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Massachusetts Middle Schooler Wins 2019 Arrow Innovation in Electronics Award

Press Release

DENVER, July 12, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics presented Massachusetts seventh grader Vikram Anantha with its 2019 Innovation in Electronics Award at the National Invention Convention, a celebration of K-12 inventors and entrepreneurs from across the United States. 

Arrow Electronics Employees Support Residential Center for Developmentally Disabled Children and Adults in the Philippines

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DENVER, July 2, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics employees in the company’s Manila, Philippines office donated sports equipment, clothing, furniture and other essential items to the Elsie Gaches Village, a residential care facility for children and adults with intellectual disabilities and neuro-developmental disorders. 

“We really enjoyed interacting with the residents and getting to know them better,” said Hai Ling Wong, senior human resources manager, ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) at Arrow. 

Arrow Electronics Employees Score Funds for Financial Education Through Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon

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DENVER, June 5, 2019 /3BL Media/ – More than 100 Arrow Electronics employees in the company’s Centennial, Colo. headquarters participated in the Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon to raise money for the nonprofit’s outreach to Colorado youth. The employees raised enough funds to sponsor educational programming for 250 students. 

Junior Achievement Rocky Mountain, Inc. will reach over 100,000 students this year, teaching them invaluable life lessons in financial literacy, career readiness and entrepreneurship at no cost thanks to corporate partners like Arrow.

Exponential Good – Technology Empowerment and Inspiration Go Viral

By Carol Baroudi
Blog

More than ten years ago, a small nonprofit and a Dutch company conspired to make a difference in the lives of impoverished Africans. The nonprofit, Close the Gap, collected usable IT equipment from major corporations in Europe. The Dutch company refurbished the various devices and made them suitable for use. And ever since then, together they have been providing computers to those in need, and have deployed more than a half million computers to help bridge the digital divide.

Value Recovery | Recycling Revisited

By Carol Baroudi
Blog

In case you haven’t noticed, the recycling industry is in trouble. I feel fortunate that although some folks think of us as electronics recyclers, we are emphatically not in the recycling business. Our mantra is “Reuse First” and we provide data security and environmentally preferable outcomes for the assets entrusted to us by our customers.

Highly Recommended: The Electronics Recycling Landscape Report

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I’ve been focused on electronics at end of life since 2008, when I did the research for Green IT For Dummies.In the past eight years, the growth in electronic waste has exploded, making it the fastest-growing waste stream in the world.

Hello Columbus – Sustainability Lunch & Learn June 21st

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I’m heading to Columbus, Ohio, for the official opening of Arrow’s newly automated facility for processing electronics at end of life.

Arrow Electronics’ Semi-Autonomous Car Hits Record 152 MPH with Quadriplegic Former Racecar Driver behind the Wheel

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Indianapolis, Ind. May 24, 2016 /3BL Media/  – Former IndyCar driver and current team owner Sam Schmidt reached a top speed of 152 mph on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in a newly designed semi-autonomous motorcar (SAM) developed by Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW). Schmidt, who has been paralyzed and unable to use his arms and legs since a racing accident in 2000, completed the record drive in between qualifying laps for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.  

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