Association for Manufacturing Technology reports growth in orders for machine tools and related products, signaling continued growth in durable goods manufacturingAssociation for Manufacturing Technology reports growth in orders for machine tools...
After a long delay, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said it will meet August 22 to vote on the controversial “conflict minerals” rule proposed in the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law
In recent industry news, Avnet makes headlines with key acquisitions, Premier Farnell buys China-based distributor, and Murata seals deal on RFM purchase
Avnet to purchase Japan-based electronics distributor Internix, Inc.; Premier Farnell completes acquisition of China-based Shenzhen Embest Technology C.o Ltd.
Acquisition strengthens Avnet’s position in the European passive components market
Manufacturing sector contracts for first time since July 2009, with new orders down 12%, according to latest PMI report from the Institute for Supply Management
New facility to accelerate Avnet’s growth in the region, reflects growing demand for high-end technology services
Metals activity, inventory positions improve in the United States and Canada, according Metals Service Center Institute members
Positive economic reports from distributors, manufacturers and purchasing execs in May is tempered by ongoing uncertainty over U.S. and global economy