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IoT helps distributors attract more customers

Some distributors are adding more product lines for sensors and enhancing their expertise in IoT technologies By James Carbone. Many …

POSTED April 10, 2017

Save time sourcing know-how

Buyers rely on Mouser Electronics to provide the newest semiconductors and components, but to really get the most from these …

POSTED April 7, 2017

Maker movement will mean more business for distributors

Distributors can help develop a maker’s “big idea” into an actual product that can be produced in volumes and taken …

POSTED April 6, 2017

Purchasers need to develop supply chain strategies and software to reduce risk

Even small OEMs and EMS providers need to take measures to guarantee continuity, By James Carbone. The 2011 earthquake and …

POSTED April 5, 2017

Flexibility is critical

With 2016 proving unpredictable, supply chain flexibility is a primary concern for OEMs going into 2017. Against this backdrop, Electronics …

POSTED March 29, 2017

Nurturing relationships brings long-term rewards

The process of on-boarding a new customer takes time and investment on both sides, particularly if the partnership is to …

POSTED March 17, 2017

Efficiency oils the wheels of supply chain success

Supply chain director at Speedboard Assembly Services, Karen Heath, explains how contract electronics manufacturers can add value through efficient supply …

POSTED March 16, 2017

Digi-Key Electronics Planning a 1 Million Square Foot Expansion

Digi-Key Electronics, announces that it is reviewing several potential options for a one million square foot fulfillment, value-added manufacturing and …

POSTED March 6, 2017

Specialised distributors offer product expertise, high service

Some distributors that specialize in connectors, passives or other components compete with larger broad line distributors by James Carbone The …

POSTED February 8, 2017

Think positive

ECIA president and chief executive officer, John Denslinger, explains what can be deduced from the current market indicators and asks …

POSTED January 23, 2017