Using Predictive Maintenance For Competitive Advantage

Downtime, in the electronics industry, can cost corporations millions of dollars. In the past two years, deferred maintenance on equipment and facilities, fueled by Covid-19 and a global labor shortage, has led to an unprecedented number of disruptions. Predictive maintenance systems, which can anticipate equipment failure so it can proactively be repaired, help keep operations…

IPC Releases Quality Benchmark Study

IPC’s Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2022 is now available. This global study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing their quality measurements to those of the industry worldwide.  Aggregate data within the study represent 59 electronics assembly companies of all sizes — both original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and…

Sager Expands Texas Facility

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power, and Electromechanical products and custom solutions provider, announces a major expansion into a new 175,650 sq. ft. facility in Lewisville, TX. Scheduled to be fully operational by the end of the year, the new facility will house Sager’s brand new Custom Solutions Center, Distribution Center,…

Arrow Names New CFO

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE:ARW) announced today it has named Rajesh (Raj) K. Agrawal as senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Sept. 6. Agrawal joins Arrow from Western Union where he has served as executive vice president and CFO since 2014. During his tenure as CFO, he also intermittently held the senior positions of…