Smart factories demand clever sourcing

Industry 4.0 and the internet of things open new opportunities for production planning and predictive maintenance on the shop floor. …

POSTED March 16, 2020

How will the coronavirus impact the electronics supply chain?

The electronics industry and the global economy as a whole has been severely hit by the Coronavirus outbreak which has …

POSTED March 12, 2020

USMCA ushers in new trade era

John Denslinger presents the pros, cons and obligations of a new era of international trade. For too long, politicians and …

POSTED March 3, 2020

Five reasons to use a design-in distributor

From advice on component selection to logistics and inventory stocking, there are several advantages to purchasing from a design-in distributor, …

POSTED February 19, 2020

Blockchain or bust

John Denslinger explores the electronics distribution use case to identify tangible, measurable benefits of implementing blockchain for buyers and supplier …

POSTED February 4, 2020

AKI ELECTRONIC becomes SCHURTER Electronics spol. s r.o.

As part of the further integration into the SCHURTER Group, AKI ELECTRONIC spol. s r.o. changes its name to SCHURTER …

POSTED January 16, 2020

Behind the scenes – Day in the Life of a Component

From order placement right through to delivery, ESNA takes a look at a day in the life of an electronic …

POSTED January 2, 2020

Buyers face critical supply chain challenges as the new year begins

Constrained supply, diminishing sources of supply and higher than normal lead times for some components will be some key issues …

POSTED December 24, 2019

Semiconductor industry will recover in 2020

While the semiconductor industry will post single-digit growth in 2020, buying conditions will favor semiconductor purchasers as there will be …

POSTED December 23, 2019

Distributors expect a return to sales growth in 2020

Increased demand for components from industrial and defense and aerospace OEMs and their contractors, coupled with deployment of 5G networks …

POSTED December 23, 2019