North American PCB Industry Sales Up 4.7 Percent in March

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the March 2021 findings from its North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.22.Total North American PCB shipments in March 2021 were up 4.7 percent compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, March shipments rose 30.9…

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North American EMS Industry Down 3.6 Percent in March

IPC announced today the March 2021 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.43. Total North American EMS shipments in March 2021 were down 3.6 percent compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, March shipments rose 10.9 percent. EMS bookings in March…

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Mouser Adds 31 New Manufacturers in Q1

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, further bolstered its industry-leading line card by adding 31 new manufacturers in the first three months of 2021. Mouser continues to focus on the breadth of its product offering, with new manufacturers in product categories…

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Rates Climb in Wake of Suez Blockage

The delayed but anticipated impact of the Suez blockage on Asia-Europe container flows and freight rates finally kicked-in this week, according to freight marketplace Freightos. Carriers seeking to avoid or minimize delays caused by congestion growing at ports like Rotterdam – where a queue of waiting ships has formed –  are skipping port calls and…

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Brevan & NewPower Partner to Navigate Chip Shortage

Brevan Electronics, a leading franchised distributor with over 35 years of world-class service and delivery, has announced a strategic partnership with NewPower Worldwide to help its customers navigate the current shortage market. NewPower Worldwide’s experience and expertise as one of the fastest-growing independent distributors of electronic components and finished goods will provide Brevan’s customers with…

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ECIA Names GIPC Environmental Compliance Advisors

ECIA is pleased to announce that Carol Parnell, Littelfuse and Dan Carey, Farnell have been named the environmental compliance advisors to the Global Industry Practices Committee (GIPC). ECIA’s GIPC recently established these advisory positions to enable ECIA members to gain better awareness about regulations that substantially affect the electronic components industry with the acceleration of…

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