that William J. ("Bill") Amelio is moving on from his role as CEO and as a member of the Avnet Board of Directors.

Bill Amelio, CEO, Avnet

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August 04, 2020 06:17 PM

Amelio Leaves Avnet; Gallagher Named Interim CEO

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Bill Amelio has left his role as Chief Executive Officer at Avnet.



Phil Gallagher, Global President of Avnet's Electronic Components business, has been appointed as the Company's Interim Chief Executive Officer.



Rodney C. Adkins,...

August 04, 2020 04:21 PM

Avnet stock jumps after strong forecast, CEO departure

Yahoo Finance -- Avnet Inc. rallied in the extended session Monday after the electronic components distributor forecast strong results for the quarter while announcing the departure of its chief executive. Avnet shares surged 20% after hours, following a 1.1% rise to...

August 04, 2020 04:20 PM

Avnet Names Phil Gallagher as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Announces Preliminary Fourth Quarter Fiscal 2020 Results

Business Wire -- Avnet names Phil Gallagher as interim chief executive officer and announces preliminary fourth quarter fiscal 2020 results

August 04, 2020 04:19 PM

August 03, 2020

ebooks launched by element14 and the element14 community to support innovation among engineers

Media -- Electronics Maker - The eBooks share some useful tips on Raspberry Pi and explain the concepts of the biggest technologies that will shape our future, in detail - 5G & AIoT.

element14 community members can download Raspberry Pi and 5G eBooks for free...

August 03, 2020 03:35 PM

Exostiv Labs achieves 50 Gbps interoperability tests with Avnet ONIX board.

Media -- Design And Reuse - Exostiv Labs achieves 50 Gbps interoperability tests with Avnet ONIX board.

August 03, 2020 02:44 PM

July 30, 2020

Farnell Reveals Winners Of "Fighting Germs" Challenge

Distribution -- Disti Blog - element14.com has announced the winning designs of its "Fighting Germs" Design Challenge, where participants helped to fight COVID-19 by creating projects that protect vulnerable populations and help people cope with the crisis.

The Grand...

July 30, 2020 05:09 PM

July 29, 2020

element14 Community Crowns Winners of Fighting Germs Design Challenge

Distribution -- Element 14 - element14.com, an Avnet community, has announced the winning designs of its "Fighting Germs" Design Challenge, where participants helped to fight COVID-19 by creating projects that protect vulnerable populations and help people cope with...

July 29, 2020 04:48 PM

ebooks launched by Farnell and the element14 community to support innovation among engineers

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, has published a number of eBooks to educate users, develop their skills, and refresh their knowledge. The latest eBook in the market, published by Farnell is called 'The era of AIoT, context, capabilities...

July 29, 2020 04:48 PM

Complete range of Omega sensing and process control products now available from Farnell

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, has dramatically enhanced its industrial automation and control portfolio with a greatly expanded range of products from Omega. This new agreement makes Farnell the only high-service distributor selling...

July 29, 2020 03:08 PM

July 27, 2020

Avnet introduces developer board based on NXP's i.MX 8M mini processor

Media -- Electronics360 - The MaaxBoard adds video encoder for applications such as monitoring, visual inspection and video conferencing.

July 27, 2020 04:02 AM

element14 Launches All-in-One pi-top Computer to Support STEM Learning

Media -- ELE Times - element14, the Development Distributor, is now shipping the new pi-top [4] - a programmable computing device to support digital making, coding and practical projects for educators and students, as well as makers and inventors. Suitable for...

July 27, 2020 04:02 AM

element14 Launches All-in-One pi-top [4] Computer to Support STEM Learning

Media -- Electronics Maker - The pi-top [4] programmable computer is suitable for use in multiple learning environments from traditional classrooms and homes to libraries, after school clubs and makerspaces.



element14, the Development Distributor, is now shipping...

July 27, 2020 04:01 AM

Farnell introduces Arduino Portenta family

Media -- New Electronics - Farnell has added the Portenta H7, the latest offering from Arduino, to its extensive range of single board computers.

July 27, 2020 03:50 AM

Newark Launches All-in-One pi-top [4] Computer to Support STEM Learning

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - Newark, the Development Distributor, is now shipping the new pi-top [4] - a programmable computing device to support digital making, coding and practical projects for educators and students, as...

