6 Meaningful Ways Businesses Can Support Veterans (Part 1)

By Steven Weintraub, Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps (Reserve) (First of two parts) Most Americans feel truly grateful to our nation’s veterans and military personnel and take many opportunities available to express that gratitude. But what does one do to specifically show appreciation for those families of service members, veterans, and all currently serving military to…

ECIA Announces 2017 Distinguished Service Awards

ECIA announced the following honorees of the association’s Distinguished Service Awards. The ECIA Distinguished Service Awards are presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to the association by sharing their time and energy. Keith Barber, Texas Instruments, World Wide Account Manager for Texas Instruments. Keith has served on the ECIA Board of Directors since 2013 and…

What the EU’s Data Privacy Rule Means for the Supply Chain

Electronics supply chain professionals have more questions than answers when it comes to the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The rule, which protects EU citizens from privacy and data breaches, is viewed as a b2c initiative rather than b2b. However, one expert warns that manufacturers and the supply chain should prepare for GDPR…

Six New Members Join ECIA

ECIA is pleased to welcome the following six companies to its roster of prominent electronic component distributors, suppliers and manufacturers’ reps. From the component manufacturer sector, Advanced Cable Ties, Inc. and Hongfa America, Inc.. have joined the organization recently. From the distributor community, ECIA welcomes Avia-Dynamics Corp. Tiger Electronics Inc, G.L. Smith Associates, and Artec Lantec, all manufacturers’ rep companies have…