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Global Semiconductor Shortage Impact Extends Far Beyond the Auto Industry

The global semiconductor shortage prompted factory shutdowns throughout the automotive industry since it began in late 2019. But the crisis extends far beyond just one sector.

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TSMC Spending $2.8B to Increase Automotive Chip Output Amid Global Shortage

TSMC, the world’s leading pure-play foundry, announced it would spend $2.8 billion to expand its output of automotive components. Other top contract chipmakers have ramped up their output to alleviate the crisis.

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Microchip Technology’s Automotive Solutions Enables Next-Generation Car Development

Microchip Technology recently released a series of automotive MCUs, oscillators, and temperature sensors that enable innovation, bolster dependability, and make cars more livable.

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Daimler to Reduce Hours for up to 18,500 Workers Due to Global Chip Shortage

Daimler is temporarily reducing the hours of up to 18,500 workers as a consequence of the global chip shortage. That said, recent statements by leading semiconductor providers indicate the crisis is nearing an inflection point.

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IHS Markit's Insights and Recommendations Regarding the Global Chip Shortage

IHS Market, a leading global information provider, recently presented a series of insights and best practice recommendations for companies dealing with the global chip shortage.

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Texas Instrument's New DC/DC Buck-Boost Converters Can Make IIoT Projects Better

Texas instruments’ latest DC-DC buck-boost converter can extend the battery life of IIoT equipment by up to 50 percent. The component is also available with minimal lead time.

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A Personal Take on Why We Invented Sourcengine

Our Senior VP of Digital Solutions, Yashar Shahabi, shares a personal story of what led him into the electronic components industry and more importantly, why he began working on Sourcengine, the leading e-commerce marketplace for professional buyers in the components industry.

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Samwha Provides a Variety of Excellent Capacitors with Great Lead Times

Samwha Capacitor Group has greater availability and lead times than many of its competitors. Plus, its portfolio features alternates for capacitors made by many leading suppliers.

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Sourcengine's Commitment to Quality Reassures Professional Buyers

Sourcengine's commitment to quality reassures professional buyers when they use our e-commerce marketplace to procure components. As the electronic components shortage continues to confound the industry, procurement specialists can look to new tools and platforms to help.

A microchip; Intel's CEO predicts the chip shortage will run into 2022. As a professional buyer, how will you prepare? Try using's unique e-commerce marketplace to better navigate the shortage.

How Long Will it Take for the Chip Shortage to be Resolved?

The chip shortage has become a Suez Canal-like bottleneck for multiple industries. From automotive all the way to home appliances, its effect is felt far and wide. How long will it last? A few industry heavy weights chime in and give predictions.

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