AVAD Sold to Private Equity Company

BREAKING NEWS Industry Veteran Tom Jacoby is AVAD’s New CEO News comes this 4th of July holiday week that Ingram Micro, itself just recently acquired by a Chinese shipping company, has sold off AVAD, LLC and AVAD Canada Ltd., to … Continue reading

Ingram Micro Sold to Chinese Shipping Company for $6 Billion

BREAKING NEWS The Associated Press is reporting that Ingram Micro, Inc., best known as parent company to custom integration distributor AVAD, has been sold to Tianjin Tianhai, a Chinese Shipping company in a deal worth roughly $6 billion. The all-cash … Continue reading

AVAD Kicks Off a New Year of Vendopaloozas

AVAD, LLC, the custom integration-centric distribution division of Ingram Micro, announced today that it is launching its 2015 Vendopalooza program, the seventh year it has offered the traveling mini-trade show for dealers. And first up in the event schedule is … Continue reading

Ingram Micro’s Q3 Financials Show Sales Up; Profits Down

Ingram Micro, Inc. released the financial results for their fiscal third quarter (the period ending Sept. 27, 2014) showing generally positive results. Sales for the quarter increased to $11.2 billion, a $1 billion or 11% increase over the $10.2 billion … Continue reading

AVAD Hit by Significant Layoffs Associated with Ingram Micro Restructuring

BREAKING NEWS In a story that has largely flown under the radar in our industry but is being widely discussed at street level, Ingram Micro has announced plans it calls its “global organizational effectiveness program” that, among other things, calls … Continue reading

Let’s Collaborate! 3M Launches 60-Point Multi-Touch Display

3M Touch Systems, Inc. announced today a new 46-inch 3M Multi-Touch Display C4667PW – a high-performance multi-touch display with the ability to track up to 60 simultaneous touch points. Designed with multi-user environments in mind, 3M says the C4667PW is … Continue reading

Stratecon’s Top 10 BEACON & ALERT Stories of 2011

<January 4, 2012> With the close of 2011, it’s time to look back on those stories that readers found most meaningful. Stratecon’s newsletters had another record year and our website activity continues to reach ever increasing heights as more and … Continue reading