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…

Common Questions about Die and Wafer Banking at Partstat

By Logan Wamsley

Our Critical Inventory Storage Solutions here at Partstat take many forms. All inventory is different, as are the specifications of each individual client, and as a result, no two customized solutions will be exactly alike. Instead of offering a one-size-fits-all model, we have incorporated a variety of innovative features that allow us to craft a…

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…

GE Audit Approves Partstat for Holding Last Time Buy Inventory

By Logan Wamsley

With their reputation as of one of the world’s premier tech innovators to uphold, GE holds its supply chain partners to the same level of accountability it holds itself to. This is especially true with regards to the sourcing of the electronic components, which are responsible for powering the GE products customers around the world…

The Financial Toll of Last Time Buys on OEMs

By Logan Wamsley

Last time buys will always be the central concern of every successful obsolescence management strategy. BOM monitoring gives OEMs the tools needed to stay ahead of obsolescence, proper long-term storage infrastructure gives them the means to maintain end-of-life inventory post-obsolescence, and the implementation of die and wafer banking into their product designs allows them to…

Addressing Two Primary Concerns Associated with Die and Wafer Banking

By Logan Wamsley

When making the decision to implement ASICs into their product designs, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) often look at the benefits ASICs can offer their supply chain. Tighter obsolescence management procedures, more secure IP protection, increases in processing speeds and efficiency, and significantly reduced assembly and packaging costs are just a few of the advantages ASICs…