July 27, 2020 03:48 AM

Raspberry Pi [4] kit supports STEM learning

Media -- eeNews Europe - Farnell has launched a Raspberry Pi kit, the pi-top [4], for technology education from traditional classrooms and homes to libraries, after school clubs and maker spaces.Distributor Farnell has launched a Raspberry Pi kit for digital...

July 27, 2020 03:45 AM

Introducing new Arduino Portenta Family for low code industrial IoT development

Media -- ELE Times - element14, the Development Distributor, has added the Portenta H7, the latest offering from Arduino, to its extensive range of single board computers. The device targets growing demand from enterprise, small medium business (SMB) and professional...

July 27, 2020 03:30 AM

element14 introduces the Arduino Portenta Family for low code industrial IoT development

Media -- Electronics Maker - Arduino Portenta H7 now available to order

element14, the Development Distributor, has added the Portenta H7, the latest offering from Arduino, to its extensive range of single board computers. The device targets growing demand from...

July 27, 2020 03:23 AM

July 24, 2020

(Watch) Live Q&A Session on 'Manufacturing Packaging & Sustainability' with Scott N. Miller and Adam Peek

Distribution -- Dragon Innovation - Scott N. Miller, CEO & Co-Founder, Dragon Innovation and Adam Peek, Host of 'People of Packaging Podcast', were featured in a live Q&A session, answering questions on 'Manufacturing Packaging & Sustainability' for this live...

July 24, 2020 11:25 PM

Avnet Introduces MaaXBoard Mini to Accelerate IoT Time to Market

Aspencore -- EPS News - Leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) is adding the MaaXBoard Mini, a new single-board computer, to its portfolio of hardware designed to accelerate time-to-market and reduce costs for IoT developers. Based on NXP's...

July 24, 2020 10:58 PM

July 23, 2020

Farnell Launches All-in-One pi-top [4] Computer to Support STEM Learning

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, is now shipping the new pi-top [4] - a programmable computing device to support digital making, coding and practical projects for educators and students, as well as makers and inventors. Suitable for...

July 23, 2020 04:53 PM

July 21, 2020

Farnell introduces the Arduino Portenta Family for low code industrial IoT development

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, has added the Portenta H7, the latest offering from Arduino, to its extensive range of single board computers. The device targets growing demand from enterprise, small medium business (SMB) and professional...

July 21, 2020 06:11 PM

July 20, 2020

element14 launches new ebook: : "The era of AIoT, Context, Capabilities and Future of AIoT"

Media -- Electronics Maker - Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) are changing the nature of work across the globe. AI is not a new concept, what began in the 1950s has grown into a key technology of today with significant potential, opening...

July 20, 2020 04:26 AM

Farnell shipping new Bluetooth 5.0 Low Energy module from Panasonic

Media -- Components in Electronics - Farnell, the Development Distributor, is now shipping the PAN1780 Bluetooth(r) Low Energy Module from Panasonic, a Bluetooth(r) 5.0 Low Energy (LE) module based on the Nordic nRF52840 single chip controller.

Farnell are also...

July 20, 2020 04:24 AM

Covid-19 aftermath: what matters now

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - Avnet Electronics' VP communications, Georg Steinberger - Avnet Electronics' VP communications, Georg Steinberger argues that if Covid-19 taught us anything, it's that we master it together or we fail together.

The Covid-19 Pandemic...

July 20, 2020 03:11 AM

July 16, 2020

Farnell shipping new Bluetooth(r) 5.0 Low Energy module from Panasonic

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, is now shipping the PAN1780 Bluetooth(r) Low Energy Module from Panasonic, a Bluetooth(r) 5.0 Low Energy (LE) module based on the Nordic nRF52840 single chip controller. Farnell are also the only high...

July 16, 2020 03:08 PM

July 15, 2020

Avnet Abacus wins TDK European Distribution Award for third consecutive year

Distribution -- Distributor Guy - Distributor scores high to win European award in Silver for its performance across four categories Brussels, Belgium, 14 [...]

July 15, 2020 05:43 PM

Farnell offers fast delivery of safety and hygiene products to help companies protect their staff as they return to work

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, stocks a range of technology and safety equipment to support businesses as they prepare to return to work following the height of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As countries move to relax lockdowns,...

