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The emergence of China as an electronics manufacturing powerhouse has changed the supply chain forever. As China continues to evolve, the next step for innovative companies will be determining what's next. There is no longer a single supply chain to and from China, explained Jonathan Wright, a managing partner at Accenture, in a Webinar sponsored…

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Reshoring the US Economy

The term “reshoring” is coming into vogue now as the possibility exists that we may see several firms bring back their manufacturing operations to the United States as a result of rising wages in China. Recently, I read an article in the Supply Chain Digest from June 6, 2011 titled “New Study From Boston Consulting…

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UBM Tech Launches Partbuyer.com for Electronic Procurement

SAN FRANCISCO — UBM Tech, the global leader in technology media and business information, today announced Partbuyer.com, a new website designed for electronics procurement professionals to quickly and easily find electronics components from dozens of distributors at once. UBM Tech created Partbuyer.com in conjunction with SiliconExpert Technologies, a leading provider of electronic component management tools.…

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