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…

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…

The Challenge of Die and Wafer Banking: Solved

By Logan Wamsley

As technology in the electronics industry continues to evolve and accelerate at an unprecedented rate, manufacturers are being forced to adapt their tried-and-true supply chain models to confront this new reality – or risk falling behind in the race to produce the cutting-edge products consumers expect. In their efforts to combat obsolescence, for example, many…