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North American Electronics Sales Slowed in Early 2015 but Outlook is Positive
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4/29/2015   Post a comment
Sales growth in North America slumped in the first two months of 2015 for printed circuit boards (PCBs), electronics manufacturing services (EMS) and semiconductors after strengthening in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Gartner Says Worldwide Semiconductor Sales Expected to Reach $354 Billion in 2015, a 4% Increase from 2014
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4/22/2015   Post a comment
Currency shifts, excess inventory and end to PC upgrade cycle slowing growth.
3D-Printed Precious Metals Components Market To Reach $2.6 billion by 2024
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4/22/2015   Post a comment
We are now in the early stages of 3D-printed electronics in which components will be created in a single-build process.
“Green Guilt” on the Rise
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4/21/2015   Post a comment
New national survey finds more U.S. residents plan to recycle batteries and electronics, but barriers remain.
Smart and Mobile Supply Chain Solutions Market Expected to Reach US$ 16,540.5 Mn by 2020 Globally
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4/20/2015   Post a comment
Use of smart and mobile supply chain solutions facilitates its users with instrumented, intelligent, and interconnected information about the supply chain.
ECIA: Component Sales Through Distribution in the Americas up 3% in February 2015
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4/17/2015   Post a comment
Distributor sales in February according to ECIA were up 3% to January sales in the Americas.
Traditional Supply Chains to Undergo Radical Transformation by 2025, Finds MHI Industry Report
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4/13/2015   Post a comment
As many supply chain organizations have spent years cutting costs and eliminating waste, incremental improvements are leading to diminishing returns. This is driving the need for supply chain executives to seek more innovative solutions.
PC Shipments Beat Expectations Despite Weak Currencies and Product Transitions, According to IDC
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4/10/2015   Post a comment
Worldwide PC shipments totaled 68.5 million units in the first quarter of 2015 (1Q15), a year-on-year decline of -6.7%, and slightly ahead of previous projections, according to IDC.
Worldwide Semi Revenue Grew 7.9% in 2014, According to Gartner
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4/10/2015   Post a comment
Booming DRAM Market Sees Revenue Increase 32 Percent During 2014

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The number of cyberattacks is on the rise and hackers are targeting the supply chain. Drew Smith, founder and CEO of InfoArmor, will be on hand to discuss the reality of today's threat landscape and what to do about it.