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NFL Names '1st and Future' Safety Innovation Winners

By Herbie Teope
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ATLANTA -- The NFL's path to improve player safety continued Saturday morning at the fourth annual "1st and Future" experience at the Ferst Center for the Arts at the Georgia Tech campus.

In this year's event, the NFL teamed with Arrow Electronics to host a live competition between five companies pitching innovative products and concepts aimed to enhance player health and safety. Additionally, four individuals were provided an opportunity to propose rule changes geared to reduce injuries on punt plays based on data.

Arrow Electronics and Unlimited Tomorrow Unveil 3D-Printed Prosthetic Arm at Consumer Electronics Show

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Arrow Electronics and customer Unlimited Tomorrow unveiled the latest version of its 3D-printed prosthetic arm at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas earlier this month. The prosthetic is designed to be cheaper and more accessible for children, who require new devices as they grow.

Arrow Electronics Again Tops Industry Ranking in FORTUNE’s World’s Most Admired Companies List

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., January 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) has again been named to FORTUNE’s "World’s Most Admired Companies” list, topping the “Wholesalers: Electronics and Office Equipment” category for the sixth consecutive year.

This marks the 19th time Arrow has appeared on the list that is based on input from industry executives, directors and analysts.

Arrow Electronics Expands Access to Agriculture Technology in Rural Schools

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DENVER, January 24, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Now in its fourth year of sponsorship, Arrow Electronics is celebrating the National Western Stock Show by expanding access to agricultural technology in rural schools. The company is sponsoring a new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) program at Eads High School in Eastern Colorado that aims to improve livestock management. 

Arrow Electronics SAM Car Gives People with Disabilities The Chance to Drive Again

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Arrow recruited five disabled service members – four veterans and one active duty – from each of the five branches of the U.S. Armed Forces.

They drove the SAM Car in five different locations that were personally important to them. The driving demonstrates the improved mobility that technology can provide, as well as increased freedom to do what they wish and go where they want to go.

NFL “1st And Future” Super Bowl Event Presented by Arrow Electronics Features New Crowdsourced Competition on Punt Play Rules

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The National Football League (NFL) and Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW) announced the launch of 1st and Future, the NFL’s annual Super Bowl competition designed to spur innovation in athlete safety and performance. 1st and Future will be presented by Arrow Electronics and hosted at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) at the Ferst Center for the Arts in Atlanta, Georgia on February 2, 2019, the day before Super Bowl LIII.

Arrow Electronics Earns Sustainability Award from MetLife

Arrow Electronics awarded for presenting unique, innovative and impactful opportunities to strengthen and support MetLife’s overall sustainability program
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CENTENNIAL, Colo., January 7, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Arrow Electronics received the 2018 Sustainability Collaborative Opportunity Award from MetLife during the insurer’s recent supplier forum. The award goes to a supplier who has presented unique, innovative and impactful opportunities to strengthen and support MetLife’s overall sustainability program.  

The Nonprofits Behind the Profits

Giving back is going strong in Colorado
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Colorado is home to 20,000 charitable nonprofits representing 6 percent of the state's economy, according to the Colorado Nonprofit Association.

But there's one sector that's sometimes overlooked: the "nonprofits" behind the profits. Colorado companies approach giving differently, but businesses large and small know it matters. And they are increasingly looking at ways to apply the rewards they reap in a strong economy.

Arrow Electronics Employees Gave the Gift of Lifesaving Technology this Holiday Season

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January 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Arrow Electronics employees throughout the Americas raised funds to build more Solar Suitcases for expectant mothers in remote places around the world. Through employee donations and a company match, enough funds were raised to provide off-grid electricity to three remote health clinics with the nonprofit We Care Solar.

Arrow Electronics Encourages STEM Learning This Holiday Season

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Arrow Electronics is making it easy for young innovators to build their science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills this holiday season. The company is offering a collection of toys designed to teach key STEM-related concepts, including coding, physics and robotics.

Developed by Arrow partners, the options include examples such as:

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