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02.03.2016 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

U.S. December Electronic Equipment Shipments, Orders & Inventories; N American SEMI Equipment December Orders & Shipments; N American December PCB Orders & Shipments; Top Global Semiconductor Customers More...

02.02.2016 // Michael Schwert in: Switches & Relays

Total reported sales for all switch categories in North America for Q3 of 2015 were 2% above as reported in the previous quarter and 2% better than observed in the third quarter of 2014. Sales units for More...

01.27.2016 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

European & Global Business Outlook; Japan Update; January PMI Leading Indicators; Worldwide Device Shipments by Category; 2016 Global Notebook Shipment Forecast by Manufacturer; Worldwide IT Spending Forecast More...

01.20.2016 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

4Q’15 Global Electronic Supply Chain Update; Europe & China/Taiwan Updates; Worldwide Semiconductor Capital Spending Forecast; 4Q’15 Personal Computer Revenues by Supplier More...

01.20.2016 // Murray Slovick in: Passives

Automotive systems represent a growing area of opportunity for passives and capacitors in particular. Driver assistance systems, for example, utilize millimeter wave (mmwave) radar at 77GHz for adaptive More...

01.19.2016 // Ronald E. Bishop in: Connectors

Bishop & Associates segments the connector industry into geographic regions, countries, market sectors and product types. At the highest level, there are six geographic regions, 11 market sectors and 12 More...

01.14.2016 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

The automotive cockpit electronics market is undergoing a transition to greater electronic content over the next five years with values increasing by a cumulative rate of an estimated 60%. Significant More...

01.13.2016 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

U.S. Electronic Supply Chain - November Shipments, Orders & Inventories; PMI Leading Indicators; Global Semiconductor Sales Dip Slightly in November; Worldwide Semiconductor Revenue Declined 1.9% in 2015; More...

01.07.2016 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

N American PCB Shipments up 0.4% y/y and Bookings up 7.9% in November; Global & Japanese Electronics & Information Technology Industry Production Forecasts; 4Q’15 iPhone Shipments to be 5-10% Short of More...

12.23.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Europe, Japan & S. Korean Updates; Preliminary December PMI Leading Indicators; Semiconductor Manufacturing Equipment Forecast; November N. American SEMI Equipment Orders & Shipments; Top 100 Global Military More...

12.17.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

China/Taiwan Update; 3Q’15 SEMI Equipment Shipments by Country; Major End-Use Markets Driving IC Growth; Global Automotive PCB Producers; Personal Computer Supply Chain Pessimistic for 1H’16; Worldwide More...

12.17.2015 // Mike Kirschner in: Supply Chain

In case you were wondering whether to expect a decision on the huge number of RoHS exemption renewal application received by the Commission a year ago by January 21 of this year, as required by Article More...

12.16.2015 // Ronald E. Bishop in: Industry Conditions

Typically we measure the top ten connector companies by total world sales. When annual sales are the unit of measure, the ten largest companies are as follows... More...

12.14.2015 // Dennis M. Zogbi in: Passives

There are many specific sub-segments of the global ceramic capacitor market. It is possible to look at the market from the perspective of high voltage, high frequency, high temperature; or specific harsh More...

12.14.2015 // Victoria Kickham in: Industry Conditions

After slowing in October, business confidence among buyers of electronic components improves slightly in November, as most report steady conditions despite a normal holiday slowdown.

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12.14.2015 // Murray Slovick in: Passives

Bandgap is the term used for the amount of energy needed to release electrons in semiconductor materials so that the electrons can move freely, enabling the flow of electricity. Wide Bandgap (WBG) semiconductors More...

12.09.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

PMI Leading Indicators for November; October Semiconductor Shipments; WSTS Semiconductor Forecast; U.S. October Factory Orders; October N American PCB Orders & Shipments; World Smartphone Forecast; Wearables More...

12.03.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

3Q’15 Global Electronic Supply Chain Growth by Sector; November “Flash” Manufacturing PMI Data; October U.S. Electronic Equipment Shipments, Orders & Inventories; U.S. 3Q’15 GDP Revised to 2.1% from 1 More...

12.01.2015 // Michael Schwert in: Switches & Relays

Total reported sales for all switch categoris in Europe for Q2 of 2015 were 2% above the previous quarter and 6% better than the second quarter of 2014. Sales units for Q2 2015 came in 5% more than Q1 More...

11.25.2015 // Walt D. Custer in: Industry Conditions

Japan & Europe Updates; 3q’15 Smartphone Growth Stronger than Previously Reported; DMASS (European Semiconductor Distribution Sales) in 3Q’15; N American SEMI Equipment October Shipments & Orders; Worldwide More...

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