Report: Component Lead Times to Increase

The latest data from Supplyframe points to seemingly insatiable demand for electronic components and semiconductors for 2022. Global manufacturers can expect severe supply constraints and cost inflation pressure for many component categories into 2023, according to the report. The new industry intelligence also anticipates extended electronic component lead times, with 70% of all lead-time dimensions…

Pandemic, Component Shortages Take Toll on Global Distributors

Perhaps the best thing that could be said about 2021 is that it’s over. The pandemic has plunged the electronics industry into a two-year supply-chain disaster with ongoing component shortages well into 2022. In fact, nearly one-third of the top global distributors attributed shortages, allocation, and extended lead times as their biggest challenge last year,…