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19 Apr 2018 1 Comment

The Consolidation of the Aerospace Supply Chain

While each industry can be defined by its own defining features and challenges, the aerospace industry stands apart as being particularly unique — and risky. By 2023, the Airbus Global […]
18 Apr 2018 No Comments

The Value of Life Cycle Confirmation in Your Obsolescence Management Strategy

With our Big Data warehouse Partstat at our disposal — consisting of over 9 billion rows of current and historical data on over 20 million electronic components, semiconductors, and peripheral […]
17 Apr 2018 No Comments

3 Common OEM Situations that Necessitate Bulk Purchases of Critical Inventory

All OEMs are well-acquainted with the unique set of circumstances that necessitate a last time buy of critical electronic components. As the lifecycle of OEM products continues to increase against […]
16 Apr 2018 No Comments

A Critical Electronic Component in Your Product Has Been Discontinued. Now What?

Useful doesn’t even begin to describe the impact critical electronic components have on an OEM product’s life cycle. Many standard electronic components and semiconductors have comparable alternatives that can be […]
5 Apr 2018 No Comments

Navigating the New Auto Industry Supply Chain

Since the early 1900s when Henry Ford pioneered the original assembly line, the evolution of the supply chain has been tightly linked to the auto industry — and ever since […]
2 Apr 2018 No Comments

Understanding the True Definition of Obsolescence Management

It is widely understood that “obsolescence” as it relates to the manufacturing industry is defined as the transition of electronic components toward end-of-life. There are many reasons this could occur […]