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Sager Electronics to Acquire Technical Power Systems
EBN Newswire  
6/24/2019   (6) comments
Sager announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire Technical Power Systems (TPS), a specialist in the production of custom battery assemblies.
LocatorX Selects NoiseFigure Research for Miniature Atomic Clock Chip Design
EBN Newswire  
6/20/2019   (5) comments
Once commercialized, new technology will provide more accurate tracking capabilities at a far lower cost than GPS.
U.S. Companies Dominate Worldwide IC Marketshare
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6/20/2019   Post a comment
China and Taiwan companies register double-digit shares in the fabless segment but very low shares of the IDM IC segment.
Chip Security Emerges a Hot Topic in the Supply Chain
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
6/19/2019   (1) comment
As more electronics devices are connected and hence hackable, OEMs are having to bring good security practices, designs, and devices into their products as soon as possible.
GlobalFoundaries and Soitec Announce Multiple Long-term SOI Wafer Supply Agreements to Meet Accelerating Demand in 5G, IoT and Data Center
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6/14/2019   Post a comment
Agreements secure high-volume 300-mm wafer supply to support a broad range of customer applications across fast growing market segments
Huawei Block May Make U.S. Stumble
Dylan McGrath  
6/13/2019   Post a comment
Huawei will be crippled by Trump, but in the long term his actions might end up hurting U.S. component suppliers even more.
RFMW Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with Hirose Electric
EBN Newswire  
6/5/2019   (1) comment
RFMW announced a distribution agreement with Hirose Electric.
Communications IC Market to Again Surpass Computer IC Market
Latest Research  
6/5/2019   (1) comment
Auto IC segment to show fastest future growth but still hold less than a 10% share in 2023.
Summer School for Buyers: HDI & Auto Design
Shavi Spinzi  
6/5/2019   (3) comments
For automotive electronics, a key design challenge is to shrink the physical footprint of embedded systems, while simultaneously fulfilling the demand for unprecedented connectivity, electrification, infotainment, and autonomous driving capabilities. HDI can help.
Future Electronics Now Carries Microchip's New PolarFire FPGA Imaging and Video Kit
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5/28/2019   Post a comment
Future Electronics now offers its customers Microchip’s new PolarFire FPGA imaging and video kit.
Intel Recaptures Number One Quarterly Semi Supplier Ranking from Samsung
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
After surpassing Samsung in 4Q18, Intel further extends its lead in 1Q19.
IAITAM: Companies Continue To Fumble Proper Disposal of Hard Drives & Other Equipment
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
IAITAM’s Spring ACE Conference 2019 Will Feature Leading National Experts on ITAM Data Disposal.
Sager Electronics Enhances Sensor Offering with NevadaNano and its Innovative Gas Sensing Technology
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5/22/2019   Post a comment
Sager announces the addition of NevadaNano to its line card.
Huawei Suppliers Enjoy Three Months of Breathing Room
Brian Santo  
5/22/2019   Post a comment
The US Commerce Department has issued temporary license that will enable them to keep selling parts to Huawei through Aug. 20.
Texas Instruments Widens Its Lead As World's Top Analog IC Supplier
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5/13/2019   Post a comment
TI’s 2018 analog sales rise to $10.8 billion; Infineon moves into third position, ST posts strongest annual increase as top-10 suppliers collectively account for 60% of total analog market.
Component Shortages Continue to Abound
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
5/10/2019   Post a comment
Components of many types remain in short supply. However, there are a few bright notes in the dark cloud.
Component Shortages Improving, But Not Over
Barbara Jorgensen  
4/30/2019   Post a comment
Following two years of severe component shortages, demand is weakening, and inventories are too high
Future Electronics and ams to Host Free Webinar on Driving Electrification using Position Sensors
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4/17/2019   Post a comment
Future Electronics and ams will host a free webinar on Driving Electrification using Position Sensors at 11:00 am EDT/8:00 am PDT on April 16th, 2019.
