BOM Monitoring: Putting Obsolescence Management Back in OEM Hands

By Logan Wamsley

Traditionally, equipment manufacturers have viewed obsolescence management as a strategy that requires implementation only when the market explicitly declares it necessary. Through a product change notification (PCN) or other similar channel, the buyer would be notified when a pivot is necessary. Under certain circumstances, this is not necessarily a poor strategy — such a model…

Proven Obsolescence Management: Partstat BOM Monitoring Solution FAQ

By Logan Wamsley

As the electronic component market remains unstable and supply chain disruptions are becoming more commonplace, OEMs have quickly discovered the value of a proven obsolescence management strategy. As a result, several BOM monitoring systems have entered the marketplace, each with its own characteristics and limitations. To show how Partstat BOM Monitoring separates itself from any…

BOM Monitoring: The Best Safeguard Against the Effects of M&As

By Logan Wamsley

In 2016, Broadcom announced their intentions to acquire NXP Semiconductors for a whopping $44 billion. At the time, it was the largest single acquisition the electronic components industry had ever seen – and although the merger was cancelled in July of 2018, for a time it provided an appropriate capstone for what has very much…

The Secret Behind Partstat’s Ability to Predict Obsolescence & Allocation

By Logan Wamsley

In addition to our ability to confirm component lifecycles, Partstat offers the only BOM Monitoring Solution on the market that can predict allocation before it occurs. Especially when OEMs are facing the most significant electronic component shortage in over a decade, this feature has become an indispensable part of our customers’ supply chains. Instead of…