Leveraging Trade For Better Results, Part 1

(This is the first of two articles examining the challenges companies face regarding international trade and the results of the KPMG Thomson Reuters 2016 Global Trade Management survey) Trade has become a hot-button political issue in 2016 thanks to Brexit and the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Even before these extraordinary developments, international businesses have been struggling to…

IHS: Automotive Tech to Create $350B in Supplier Opportunities

Suppliers that secure a spot in an automotive design can usually look forward to decades of consistent component sales. Even though automakers demand a lot from their suppliers, car designs don’t change as quickly as – for example– consumer electronics specs. However, research firm IHS Markit believes that’s about to change. There are considerable new business…

Surging Technology Adoption Driving Electronics Growth

Rising adoption of electronics across all sections of the global economy is one of the primary drivers of growth in the electronics market and this pace is likely to accelerate in the near future, according to industry executives. This realization is forcing players in the entire supply chain to keep a tab on emerging technologies…

Manufacturers Can Use Data to Increase Efficiency

In spite of all the headway that manufacturers have made regarding efficiency, the industry still has some untapped resources. A majority of manufacturers in the aerospace, automotive, electronics and machinery industries are aware of the potential technology has in increasing asset efficiency, a global study found, but only 15 percent have implemented dedicated strategies toward that end.…

Mouser Launches Robotics Site

Mouser Electronics, Inc. today announced their new Robotics Technology site. Mouser’s new technology site provides developers with the resources they need to learn about the latest advances in robotics technologies, and the newest components from Mouser Electronics for building robotics systems. The new Robotics Technology site, available on Mouser.com, contains valuable information for developers interested…

Study: Supply Chain Leaders Invest Heavily in Tech

Effectively reaching rapidly-developing emerging markets is often a challenge for businesses that require bricks as well as clicks. For example, unlike the travel industry – where an inventory of airline seats or hotel rooms is literally virtual – the electronics industry requires its inventory to stored and physically moved around the globe. Technology, of course, has…

Kemet Tech Series Begins

KEMET Corporation (NYSE: KEM), a leading global supplier of electronic components, today announced its 31st KEMET Institute of Technology (KIT) series. Beginning on September 17th with a two-day event at its Simpsonville Innovation Center, KIT is a free technology workshop based on classroom instruction and live discussion covering details on how capacitors and other passive…

TowerJazz Shares Tech Roadmap

TowerJazz, the global specialty foundry leader, today announced the roadmap for its Global Symposiums (TGS) 2014 which will see participation from its customers, partners and suppliers at strategic international venues including China (July 24), Europe (September 18), the USA (November 19), and Japan (December 10). These events will include a keynote from TowerJazz CEO, Mr.…