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  • PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (NASDAQ: AVT), a leading global technology distributor, announced today that it will begin to offer ParceLive, a real-time shipment tracking system, on a global basis to its customer base. The ParceLive service was developed by Hanhaa, a UK-based IoT innovator. By simply including a small ParceLive tracker, which is comprised of six embedded sensors and cellular data connectivity, into any parcel, users are...
  • PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Demonstrating its continued expertise in developing and managing strategic, value-enhancing supply chain solutions, Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology company, has been recognized by research and advisory firm Gartner, Inc. as a high-tech supply chain organization. Avnet believes its unique ability to deliver rapidly scalable, globally available and customized supply chain solutions is why the company was ranked in the top 10 of...
  • PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT), a leading global technology company, today announced that Tony Roybal has been named regional president, Americas electronic components for Avnet, reporting to Phil Gallagher, senior vice president and global president, electronic components. In his new role, Roybal will oversee all activities related to Avnet’s electronic components business in the Americas and manage the operations teams supporting the...

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  • Imagine of Avnet 1 Million Community Members graphic

    Avnet’s got 1 million reasons to celebrate this summer. 

    Why? Because we’ve reached a milestone of 1 million community members across Hackster.io and element14, comprising one of the largest engineering communities on the planet to help get anyone from hobbyist to lifelong creator help inventing and vetting the next groundbreaking technology. 

  • Avnet Asia Pte Ltd has been named one of the Best Companies to Work for in Asia — Taiwan by HR Asia magazine. 

    HR Asia magazine’s annual “Best Companies to Work for in Asia” award recognizes companies for workplace and employee engagement practices, according to William Ng, group publisher and editor-in-chief of HR Asia. The award criteria are benchmarked against global best practices and the results are weighed against an extensive country-wide survey of employees.

  • History is full of stories of great visionaries with revolutionary ideas for breakthrough products and solutions that never came to fruition due to limitations of available technology. With the emergence of the Internet of Things, these stories of unfulfilled potential may well be a thing of the past, according to Lou Lutostanski, vice president of IoT, Avnet, in a recently posted CRN article.