ECIA Welcomes The Electrocomponents Group as a Global Member

Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is pleased to announce that  Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), a global omni-channel solutions partner for electronics, industrial and automation customers and suppliers has joined the association as a global member, along with its subsidiaries Allied Electronics & Automation (Allied), a distributor of automation and control, electronic, electrical, mechanical, and maintenance products…

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Sager Introduces Electronic CAD File Accessibility in Online Catalog

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power, Electromechanical, and Thermal solutions and provider of value-add solutions, today announced the addition of ECAD (electronic computer-aided design) files to its sager.com and power.sager.com product catalogs. Sager Electronics worked with SamacSys, a Supply Frame company, to implement this new tool. SamacSys is the leading developer…

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Rutronik and Kemet Sign Global Partnership

With its extensive range of products such as MLCCs, tantalum, film, and electrolytic capacitors, as well as inductors, varistors, and sensors, KEMET Corporation, part of the YAGEO Group and a wholly-owned subsidiary of YAGEO Corporation, now complements the active and passive portfolio of Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH. The franchise applies worldwide and enables both companies…

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Texas Snowstorms to Disrupt Electronics Supply Chain

The snowstorms in Texas have led to a 133-car pileup, nearly a half-million without power, and millions in the state under boil-water notices. The storms’ impact on semiconductor fabrication plants in the Lone Star state has also received attention. “The storm-related power outages in Texas could have a mind-blowing impact on fabs and, in turn,…

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Japan Earthquake Impacts Supply Chain

On the evening of the 13th, an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the northeastern region of Japan, which affected the production of manufacturers such as Murata, Renesas, and Shin-Etsu, according to SemiMedia. Among them, Murata’s factories in Fukushima and Miyagi have suspended operations; Renesas estimates that it will take a week…

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New Solutions for Common Supply Chain Challenges

The supply chain industry, for better or for worse, has been largely defined by its recent challenges and the ability of businesses to handle those challenges. From pandemic to vendor disruptions, managing a modern supply chain comes with its fair share of obstacles. Fortunately, however, strengthening your supply chain to withstand changes and challenges is…

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Mark Shiring, ebm-papst, Inc. Named ECIA Board Chair-Elect

ECIA is happy to announce that Mark Shiring, President of ebm-papst, Inc. has been chosen Chair-Elect of the ECIA Board of Directors.   “Our company and employees are active participants in the association,” said Shiring. “ECIA provides a forum to share ideas and develop solutions that enable member companies to improve their business environment.  It is…

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Allied Expands Product Portfolio

Allied Electronics & Automation has strengthened its robust roster of more than 500 world-class suppliers with the addition of motors from Leeson and Marathon; Gates power transmission products; sensors from Amphenol SGX Sensortech; Eclipse CCTV security/body temperature scanners; and SpillTech sorbents. The additional product categories now available from these suppliers enhance Allied’s available selection of…

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