electronic component shortage

20 Jun 2019 No Comments

Raw Material Shortages Will Prompt Last Time Buys

If asked what determines the manufacturing cost of an electronic component, many might be surprised to discover that the most capital is spent during raw materials acquisition. This holds particularly […]
28 May 2019 No Comments

Where Do Last Time Buys Fit into a Post-Silicon World

There are many variables that can result in supply chain disruption, from the assembly line all the way down to the acquisition of raw materials. Most recently, these disruptions have […]
16 Apr 2019 No Comments

Partstat Last Time Buy Solution FAQ

There is little doubt that our Last Time Buy Solution is one-of-a-kind in the electronics manufacturing industry, and as a result of this, we receive a lot of questions regarding […]
26 Mar 2019 No Comments

‘Stretchable’ Electronics and the Dangers of Introducing Innovation

With foldable smartphones dominating the tech news cycle as of late, one would be forgiven for believing the future of so-called “stretchable” electronics is focused squarely in that sphere. In […]
21 Mar 2019 No Comments

Consumers: The Forgotten Factor of the Electronic Component Shortage

When analyzing the current electronic component shortage, it’s easy to narrow the discussion based in terms of dollars and cents, profits lost versus profits gained, industry growth versus stagnation, etc. […]
13 Mar 2019 No Comments

IoT OEMs for Smart Cities Will Require Smart Supply Chains

One of the most prominent buzzwords floating around the electronics sector is “efficiency.” While this is not a particularly new development – efficiency in terms of product size versus power […]