Tariffs Advance U.S. Tech Goals in China, Experts Say

Editor’s Note: This is the first of two articles examining the impact of tariffs — positive and negative–on the electronics industry. It feels like the U.S.-China tariff-and-trade war has been waging so long we’ve forgotten how it started, but its goals remain the same. The Trump administration is pressuring China to change its behavior toward…

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Experts Advise on Avoiding Counterfeit Components

Counterfeit electronics remain the bane of the electronics industry. Fake parts create safety hazards, siphon off profits, and tarnish corporate images. Image courtesy: Pixabay The problem is huge by all accounts, and probably underreported. The fake semiconductor market has reached $75 billion according to Industry Week, while Havocscope estimates that $169 billion in counterfeit parts…

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Jaggaer Introduces the Jaggaer ONE Unified Platform for Comprehensive Spend Management

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C.:  Jaggaer, the world’s largest independent spend management company, today announces the Jaggaer ONE Platform as the cornerstone of its spend management solutions suite. The JAGGAER ONE Platform has been in development for over 15 months and provides customers with the functional depth to support 100% of business spend for multiple vertical industries. JaggaerONE is…

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PrimeRevenue Discovered $18 Billion in Working Capital Opportunities for Buyer Clients in 2018

Atlanta  – PrimeRevenue, Inc. , the leading provider of working capital financial technology solutions, advised clients in 2018 on opportunities totaling $18 billion in working capital improvement. Also during 2018, PrimeRevenue supported suppliers through $103.7 billion in early payments, providing payments to suppliers an average of 80 days early. This substantial improvement in working capital across the…

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ERA Welcomes the Genie Group as a New Distributor Member

The Electronics Representatives Association (ERA) announced that the Genie Group has joined ERA as its latest global distributor member. Genie Group has served distributors and suppliers as a buying group, master distributor and fulfillment center since 1984. Areas of focus include electronic components, wire and cable, security products, thermal imaging products, electrical and MRO supplies.…

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New Research from Newark element14 Shows Growing Role of Hardware in Design Process for Internet of Things Solutions

Chicago:  Newark element14, the Development Distributor, has published new research on the Internet of Things which confirms that hardware platforms have become an essential part of the early stage design process, enabling engineers to test their designs quickly and cost-effectively and rapidly deliver proof of concept.  Survey results show design engineers use a range of…

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STMicroelectronics to Acquire Majority Stake in Silicon Carbide Wafer Manufacturer Norstel AB

Geneva, Switzerland – STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM) , a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, today announced it has signed an agreement to acquire a majority stake in Swedish silicon carbide (SiC) wafer manufacturer Norstel AB (“Norstel”). After closing, ST will control the entire supply chain for a portion of its SiC…

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Creative Electron CEO, Dr. Bill Cardoso to Speak at SMTA Pan Pacific

The Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium promotes international technical interchange and provides a forum for networking among microelectronics professionals and business leaders throughout the world. It is unique in the SMTA calendar. The ‘Pan Pac’ technical committee has finalized the program for the 2019 Symposium. In addition to several inspiring keynotes, this year’s program features ground-breaking…

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Diverse Electronics Now an Authorized Distributor of Mean Well Power Supplies

Diverse Electronics is very pleased to announce it has become an authorized distributor of Mean Well, a global leader in standard power supplies. Mean Well manufactures more than 10,000 models of AC/DC power supplies, DC/DC converters, and DC/AC inverters, and offers the industry’s most comprehensive line-up of LED drivers available. The company prides itself on…

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