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Avnet Express and UBM Electronics Reveal the Design Secrets of the General Motors Chevrolet Volt at DESIGN West

Three-Day Chevrolet Volt Teardown Results to be Presented in Three Sessions at North America’s Largest Electronic Design Conference in Silicon Valley, March 26-29   Phoenix and San Francisco, March 21, 2012 – What makes the Chevy Volt run? Find out during DESIGN West, March 26-29, when UBM Electronics, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics

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Avnet Express’ Drive for Innovation Rolls into Phoenix in Support of “Girls Have IT Day”

Collaborate with Xavier College Preparatory at the Fourth Annual Event on Friday, March 16, 2012   Phoenix and San Francisco, March 14, 2012 – The National Center for Women and Information Technology (NCWIT) estimates there will be 1.4 million computer specialist jobs in the U.S. by 2018 — however, less than 20 percent of women today have the education necessary

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Avnet Express’ Drive for Innovation Celebrates Six Months of Inspiring People and Technology

Traveled 14,414 miles through 17 states and interviewed 500+ people at 100 companies  Phoenix and San Francisco, March 8, 2012 — Innovation: dead in America? Hardly. After six months of driving around the nation and interviewing more than 500 engineers, entrepreneurs, inventors, educators and students, our research shows quite the opposite — innovation is thriving in America. Avnet Express’ Drive

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Micross Components Hosts Stop on “Drive for Innovation” Tour

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Micross Components, a leading global provider of distributed and specialty electronic solutions, is pleased to announce its participation in the "Drive for Innovation" tour, sponsored by Avnet Express and UBM Electronics. Included as a "pit stop" during the tour's recent swing through Central Florida, Micross was selected because of its role in powering

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AVX Showcases Electronics Innovation During Visit From Avnet Express & UBM Electronics’ “Drive for Innovation” Tour

December 21, 2011 05:29 PM Eastern Time AVX hosts “Drive For Innovation” tour, displays advanced automotive passive components… FOUNTAIN INN, S.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer of advanced passive components and interconnect solutions, was a recent stop on the “Drive For Innovation” tour, sponsored by Avnet Express and UBM Electronics. Anchored by Brian Fuller, editor at EE Times, the Drive

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Avnet Express’ Drive for Innovation Wins a min’s Editorial & Design Award in the “Special Section/Microsite” Category

Phoenix and San Francisco, November 28, 2011 — UBM Electronics,  a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry’s decision makers, and Avnet Express, the e-Commerce engine for Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), today announced that the Drive for Innovation, which showcases electronics innovation in the United States with a cross-country journey in

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Avnet Express’ Drive for Innovation Stops in Boston to Shine Spotlight on Electric Vehicles and Massachusetts’ Position as Leader in Clean Transportation

BOSTON,  September 27, 2011– UBM Electronics,  a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry’s decision makers, and Avnet Express today announced that the Drive for Innovation, which showcases electronics innovation and automotive system design in the United States with a cross country journey in an electric vehicle ― a General Motors Chevrolet

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Avnet Express and UBM Electronics Host a Roundtable Panel Discussion Focused on Innovation in Electronics at ESC Boston

Panel to Feature Participants from Avnet Electronics Marketing, MathWorks, Microchip Technology Inc. and Analog Devices Phoenix  and San Francisco, September 26, 2011 – As the demand for oil continues to grow, technologists around the world are rushing to change the way alternative forms of energy are harvested, optimized and used.  Electric vehicles and the green grid are just two hot

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TE Connectivity Joins Avnet Express’ Drive for Innovation Program

Phoenix  and San Francisco, September 13, 2011 – Avnet Express and UBM Electronics, a UBM company and the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry‘s decision makers, today announced that TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), formerly Tyco Electronics, has joined the Drive for Innovation, a multi-faceted campaign celebrating innovation in electronics engineering as a supplier sponsor.

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