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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 […]
23 Apr 2018 No Comments

The Secret to a Successful Obsolescence Management Strategy

OEMs across the globe in nearly every imaginable industry, in some capacity, feel the impact of obsolescence on their supply chain. The reasons for the discontinuation of critical electronic components […]
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 […]
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 […]
29 Mar 2018 No Comments

The 4 Most Common Mistakes Associated with Last Time Buys

Last time buys, even in the best of situations, rarely go smoothly. There are dozens of variables in play – and if one miscalculation is made, it could have profound […]
27 Mar 2018 No Comments

Medical Devices vs. Consumer Electronics: Why Are Their Life Cycles so Different?

Trends in today’s manufacturing industry have long indicated that product life cycles are lengthening against the electronic components required to assemble them, but nowhere is this conflict more pronounced than […]