Rutronik Is Global Distributor for Sensirion

With effect from 1st of November 2015, Rutronik Elektronische Bauelemente GmbH will be serving as a global distributor for Sensirion. In doing so, Rutronik is further developing its extensive sensor portfolio and supporting Sensirion in its global sales and support operations for high-quality sensors and sensor solutions. The global franchise agreement includes the Sensirion humidity…

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3 Basics to Successfully Transform the Supply Chain with a Cloud Deployment

The cloud and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) are making inroads with large enterprises because they promise better, faster, lower total cost of ownership ways to apply information technology to procurement and supply chain problems that have never been adequately addressed. As these deployments grow in size, complexity and strategic importance, the risk of failure increases as well.…

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Amazon.com Expands Stake in Electronics Components

First it was AmazonBusiness, which offers online buying and selling of electronics components. Now, as a number of news outlets have reported, Amazon.com is making semiconductors. According to The Verge: An Israeli company acquired by Amazon last year has announced a new line of semiconductors, marking Amazon’s first foray into the chipmaking market. The company,…

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Supply Chain Managers: Use Certified Products in Your Supply Chain

The Internet of Things (IoT) and technological advancements have presented many opportunities for the supply chain. It enhances the consumer experience through increased visibility, functionality, and streamlines the business environments in which they operate.  Supply chain technology has a range of benefits, but it can also pose operational risks. As the supply chain becomes more…

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Faraday Future: Fact or Fantasy?

LAS VEGAS — Faraday Future, one of the most hyped tech companies before this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, is still likely to be watched closely even after the show. Faraday Future (FF) came to Las Vegas to formerly introduce itself. The company’s avowed mission is to design in Los Angeles and manufacture in North Las…

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ECIA: DFARS Not ‘FAR’ Enough

Although the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) has undergone yet another revision, proponents of authorized distribution say that the measure still does not go far enough to protect the electronics industry from counterfeit components. The Electronics Components Industry Association, which represents electronics distributors and their suppliers, commented in December on the most recent revision…

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