Foxconn ‘Bank’: A New Twist in Supply Chain Financing

Foxconn Technology Co. Ltd is giving a new meaning to the term “full-service-provider.” It is a contract manufacturer, a supplier of a wide range of parts and services to electronics OEMs and, since last year, a provider of critical financing support to suppliers. By setting up a business unit to fund suppliers, Foxconn has cracked…

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Mouser Stocks Hexiwear Open Source IoT Platform

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now offering Hexiwear wearable platform products from MikroElektronika. Completely open source and developed in partnership with NXP, the Hexiwear device incorporates a low-power NXP Kinetis K64 microcontroller, Bluetooth® low energy (BLE) and wireless connectivity, and six onboard sensors into a compact wearable form factor for developers who need a complete Internet…

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Raytheon Awards Bisco

bisco industries has been recognized with a four star 2015 Operational Excellence Supplier Award from Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems. The award is in recognition of bisco’s exemplary performance in helping Raytheon deliver mission assurance to their customers. Raytheon’s Integrated Defense Systems business instituted the annual Supplier Excellence Awards program to recognize suppliers who have provided…

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New Electronics Industry Market Data Now Available by Subscription

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, July 5, 2016 — IPC is introducing three new quarterly subscription reports. These exclusive reports provide electronics manufacturers a competitive edge that comes from having solid, timely and reliable market research data. Reports include: · Global Solder Market Report  — The report covers trends in solder and flux consumption, including growth rates,…

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