Some independent distributors see sales increases because of pandemic

Component demand from “essential” industries such as medical OEMs have boosted sales for independent distributors. Independent distributors say they have …

POSTED June 25, 2020

Power supply production in China starts to get back to normal

Supply of AC-DC converters and DC-DC modules should not be a problem for buyers as production of power supplies has …

POSTED April 27, 2020

Embedded MPUs will drive overall microprocessor market

Demand for microprocessors used in embedded applications will grow but chip buyers can expect small price declines over the next …

POSTED April 9, 2020

Distributors grow inventory to win new business

Some distributors have increased inventory levels of new and old components as well as components that are in short supply. …

POSTED April 2, 2020

Coronavirus causes sourcing headaches for buyers

The coronavirus pandemic has led to tighter supply and higher prices for some components including multilayer ceramic capacitors. Shutdowns and …

POSTED April 2, 2020

Why purchasing is the CEM’s secret weapon

From creating quotes to managing component obsolescence and end of life, ES discovers how Nemco’s purchasing team plays a vital …

POSTED February 24, 2020

Buyers can expect tighter supply, higher prices for MLCCs in the second half of 2020

The good news is that supply conditions will not worsen to 2018 levels when many multilayer ceramic capacitors went on …

POSTED January 29, 2020

Distributors are optimistic about future growth in North American

Many electronics distributors expect to post single-digit sales growth over the next five years as more electronics are used in …

POSTED January 28, 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

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