supply chain disruption

25 Jun 2019 No Comments

Tariffs in the Electronics Manufacturing Industry: What Is the Upside?

There are few things capable of driving production quite like deadlines. It is easy to maintain the status quo when the idea of waiting until tomorrow is a somewhat justifiable […]
11 Jun 2019 No Comments

You Just Received a PCN…Now What?

If your company just received a product change notification (PCN) for a critical electronic component or semiconductor, the first thing you should do is consider yourself one of the lucky […]
4 Jun 2019 No Comments

Tariffs Are Redefining the Electronic Component Supply Chain — Here’s How

Last July, the U.S. imposed $34 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports, with an additional 25 percent tariffs on $16 billion of goods to be implemented after a public comment […]
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 […]
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. […]