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Reshoring is the New Offshoring – But it’s Not Just a U.S. Trend
The offshoring trend that has dominated manufacturing footprint strategy for the last 30 years was based on solid benefits: lower labor costs, access to raw materials, inexpensive rent, etc. However, many factors such as the significant travel involved in managing overseas business, proximity to the U.S. market, perpetually shifting regulations and intellectual property concerns are significant deterrents for companies to offshore their manufacturing lines... Read More
DAC 2016: Preparing for the Future of Electronics Design
The Design Automation Conference (DAC) is the Electronic Design Automation (EDA) industry’s annual flagship conference. DAC offers education, exhibits and networking opportunities for designers, researchers, tool developers, and vendors. Conferences such as DAC are important because successful engineers must treat their careers as dynamic things which need continuous upkeep and upgrading. One would be uncomfortable visiting a physician who has fallen behind in the practice of medicine. Similarly, an engineer’s skillset will become diminished without continuing education, especially since the pace of technological change these days can make your head spin—even given that engineers are positively predisposed to new technology.... Read More
When it Comes to Counterfeit Part Prevention, Semantics Matter8/2/2016 // Kevin Sink in: TTI Insights
The legislation put forth in the 2012 and 2013 National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAA) has gradually solidified into law resulting in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) which is now considered the standard for counterfeit prevention. While these measures have reduced the risk of counterfeit parts flooding the supply chain, the specific terminology in the published DFAR regulations have caused confusion and misinterpretation because they lack some common industry terminology.
Weekly Global Update for July 27, 20167/27/2016 // Walt D. Custer in: TTI Insights
2Q’16 Global Electronic Industry Growth – First Estimates; July Leading Indicators - Flash PMI Results; N American Semiconductor Equipment Industry June Bookings & Shipments; 2Q’16 World Smartwatch Shipments; Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending Forecast; Global Smartphone Production up 3.2% in 2Q’16; Global Tablet Shipments (slate and detachable)
Sensor Efficiency and Accuracy Were Key Interests at Sensors Expo and Conference7/12/2016 // Brian Wellhouse in: TTI Insights
TTI Specialists attended and exhibited at the recent Sensors Expo and Conference in San Jose, California. The three-day industry event focused exclusively on sensors and sensor-integrated systems, a rapidly growing market segment. The Sensor Expo is the leading event in North America for examining solutions to present challenges and exploring sensing technologies driving tomorrow’s solutions. MarketEYE sat down with Brian Wellhouse to get his key insights from the show.