Tokyo Electron and Applied Materials drop plans for $10 billion merger

Concerns about restricting competition prompted Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron to abandon plans for a $10 billion merger.

: Industrial

Passive Electronic Components: World Market Outlook: 2015-2020

This report was designed for end-users of passive electronic components who need to update their supply chain information for capacitors, resistors and inductors on an annual basis. This report was designed with input from major purchasers of passive electronic components and in direct response to industry needs.

: Research

The entrepreneurial hub of Europe

The UK is fast becoming the entrepreneurial hub of Europe, and Cambridge is one of the cities flying the flag. Research released last month from Barclays and Business Growth Fund showed a staggering 8.6% of 18 to 64 year-olds are involved in start-ups.

: Trends

‘Historic turning point': Japan-US defense cooperation goes global

NEW YORK — Japan and the U.S. have finalized new guidelines for defense cooperation that will see their security partnership expand beyond the Asia-Pacific region.

: Mil/Aero, Trends

Avnet Electronics Marketing Puts Talent “Crisis” into Perspective

PHOENIX – The purported talent shortage is on every supply chain executive’s mind, but is a crisis really in the offing or have a few sensational data points distorted the collective consciousness?

: Distribution

Juniper Networks recognizes Celestica as 2014 Supplier of the Year

Toronto, Canada – Celestica Inc. (NYSE, TSX: CLS), a global leader in the delivery of end-to-end product lifecycle solutions, today announced that it has received the 2014 Supplier of the Year Award from Juniper Networks. The award was presented at Juniper Networks’ recent Supplier Summit in Sunnyvale, California.


Exelis deal part of larger Harris Corp. strategy

The acquisition of Exelis Inc. could be just one major step in a broader M&A strategy by Harris Corp. to compete more directly with the upper echelon of Pentagon companies.

: Mil/Aero