Contract Electronics Manufacturers: Free Up Your Cash Flow With Partstat

By Logan Wamsley

Contract electronics manufacturers, especially in today’s environment, struggle with cash flow issues. The COVID-19 pandemic has only exacerbated the need for businesses to free up what limited capital they have on hand to not just meet their production goals, but to implement critical safety measures to keep their employees safe. “[I]n a time like this,…

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…

Choosing the Right Supply Chain Partner for Die Banking

By Logan Wamsley

The use of die banking to support long-term OEM product lifecycles is becoming more commonplace by the day. Widespread concerns regarding the current state of the electronic component market is certainly one reason for this trend, but equally responsible is the education of OEM customers – who are quickly understanding how banking die and wafer…

Long-Term Storage of Electronic Components: What Are the Options

By Logan Wamsley

The widening lifecycle mismatch between OEM products and the critical electronic inventory used to create them has had a profound effect on the modern supply chain. Where once OEMs could source the parts required over time under the assumption they would be available for a reasonable amount of time, now even components that were once…

Why Does Obsolescence Impact Healthcare Manufacturers More than Most?

By Logan Wamsley

The healthcare industry is somewhat unique in the fact technology, for all of the responsibility it bears for moving society forward, is still not the primary force behind a patient’s decision to seek care. Does access to the latest specialized CT scanning technology sway a patient to seek an accurate cancer diagnosis at one medical…

The Key to Surviving Component Shortages: Long-Term Storage

By Logan Wamsley

Anyone paying attention to the state of the electronic component marketplace knows that 2018 has seen the most significant industry-wide shortage in over a decade. Lead times for once-commoditized components and semiconductors are, in some cases, stretching well over a year, throwing many a supply chain into a state of perpetual uncertainty. Many analysts are…