ECIA Expands 2D Barcode Effort

ECIA is pleased to announce a comprehensive engagement with Barcode Graphics, Inc. to facilitate broader industry adoption of 2D barcode technology within the authorized component supplier community. Recognizing the cost savings and efficiencies of supply chain adoption of this technology, ECIA published the EIGP 114.00 document for 2D Barcode Labeling in 2015. Categorized as an ECIA…

World Micro Joins ECIA

Atlanta, Ga. – World Micro is proud to announce its recent acceptance as a distributor member of the ECIA. “Meeting the requirements for acceptance to this membership is very important for as we continue to grow our franchised distribution model,” stated Bettina Clark, World Micro’s Director of Supplier Development. ECIA is an organization made up…

ECIA Meeting to Focus on Innovation, Investment

The ECIA Regional Series continues with an informative meeting on March 15th at the Biltmore Hotel & Suites in Santa Clara. Registration is required to ensure seating capacity. The meeting starts with a social hour at 4:00 p.m. and continues through dinner with three key presentations by local experts focused on industry trends: Russell Hancock, President & CEO of Joint Venture Silicon Valleyand founder…

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…

ECIA: DFARS Not ‘FAR’ Enough

Although the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) has undergone yet another revision, proponents of authorized distribution say that the measure still does not go far enough to protect the electronics industry from counterfeit components. The Electronics Components Industry Association, which represents electronics distributors and their suppliers, commented in December on the most recent revision…