ISM Rolls Out New Courses for CPSM Program

Attention, supply management professionals and executives: If you’re serious about advancing your career or helping your team to excel, it’s time to seize the opportunity. The Certified Professional in Supply Management® (CPSM®) program from the Institute for Supply Management®(ISM®) is the gold standard for supply management expertise, achievement and success in the “real world”. CPSM® program requirements…

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IPC Releases 2017 Quality Benchmark Study for Electronics Assembly

IPC’s Study of Quality Benchmarks for Electronics Assembly 2017 is now available. The annual study provides valuable benchmarking data to electronics assembly companies interested in comparing quality measurements to industry averages. The quality control measurements covered by the study include first-pass yields for various test methods as well as the percentages of products subjected to…

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Mouser, Aconno Sign Global Distribution Agreement

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the authorized global distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, announces a global distribution agreement with aconno, developers of technology that helps reduce the barriers between software, hardware, and connected things. Through the new distribution agreement, Mouser is stocking aconno’s Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, including the ACN52832 Bluetooth® Smart module, ACD52832 development board, and ACNPROG programmer. The heart…

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Global Semiconductor Sales Rise 24% in August

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing, design, and research, today announced worldwide sales of semiconductors reached $35.0 billion for the month of August 2017, an increase of 23.9 percent compared to the August 2016 total of $28.2 billion and 4.0 percent more than the July 2017 total of $33.6 billion. All major regional markets posted both year-to-year and month-to-month increases…

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