North American EMS Industry Down 3.6 Percent in March

IPC announced today the March 2021 findings from its North American Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) Statistical Program. The book-to-bill ratio stands at 1.43. Total North American EMS shipments in March 2021 were down 3.6 percent compared to the same month last year. Compared to the preceding month, March shipments rose 10.9 percent. EMS bookings in March…

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Mouser Adds 31 New Manufacturers in Q1

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, further bolstered its industry-leading line card by adding 31 new manufacturers in the first three months of 2021. Mouser continues to focus on the breadth of its product offering, with new manufacturers in product categories…

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ECIA Names GIPC Environmental Compliance Advisors

ECIA is pleased to announce that Carol Parnell, Littelfuse and Dan Carey, Farnell have been named the environmental compliance advisors to the Global Industry Practices Committee (GIPC). ECIA’s GIPC recently established these advisory positions to enable ECIA members to gain better awareness about regulations that substantially affect the electronic components industry with the acceleration of…

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IPC: Manufacturing Will Drive Europe’s Recovery

A new IPC study, Digital Directions, Greener Connections, finds the electronics manufacturing industry has largely withstood the negative effects of the COVID pandemic and is poised to help drive Europe’s economic recovery and resilience, especially if anticipated government decisions take a supportive approach. The study highlights the importance of electronic systems, especially those embedded into…

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Gartner: Intel Remains No. 1 Chip Vendor

Worldwide semiconductor revenue totaled $466.2 billion in 2020, an increase of 10.4% from 2019, according to final results by Gartner, Inc. “Memory, GPUs and 5G chipsets led semiconductor growth, driven by hyperscale, PC, ultramobile and 5G handset end-market demand, while automotive and industrial electronics suffered due to lower spending or a pause in spending owing to COVID-19,” said Andrew Norwood, research…

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Sager Adds PUI Audio to its Line Card

Sager Electronics, a leading North American distributor of Interconnect, Power, Electromechanical, and Thermal solutions and provider of value-add solutions, today announced the addition of PUI Audio to its line card. PUI Audio is a global leader in innovative audio solutions. “Sager Electronics is an excellent fit for PUI Audio’s extensive portfolio of innovative audio products…

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Digi-Key Inks Global Deal With ArkX Labs

Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has secured a global distribution partnership with ArkX Laboratories to offer their Advanced Far-field Voice Capture AFE module and development kit for voice-enabled IoT products. The Advanced Far-field Voice Capture AFE module and development kit outperforms…

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