You Just Received a PCN…Now What?

By Logan Wamsley

If your company just received a product change notification (PCN) for a critical electronic component or semiconductor, the first thing you should do is consider yourself one of the lucky ones. Of all the electronic components that transition toward obsolescence, roughly half are issued without any prior notice. While component manufactures do strive to keep…

2019 New Year Resolutions for Your Supply Chain

By Logan Wamsley

2018 has officially come and gone, and for many professionals involved in the manufacturing supply chain, the end couldn’t have come soon enough. Despite the electronic component market increasing approximately 8% – with even faster growth expected in 2019 with the rollout of 5G networks – supply has consistently failed to match the skyrocketing demand.…

The Top Supply Chain Disruptors in Each U.S. Region

By Logan Wamsley

The study of geography and climate is a fascinating one. The infinite variations in landscapes, temperature, humidity, and inclement weather patterns have the potential to keep any scholar busy for decades — especially as long-standing trends continue to evolve over time. But outside of academia, such data has numerous applications in the business world, as…

Partstat Introduces Industry-Leading Die and Wafer Banking Solution

By Logan Wamsley

Partstat has officially announced new die and wafer banking capabilities for their customers around the world. While banking raw wafer and die has become a valuable option for OEMs who wish to ensure the lifecycle of their products against component obsolescence and other supply chain disruptions, the cost of entry for the necessary equipment has…

Partstat Completes Construction of Custom Storage Vault

By Logan Wamsley

After an extensive planning and construction process, Partstat is officially declaring its custom storage vault completed and ready for business. As the latest addition to Partstat’s last time buy and storage offerings, this structure initially conceived by Partstat CEO Dennis Menefee as the answer to an inherent market need for guaranteed business continuity throughout even…