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Converge Eases Worries About Securing Electronics in the Supply Chain
Chinese electronics online portal publishes interview with Eric Checkoway, Vice President and GM of Converge, an Arrow company.
Converge Expands Presence in Asia, Opens South Korea Office
Converge, an Arrow company announces the opening of Seoul, South Korea office offering a diverse suite of electronic components supply chain services.
Converge Featured in Electronics Components World
Converge announces hosted conference dedicated to obsolescence management.
Electronix Praxis: Converge Announces Obsolescence Event
Converge announces upcoming obsolescence event in an online issue of Electronix Praxis.
TechTime Electronics and Technology News: Converge Obsolescence Event
TechTime, which is a daily news portal for the Electronics Industry in Israel published Converge's recent announcement on the future of obsolescence event.
Electronic Specifier DistiBlog Announces Converge Obsolescence Conference
Converge is featured in a recent Electronics Specifier DistiBlog post.
ChannelE Publishes Announcement about Converge FOM2015 event
ChannelE, a magazine for electronics, publishes press release about the upcoming Converge FOM2015 event in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Converge Announces "Future of Obsolescence Management" event (FOM2015)
Converge hosts the Future of Obsolescence Management" event (FOM2015) in September in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Converge in Electronics Maker - Face to Face with Bobby Ireland
Electronics Maker (EM Media LLP), a leading publication in the field of electronics in India, publishes an interview with Bobby Ireland, Director of APAC for Converge in its May edition.
ElectronicsWeekly Announces Converge's AS6081 certification publishes Converge's AS6081 certification announcement.
Converge in TechTime Electronics & Technology News
TechTime, which is a daily news portal for the Electronics Industry in Israel published Converge's recent announcement regarding the newest AS6081 standard for the high reliability industry.
Electronic Specifier: AS6081 certification awarded to Converge
Electronic Specifier publishes an online article about Converge's AS6081 Certification.
Evertiq Announces Converge's AS6081 Certification
Converge's AS6081 certification announcement is published in Evertiq online issue.
Converge Receives AS6081 Certification
The AS6081 standard focuses on the detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronics parts in high reliability industries such as military/defense, aerospace, medical, and automotive.
Understanding Obsolescence
NewElectronics article highlights some of the challenges of obsolescence for electronics components distributors especially in the high reliability market.
Independent Yes! Broker No!
Vice President and General Manager, Eric Checkoway discusses the extent of Converge's global footprint and being an established independent distributor.
European Supply Chain Tackles Counterfeits
The aerospace and defence supply chain has a new certification for independent suppliers and distributors, which will dramatically change the industry for suppliers to high reliability markets.
Converge Continues Giving Back to the Community
Employees at Converge have been making the holiday season brighter for local North Shore Boston families in need by donating hundreds of toys and gift cards to Project Uplift for over 15 years now.
Converge and SiliconExpert Team Up on Obsolescence Management
We are all looking to be successful, regardless of what part of the electronics industry we're working in. To be successful, however, every journey has its own road.
Essential Component Management for Successful Product Development
To be sure of success, companies designing and building electronic products need a combination of services from component supply partners, encompassing database management, supply assurance and counterfeit protection, in addition to distribution services such as engineering and innovative financial support
TechTime Electronics & Technology News Exclusive Interview with Converge GM
Eric Checkoway, GM of Converge: “I start my day by checking out the global weather forecast”
Converge Expands European Presence, Opens UK Office
Global independent distributor offers tailored, end-to-end solution for electronic component needs.
Converge Hosts Kaizen Event
Converge’s Peabody facility hosts its first Kaizen Event from December 3-6.
Fraudulent Use of Corporate Name and Trademark
Recently, Converge became aware of a scheme where individuals misrepresenting themselves as representatives of Converge have been using our corporate name, address, and trademark without consent.
Converge Announces Q-Trade Enhancement
Converge announces an enhancement to their already robust, proprietary CRM system, Q-Trade. The “Pathfinder” tool was designed to help identify more opportunities and increase visibility into the marketplace. For more information, visit the Converge blog.
Converge Customer Satisfaction Survey Results Unveiled
Converge conducted its annual Customer Satisfaction Survey a few months ago receiving positive praises in areas of sales, quality, and market expertise. For those who participated, we would like to thank you for your time and valuable feedback. For more information about the survey results, visit the Converge blog.
