manufacturing, factories, ISM, US factories

Electronics Leads August’s Red-Hot Factory Activity

Following a slight cool-down period in July, the nation’s factory activity is running hot. The Institute for Supply Management’s domestic production index, the PMI, grew by 3.2 percentage points to reach 61.3 in August. Any number above 50 indicates expansion. Moreover, the ISM’s leading sub-indexes, new orders and production, surged. New orders registered 65.1 percent, an…

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Future Electronics Now Has Advanced Bluetooth 5.0 Modules from Microchip

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to offer their customers Microchip’s new Bluetooth 5.0 certified modules. Microchip’s Bluetooth 5 certified RN487x Bluetooth Low Energy module solution is specifically designed to take the complexity out of adding BLE to your application. The RN487x includes on-board software stack with scripting engine to enable standalone operation…

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Epsilon Adds Rep Firm

Epsilon Electronics, Inc., a state-of-the-art mobile and audio electronics company, recently appointed Southwest Sales and Marketing (SWSM) as their Southwest region manufacturer’s representative. Epsilon’s brands include: SoundStream, Power Acoustik, Precision Power, Farenheit and more. The company has been creating innovative audio electronics for more than 37 years. Southwest Sales and Marketing brings a four-man team…

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Future Stocks IDT ZMOD4410 Gas Sensors

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, is pleased to offer their customers IDT’s latest gas sensors for indoor air quality applications. IDT’s new ZMOD4410 gas sensors offer best-in-class stability and sensitivity for measuring volatile organic compound (VOC) gases. These sensors are ideal for indoor air quality (IAQ) applications such as smart homes…

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Mouser Stocks Bosch CISS

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the Connected Industrial Sensor Solution (CISS) from Bosch. The Bosch CISS is a robust, multi-sensor device designed to enable Internet of Things (IoT) applications in harsh environments, using MEMS technology to detect vibration and acceleration and other environmental…

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Electronic Component Shortages Will Worsen Through Q4

Electronic component supplies are only going to get tighter as 2018 approaches calendar Q4. Demand remains at or above normal levels in the automotive, IoT, and industrial markets; capacity ramp-up may not bear fruit until the end of the year or 2019; and tariffs are likely to unravel an already-stressed supply chain. Investment firms Morgan…

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