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08.05.2015 // Victoria Kickham in: Industry Conditions

btnBack.pngVictoria KickhamGlobal Purchasing Index remains in positive territory, but rises only slightly following a jump in June.

Global Purchasing's monthly business optimism report registered 116.3 in July, an increase of 0.3% over June and an indication that business conditions remain stable for most buyers of electronic components.

The monthly Global Purchasing Index measures optimism among buyers at original equipment manufacturing (OEM), contract manufacturing (CM), and electronics manufacturing services providers (EMS)....Continue Reading >>
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07.22.2015 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

btnBack.pngMichael KnightSo far, the 21st century has been a bit rocky for the electronic components industry. The turn of the century began not with the popping of champagne corks but the popping of the tech bubble. The first couple of years were spent working through the inventory hangover from the close of the preceding century and with deals to be had on excess components, the purchase price variance (PPV) became an entrenched metric for the customer base. Now, fifteen years in, the electronic components industry has developed the habit of tracking the rise and fall of the GDPs of the overall economies with in which it lives....Continue Reading >>btnForward.png

07.21.2015 // Drew Curtis in: TTI Insights

btnBack.pngDrew CurtisThe biggest problem for manufacturers in the electronics industry isn’t getting parts, it’s getting the right part, to the right place, at the right time. However, even this three-headed issue has a solution that can be relatively simple: establish a relationship with an authorized distributor to implement a full-service, custom tailored supply chain solution. Most major distributors like TTI offer these services as a means to make logistics as smooth as possible for customers, and as a means to predict purchasing, warehousing and shipping schedules for their own business....Continue Reading >>btnForward.png

08.17.2015 // Murray Slovick in: New Technology

Amid an ongoing tidal wave of mobile phone and portable Internet of Things (IoT) development (such as More...

08.13.2015 // Mike Kirschner in: Supply Chain

Speaking of dynamic regulations, the European Union’s REACH regulation of course takes the cakes for More...

08.11.2015 // Ronald E. Bishop in: Industry Conditions

Industry sales declined -6.5% in 2Q15 and -2.6% in 1Q15. Halfway through 2015, sales are -4.6%.
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07.22.2015 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

So far, the 21st century has been a bit rocky for the electronic components industry. The turn of the More...

07.21.2015 // Drew Curtis in: Supply Chain

The biggest problem for manufacturers in the electronics industry isn’t getting parts, it’s getting the More...

05.21.2015 // John Sandy in: TTI Insights

It is a simple question companies are required to ask and, depending on the direction of the latest appellate More...


08.26.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

August Preliminary PMI Leading Indicators; North American SEMI Equipment Bookings, Shipments & Book/Bill; More...

08.19.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

2Q’15 Supply Chain Growth Update; Taiwan/China & Europe Updates; Global PCB Production – Top 25 Producers More...

08.13.2015 // Mike Kirschner in: Supply Chain

Speaking of dynamic regulations, the European Union’s REACH regulation of course takes the cakes for More...

08.12.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Updated Second Quarter Global Growth by Electronic Sector; July Leading Indicators; June U.S. Factory More...

08.11.2015 // Ronald E. Bishop in: Industry Conditions

Industry sales declined -6.5% in 2Q15 and -2.6% in 1Q15. Halfway through 2015, sales are -4.6%.
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08.06.2015 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

The “Industrial End-Use Market” for capacitors constitutes about 20% of the global capacitor industry More...

08.05.2015 // Victoria Kickham in: Industry Conditions

Global Purchasing Index remains in positive territory, but rises only slightly following a jump in June.

Global More...

08.05.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

First Estimates of 2Q’15 Global Growth by Electronics Sector; Large North American EMS Companies’ Composite More...

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