July 15, 2020 03:13 PM

July 13, 2020

Xilinx and Hackster.io Team Up For Inaugural Xilinx Adaptive Computing Challenge

Electronics -- Xilinx Xclusive - We're excited to announce the first Xilinx Adaptive Computing Challenge! We're challenging independent developers and startups to utilize their unparalleled expertise to develop a creative design solution to accelerate workloads using...

July 13, 2020 04:41 PM

July 12, 2020

The Two Dimensions of Supply Chain Resilience: Lessons from the COVID-19 Crisis

sdcexec.com -- By Phil Gallagher from Avnet Inc.



Purposeful supply chain strategy is based on elements that can be reasonably measured, predicted or controlled.



Three years ago, Accenture reported that an overwhelming majority (70%) of industry professionals predicted supply chains will be the major factor in improving customer service by 2020. They were right then and even more right today.

July 12, 2020 07:55 PM

4 Ways to Leverage Your Supply Chain Towards Sustainability

Distribution -- Dragon Innovation - We mentioned before that to create a sustainable supply chain, it's important to consider building a solid business case for your stakeholders. However, managing a supply chain can be a daunting endeavor as a legacy business...

July 12, 2020 07:25 PM

July 10, 2020

Newark hosts series of webinars with Keysight Technologies focusing on Automotive and Oscilloscope Tips and Tricks

Distribution -- Element 14 - As engineers acclimatize to the new normal, Newark, the Development Distributor, is sponsoring a series of free webinars with Keysight Technologies to support engineers' development from home or office. Webinars come from Keysight's Automotive...

July 10, 2020 12:44 AM

Farnell Appoints Susanne Ertl to Director of Sales and Commercial Centre, DACH

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, today announced the promotion of Susanne Ertl to Director of Sales and Commercial Centre, DACH. Ms. Ertl will be reporting to Rob Rospedzihowski, President of Sales EMEA at Farnell.



In her new role,...

July 10, 2020 12:44 AM

July 06, 2020

Avnet offers NB-IoT and LTE-M with cellular-embedded IoT modules after BICS deal

EE -- Enterprise IoT Insights - US electronics distributor Avnet is selling IoT modules ready-bundled with cellular IoT connectivity following a deal with international carrier services company BICS.

Avnet's semiconductor division, Avnet Silica, is offering...

July 06, 2020 12:10 AM

July 05, 2020

New PicoScope 6000E Series of USB Oscilloscopes Now Available from element14

Media -- Electronics Maker - Pico Technology's 'Ultra-Deep Memory' oscilloscopes capture up to 4 giga samples of signal data and provide SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface



element14,a global multi-channel distributor of electronic components, and an Avnet company, has...

July 05, 2020 06:05 AM

element14 Announces Launch of Ground-breaking, New-to-market Raspberry Pi Camera

Media -- Electronics Maker - The 12-megapixel ultra-definition-resolution Raspberry Pi High Quality Camera with interchangeable lenses is ideal for machine vision applications and low light conditions



element14, the Development Distributor,announces the launch of...

July 05, 2020 05:56 AM

"Make a Better Tomorrow Together"

Media -- eeNews Europe - Development Distributor Farnell has launched a charitable initiative with support from supplier partners Rohde & Schwarz, ROHM and Multicomp Pro, seeking to 'Make a Better Tomorrow Together'. Visitors to the Farnell website until...

July 05, 2020 05:56 AM

Farnell teams up with leading supplier partners

Media -- New Electronics - Farnell has launched a charitable initiative with support from supplier partners Rohde & Schwarz, ROHM and Multicomp Pro.

July 05, 2020 05:55 AM

July 03, 2020

June 30, 2020

Farnell Unveils Charity Initiative

Distribution -- Disti Blog - 'Make a Better Tomorrow Together' is a charitable initiative launched by Farnell with support from its supplier partners, Rohde & Schwarz, ROHM and Multicomp Pro.



Visitors to the Farnell website until the middle of July can nominate one...

June 30, 2020 11:07 PM

Farnell Teams Up with Supplier Partners to 'Make a Better Tomorrow Together'

Distribution -- Element 14 - Farnell, the Development Distributor, has launched a charitable initiative with support from supplier partners Rohde & Schwarz, ROHM and Multicomp Pro, seeking to 'Make a Better Tomorrow Together'.



Visitors to the Farnell website until the...

June 30, 2020 02:47 PM