obsolescence

2 Oct 2018 2 Comments

Long-Term Storage of Electronic Components: What Are the Options

The widening lifecycle mismatch between OEM products and the critical electronic inventory used to create them has had a profound effect on the modern supply chain. Where once OEMs could […]
21 Sep 2018 No Comments

The Price of an EOL Component Is More Than You Think

The passive electronic components that make up so much of what we use in our everyday lives are getting both smaller and more common. 15 years ago, the total number […]
11 Sep 2018 No Comments

Where Is the Focus of Your EOL Management Strategy?

While most discussions centering around EOL components typically imply concentrating on the end of an OEM product’s lifecycle, any true discussion of substance concentrates on the very beginning. Preparation vs. […]
28 Aug 2018 1 Comment

Last Time Buys: The Offering EMS Providers Need

The last decade has seen a drastic increase in the responsibilities taken by EMS providers. In addition to final assemblies, they often play a vital role in finalizing the OEM […]
9 Aug 2018 No Comments

Rising Prices for Electronic Components: The Full Story

The current component shortage has had a profound effect in all aspects of supply chains. Suppliers’ inability to increase capacity to meet demand in the automotive and IoT markets, for […]
3 Aug 2018 No Comments

Where Last Time Buys Fit into the Aerospace Industry

There are some aerospace products that will never be considered obsolete. Many of the largest component manufacturers in the industry have been supplying nuts and bolts to aircraft specifications for […]