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01.08.2015 // Victoria Kickham in: Industry Conditions

btnBack.pngVictoria KickhamGlobal Purchasing Index slips as 2014 ends, but some purchasing professionals remain upbeat about 2015

December total GPIPurchasing professionals said their business confidence weakened in December, as the Global Purchasing Index dipped below the 100-point mark indicating economic optimism in the industry for the first time in nearly a year. Despite the slow end to 2014, GPI panel members said they look forward to a good first quarter of 2015, citing a backlog of orders that bodes well for January. ...Continue Reading >>
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11.19.2014 // Joe Venturella in: Industry Conditions

btnBack.pngJoe VenturellaConnector Supplier recently spoke with Joe Venturella, TTI Vice President, Transportation Business Unit, and asked how buyers in the transportation section can best prepare for 2015. Here are some of the things Venturella sees coming in the new year.

CS - Do you have a general outlook for 2015?
JV - We see continued growth in the transportation market segment for 2015. Our automotive business, which is primarily via automated replenishment programs, has been very robust in 2014. We see this continuing for the coming year. ...Continue Reading >>
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11.20.2014 // Barbara Jorgensen in: Industry Conditions

btnBack.pngBarbara JorgensenThe electronics distribution industry is undergoing an identity crisis of sorts. “Catalog” no longer accurately describes small-volume online distributors; “non-authorized” and “blended” have replaced “independent”; and “authorized” has supplanted “franchised” in the channel’s lexicon. ...Continue Reading >>btnForward.png

01.21.2015 // Murray Slovick in: Passives

The Internet of Things (IoT) market is set for explosive growth. A projected 30 billion devices will More...

01.13.2015 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

The following installment of MarketEYE offers the reader both an annualized summary and a month-by-month More...

12.11.2014 // Mike Kirschner in: Supply Chain

In the first installment of this column, I described the three basic steps to chemical-related environmental More...

01.21.2015 // Michael Knight in: Supply Chain

Though not the company’s principal growth driver, acquisitions do contribute greatly to not only to new More...

11.19.2014 // Joe Venturella in: TTI Insights

Connector Supplier recently spoke with Joe Venturella, TTI Vice President, Transportation Business Unit, More...

10.28.2014 // Michael Knight in: Supply Chain

Against a backdrop of a steadily, albeit slowly, improving U.S. economy, the business for interconnect, More...


01.21.2015 // Michael Knight in: Supply Chain

Though not the company’s principal growth driver, acquisitions do contribute greatly to not only to new More...

01.21.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Global Electronic Equipment and PCB Monthly Revenues by Region; Strong 2014 Finish in China/Taiwan; Europe More...

01.15.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Domestic Electronics Demand Weakened in November; 2015 PCB Forecast by Month by Region; Top Companies’ More...

01.13.2015 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

The following installment of MarketEYE offers the reader both an annualized summary and a month-by-month More...

01.08.2015 // Victoria Kickham in: Industry Conditions

Global Purchasing Index slips as 2014 ends, but some purchasing professionals remain upbeat about 2015

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01.07.2015 // Walt D. Custer in:

November Semiconductor Shipments Still Strong but Growth Appears to Have Peaked; PMI Leading Indicators More...

01.06.2015 // Michael Schwert in: Switches & Relays

Total reported sales for all relay categories in North America for the third quarter of 2014 were 2% More...

12.31.2014 // Walt D. Custer in:

Flat November U.S. Electronics Demand; N. American PCB Shipments Weaken; S. Korean Printed Circuit Shipments More...

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