Four Reasons Why OEMs Need Guaranteed Business Continuity

By Logan Wamsley

No two electronic component or semiconductor types are exactly alike, and as a result, no two types will have identical storage needs. For some components, simple, secure, climate-controlled storage will suffice to meet long-term production schedules, while other pieces of inventory, such as raw die and wafer necessary for the assembly of ASICs, require the…

Semiconductor Manufacturers Struggling With Obsoleting End-of-Life Components Should Read This

By Logan Wamsley

The issue semiconductor manufacturers face transitioning end-of-life (EOL) electronic components toward obsolescence is difficult to solve. While inevitable and necessary to continue offering products to the highest proportion of consumers, the risk of alienating a significant number of long-standing, loyal customers is ever present. Even with appropriate notice via a PCN, unexpected obsolescence puts legacy…

COVID 19 Strains Contract Manufacturers: What’s the Solution?

By Logan Wamsley

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the electronics manufacturing industry has not yet been fully revealed, but as the days continue to pass, we better understand just how broad the implications are. All aspects of the supply chain are experiencing strain, and the time has come where cost-saving solutions have not just become desirable,…

Understanding Electronic Component Storage in the Wake of COVID-19

By Logan Wamsley

The COVID-19 pandemic, for all of the fear and tragedy that it is responsible for around the world, has been equally disruptive in the business world. Long-standing strategies used for sourcing electronic components, semiconductors, and related products from distributors on an as-needed basis have suddenly hit a brick wall, and OEMs around the world are…

U.S. Manufacturers Feeling the Supply Chain Squeeze Should Consider Semiconductor Storage Possibilities

By Logan Wamsley

As the Coronavirus-caused lockdown of the world economy continues, supply chains across virtually all industries are feeling the squeeze. Among the industries most feeling the effects is transportation; as air lanes are being ever-more aggressively shuttered, key goods ranging from food perishables to sensitive electronic components are experiencing delays that many companies were not prepared…