Before the Second Wave of COVID-19, Consider Die and Wafer Banking

By Logan Wamsley

As businesses continue to reopen and supply chains begin to gradually return to a degree of normalcy, experts have already turned their attention toward the future and where the next great disruption could come from. According to some, this disruption could come sooner than expected in the form of a second wave of the COVID-19…

Post COVID-19, OEMs Should Revisit the Value of Die and Wafer Banking

By Logan Wamsley

Many states including Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina are already taking measures to re-open their economies, and while the COVID-19 pandemic remains as relevant as ever before, it is only a matter of time before organizations (with the help of strict social-distancing measures) attempt a relative return to normalcy. This does not mean, however, that…

Partstat Attends DMSMS 2019: Here’s What We Learned

By Logan Wamsley

As 2020 comes to a close, Partstat was proud to attend the 2019 Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Material Shortages (DMSMS)/Parts Obsolescence Symposium in Phoenix, Arizona. It was a wonderful opportunity to introduce ourselves in person to the thousands of attendees who deal with the reality of obsolescence and allocation disruption on a daily basis. Many…

Five Questions to Ask Your Electronic Inventory Storage Provider

By Logan Wamsley

With electronic OEMs being pushed to their limits in terms of production schedules, in-house storage capacity, and working capital, the use of third-party service providers is quickly transitioning from being a luxury to a necessity. One of the first services OEMs look to have fulfilled by these third parties is electronic component storage sufficient to…