Shrinking Inventories Create Supply Chain Pitfalls
Glenn Hitchcock  
4/16/2019   (1) comment
The current concerns about tariffs and the prospect of a weaker macro environment suggests the trend continues to be to drive inventories lower and, in our opinion, too low in some areas. Shortages may become the norm as the year progresses.
New Compact DC/DC Converters from RECOM Now Available at Rutronik
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
With a compact footprint (1”x1”), the new REC15E-Z Series converters are ideal for use in cost sensitive applications where board space is at a premium.
Sony Easily Maintains Its Number 1 Ranking in the Diverse O-S-D Market
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
Top-10 companies held 39% of the worldwide O-S-D market in 2018, the same level as in 2017.
EPD Coatings Market worth over $20bn by 2025
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4/12/2019   Post a comment
Electronic Protection Device Coatings Market size will surpass USD 20 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.
Sager Electronics Announces Immediate Availability of IP65 Rated Rocker Activated Switch/Circuit Breaker from E-T-A
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4/11/2019   Post a comment
Sager is now stocking E-T-A’s 3120-N series IP65 rated rocker activated switch/circuit breaker.
MagnaChip and HiDeep Inc. Announce Partnership to Develop Enhanced OLED Display Capabilities for Next-Generation of Mobile & Handheld Consumer Electronics
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4/10/2019   Post a comment
MagnaChip and HiDeep Inc. to Combine Advanced OLED Display and UX / UI Technologies to Create Innovative and Lower-Cost Designs
Nano Dimension 3D Prints Side-Mounting Technology onto Circuit Boards
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
Side mounting on PCBs, created by the DragonFly Pro System, adds valuable real estate, allows for more on-board functionality
Lattice Semiconductor Announces Design Wins with Pioneer & Onkyo Corporation for Prosumer A/V Home Entertainment Receiver Systems
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4/2/2019   Post a comment
Pioneer Selects Lattice SiI9437 Receiver IC for Enhanced Audio Return Channel (eARC) HDMI® 2.1 Capabilities
Optoelectronics, Sensors/Actuators, & Discretes Hit Record Sales Again
Latest Research  
4/2/2019   (7) comments
After a strong increase in 2018, O-S-D growth is expected to pull back in the next two years because of slowing economic growth, but optoelectronics, sensors/actuators, and discretes are each forecast to reach their third straight year of record-high revenues in 2019.
U.S. Companies Continue to Represent Largest Share of Fabless IC Sales
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4/1/2019   Post a comment
Chinese companies log fastest growth since 2010 and now hold a 13% share of fabless IC sales.
Tariffs: More Than a Political Strategy
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
4/1/2019   Post a comment
Although considered an astute political strategy, tariffs cause business headaches for electronics OEMs, as well as component makers, contract manufacturers, and distributors.
ON Semiconductor to Acquire Quantenna Communications
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3/28/2019   Post a comment
Acquisition creates platform for addressing connectivity applications for Industrial and Automotive markets.
ECIA Reports CY18 Global Passive Sales Up 25.2% Compared to CY17
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3/25/2019   Post a comment
ECIA reports CY18 global passive sales (capacitors, inductors and resistors) up 25.2% in dollars and up 16.7% in units.
Future Electronics to Host Free Power Seminar with ON Semiconductor in San Jose
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3/25/2019   Post a comment
ON Semiconductor and Future Electronics will host a free one-day Power Seminar in San Jose, California on April 23, 2019.
3 Key Shifts Changing Business for Product Innovators
Antony John  
3/20/2019   Post a comment
Electronics OEMs are increasing the pace of innovation to survive and prosper in the face of customer demands for greater performance at a lower price, increased global competition, and more stringent regulatory requirements. New product development has to evolve as well.
Number of 300mm IC Wafer Fabs Expected to Reach 121 in 2019
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3/18/2019   Post a comment
Nine new 300mm wafer fabs scheduled to open in 2019, five of them in China.
