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Take Steps to Manage Obsolescence

When buyers encounter obsolescence issues, there are six main options available to resolve the problem. Here Winslow Adaptics explores what …

POSTED September 27, 2017

Take the lead on obsolescence

A component with market-leading functionality today can be superseded within a year. Cyclops Electronics’ head of marketing, Beverley Scott, looks …

POSTED September 15, 2017

Take steps to manage obsolescence

When buyers encounter obsolescence issues, there are six main options available to resolve the problem. Here Winslow Adaptics explores what …

POSTED August 23, 2017

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

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

Buying time

You can’t stop components from being discontinued, but you can manage the process so there’s time to determine a contingency …

POSTED August 4, 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

Too good to be true?

Components Obsolescence Group member, Peter Marston of Rochester Electronics, warns buyers that if a price or a lead-time seems too …

POSTED January 29, 2014