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Buyers have options with component obsolescence

The rate of component obsolescence has increased over the last 15 years, but component manufacturers are doing a better job …

POSTED June 9, 2017

Button down the alternatives

With last time buys issued on high-temperature button tantalums, buyers will need to find alternatives for a package that has …

POSTED June 1, 2017

Plan ahead to end procurement struggles

Balancing product lifecycles with component availability is difficult, especially in long life sectors such as military, aerospace and medical. Independent …

POSTED April 18, 2017

Finding the right test plan

Obsolete electronic components are an issue for most aerospace and defence contractors, so when it comes to purchasing, one has …

POSTED August 6, 2015

How independents combat counterfeiting

Modern independent distribution is involved in developing the anti-counterfeiting tools that support obsolete and end-of-life material, explains 4 Star Electronics. …

POSTED May 5, 2015

DeLTA is the difference!

It does what it says on the can …. or does it? With legacy stock, return-to-stock or hard-to-source components, you …

POSTED April 4, 2014

Get active on obsolescence

Component Obsolescence Group (COG) expo 2013 will take place on 4 December in Frankenthal, Germany. The event aims to cover the …

POSTED November 19, 2013

Agreement enhances obsolescence management

CMCA (UK) and Qtec Solutions have established an exclusive agreement aimed at further enhancing their obsolescence management capabilities. The two …

POSTED July 31, 2013

Intel, AMD and NEC x86 Processors Re-created

Force Technologies Ltd offer a replacement for the obsolete Intel 80186/286/386/486 Processor in high reliability long life systems.  The custom …

POSTED May 30, 2013

America II Unveils New Global Website and Web App

America II Electronics, Inc., one of the world’s largest independent distributors of semiconductors and electronics components, today announced the launch …

POSTED May 23, 2013