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04.22.2014 // Didier Coulon in: Industry Conditions

The share of electronics in civil aircraft is rightly perceived as growing but is often overestimated in literature. More...

04.16.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Business Conditions Update; March Taiwan/China Results; 1Q’14 Personal Computer Sales; 2013 Global Semiconductor Materials & SEMI Equipment Markets; IMF Economic Outlook for 2014; Sensor/Actuator Market More...

04.15.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Thanks to the Internet, it is easier than ever to find electronic components. And though the various sources of parts really have not changed since the early days of the industry, a snazzy website can More...

04.14.2014 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

It’s Just A Matter of Time Before What Makes a Smartphone Smart Makes Everything Else Smart Too… More...

04.09.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Slower Short Term Global Growth Likely; World Semiconductor Sales Up 11.4% in February but Leading Indicator Points to Weaker Near Term Expansion; N. American PCB Book/Bill Near Parity; 2013 Semiconductor More...

04.08.2014 // Ronald E. Bishop in: Connectors

The phrase “significant change” doesn’t adequately describe what happened in the connector industry over the past 10 years. More...

04.02.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

U.S. and Japan Updates; OLED Lighting Market Growth; Electronic Chemicals and Materials Market; Electronic Device Forecast by Type More...

04.01.2014 // Michael Schwert in: Switches & Relays

Total reported sales for all switch categories in North America for Q4’13 were 10% below the previous quarter and 1% better than observed in the fourth quarter of 2012. Sales units for Q4 2013 ran 11% More...

04.01.2014 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

Sanctions, currency valuations and government legislation are impacting costs to produce, pricing and availability of electronic components in 2014. More...

03.26.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

North America SEMI Equipment Demand Improves; 2014 Projected Semiconductor CapEx by Company; RFID Market Size and Growth; Copper Price Dropping; 4K TV and PC Monitor Markets; External Disk Storage 4Q’13 More...

03.21.2014 // Bill Garcia in: Industry Conditions

There is an old adage posted in offices and manufacturing plants around the world that states, "Price, quality or speed – pick any two." I think it's a safe bet to say these signs are never found in the More...

03.20.2014 // Barbara Jorgensen in: Supply Chain

The global electronics supply chain is by its very nature a complicated business. Certain aspects of the relationship between suppliers, distributors and their customers only add to the complexity. But More...

03.19.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Global, Taiwan/China and Europe Updates; SEMI Equipment World Sales up 34% in 4Q’13; January North American Orders & Shipments; Game Consoles Driving Component Sales; World TV Demand Weaker More...

03.12.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Domestic Electronics Demand; Strong January Semiconductor Shipments but Signs of Slower Growth; 2013 Tablet Sales by Supplier, External Disk Storage and Wearable Electronics Markets; February U.S. PMI More...

03.11.2014 // Michael Schwert in: Switches & Relays

Total reported sales for all relay categories in North America for the fourth quarter of 2013 were 5% lower than reported in the previous quarter and 4% below the same quarter of 2012. Sales units for More...

03.05.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Positive Global and U.S. Electronics Growth; European 4Q’13 Component Shipments; Fourth Quarter Server Revenue & Unit Shipments by Supplier; Smartphone Forecast; Metal Prices; Historical & Current Currency More...

03.04.2014 // Ronald E. Bishop in: Connectors

The global rail industry market for connectors is expected to yield an 8.0% CAGR through 2018, growing to an annual volume of $828.8 million. More...

02.27.2014 // Michael Schwert in: Switches & Relays

Total reported sales for all switch categories in Europe for Q3’13 were 1% below the previous quarter and 3% better than the third quarter of 2012. Sales units for Q3’13 came in about equal to Q2 and 8% More...

02.26.2014 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Global Economy; "Final" 4Q'13 Electronic Supply Chain Growth by Sector; Global Printed Circuit Forecast by Major Country; Japan 2013 Results by Electronics Sector; N. American January SEMI Equipment Sales More...

02.20.2014 // Kevin Sink in: Industry Conditions

It has been a little over five years since a Newsweek article brought the issue of counterfeit electronics to the attention of a wider audience. Since then, industry organizations mobilized to produce More...

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