2019 Is the Time to Consider Die and Wafer Banking

By Logan Wamsley

The silicon wafer market experienced a market boom between 2016 and 2018. In 2018 alone, silicon wafer shipments reached a record high of 12,732 million square inches (MSI), which was up 8 percent from 2018. Despite 3.6 percent market growth through 2019, however, certain areas of the silicon wafer industry have experienced a minor slowdown,…

How Partstat Saves OEMs 42% on Annual Inventory Carrying Costs

By Logan Wamsley

Over the past 27 years, Partstat has partnered with some of the largest and most accomplished and innovative manufacturers in the manufacturing industry. GE, Philips, Boeing, Harris, IBM, and HP have all enrolled in a Partstat solution, and all have realized benefits that only Partstat can provide. One of these is saving an average of…

3PL Services Are No Answer for Long-Term Electronic Component Storage

By Logan Wamsley

Despite the current component shortage, escalating lead times, and lengthening product lifecycles in many industries, the issue of long-term component storage is still an issue that many supply chain professionals forget to consider. The rise of ASICs into more product designs is well-documented – yet there still exists a misconception that these MSL-sensitive electronics can…

Partstat Wants to Purchase Last Time Buy Inventory For You

By Logan Wamsley

A lot of the solutions we offer at Partstat revolve around building a better mousetrap. We created the best BOM Monitoring Solution on the market, we found a way to warehouse and fulfill critical electronic inventory better and more cost-effectively than most OEMs consider possible, and we have even discovered how to leverage our Big…

Die and Wafer Banking Costs: Prohibitive or Accessible?

By Logan Wamsley

In addition to added IP protection and ASIC performance efficiency, one of the greatest strengths of die and wafer banking is long-term cost-effectiveness. At the current rate of innovation and exponentially increasing demand, some critical components are transitioning to obsolescence before they even hit the market. To counter, if the OEM chooses to operate in…