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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 of restricted travel. Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to Farnborough from 8 to 10 February 2022. Production and automation hardware, components, software, business and subcontract services will all feature, pulling together vendors from across the … Read more

Never Go Short – Shortage Mitigation Solutions

 Shortage Mitigation  This year has been such a roller coaster for us all and has left us in a continuous loop. Countless unexpected events happened just within a year, and all of them had made huge impacts on most industries. In the world of electronics, it became a great struggle and resulted in massive supply … Read more

Discuss new innovations at Industrial Ethernet Week

To learn more and discover solutions for driving industrial change, join HARTING for their Industrial Ethernet Week from the 8th – 10th February 2022. Across three inspiring days, you’ll hear keynote speeches, expert talks and enjoy technical sessions with solution experts, thought leaders, IIoT pioneers, and representatives from a range of global brands. HARTING solutions … Read more

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 … Read more

Part Search Upgrade for ECIA’s ‘TrustedParts.com’

ECIA has added valuable time-saving enhancements to its TrustedParts.com component search function. Stock Alerts let users know when the stock quantity of an electronic component has met, exceeds, or falls below a specified number. Price Alerts notify users of price changes to selected electronic components. “The component industry is experiencing major supply chain disruptions, with … Read more

Charcroft launches ClarityCap® Purity high-end audio capacitors

Charcroft Electronics Ltd. – a specialist distributor and manufacturer of electronic components – has launched the Purity™ range of ClarityCap® audio capacitors to deliver a significantly lower noise floor, with more ‘dark space’ around the audio signal, and an improved dynamic range. These features enable greater clarity for audio reproduction as well as improved spatial … Read more

What’s ahead for electronics distributors in 2022

Dave Doherty is president at Digi-Key Electronics. Digi-Key is both the leader and continuous innovator in the high service distribution of electronic components and automation products worldwide, providing more than 12.6 million components from over 2,000 quality name-brand manufacturers. 2021 has been a whirlwind of a year, bringing both new challenges and opportunities to the … Read more

Programmable oscillators save the day

In this article, Dove’s management team explains how programmable oscillators can save the day when dealing with material shortages and extended lead times. Crystal and oscillator specialist, Dove Electronic Components, offers an extensive range of frequency control products and services. The company’s in-house programming center features four mass production machines with full laser marking and … Read more

Digital Transformation 2022

2021 is finally in our rear-view mirror. Though the global semiconductor industry has been coping with the chip shortage that started in late 2020, some executives still see that this will persist throughout 2023, with most issues stemming from lead time delays, pricing and availability. This affects production across various sectors in electronics, ranging from … Read more

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. Q:) When buyers are sourcing components for government, defense and aviation applications what accreditations and standards are required and what process underpins these? A: CTG’s sourcing, quality and counterfeit surveillance certifications include AC7402-CAAP, ISO9001, AS9100, … Read more

A return to the Southern Manufacturing Show

8-10th February 2022 at the Farnborough Exhibition Centre. ODU-UK Ltd are delighted to, once again, support their distributor Selwyn Electronics. On display will be lots of new products, including the latest additions to the AMC (Advanced Military Connector) range: The AMC@ SeriesT now offers three locking variants of plug to fit the same receptacle: Push-pull Break-away Screw locking – … Read more