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06.30.2016 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

No matter what you call it – the Internet of Things (IoT), the third wave, or my personal favorite Thing-to-Thing Communication (T3COM) – there’s no denying that we are on the cusp of a major transformation. More...

04.12.2016 // Lew LaFornara in: TTI Insights

As we close the first quarter of 2016, TTI’s Lew LaFornara, VP Supplier Marketing and Product Management, takes a look at trends for the connectors industry.

Market conditions are essentially More...

02.15.2016 // Drew Curtis in: Supply Chain

Optimizing the supply chain is one of the most effective things a company can do to improve its bottom line. Drilling down deep inside logistics resources, identifying potential issues before they happen, More...

10.22.2015 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

It seems certain that the year for the electronics industry is going to end with a whimper. 2014 finished strong in all regions, setting the stage for a solid start to 2015, but by the second quarter the More...

08.17.2015 // Lew LaFornara in: Connectors

The world's electronics connectors suppliers prefer to have specific focus – build the best connectors possible, operate efficiently and cost effectively, provide innovative and enabling technologies, More...

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 century began not with the popping of champagne corks but the popping of the tech bubble. The first 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 right part, to the right place, at the right time. However, even this three-headed issue has a solution 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 court decision, perhaps even answer: do your connectors contain conflict minerals? For the More...

01.21.2015 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Though not the company’s principal growth driver, acquisitions do contribute greatly to not only to new growth opportunities, but to accelerated growth with existing supplier partners in existing served More...

10.28.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Against a backdrop of a steadily, albeit slowly, improving U.S. economy, the business for interconnect, passive and electromechanical electronic components has also exhibited steady-but-slow growth so More...

10.22.2014 // Lew LaFornara in: Connectors

It is a simple question companies are required to ask and, depending on the direction of the latest appellate court decision, perhaps even answer: do your connectors contain conflict minerals? For the More...

09.24.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

In simple terms, deflation is a decrease in the general price level of goods and services, a trend that increases the real value of money over time. In contrast, inflation is a sustained increase in general More...

06.10.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

If you are in the electronic components business, either buying or supplying, the sanguinity of your work life is greatly affected by supplier lead times. For interconnect, passive, and electromechanical More...

05.30.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

In May, an informal survey was conducted of TTI’s suppliers. We asked them about their Q1 2014 growth rates in North America by product type – comparing the prior quarter and the same quarter of the prior More...

05.22.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

I just got back from the annual Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) where I had a chance to get a download from all of our suppliers, and even a summary download from some suppliers TTI doesn’t carry as 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...

01.21.2014 // Lew LaFornara in: Connectors

Industrial Q&A with TTI Inc. An interview with Lew LaFornara, VP Supplier Marketing and Product Management, TTI Inc. More...

12.17.2013 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Michael Knight discusses how this year is shaping up to be the third year of relative flatness for our industry. More...

12.10.2013 // Jeff Ray in: Industry Conditions

As today's engineers continue to push the design envelope relative to operating voltages, packaging and communication frequencies, it places additional burdens upon the electromagnetic compliance (EMC) More...

05.08.2013 // Drew Curtis in: Supply Chain

Fast turn times are a cost of entry in today’s marketplace. Strategic supply chain solutions give TTI’s customers a competitive edge. Drew Curtis, Director of AIM Services at TTI, explains why. More...

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