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  1. Suez Canal Blockage and Chip Shortages: Another Dent to the Supply Industry?

    Suez Canal Blockage and Chip Shortages: Another Dent to the Supply Industry?

    The global supply chain hit another snag. This time, in the form of a large container ship named Ever Given. The vessel recently ran aground in the Suez Canal, blocking one of the world’s busiest trade routes connecting Europe and Asia  causing a logjam of hundreds of cargo shipsRoughly $9.6 billion worth of goods pass through the canal every day, according to a recent AP article citing an estimate from shipping journal, Lloyd’s List.  

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  2. What Does a Collaborative Advantage Mean?

    What Does a Collaborative Advantage Mean?

    Partnering with a company is very much like a courtship. You meet, discover commonalities, determine compatibility, mutual interests, and finally, form a partnership. Knowing that a potential partner shares the same values and principles is pivotal to your company’s growth and success. You want to work together to bring out the best in each other.

    That’s essentially the idea behind a “collaborative advantage” – working together to make a difference and position each company for success. Area51 Electronics understands the value of offering the Collaborative Advantage.

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  3. EDAC Launches New 140 Series Inline Plug & Socket Connectors

    EDAC Launches New 140 Series Inline Plug & Socket Connectors

    EDAC, a global leader of interconnect solutions, recently introduced its new 140 series inline plug and socket connectors. Right angle, vertical, SMT or through hole mounted to the PCB, these connectors are ideal for use in wire harness applications and can be customized to meet your design parameters. They are precisely tooled to fit tight application design parameters or to help facilitate easy drop-in replacements.

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  4. Why is AS6081 Important?

    Why is AS6081 Important?

    Counterfeit electronic parts are bad. Bad for business. Bad for your brand. Bad for humankindCounterfeit parts can wreck havoc into your operations, in the form of increased financial costs, damage to your brand, and revenue loss. In addition, counterfeit parts can cause product malfunction or total failure – which at worse, poses serious risk to people and could lead to injury or even death.  

    And an increasing amount of counterfeit parts are entering the supply chain.  

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  5. Biden Signs Order to Strengthen Supply Chain and Supercharge U.S. Semiconductor Production

    Biden Signs Order to Strengthen Supply Chain and Supercharge U.S. Semiconductor Production

    Who knew that such a tiny chip could make a huge difference? President Joe Biden knows. Holding a semiconductor chip in his hand during a recent press conference, the President marveled at how something so little could have such a big impact on businesses and the economy.  

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  6. P-DUKE Features 40-65W Encapsulated AC/DC Power Supplies

    P-DUKE Features 40-65W Encapsulated AC/DC Power Supplies

    P-DUKE launched new 40-65W encapsulated AC/DC power supplies that can be used for industrial (TSD) and medical (MSD) applications. The encapsulated-type packaging protects the electronic parts from environmental contamination – increasing the durability of the product. According to the system requirements, there are thru-hole, wall mount, and din-rail type for choosing.

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  7. What Does Suspect Counterfeit Mean?

    What Does Suspect Counterfeit Mean?

    You’ve just acquired an electronic chip. At first glance, it looks like the real deal. But to the properly trained eye, there is something off with the product. The fonts are different, the surface looks like it was coated with polymer, and the wiring is inconsistent. Chances are you’ve acquired a suspect counterfeit part.

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  8. Finding the One: 4 Things to Look for When Selecting a Distributor

    Finding the One: 4 Things to Look for When Selecting a Distributor

    The New Year is here. But it’s never too late to build up your inventory, given the recent pandemic-driven component shortages. Finding the right distributor for your business is critical to building long-term resilience and success. With so many options and choices – from authorized to independent electronic part distributors – the decision can be a tough one. 

    When narrowing your search, it’s important to keep in mind that the relationship you have with your distributor should be symbiotic – one where your principles and values are shared and supported. This will create a stress-free, productive and profitable environment, and ultimately help your business thrive. 

    So what qualities should you look for when selecting a distributor? Here are the top four qualities to look for. 

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  9. Area51 Electronics Announces Promotion of Daniel Nguyen to CEO

    Area51 Electronics Announces Promotion of Daniel Nguyen to CEO

    IRVINE, CA – January 12, 2021 – Area51 Electronics ( www.area51esg.com ), a global distributor of electronic, electrical, and electromechanical components, hardware and assemblies, announced that Daniel Nguyen has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer effective immediately.

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  10. Introducing the new Area51 Electronics Website!

     Introducing the new Area51 Electronics Website!

    Here it is - our first blog post! We have big things in store and can't wait to share the fun news with you.

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