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Nations Woo Manufacturers in Wake of China Tariffs

Editor’s note: As China’s labor costs increase and tariffs disrupt the supply chain, other nations are lobbying for manufacturers’ attention. Recently, a Vietnam-based manufacturer announced it could help U.S. electronics companies avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.  EPSNews reached out to a number of sources for input on this topic, and heard from Maxine Gordon, Regional…

Rutronik Team to Focus on Start-Ups

Rutronik24, the sales organization of Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH, set up a dedicated team called “BaseCamp” to focus on start-ups, dealing exclusively with the needs and projects of young, innovative companies. In addition to supplying components, the team also offers comprehensive and individually tailored consulting services. To Andrea Bissinger, Director Sales Global at Rutronik24, supporting…

Belden Promotes Roel Vestjens to Chief Operating Officer

Belden Inc. (NYSE: BDC), a global leader in high quality, end-to-end signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications today announced that Roel Vestjens, Executive Vice President, Industrial Solutions, has been promoted to Chief Operating Officer effective immediately. In this new role to Belden, Mr. Vestjens will continue to report to Belden’s President, CEO, and Chairman John…

‘Blockchain Fatigue’ Could Stall Supply-Chain Adoption

Supply chain leaders across the globe are talking about the promise of blockchain, but there have been few demonstrations of suitable use cases. OEMs are already tiring of blockchain, according to market research firm Gartner. At its recent Gartner Supply Chain Executive Conferences 2019, the firm predicted that by 2023, 90 percent of blockchain-based supply…