The Human Element in EMS

The electronics manufacturing services (EMS) industry is only doing an average job of managing its human resources functions. This is one of the main findings of a report recently released by Charlie Barnhart & Associates (CBA). HR managers in this industry do not consider themselves strategic partners with senior management within their organization. Their top…

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Inverter Market Set For $75 Billion by 2020

Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8lkk6b/inverter_market) has announced the addition of the “Inverter Market Trends for 2013 – 2020 and Major Technology Changes” report to their offering. The inverter market is exploding, and expects to reach $75 billion in 2020. In this report, we update and present market forecasts until 2020. We estimate the inverter market…

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Avnet to Distribute Onyx Healthcare Products

Avnet Embedded, a division of Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), has entered into a distribution agreement for Onyx Healthcare USA’s medical grade embedded computing and information technology (IT) products, focusing on medical related applications. Onyx offers a variety of medical grade (EN/UL 60601-1, CE/FCC Class B certified), fanless…

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ECIA Submits Reponse to DFARS Case 2012-D055

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) announces that it has submitted a response to the Department of Defense on the Proposed Rulemaking, DFARS Case 2012-D055. The association commented on six specific areas: definititions, cost accounting standards, safe harbors, traceability, flow down requirements and trusted supplier.    ECIA is the voice of the authorized sellers of electronic…

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