Converge Employees Give Back to the Community
For the 14th consecutive year, employees at Converge rose to the challenge of making the holiday season brighter for families located on Massachusetts’ North Shore, donating hundreds of toys and gift cards to Project Uplift.
Converge’s Singapore Facility Receives TAPA Certification
Converge’s Singapore facility has received TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) certification for Freight Security Requirements through a third-party audit. TAPA certification has become a worldwide benchmark for security handling guidelines and practices to prevent cargo crime. The Freight Security Requirements set minimum standards for security and industry best practices for facilities that store and handle HVTT (high-value, theft-targeted) assets. At Converge, we are committed to delivering quality and providing state-of-the-art security to protect all electronic assets throughout our global facilities.
Converge to exhibit at Electronica 2012
Converge announces it is once again exhibiting at Electronica, which takes place on November 13-16, 2012, in Munich, Germany. Join us at hall A5 booth 239. Electronica, the world’s leading trade fair for systems, components and applications only happens once every 2 years. So don’t miss the most important electronics trade show where exhibitors get to demonstrate the latest technologies and discuss today’s issues affecting technology businesses.
Converge upgrades Consignment Visibility Tool: Remarketing of Surplus Inventory Has Never Been Easier
Converge unveils a new upgrade to their online Consignment Visibility application, providing customers the ability to view and manage consigned excess inventory globally. The new upgraded features allow for greater forecasting, reporting, efficiency, and control as well as an easier to use interface to provide key details about consigned inventory.
Converge Releases New Podcast: Value Recovery Solutions for Surplus Inventory
In this Converge podcast, industry veteran Scot Hennessey discusses different value recovery solutions for companies carrying surplus inventory and offers tips about what capabilities to look for in an excess mitigation partner.
Converge Blog Series: Protecting Moisture-Sensitive Devices
If you are sourcing electronic parts from the independent market, do you know what steps your distributors are taking to protect moisture-sensitive devices? Or perhaps the more helpful question is this - do you know what steps your distributors should be taking? That’s the topic of a new two-part series on the Converge blog.
Converge Announces New White Paper: Finding Components in a Shortage Market
What defines a shortage market in the electronic components industry? This white paper explains all the basics, including: the factors that can cause supply chain shortages; the substantial financial risks associated with shortages; the primary ways that companies solve shortage problems; and what to look for in a shortage inventory solutions provider.
Converge Security Backed by TAPA Certification
Converge has long been committed to providing state-of-the-art security to protect all electronic assets within our 83,000-square-foot facility in Peabody, Massachusetts. In March, that facility received TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) certification for Freight Security Requirements through a third-party audit.
New Converge Podcast: Quality Assurance in the Independent Market
Counterfeit prevention is a hot topic that everyone in the electronic components industry is talking about. But how can you be sure that you are getting true assurance of quality when procuring electronic components in the independent market? Converge supply chain expert Scot Hennessey discusses this topic and more in a new podcast available now on the Converge website.
Converge Employees Give Project Uplift a Boost
For the 13th consecutive year, employees at Peabody-based Converge, a global independent distributor, presented a pallet full of toys to Project Uplift, a holiday toy drive coordinated by the nonprofit community action program, ACTION Inc.
Converge Statement – Supply Chain Disruptions
The flooding in Thailand is a reminder that any unforeseen event makes your partnerships even that much more important. With this in mind, partnering with an independent distributor like Converge – with its global footprint and market intelligence – will help you find the parts you need.
Arrow Electronics Builds Global Supply Chain Business With ReSolve, Intechra and Converge
Arrow Electronics Inc. (NYSE: ARW) today announced the launch of its full-service reverse supply chain business segment comprising three brands: ReSolve, a new global reverse logistics services brand; Intechra, a leading source for IT asset disposition services; and Converge, a global provider of extensive electronic components distribution services and market expertise.
Arrow Electronics Announces Completion of Acquisition of Converge
Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today the successful completion of its acquisition of Converge, a leading provider of reverse logistics services.
Arrow Electronics Acquires Converge and Verical, Inc.
Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) today announced agreements to acquire Converge, a leading provider of reverse logistics services, and Verical, Inc., a unique ecommerce marketplace geared toward meeting the end-of-life components and parts shortage needs of customers.
Converge Celebrates 30 Years in the Global Electronics Industry
A new 30th anniversary flag flying in front of the Converge corporate headquarters in Peabody, Mass., symbolizes a unique achievement in the global electronics industry – 30 years of global supply chain solutions.

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