Keeping up with the good times – by Victoria Kickham

Supply chain services, technology take centre stage as buyers keep pace with the strong economy Buyers face a different set …

POSTED September 20, 2018

Toyota buyers mitigate risk to avoid managing supply chain crises – by James Carbone

For Toyota, two-way communication with suppliers is imperative in order to identify and mitigate supply chain risk Managing risk in …

POSTED September 17, 2018

How 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping Will Revolutionize the Electronics Industry

Traditional prototyping may have been the norm for years, but things are rapidly changing. Computer-aided design, combined with new manufacturing …

POSTED September 14, 2018

Obsolescence Management – Designing Ahead

If you don’t design defensively and plan ahead, 4e Technologies believes obsolescence issues are bound to cost you in the end. These …

POSTED September 3, 2018

A Good Time to be a Buyer – by Victoria Kickham

Procurement and supply managers reap the benefits of a strong employment economy, but  professional pressures mount in a tough sourcing …

POSTED August 16, 2018

What are embedded peripherals?

The idea of embedded peripherals (EP) is not new and in the past it has usually been the motherboard manufacturers, …

POSTED August 3, 2018

RS Components boosts IoT-focused prototyping with XinaBox xChips

Cores including cryptography, sensing, LoRaWAN, plus bridge boards to popular SBCs let new projects go straight to coding RS Components (RS), …

POSTED July 17, 2018

$62.7 Billion Semiconductor Equipment Forecast – Tops Previous Record

Releasing its Mid-Year Forecast at the annual SEMICON West exposition, SEMI, the global industry association representing the electronics manufacturing supply chain, today …

POSTED July 11, 2018

Despite growing chip integration, demand for discretes will rise – by James Carbone

However, unit shipments and revenue in 2018 won’t be as strong as 2017 when sales and shipments increased by about …

POSTED June 25, 2018

Flex Purchases Help Reduce Cost and Risk By James Carbone

Enhancing relationships with key suppliers and consolidating production spend with preferred suppliers are important initiatives for buyers at Flex The …

POSTED April 30, 2018