EBN@C-Level: Component Shortages & Counterfeits Create Electronics Conundrum
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
3/13/2019   Post a comment
Product shortages are opening doors for electronic component counterfeiters, which creates huge supply chain risks. We sat down with an industry veteran to find out how OEMs can address the challenges.
ON Semiconductor Hosts 2019 Americas Power Seminars
EBN Newswire  
3/12/2019   (1) comment
Engineers can gain unprecedented access to power experts in all areas of power management, conversion and control.
Future Electronics Now Has Innovative SPS30 Particulate Matter Sensor from Sensiron
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3/6/2019   Post a comment
Future Electronics is featuring Sensiron’s SPS30 Particulate Matter Sensor in the latest Sense + Connect + Control.
Jon Peddie Research's Market Watch Reports GPU Shipments Down in Q4'18 from Last Quarter
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3/6/2019   Post a comment
The PC GPU market decreased year-to-year by (3.3)%, sequentially GPU shipments decreased (2.6)%
97 IC Wafer Fabs Closed or Repurposed During Past 10 Years
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3/6/2019   Post a comment
90% of closures were ≤200mm wafer fabs; greatest number of closures in Japan.
Advances in Logic IC Process Technology Move Forward
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3/4/2019   Post a comment
Despite increasing development costs, IC manufacturers continue to make great strides.
Electronic Supply Chain Roundtable: Counterfeit & Conflict Materials
Philip Spagnoli Stoten  
2/28/2019   (1) comment
Fake parts are bad for consumers and bad for electronics OEMs. However, new technology solutions can be part of the solution in combatting counterfeits.
Soitec & Simgui Announce Enhanced Partnership & Increased Production Capacity of 200mm SOI Wafers in China, Securing Future Growth
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2/21/2019   Post a comment
Companies redefine their manufacturing and licensing relationship to better serve the growing global market for RF-SOI and Power-SOI products.
Taiwan Maintains Largest Share of Global IC Wafer Fab Capacity
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2/21/2019   Post a comment
China shows biggest increase, nearly matching North America with 12.5% share in 2018.
States from Coast to Coast Lead the Charge on Battery Recycling
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2/18/2019   Post a comment
Call2Recycle is proud to reveal the 2018 top 10 battery recycling states based on program participation.
Open Source Hardware Benefits Procurement Practices
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/14/2019   Post a comment
The advent of processor options based the RISC-V Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) may delight electronics engineers and designers, but open-source hardware presents a number of opportunities for enhanced supply chain and procurement efforts as well.
AVX Announces Support for the GEOX DRAGON All-Electric Formula-E Racing Team
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2/14/2019   Post a comment
AVX puts the pedal to the metal in its latest effort to promote increased environmental sustainability, partnering with Mouser, TTI, & Molex to sponsor the GEOX DRAGON racing team for Season 5 of the world’s first & only all-electric automotive racing series.
Experts Advise on Avoiding Counterfeit Components
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
2/11/2019   (2) comments
In a recent webinar, SiliconExpert Market Insights: Counterfeit Risk & Mitigation Thought Leader Panel Discussion, industry thought leaders discussed and debated the path forward to combatting the increasingly large problem of counterfeit components.
China IC Production Forecast to Show a Strong 15% 2018-2023 CAGR
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2/8/2019   Post a comment
However, China’s indigenous IC production is still likely to fall far short of government targets.
Diverse Electronics Now an Authorized Distributor of Mean Well Power Supplies
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2/8/2019   Post a comment
Diverse Electronics has become an authorized distributor of Mean Well, a global leader in standard power supplies.
Nokia Sets Sights on Redemption
Junko Yoshida  
2/7/2019   Post a comment
In this Special Project, we tear down Nokia, examining its past and future. We explore what 5G and yet-to-be-defined 6G network infrastructure would look like. And more to the point, what does it mean to the industry and Nokia? Can Nokia redeem itself?
