Future Wins ECIA Awards

Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, was recognized with three marketing awards at the Electronic Components Industry Association’s Executive Conference held October 27-29, 2013 in Chicago.  The Electronics Choice Industry Awards celebrate the industry’s efforts in marketing their brands. Partnered with Penton Media, the organization considers hundreds of entries and chooses winners…

ECIA Issues Guidelines for Commercial Electronic Parts

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) announces the release of an industry guideline for Certificates of Conformance for Commercial Electronic Parts. The guideline was developed to address a customer’s request for traceabilty records. It identifies the need for and outlines the requirements of an Authorized Distributor Certificate of Conformance. The authorized distributors of electronic parts are committed to supplying…

Military, Aviation Markets More Vulnerable to Counterfeiting

The global aviation and military markets have become even more vulnerable to counterfeiting challenges today as companies channel higher portions of their product development resources to the consumer electronics segment, leaving lower volume sectors to utilize unsafe channels for filling urgent and difficult component procurement needs, industry sources said. The dangers from fake or substandard…

ECIA Updates EDI Transaction Sets

The Electronic Components Industry Association, (ECIA) announces the release of two updated EDI transaction sets by the EDI committeeof the Electronic Components Council. These revised transactions contain material that has been prepared, progressively reviewed and approved through various ECIA-sponsored industry task forces comprised of member distributors, manufacturers, and manufacturers’ representatives. The EDI committee members include…

ECIAauthorized.com Adds Search Widget

 The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) now offers its manufacturer members a “Distributor Stock Search” (DSS) widget to use in conjunction with the authorized electronic components inventory search site ECIAauthorized.com. When placed on the manufacturer’s website, the widget allows customers to easily find parts from authorized distributors. “This new enhancement offers our manufacturer members a…

ECIA Submits Reponse to DFARS Case 2012-D055

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) announces that it has submitted a response to the Department of Defense on the Proposed Rulemaking, DFARS Case 2012-D055. The association commented on six specific areas: definititions, cost accounting standards, safe harbors, traceability, flow down requirements and trusted supplier.    ECIA is the voice of the authorized sellers of electronic…

ECIA Names Victor Meijers as MarCom VP

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) is pleased to announce the selection of Victor Meijers as the organization’s Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Mr. Meijers is a seasoned executive with over twenty-five years of experience in sales, marketing, operations and strategic planning within the OEM and Distribution industries. “We are very excited to have…

ECIA Education Foundation Announces Board of Director Elections

The Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) Education Foundation Board of Directors elected the 2013-2014 slate of officers at its recent meeting in St. Louis. Dave Doherty, Digi-Key Corp. will continue his term as Foundation President joined by Diane Sweeney, TE Connectivity as Vice President; Al Frugaletti, Rochester Electronics as Secretary and Doug Canterbury, Luscombe Engineering…