Labor Strife Dampens Year-End Manufacturing Stats

The electronics industry has literally spent decades improving its supply chain. It only takes one glitch, however, to disrupt the entire process. The manufacturing  industry was reminded of this fact in December as a work slowdown in U.S. ports impacted several key manufacturing indices. “The West Coast ports slow-down is really affecting deliveries of our Asian purchases,” said…

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RFMW Adds New Components Director

RFMW, Ltd. announces that Gerry Camacho has joined their organization as worldwide Director of Coaxial Components. Mr. Camacho has served in senior management positions within RF distribution and engineering positions at well-known industry OEMs. His accomplishments include VP of Technical Marketing at Pasternack Enterprises, Regional Sales Management, Antenna and Test Engineering at Lockheed and TRW.…

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MegaChips, Bosch SensorTec Partner on Fitness Tracking

CES, Las Vegas – MegaChips Corporation today announced a partnership with Bosch Sensortec to provide a complete reference design for use in smartphones, wearables and other personal devices allowing consumers to monitor their activities in real time. Available today, the reference design provides both context and location awareness for health, fitness and indoor navigation monitoring…

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PMI® at 55.5%; December Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®; New Orders, Employment and Production Growing; Inventories Contracting; Supplier Deliveries Slowing

TEMPE, Ariz. — Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in December for the 19th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 67th consecutive month, say the nation's supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair of the Institute…

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