How the Electronics Industry is Responding to Inflation
Even as news of economic uncertainty remains top of mind, the electronics industry remains more stable than one might expect.
Component Obsolescence Management Begins at Design
Reasons for component obsolescence, best practices for managing it effectively, and some of the benefits of partnering with a supply chain expert.
8 Tactics Every Electronics Business Needs
No matter what type of business you run, the following eight tactics will help reduce electronic supply chain risk today and into the future.
Last Year's Freight Problems In The Electronics Industry
The cost of shipping containers by maritime freight increased by 500% from pre-pandemic levels and the cost of shipping bulk commodities by sea tripled.
Supply Chain Challenges Persist for Electronics Companies
We'll delve deeper into the supply chain challenges facing electronics companies and explore the impact on the quality outcomes of their products.
Surviving the Warehousing Squeeze
The warehousing crunch has put a strain on electronics companies that rely on quick delivery of electronic components or PCBAs, especially from overseas.
Domestic Fabs Won’t Solve Chip Shortage For Everyone
Even though the CHIPS Act will funnel tens of billions of dollars into semiconductor factory construction, new domestic fabs won’t solve every problem.
Why Industrial Robotics is Experiencing Steady Growth
Despite the challenges posed by global supply chains, sales of new robots still grew slightly at 0.5%, with 384,000 units shipped globally in 2020.
Global Headwinds Confront the APAC Electronics Industry
Exports from mainland China, Japan, and South Korea have softened in recent years. Global electronics exports from these countries showed no growth.
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Will the Electronics Supply Chain Normalize in 2023?
Except for uncertainty, almost nothing is guaranteed in 2023. Here’s what we do know.
Why Are Companies Reshoring Electronics Production?
In this post, we’ll cover the three leading reasons why companies are reshoring electronics production.
Trade War Impact on PCBA Supply Chains: Regional Alternatives
Trade wars and ongoing COVID-related issues continue to lead North American electronics manufacturers to look for regional alternatives for PCB assembly.
Nearshoring Electronics Manufacturing: Shifting Global Value Chains
In a world where disasters occur more frequently and cause more damage, businesses are rethinking how to make global value chains robust.
The Case for PCBAs Made in America
Companies looking to increase the agility, productivity, and resilience of their electronics supply chains can do so with local and regional vendors.
Electronics Nearshoring: Beyond Overseas Manufacturing Vulnerabilities
It’s taken more than two years for supply chains to go back to normal, and even now, some industries continue to struggle as zero-COVID policies continue.
Should Your Business Follow Apple Out of China?
Apple’s pivot from its manufacturing in China spread this weekend. The Supply Chain Heat Map shows U.S. manufacturing orders from China are down 40%.
75-Day Countdown to Lunar New Year 2023
This blog will cover the information you need right now to keep your production running at its best during the Lunar New Year.
How are Small Electronics Companies Handling Supply Chain Risk?
With an appropriate strategy in place, you can increase your resilience and be responsive to your customers’ needs.
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Cloud Manufacturing Reduces Electronic Supply Chain Disruptions
Here are three specific ways cloud manufacturing simplifies sourcing and procurement for supply chain professionals today.
Electronics Supply Chain Problems Affecting Manufacturing
93 percent of business leaders surveyed by McKinsey have plans to make their supply chains more flexible, agile, and resilient.
Electronics Multi-Sourcing: How MacroFab Makes it Easier
Our supply chains are more complex than ever, as are the products we create. It’s hard for procurement teams to avoid disruption and meet timelines.
The Growing Importance of Electronics Supply Chain Visibility
Supply chain visibility is a priority for leaders today. Electronics supply chains face constant disruption. They’re also more fragile than we realized.
Component Obsolescence: How it Affects the PCB Supply Chain
How to mitigate your supply chains risks and extend your product life cycles with improved obsolescence management.
Develop a Demand Responsive Electronics Supply Chain
As the electronics market deals with ongoing global disruptions, companies must find proactive ways to deal with changing and developing customer demand.
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