Covid-19, components, shipments

Component Makers Don’t Expect a Q2 Recovery From Covid-19

Electronic component manufacturers (OCMs) and their OEM/EMS customers say they don’t have much visibility into their partners’ supply chains. During the coronavirus outbreak, that visibility may determine how quickly the electronics industry bounces back from a prolonged China shutdown. A survey the ECIA conducted on Feb. 7 found a majority of OCMs didn’t know how…


Digi-Key and Raltron Enter Global Partnership

Raltron, a global leader in high performance frequency management components and antenna products, is pleased to announce Digi-Key as a global supply partner. Raltron is dedicated to improving the customer experience by streamlining the design and purchasing processes. The addition of Digi-Key as an authorized stocking distributor enhances Raltron’s global footprint and reduces lead times.…


Sager Releases New Battery Solutions Line Card

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power and Electromechanical components and provider of value-add solutions, and its specialized group, Sager Power Systems, today announced the release of a new battery solutions line card. As an authorized distributor and value-add reseller working with many of the industry’s top battery brands, Sager’s new, full-color…


supply chain, sourcing

Quick Sourcing Tips for Electronics and Electrical Systems

As an electronics sourcing specialist, your goal is undoubtedly to receive the best results from your suppliers. Purchasing electronics and electrical systems brings challenges, but these tips could improve your outcomes. Vet your electronics manufacturing services partners carefully An electronics manufacturing services (EMS) partner handles aspects related to the design, testing and building of electronics…


Mouser is Global Distributor for Fractus Antennas

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with Fractus Antennas. Through the agreement, Mouser is now stocking a range of Fractus Antennas’ chip antenna solutions, including Virtual Antenna (mXTEND) and Xtend devices for cellular, wireless, Internet of Things (IoT) applications. Fractus Antennas’ mXTEND…


manufacturing, resiliencyomnichannel, distribution, customers, band, loyalty

6 Pros and Cons of an Omnichannel Distribution Strategy

An omnichannel strategy is great for customer service, but it can be challenging to implement. Omnichannel requires a fine-tuned system that functions across multiple channels, mostly in-store and online. No matter where the customer interacts with the company, the experience is the same. This strategy isn’t to be confused with multichannel marketing, which only uses…


Sensera Inks Global Distribution Deal With Braemac

Sensera Limited (ASX: SE1, “Sensera”), an Internet of Things (IoT) solution provider, today announced that it has signed a worldwide distribution agreement with Braemac. Braemac’s global footprint and strong presence in the entire Pacific Rim region and especially Australia will further extend Sensera’s market coverage. Founded in 1984, Braemac currently employs over 200 people worldwide,…