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08.17.2015 // Lew LaFornara in: Connectors

07.22.2015 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

So 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 More...

07.21.2015 // Drew Curtis in: Supply Chain

The 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 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 court decision, perhaps even answer: do your connectors contain conflict minerals? For the More...

01.21.2015 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Though not the company’s principal growth driver, acquisitions do contribute greatly to not only to new growth opportunities, but to accelerated growth with existing supplier partners in existing served More...

10.28.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Against a backdrop of a steadily, albeit slowly, improving U.S. economy, the business for interconnect, passive and electromechanical electronic components has also exhibited steady-but-slow growth so More...

10.22.2014 // Lew LaFornara in: Connectors

It is a simple question companies are required to ask and, depending on the direction of the latest appellate court decision, perhaps even answer: do your connectors contain conflict minerals? For the More...

09.24.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

In simple terms, deflation is a decrease in the general price level of goods and services, a trend that increases the real value of money over time. In contrast, inflation is a sustained increase in general More...

06.10.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

If you are in the electronic components business, either buying or supplying, the sanguinity of your work life is greatly affected by supplier lead times. For interconnect, passive, and electromechanical More...

05.30.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

In May, an informal survey was conducted of TTI’s suppliers. We asked them about their Q1 2014 growth rates in North America by product type – comparing the prior quarter and the same quarter of the prior More...

05.22.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

I just got back from the annual Electronic Distribution Show (EDS) where I had a chance to get a download from all of our suppliers, and even a summary download from some suppliers TTI doesn’t carry as More...

04.15.2014 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Thanks to the Internet, it is easier than ever to find electronic components. And though the various sources of parts really have not changed since the early days of the industry, a snazzy website can More...

01.21.2014 // Lew LaFornara in: Connectors

Industrial Q&A with TTI Inc. An interview with Lew LaFornara, VP Supplier Marketing and Product Management, TTI Inc. More...

12.17.2013 // Michael Knight in: Industry Conditions

Michael Knight discusses how this year is shaping up to be the third year of relative flatness for our industry. More...

12.10.2013 // Jeff Ray in: Industry Conditions

As today's engineers continue to push the design envelope relative to operating voltages, packaging and communication frequencies, it places additional burdens upon the electromagnetic compliance (EMC) More...

05.08.2013 // Drew Curtis in: Supply Chain

Fast turn times are a cost of entry in today’s marketplace. Strategic supply chain solutions give TTI’s customers a competitive edge. Drew Curtis, Director of AIM Services at TTI, explains why. More...

05.02.2013 // Lew LaFornara in: Industry Conditions

Creating the products of tomorrow, demands awareness of the latest components today. This holds true for interconnect, passives, electromechanical and circuit protection products. Keeping up with new More...

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