7 Steps Toward More Effective Inventory Management

Effective inventory management is necessary for any business, but it’s especially critical for electronics manufacturers and their supply chains. Increased efficiency can maximize profits and sales, lower operating costs and introduce better controls and management processes. “When you have control over your inventory, you’re able to provide better customer service,” said Johnny Marx, an account…

Industry Leaders Sign MoU on Responsible Tin Sourcing

The International Tin Association (ITA) and the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), on behalf of its Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI), have signed a new memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation across the entire tin value chain and further strengthen progress on responsible production and sourcing of tin. Both industry groups pioneered approaches to tackling minerals…

Mouser Electronics and Futaba Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Futaba Corporation. Through the global agreement, Mouser now stocks a range of Futaba’s display modules, including vacuum fluorescent, organic light-emitting diode (OLED), and liquid crystal displays.. Futuba AH Series modules offer a complete display solution…

Tariffs: Will the Electronics Industry get What it Needs?

Editor’s Note: This is the second of two articles examining the impact of tariffs — positive and negative–on the electronics industry. For political pundits, the United States government’s tariff strategy is about political leverage. For electronics OEMs, however, tariffs are about business. “As a United States patron, I look at it through the lens of…