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07.08.2015 // Victoria Kickham in: Industry Conditions

btnBack.pngVictoria KickhamElectronics buyers report increased optimism in June, as new orders, purchasing activity remain stable.

Economic optimism among electronic components buyers rose nearly 6% in June, as the Global Purchasing Index (GPI) measured 116, its highest level since March.

The GPI surveys a panel of industry buyers each month, with a reading above 100 indicating economic optimism and a reading below 100 indicating pessimism....Continue Reading >>
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07.22.2015 // Michael Knight in: TTI Insights

btnBack.pngMichael KnightSo far, the 21st century has been a bit rocky for the electronic components industry. The turn of the century began not with the popping of champagne corks but the popping of the tech bubble. The first couple of years were spent working through the inventory hangover from the close of the preceding century and with deals to be had on excess components, the purchase price variance (PPV) became an entrenched metric for the customer base. Now, fifteen years in, the electronic components industry has developed the habit of tracking the rise and fall of the GDPs of the overall economies with in which it lives....Continue Reading >>btnForward.png

07.21.2015 // Drew Curtis in: TTI Insights

btnBack.pngDrew CurtisThe biggest problem for manufacturers in the electronics industry isn’t getting parts, it’s getting the right part, to the right place, at the right time. However, even this three-headed issue has a solution that can be relatively simple: establish a relationship with an authorized distributor to implement a full-service, custom tailored supply chain solution. Most major distributors like TTI offer these services as a means to make logistics as smooth as possible for customers, and as a means to predict purchasing, warehousing and shipping schedules for their own business....Continue Reading >>btnForward.png

07.16.2015 // Murray Slovick in: New Technology

Passive and active components traditionally are mounted on the surface of a PC board (PCB). But while More...

07.14.2015 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

The Passive Component Raw Material Index (which covers feedstock pricing for many of the primary raw More...

06.30.2015 // Ronald E. Bishop in: Industry Conditions

The connector industry is one of the most profitable subsections of the electronic components industry. More...

07.22.2015 // Michael Knight in: TTI Insights

So far, the 21st century has been a bit rocky for the electronic components industry. The turn of the More...

07.21.2015 // Drew Curtis in: TTI Insights

The biggest problem for manufacturers in the electronics industry isn’t getting parts, it’s getting the More...

05.21.2015 // John Sandy in: TTI Insights

It is a simple question companies are required to ask and, depending on the direction of the latest appellate More...


07.29.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Preliminary July PMI Leading Indicators; 2Q’15 Smartphone Shipments by Vendor; N American June SEMI Equipment More...

07.22.2015 // Michael Knight in: TTI Insights

So far, the 21st century has been a bit rocky for the electronic components industry. The turn of the More...

07.22.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Global, Taiwan/China, Europe & Japan Updates; Internet of Things Forecast; World Semiconductor Capital More...

07.21.2015 // Drew Curtis in: TTI Insights

The biggest problem for manufacturers in the electronics industry isn’t getting parts, it’s getting the More...

07.15.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

May Semiconductor Shipments by Region; 2015 Semiconductor Growth Forecast lowered to 2.2% by Gartner; More...

07.14.2015 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

The Passive Component Raw Material Index (which covers feedstock pricing for many of the primary raw More...

07.08.2015 // Victoria Kickham in: Industry Conditions

Electronics buyers report increased optimism in June, as new orders, purchasing activity remain stable.

Economic More...

07.08.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Global Economy; Leading Indicators; U.S. May “Factory Orders” Report; N American PCB Industry Results More...

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