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  1. Chip Shortage: How Will It Affect the Holiday Shopping Season?

    Chip Shortage: How Will It Affect the Holiday Shopping Season?

    With about a month left in 2021, it seems like only yesterday the world was celebrating the end of 2020. The holiday shopping season is in full swing once again. But this year’s traditional shopping spree will be more of a mad dash than normal. The reasons? The ongoing chip shortage and supply chain issues. So far, industry experts are saying there’s still no foreseeable end to these issues—which will have a drastic effect on this year’s holiday shopping season.

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  2. Beyond the Chip: Supply Chain Solutions

    Beyond the Chip: Supply Chain Solutions

    While the ongoing chip shortage and supply chain issues continues to dominate the news these days, one thing you probably haven’t heard about much is – what happens when you do get your hands on that much-desired electronic part? For some distributors, it’s more than just a short-term “win.” It’s about delivering a complete, end-to-end customer experience.

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  3. Diversify Your Supply Chain: A Possible Solution to the Semiconductor Shortage?

    Diversify Your Supply Chain: A Possible Solution to the Semiconductor Shortage?

    Will diversifying your supply chain solve the issues that come with the global semiconductor shortage? Not entirely—but diversifying your supply chain can absolutely help you optimize your supply chain and even secure hard-to-find or obsolete electronic components during the semiconductor shortage.

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  4. P-DUKE Launches New 6-Watt AC/DC Power Supply

    P-DUKE Launches New 6-Watt AC/DC Power Supply

    P-DUKE, a leading manufacturer of high quality AC/DC and DC/DC power supplies, recently launched a series of innovative 6-watt AC/DC power supplies, the PSC06HS line. The new series supports wide input voltage from 85-530VAC, which can cover from 100, 115, 230, and 277VAC single-phase nominal supply voltage, or up to 480VAC three-phase line-to-line supply voltage for universal power supply.

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  5. 5 Ways to Determine if an Electronic Component is Counterfeit

    5 Ways to Determine if an Electronic Component is Counterfeit

    U.S. companies lose $200-250 billion in revenue each year because of counterfeit parts. Beyond that, counterfeit parts can cause irreparable harm including reputational damage, compromised national security, and even have life or death consequences.

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  6. SETsafe | SETfuse Introduces Transient Voltage Suppression to its Lineup

    SETsafe | SETfuse Introduces Transient Voltage Suppression to its Lineup

    SETsafe | SETfuse is committed to providing innovative solutions for high standard safety and protection. The manufacturer of circuit protection solutions and components recently launched a new addition to its overvoltage protection solution lineup – the Transient Voltage Suppression (TVS) diode.

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  7. Supplier Diversity, Defined

    Supplier Diversity, Defined

    You’ve probably heard the term, “supplier diversity” in your line of business. But what exactly does the term mean?

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  8. An Update on the U.S. Semiconductor Industry

    An Update on the U.S. Semiconductor Industry

    The semiconductor chip shortage that has plagued supply chains beginning in 2020 and have lasted through this year is expected to linger into 2022, and possibly longer, most industry analysts agree. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused shortages across industries ranging from healthcare equipment, to trampolines, to paper, while demand for semiconductor-equipped technologies has only increased.

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  9. Beyond the Chip: Why Value-Added Solutions Are a Win-Win

    Beyond the Chip: Why Value-Added Solutions Are a Win-Win

    So you’ve finally procured your desired electronic component. Now what? With the global semiconductor shortage significantly changing the way companies do business, it’s no surprise that some distributors are offering more than just the actual product. So instead of providing only the electronic component, some distributors will include value-added services such as connector assemblies, kitting, special packaging, device programming, and custom design capabilities like enclosure modifications. Other distributors might also offer supply chain solutions in addition to the product, like just-in-time (JIT) deliveries, consignment, and forecast management.

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  10. AEM Components Offers Innovative SMD Fuses Designed for Automotive Applications

    AEM Components Offers Innovative SMD Fuses Designed for Automotive Applications

    Electric and hybrid vehicle use is rapidly on the rise. According to a recent report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), electric cars could make up 57% of all passenger car sales worldwide. With that rise in electric vehicle (EV) use comes the need for advanced surface-mount fuse technology and highly reliable circuit protection for high-stress automotive applications. Enter AEM.

     

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