Overcoming the State of the Logistics Supply Chain Crunch

Throughout the year, organizations must overcome countless supply chain-related challenges, many of which directly affect customer experience, sales, and revenue. With unprecedented competition, demanding customer expectations, and a fear of failure, retailers and electronics manufacturers need to make a change. There are myriad reasons contributing to the increasingly complex retail ecosystem, and a breakdown in…

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Roger Grace Announces Call for Abstracts for Printed/Flexible/Stretchable & Functional Fabric Sensors Symposium for Wearables & IoT Applications Session at Sensors Expo 2019

Naples, FL   Roger Grace, President of Roger Grace Associates, the leading marketing consultancy specializing in Sensors and MEMS has announced the call for abstracts for the all-day June 25, 2019 Sensors Expo pre-conference symposium. Abstract deadline is March 1, 2019. The session will address Printed/Flexible Stretchable (P/F/S) and Functional Fabric (FF) Sensors from a commercialization perspective…

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A New Logistics Labeling Solution Is Here to Change the Industry: Up to 40% Lower Costs, Increased Productivity, and Improved Sustainability, All in One.

Miamisburg, OH  – Manufacturing and distribution centers are constantly challenged with inefficient labeling processes, fueled even more so today by omni-channel fulfillment demands to increase labeling activity and drive sustainability – without compromising velocity. Solving these challenges, Avery Dennison, a leading manufacturer of self-adhesive materials, is launching its ADTP2 EcoCut Labeling Solution – an industry game…

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January Factory Index Regains Lost Ground

The nation’s leading factory index, the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI, regained some lost ground in January following a precipitous December drop. January’s PMI increased by 2.3 percentage points to 56.6; December’s index decreased by 5.4% to 54.3. Any number above 50 indicates growth, and the PMI has been in the 50-plus range for 29…

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Foxconn, LCD, flipflop, US

What’s Behind Foxconn’s Flipflop on U.S. LCD Plant?

Anyone familiar with Foxconn/Hon Hai Precision Industry retained a healthy dose of skepticism when Foxconn announced it would build advanced liquid-crystal displays (LCDs) in Wisconsin. To put it charitably, Foxconn is not renowned for honoring its contracts. More than 20 years ago, when I was working for Electronic Business magazine, one of our editors spent…

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Future Electronics Now Carries Advanced PAN9026 Dual-Band Wireless Module from Panasonic

Montreal, Canada –   Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to offer their customers the latest PAN9026 series of dual-band wireless modules from Panasonic. The PAN9026 is a dual band 2.4/5 GHz 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi radio module with integrated Bluetooth BR/EDR/LE, specifically designed for highly integrated and cost-effective applications. Click here http://www1.futureelectronics.com/Mailing/SenseConnectControl/November2018/default_SCC.html to view the most recent edition of…

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Master Electronics & Samtec AnnounceGlobal Distribution Agreement

Phoenix, AZ — Master Electronics and Samtec announce a new strategic partnership.  Master Electronics, known for their commitment to IP&E distribution, adds well-known leader, Samtec, to their line card.  Master and Samtec espouse similar values when it comes to employee relations, customer service, philanthropic responsibility and global reach.  The Samtec product line adds breadth and…

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California Sets New Standard for Data Privacy with CCPA

Late last year, the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA) was passed into law, and with it, high-tech electronics organizations are grappling with yet another complex and demanding set of data privacy regulations. Although aimed at protecting consumer privacy,  by necessity, these regulations will change the way that electronics OEMs manage their data. When Governor Jerry Brown…

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