Supply Chain Scoreboard Mitigates Risk

Metrics that have been well communicated and carefully monitored are proven to increase quality, speed, and overall success. Too often, though, on the manufacturing floor, workers have limited access to the metrics that they need to understand. In a recent webinar, Kerwin Everson, director of global accounts, supply chain solutions at RMG Networks, which recently…

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TE Connectivity Plant Earns Environmental Recognition

Raleigh, N.C. — The N.C. Department of Environment and Natural Resources today recognized the TE Connectivity Pegg Road plant in Greensboro as a 2014 Environmental Steward, one of only 21 facilities in North Carolina to earn the coveted award for a commitment to superior environmental performance. “Companies like TE Connectivity show that economic success and environmental…

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RS Components Expands With Jorjin Technologies

RS Components (RS), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have introduced an exciting new range of wireless modules and system-in-package devices, under an exclusive distribution agreement with Jorjin Technologies Inc. of Taiwan. The Jorjin portfolio enables RS customers to accelerate time to market and deliver competitively priced Internet of…

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Mitigating the Risk of Counterfeiting: Identifying a Proactive Vendor

The risk of counterfeit chips is not new and it's not going away, unfortunately. Much as is in other industries, the semiconductor and electronics industry faces real threats from counterfeiters whose self-enriching, criminal behavior endangers products and sometimes lives. Reducing your risk of receiving counterfeit or substandard parts is vital to your product's performance and…

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Apple Watch: Why Wear It?

Was the Apple Watch announcement Monday (March 9) worth all the ink and excitement? On one hand, we know plenty of engineers who’ll say, flat out: “It's basically just a fashion statement. Who cares?” On the other hand, there are eternal optimists — like Jan Dawson of Jackdaw Research — who told the Financial Times…

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