manufacturing

Pressure Grows for U.S. Manufacturing Revival

Government initiatives aimed at reviving U.S. manufacturing were already underway when the coronavirus effectively knocked out distribution channels linking Chinese manufacturers and U.S. consumers. For example, the Defense Department’s Industrial Base Analysis and Sustainment Office has aggressively sought to secure the electronics supply chain for critical infrastructure. Meanwhile, several industrial base proposals have been floated…

CUI Devices Prioritizes Efforts to Support COVID-19 and Medical Applications

CUI Devices has announced new initiatives in its support of the medical industry’s response to the global coronavirus (COVID‑19) pandemic. These initiatives include prioritizing orders and expediting free product samples to OEMs, makers, volunteers, and organizations designing medical equipment key to fighting COVID‑19, such as respirators, ventilators, blood analysis machines, test equipment, patient monitors, imaging…

Hackster.io and UNDP Rally Global Engineering Community to Combat COVID-19

Hackster.io, an Avnet community, is joining forces with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and 12 leading technology companies to support the world’s developing countries in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. Launching today, the COVID-19 Detect and Protect Challenge is calling on engineers to design low-cost and easily deployable software, hardware and services that…