Component Sales Rise in Q2; Lead Times Stretch

Players in the electronic components industry agree that sales have increased steadily in the first half of 2017. Strong demand across all sectors, particularly industrial automation and automotive, has led to increased lead times across several component segments. ECIA’s latest North American distribution report for the first half of 2017 indicates that lead times for…

ECIA: Distribution Sales Down Slightly in Q4 2015

Distribution reported component sales in North America for Q4 CY 2015 down 0.2% compared to Q3 CY 2015. Sales for interconnect product were down 0.5% quarter on quarter, electromechanical sales up 2.7%, passive sales were down 4.6%, and semiconductor sales were up 0.1%. Display sales were up 8.2%.  Book to bill for the quarter was encouraging at 1.04. For the year, distribution reported component sales down 1.5% compared to…