DLA Considers Expanding DNA-Marking Program

In a typical electronics product, a system is only as strong as its weakest link. Therefore, it is the best interest of system builders to ensure none of the parts or subassemblies it uses are suspect. The U.S. Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), which currently uses Applied DNA Sciences’ DNA-based anti-counterfeiting technology for microcircuits, is considering expanding…

EPS’ November Hot Products

Here is Electronics Purchasing Strategies’ selection of 10 hot products for November that truly fall into the category of tiny components. These devices can be used in a variety of applications, ranging from mobile phones and hearing aids to military systems and networking equipment.

Aviation Forecast up Through 2022

 Business jet deliveries are expected to increase between 2013 to 2022, according to Honeywell’s  22nd annual Business Aviation Outlook. Revenue estimates exceed  $250 billion during that period. The 2013 Honeywell outlook reflects an approximate 3 to 4 percent increase in projected delivery value over the 2012 forecast. Despite slightly lower unit deliveries, the expected value comes…

There’s Death in Those Counterfeits

Counterfeits and counterfeiters can kill and may already be responsible for the loss of countless human lives worldwide. So far, though, the human toll of the damaging impact of counterfeiting has been lost in the din of words over how fake products are hurting the electronics industry supply chain and damaging the reputation of companies…