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Chip market growth will slow in 2022

Demand for integrated circuits and discretes will weaken in 2022 resulting in more stable pricing and slower revenue growth. The global semiconductor market will grow 8.8 per cent to $601 billion in 2022 after rising more than 25 per cent in 2021, according to World Semiconductor Trade Statistics. Despite supply chain challenges caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, worldwide chip sales were expected to end 2021 increasing to $552.9 billion after growing 6.8 per cent in 2020. The 2021 growth rate was the strongest growth rate for the semiconductor industry since 2010 when revenue increased 31.8 per cent, according to WSTS. Strong…

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Buyers spoiled for choice

Purchasing professionals attending Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2022 are offered a productive way to meet many suppliers during these times…

Digital Transformation 2022

2021 is finally in our rear-view mirror. Though the global semiconductor industry has been coping with the chip shortage that…

Dedicated to counterfeit avoidance

Electronics Sourcing North America asked CTG’s senior director quality compliance, Kevin Patel, to step readers through the company’s anticounterfeiting procedures….

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Forecast and procurement’s 2022 Bucket List

John Denslinger future gazes into 2022 and prepares a Bucket List for procurement professionals to help them handle the wave of demand about to reach shore. From a business perspective,…

Unsnarling America’s supply lines

In this article, John Denslinger investigates the scope of work required to unsnarl America’s supply lines, covering causal, flow and macro-economic factors. After years of stellar operational performance applying lean…

Additive manufacturing: a sourcing solution

This month John Denslinger looks at the growing influence of 3D printed components in the manufacturing supply chain. Across the industrial spectrum, sourcing 3D printed components is on an upward…

Semiconductors, reshoring and Fed policy

John Denslinger investigates reshoring for self-sufficiency as a national competitive advantage. A merica was once the hub for semiconductor manufacturing but that leadership shifted to Asia at the turn of…

Unmasking workplace and company culture

John Denslinger wonders what post pandemic workplaces will look like given all the data squarely points to hybrid. A careful look at a CDC demographic shows 62 per cent of…

Business booms for high-service distributors

An increase in design engineering activity and tight supply of chips and other components is resulting in skyrocketing sales for high-service distributors. High-service electronics distributors have weathered the coronavirus pandemic…

NAND flash memory market soars as demand rises

NAND flash revenue will break an all-time record this year. Despite an expected 1 per cent decline in average selling prices, the global NAND flash memory market will post strong…