Future Electronics Now Carries Advanced PAN9026 Dual-Band Wireless Module from Panasonic
EBN Newswire  
2/1/2019   Post a comment
Panasonic’s PAN9026 series of dual-band wireless modules are highly compact and cost-effective.
Master Electronics & Samtec AnnounceGlobal Distribution Agreement
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2/1/2019   Post a comment
Master Electronics and Samtec announce a new strategic partnership.
No Silver Bullet for Electronics Counterfeiting - Yet
Barbara Jorgensen  
1/25/2019   (3) comments
The best minds in high-tech have been unable to overcome one of the industry’s most insidious challenges: counterfeit electronics.
Bluetooth and RF Antenna System-in-Package Modules from Insight SiP Now Available at Rutronik24
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1/24/2019   Post a comment
As one of the smallest fully integrated devices on the market, the new ISP1507-AL system-in-package modules offer complete solutions for implementing Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) and ANT+ RF connections.
Sager Electronics Announces Immediate Availability of RRC2130 FlatPAQ Lithium-Ion Smart Battery Pack from RRC
EBN Newswire  
1/18/2019   Post a comment
Sager Electronics is now stocking RRC’s FlatPAQ lithium-ion smart battery pack.
Counterfeit Part Prevention Starts with Industry Standards
Megan R. Nichols  
1/17/2019   (1) comment
The problem of counterfeit electronics parts is nothing new, but industry standards are evolving to meet the demand for security and safety.
Master Electronics Adds Advanced Thermal Solutions to Line Card
EBN Newswire  
1/11/2019   (2) comments
Master Electronics adds Advanced Thermal Solutions to the line card.
Flash Memory Remains Primary Target for Capex Spending
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1/11/2019   Post a comment
2019 to be third year of greater than $25.0B in spending for flash, topping both DRAM, foundry.
Peerless Electronics & Altech Make Powerful Team
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1/8/2019   Post a comment
Manufacturer and supplier of industrial components and devices products to be distributed by Peerless Electronics
Batteries Move from Product to Service
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
1/7/2019   Post a comment
Global Technology Systems (GTS) is looking to shift that model from buying batteries to “as-a-service” support of the products, in hopes of giving OEMs a new way of interacting over time customers.
No Holiday Joy for Component Buyers
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
12/28/2018   (1) comment
In the coming year, component shortages will continue to abound as new markets increase demands and stretch lead times.
Espionage, Trade Secrets & Antitrust Violations: A Real-Life DRAM Drama Unfolds
Eric Kennedy  
11/19/2018   (1) comment
The international commercial battle lines are being drawn with Micron and Jinhua acting as reluctant proxies for their respective nations in the escalating DRAM drama.
The Benefits of Environment-Controlled Logistics for Product Integrity
Paul Washicko  
10/4/2018   (1) comment
All transportation modes present environmental risks to shipments and the electronics industry is particular prone to this type of damage. Here's how technology can help.
DRAM Market Braces For Slower Growth
Latest Research  
10/3/2018   (1) comment
History suggests that DRAM ASP and market growth will soon trend downward; suppliers cautious and stand ready to adjust capex expansion plans.
Bosch's BMA400 Triaxial Accelerometers, Now Available from Mouser Electronics, Slash Current Consumption by 10x
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10/3/2018   Post a comment
Mouser s now stocking the ultra-low power BMA400 triaxial accelerometers from Bosch.
TDK-Lambda's DSP Series of AC-DC, DIN Rail Power Supplies Now Shipping from Sager Electronics
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10/3/2018   Post a comment
TDK-Lambda’s DSP Series of AC-DC, DIN Rail Power Supplies Now Shipping from Sager Electronics
Rutronik and Osram Expand Distribution Agreement to North American Market
EBN Newswire  
10/3/2018   (2) comments
Rutronik, Inc. and Osram Opto Semiconductors have expanded their distribution agreement to include the North American market, resulting in a fully global franchise agreement, effective October 1, 2018.
