Cypress Semiconductor Acquired by Infineon Following A Security Review
Infineon successfully acquires Cypress Semiconductor in a $10 Billion deal. Despite the concerns regarding the acquisition of Cypress, the U.S. National Security has approved the merger after a review.
APEC 2020 Cancelled: Good Things Will Come to Engineers Anyway
APEC 2020 Cancelled: There was an APEC news release today cancelling the APEC conference in New Orleans. This was the right decision. Many companies and personnel had already decided to cancel before the announcement.
New Decade, New Developments: Supply Chain Projections for 2020
The 2010s are over. One of the most consequential decades in the history of supply chain management – particularly for electronic components – won’t soon be forgotten.
Emerging Artificial Intelligence (AI) Trends to Watch in 2020
So what does AI’s brave new world have in store for 2020? Sourcengine’s AI parts and components consultants thinks the following trends will define AI well into the next decade.
The 5G Forecast: How Will the Technology Impact the Industry?
Regarding 5G technology, here’s the question everyone wants to know: how will 5G impact the communications industry? The better question might be: how won’t 5G impact the industry?
Yageo to Acquire Competitor Kemet in $1.8 Billion Deal
Taiwan’s Yageo Corporation is set to acquire its U.S. competitor KEMET Corp in $1.8 billion deal with a goal of expanding its global footprint.
Monthly Electronic Component Market Summary: September 2019
From unexpected robotics investment to strong semiconductor growth in East Asia, September was a benchmark month for IoT device production and associated electronic components. Here a few noteworthy developments for sourcing professionals to monitor in the coming weeks and months.
IoT Sensor Manufacturers 2019: Market Trends News, Analysis & More
The current Internet of Things (IoT) sensor market is growing rapidly, and is projected to exceed $27 billion by 2022. As suppliers ramp up production to satisfy strong demand for IoT products, procurement specialists, designers, engineers, and others should keep an eye on the major players in the global marketplace – and even a few up-and-coming companies, too.
Make Your BOM Work Smarter: Streamline, Simplify and Source Electronic Parts with Supply Chain Software
While most project managers, engineers, and product supply chain personnel don’t consider the BOM an order-ready resource, today’s advanced supply chain software (SCM) enables easy integration and ordering for even the most data-rich BOMs.
How Traceable Sources Boost Quality, Reduce Errors, and Shorten Delivery Times
Supply chain management is only as strong as its weakest link. For many supply chain processes, this vulnerability happens when electronic parts aren’t accompanied with 100% traceable sources.