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8 May 2018 2 Comments

Die and Wafer Banking Costs: Prohibitive or Accessible?

In addition to added IP protection and ASIC performance efficiency, one of the greatest strengths of die and wafer banking is long-term cost-effectiveness. At the current rate of innovation and […]
7 May 2018 3 Comments

To Predict Component Allocation, There’s Only One Option

2018 has seen the chip market experiencing a period of nearly record demand, especially for chip capacitors, resistors, and memory such as NOR and NAND Flash. Although this surge was […]
3 May 2018 No Comments

The EDX Critical Inventory Storage Solution Can Save OEMs on Annual Carrying Costs: Here’s How

When speaking to a potential customer about the benefits of our Critical Inventory Storage Solution, the most common questions we receive boil down to three distinct categories: What: What is […]
2 May 2018 No Comments

What Makes a Complete Obsolescence Management Strategy?

The term obsolescence management strategy, while simple in theory (how OEMs adapt their supply chain when faced with critical electronic components approaching end-of-life), has a nearly infinite number of variations […]
1 May 2018 No Comments

The Importance of Last Time Buys in a Transitioning Auto Industry Supply Chain

It is difficult to read anything about today’s auto industry without diving headfirst into the discussion about the impending electric revolution. Some automakers, such as Volvo, have been extremely enthusiastic […]
30 Apr 2018 No Comments

3 Simple Proactive Strategies to Minimize Excess Inventory

Even the most detailed, analytics-based prediction models available to manufactures today cannot fully eliminate the persistent issue of excess inventory. This is a statement OEMs and their EMS provider counterparts […]