Good Things Come in Small Packages: A Capacitor Technology Update
Daniel West  
9/19/2018   (1) comment
Electronic components such as capacitors, resistors, diodes, and RF filters are getting smaller and better thanks to a number of scientific and technical advances.
Understand Supply Chain History or Be Doomed to Repeated Shortages
Barbara Jorgensen  
9/19/2018   (1) comment
The electronics supply chain has learned a lot since 2001, but somehow it ended up with another supply imbalance.
Vishay Intertechnology Diversifies as End-Markets Expand
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
9/10/2018   (1) comment
Known for specialized components, Vishay is enjoying the opportunity to sell to a broader audience in the face of demand that is outstripping supply.
Future Electronics Now Has Advanced Bluetooth 5.0 Modules from Microchip
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9/4/2018   Post a comment
Microchip’s Bluetooth 5 certified RN487x Bluetooth Low Energy module solution is specifically designed to take the complexity out of adding BLE to your application.
Global Semiconductor Sales Increase 14.9 Percent Year-to-Year in August
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9/2/2018   Post a comment
Global industry posts highest-ever monthly sales; year-to-year growth seen across all major semiconductor product categories and regional markets
Mitigate Direct Materials Risk in an Uncertain Market
Vishal Patel  
8/21/2018   Post a comment
The breadth of direct materials risks is broad. Here's a look at what OEMs need to be thinking about.
Summer School for Buyers: Mobile OLED Displays
YJ Kim  
8/16/2018   (3) comments
OLED displays are becoming increasingly commonplace, representing a market with huge upside potential.
ebm-papst's ACi4400 Series of Compact Fans Now Shipping from Sager Electronics
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8/13/2018   Post a comment
Sager is now stocking ebm-papst's ACi4400 Series GreenTech EC Compact Fans.
Electronic Shortages Bad & Getting Worse
Hailey Lynne McKeefry  
8/10/2018   (2) comments
Everything from capacitors to hard disk drives is in short supply. There’s no end in sight.
Summer School for Buyers: Technical Evolution of OLED DDIC
YJ Kim  
8/9/2018   (1) comment
OLED displays are becoming commonplace, particularly in smart phones. In order to understand where the technology is going, it's helpful to understand its history.
RFMW Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with SiTime
EBN Newswire  
8/6/2018   (1) comment
RFMW Ltd. announces a distribution agreement with SiTime, the market leader in MEMS timing.
Develop a Proactive Plan for Tight Supply Situations
Mike Neunfinger  
8/2/2018   (1) comment
The global supply chain finds itself under perpetually shifting needs. When product supply is tight, decision makers must be prepared to quickly make assessments and re-route resources.
Summer School for Buyers: OLED DDIC
YJ Kim  
8/2/2018   (1) comment
This week, in week two of our four-week summer school for buyers, we’ll have a primer on the drivers used with OLED displays.
Summer School for Buyers: OLED Displays
YJ Kim  
7/26/2018   Post a comment
It's summer and time to learn something new. Here's a quick recap of how Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology works and how the technology has and will evolve to help buyers get up to speed without getting an engineering degree.
International Power Supply-on-Chip (PwrSoC) Workshop in Hsinchu, Taiwan, Oct. 17-19, 2018: Registration Now Open
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7/25/2018   Post a comment
Uniquely spotlights technology and manufacturing advancement of miniaturization and integration of power conversion and power management solutions.
RFMW Ltd. Announces Distribution Agreement with Knowles Precision Devices
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7/18/2018   Post a comment
FMW Ltd. announced a distribution agreement with Knowles Precision Devices effective, 1st July 2018. Under the agreement, RFMW is franchised for worldwide marketing and sales of Knowles Precision Devices brands.
Semi Content in Electronic Systems Forecast to Reach 31.4% in 2018
Latest Research  
7/18/2018   (1) comment
Semi content to surpass 30% this year, smashing the previous record high set just last year.
