The Reality of Supply Chains On-the-Go

More supply chain providers are extending their use of mobile solutions to areas like workforce optimization to realize even greater efficiency gains and cost savings. For years, technology solutions have played an integral role in supply chain management. However, as competition intensifies and customer expectations rise, logistics organizations are starting to extend their use of…

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IPC: PCB Book-to-Bill Ratio Bounces Back in August

IPC — Association Connecting Electronics Industries® announced today the August 2016 findings from its monthly North American Printed Circuit Board (PCB) Statistical Program. Due to the month’s positive order growth and negative sales growth, the book-to-bill ratio returned to positive territory and stands at 1.02. Total North American PCB shipments in August 2016 were 4.1 percent…

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SEGGER Awards Rutronik

In recognition of its exceptional revenue and growth performance, Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH has received the “Distributor of the Year 2016” award from SEGGER Microcontroller GmbH & Co. KG. “Rutronik is our solution provider – customers expect comprehensive and professional service from a single source. This is precisely what sets our partnership apart and what…

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Massive Sensor Fusion for Cars Is HERE

PARIS — Digital mapmaker HERE — owned by three leading German automakers BMW, Audi and Daimler — is planning the 2017 launch of new crowd-sourced data services based on sensory data collected from luxury cars. HERE will provide both the driver and the car’s assisted-driving system with services that range from “HERE Hazard Warnings” and…

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