ECIA, Industry, Reopening

ECIA Survey Identifies Best Reopening Practices

As pandemic restrictions begin to transition toward a less restrictive environment, business managers across the country are planning and implementing their reopening strategies. Lessons have been learned through this crisis that will influence both near- and long-term plans and operating procedures. Looking at the state of the electronics components supply chain and the need to…

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Renesas Consolidates Asia-Pacific Distribution Channel

Earlier this month, Renesas Electronics Corp. consolidated its distribution channel in Asia-Pacific, China and Taiwan. The semiconductor company terminated its relationship with global distributor WPI Group and added regional distributor WT Microelectronics. The move is notable as late last year World Peace Group (WPG), WPI’s parent, made a controversial bid to acquire a 30 percent…

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America II and Advanced MP now A2 Global Electronics + Solutions

A2 Global Electronics + Solutions, a global leader in the electronic component distribution and supply chain services industry, announces the launch of its new corporate brand identity effective immediately. The A2 Global identity encompasses America II Electronics and Advanced MP Technology’s respective 40+ year legacies while redefining their future under a single, united brand. America…

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Arrow Joins With SIA to Drive Global Tech Initiatives

Arrow Electronics, Inc. today announced it will team with the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) to facilitate technology innovation and advance related policy initiatives. SIA is an industry association whose membership represents 95 percent of U.S. semiconductor industry revenue. Arrow will be an active partner in SIA’s initiatives, focusing on technology innovation and global supply chain…

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Richardson RFPD Introduces New GaN Audio Class D Evaluation Boards from GaN Systems

Richardson RFPD, Inc., an Arrow Electronics company, announced today the availability and full design support capabilities for a new platform of evaluation boards for Class D audio systems from GaN Systems Inc. GaN E-HEMT fast switching, low output capacitance (Coss), and zero reverse recovery charge (QRR) enable a new level of performance for Class D…

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ECIA, distributors

ECIA Heads Industry Effort to Modernize the Design Registration Process

A supply chain practice called design registration has dogged the electronics channel for decades. Distributors support their component suppliers by getting their parts designed in to an OEM end-product. In order to be compensated for that effort, distributors must “register” that design with the supplier. Once the OEM device reaches production, the distributor may receive…

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CDM Expands Times Microwave Systems Regional Hub

CDM Electronics, a premier authorized distributor of electronic  connectors and cables, today announced the opening of a newly expanded 8,400 square-foot Times Microwave Systems Midwest regional hub in Richardson, Texas.  The new facility is designed from-the-ground-up to ensure Times Microwave’s Midwest OEM and MRO customers receive the industries’ highest levels of service and support.  Targeting…

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U.S. Chip-Revival Initiative Gains Traction

A new front has opened in efforts to revive U.S. chip manufacturing as lawmakers propose billions of dollars in spending and tax incentives to promote technology innovation across the entire semiconductor ecosystem — from post-Moore’s Law basic research to advanced chip packaging. While the Trump Administration seeks to block China’s access to U.S. chip making…

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