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OEMs Should Commit to Inventory During Component Shortages

The causes, effects and implications of “The Great Component Shortage of 2018” have been thoroughly analyzed. The automotive and IoT industries have been driving unprecedented demand for smaller and more efficient passive electronics, which in turn has stretched lead times for these once- commoditized components to the breaking point. What hasn’t been discussed, however, is the equal…

Mouser Stocks Dialog’s SmartBond Bluetooth 5 SoCs

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the SmartBond™ DA14682 and DA14683 Bluetooth® 5 system-on-chips (SoCs) from Dialog Semiconductor. Part of the highly integrated SmartBond family of power-efficient Bluetooth low energy solutions, the new SoCs deliver low power consumption and enhanced security features…

NVR: Global EMS Market Grew by 10.8% in 2017

New Venture Research (NVR) announces the publication of its annual electronics manufacturing services report titled, “The Worldwide Electronics Manufacturing Services Market – 2018 Edition.” In 2017, the worldwide contract manufacturing (CM) services market increased significantly by 10.8 percent in total revenue, resulting in combined EMS and ODM revenue of $471 billion. Over the last four…

Future Inks Global Pact With Alium

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is very pleased to announce that they have signed a new Worldwide Distribution Agreement with Alium Batteries. As the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of advanced batteries, Alium develops higher performing and critically reliable rechargeable batteries for wearable electronics, medical, portable electronics and industrial applications. Future…

Senet & Digi-Key Partner on IoT

S​enet, Inc,​ a leading provider of cloud-based software, global connectivity service platforms and network build-out for the Internet of Things (IoT), and Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, today announced the addition of Senet’s LoRaWAN developer tools and connectivity offerings to the Digi-Key Internet of Things Resource Center. The partnership simplifies the process for IoT…

Microsoft Awards Arrow

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) was awarded the Microsoft U.S. Partner Award for “highest cloud solution provider indirect revenue growth” this year. This award, during Microsoft’s global partner summit, recognizes Arrow for its innovative solutions, unique customer experiences, and noteworthy uses for Microsoft technologies throughout the year. “We are honored to receive this award from Microsoft,”…