Now at Mouser: STMicroelectronics' STM32H7 MCUs with Arm PSA Protection for Connected Devices
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7/17/2018   Post a comment
Now at Mouser: STMicroelectronics’ STM32H7 MCUs with Arm PSA Protection for Connected Devices.
TE Connectivity's Flex Grip Wire Connectors Now Shipping from Sager Electronics
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7/6/2018   Post a comment
Sager Electronics is now stocking TE Connectivity’s Flex Grip Wire Connectors.
Richardson Electronics and MS Power GmbH Sign Global Distribution Agreement
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6/28/2018   Post a comment
Richardson Electronics,announced today a new distribution agreement with MS Power GmbH, a leading manufacturer of bipolar semiconductor products.
Mouser Grows Line Card, Adds 25 New Suppliers in First Half of 2018
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6/28/2018   Post a comment
Mouser has added more than 25 new suppliers YTD to its already vast line card of over 700 suppliers.
Future Electronics Continues to Meet Customer Demand Despite Severe Worldwide Capacitor Shortage
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6/19/2018   Post a comment
Future Electronics has developed programs to support customers amid the unprecedented global shortage of capacitors.
Sager Electronics Expands with Sensata Technologies
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6/5/2018   Post a comment
Sager announces the addition of Sensata Technologies Pressure & Temperature products to their line card.
Automotive IC Market on Pace for Third Consecutive Record Growth Year
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6/5/2018   Post a comment
18.5% forecast increase in 2018 driven by systems monitoring and control, safety, ADAS, convenience, and growth of autonomous driving. Continued rise of memory ASP adds to growth.
Component Shortages May Stifle EMS, OEM Growth
Barbara Jorgensen  
5/29/2018   (2) comments
OEMs and electronic manufacturing services providers (EMS) are concerned their growth for 2018 could be hindered by their ability to get parts.
IQD Signs New Global Distributor Digi-Key Electronics
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5/23/2018   Post a comment
IQD Frequency Products are pleased to announce that they have signed a global distribution agreement with Digi-Key Electronics
Semi Capex Forecast to Exceed $100B for the First Time in 2018
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5/23/2018   Post a comment
IC Insights raises its full-year spending growth forecast for this year from 8% to 14%.
10 Ways X-Ray Can Help Identify Counterfeit Parts
Bill Cardoso  
5/22/2018   (1) comment
Visual inspection is no longer enough as counterfeit electronic components get more sophisticated. X-ray provides an affordable and effective way to dig a little deeper into the authenticity of parts.
Thirteen Top-15 1Q18 Semi Suppliers Register Double-Digit Gains
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5/15/2018   Post a comment
Samsung extends its number one ranking and sales lead over Intel to 23%.
AVX Celebrates the Continuing Success of the ChemCam on NASA's Curiosity Rover, Which is Enabled in Part by 630 AVX Capacitors
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5/14/2018   Post a comment
AVX’s space-level, SRC9000 TBM Series ultralow-ESR, multianode tantalum capacitors have been powering the ChemCam laser module for nearly 2,100 sols & well more than half a million firings, contributing to many remarkable observations of the red planet
Automotive Semiconductors Open Stellar Opportunities
Susan Fourtané  
5/2/2018   (1) comment
New mobility trends are diversifying demand for automotive semiconductors opening new opportunities for semiconductor companies.

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EBN Dialogue enables you to participate in live chats with notable leaders and luminaries. Open to the entire EBN community of electronics supply chain experts, these conversations see ideas shared, comments made, and questions asked and answered in real time. Listed below are upcoming and archived chats. Stay tuned and join in!
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Live Chat 01/15: CPOs Re-Shape Their Business Roles
Increasingly chief procurement officers (CPOs) are re-shaping their organizational role to focus on creating results far beyond cost controls. A new IBM survey explores how.
Live Chat 11/12: Examining the Cyberthreat to Supply Chains
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.