As the year comes to a close, we take a look at some of the biggest stories of 2014. Here is Electronics Purchasing Strategies’ top 10 highest viewed articles for the year. Several of our most popular stories look at the biggest issues and trends in the supply chain, including manufacturing in China and the buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT). Other most read stories look at strategies at some of the biggest distributors and component manufacturers in the industry, as well as lead times and pricing trends for commodity devices, which are always a popular topic for buyers of electronic components.
If you scroll down a little further, you’ll also see stories ranked from number 11 to 20. These most popular stories also focused on strategies and changes at key supply-chain partners including Foxconn, Future Electronics, Honeywell and VCC. The Xilinx and Flextronics lawsuit also held the attention of many readers throughout the year, touching on hot button topics such as the resale of electronic components and risk of counterfeit parts.
Here are the top 10 most popular articles in 2014:
10. The New ERNI
Other top stories of the year include the following ranked from number 11 to 20.