Woodstock Wire: Industry News

July 23, 2021

Orbweaver Announces Major Release of Its DataHub Platform

Business Wire -- Today, Orbweaver Sourcing LLC, a data integration and automation company focusing on the electronics industry, announced the release of its next generation DataHub platform. The data integration tool that connects Orbweaver's clients to their customers,...

July 23, 2021 04:02 PM

July 11, 2021

Business booms for high-service distributors

Media -- Electronics Sourcing - James Carbone - Contributing Editor

An increase in design engineering activity and tight supply of chips and other components is resulting in skyrocketing sales for high-service distributors.

High-service electronics distributors...

July 11, 2021 10:34 PM

June 25, 2021

Supplyframe Announces the Launch of DesignSense Sales Intelligence

Business Wire -- Many people today shop for and research potential purchases online. Semiconductor and electronic component buyers are no exception. However, semiconductor and electronic component distributors and manufacturers have limited visibility into purchase intent...

June 25, 2021 01:47 AM

June 24, 2021

Guidehouse Insights Report Expects Global Spending on IoT for Agriculture to Grow from $8 Billion in 2021 to $26 Billion in 2030

Business Wire -- A new report from Guidehouse Insights examines the sensing and digital technologies that support IoT for smart agriculture, providing global market forecasts through 2030. Smart farming and agriculture follow the Industry 4.0 trends of leveraging...

June 24, 2021 05:03 PM

June 22, 2021

Channel Feels the Impact of Logistics Costs & Backlog

Aspencore -- EPS News - While manufacturing has rebounded from the long Covid quarantine, the supply chain has not. Logistics operations - already short-handed - are dealing with a seemingly unending series of disruptions.

And there's no relief in sight, experts say.


June 22, 2021 04:26 AM

June 07, 2021

Engineers and Retiring Trends: Does COVID-19 Play a Role?

Aspencore -- EETimes - Engineering projects are usually not a 9-to-5 endeavor, work must be completed on time, and long hours are not uncommon. Working the same job with hectic schedules can take its toll over the years and decades, leaving engineers looking forward...

June 07, 2021 04:33 PM

June 06, 2021

Big Changes Ahead For Connected Vehicles

Media -- Semiconductor Engineering - Carmakers are reworking their electronic architectures so they can tap into a growing number of external services and internal options, similar to the way a data center taps into various services over its internal network.


June 06, 2021 03:47 AM

May 27, 2021

EU Introduces Rules for "Safer" AI Systems | Weekly News Roundup for May 26, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: the European Union weighs potential risks of artificial intelligence systems; notebook and smartphone demand drives NAND flash revenue; the U.S. government looks at how to handle reshoring; Japan's passive components production...

May 27, 2021 05:52 PM

May 24, 2021

China well positioned to emerge as key player in IoT, says GlobalData

Media -- DIGITIMES - To counter the geopolitical challenge and reduce its dependence on the US, China is accelerating investment in next-generation enabling technologies. Against this backdrop, the country is well-positioned to lead in the emerging Internet of...

May 24, 2021 04:51 PM

May 22, 2021

Women in Technology Announces 22nd Annual Leadership Award Winners

Business Wire -- Women in Technology (WIT), the premier organization contributing to the success of professional women in the Washington, D.C. area technology community, announced winners of the 22nd Annual Leadership Awards at a Gala held virtually on Thursday, May 20,...

May 22, 2021 10:05 PM

Positive Outlook for Manufacturing Growth Through 2021 | Weekly News Roundup for May 19, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: manufacturing is expected to remain strong through year's end; Taiwan shows supply chain growth; why warehousing costs are still rising in the post-pandemic world - and more news headlines from the electronics industry.

May 22, 2021 07:49 PM

May 17, 2021

We Need to Keep Women in Technology

Enterprise -- Information Week - Leaders have a responsibility to keep women in tech and help cultivate their career growth. Here are a few measurable actions that can help.

May 17, 2021 12:54 AM

May 16, 2021

Junko Yoshida Bids Farewell to AspenCore

Aspencore -- Power Electronics - Junko Yoshida, our Global Editor, is leaving EE Times today.

As we all know, Junko has spent several decades at EE Times building the legacy brand of Aspencore publication and media portfolios.

We will really miss her.

May 16, 2021 11:23 PM

Au Revoir, Junko

Aspencore -- EETimes - Junko Yoshida is retiring.

She is retiring as the global editor of Aspencore, a publishing house with handful of titles, but Junko started with EE Times, spent decades here, and EE Times is still her professional passion.

This is my second stint...

May 16, 2021 11:21 PM

May 10, 2021

CES will return to Las Vegas as an in-person event in 2022

Tech -- The Verge - The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is officially returning to an in-person format in Las Vegas in 2022, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced today, marking the return of the largest tech conference in the world next year.


May 10, 2021 06:51 PM

April 15, 2021

Worldwide IT Spending Could Hit $4 Trillion This Year | Weekly News Roundup for April 14, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: Growth in industrial networks continues despite the global pandemic; shipments of desktop and notebook computers and workstations remains strong; a new shortage of this component is unlikely to impact automotive production -...

April 15, 2021 07:03 PM

April 09, 2021

Woodstock Wire Turns 20

Media -- Electronics News Post - On April 8, 2001 the first edition of the Woodstock Wire was published. Over the last 20 years the newsletter has offered the readers 497,000+ stories - all hand curated. Many thanks to the loyal [...]

April 09, 2021 02:50 AM

Electronics Industry Awards 2021: Entry deadline extended

Media -- Components in Electronics - Following feedback from across the sector, the deadline for entries in the Electronics Industry Awards has been extended to Friday 30 April.

The extension to the deadline will allow businesses from across the electronics market...

April 09, 2021 02:45 AM

April 07, 2021


Media -- eBOM - Some distributors say their sales to the automotive supply chain are rising because of semiconductor shortages, rising electronic content in cars and the trend towards electric vehicles.

Automotive represents a small percentage of electronics distributors'...

April 07, 2021 05:11 PM

April 01, 2021

Japan's Hitachi acquires GlobalLogic for $9.6 billion

ABC - Technology -- Japanese industrial, electronic and construction conglomerate Hitachi Ltd

April 01, 2021 12:57 AM

March 31, 2021

Recovery: Global Economy Expected to Grow Nearly 6% in 2021 | Weekly News Roundup for March 31, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: businesses eye bold post-pandemic growth plans; EV shipments topped 2.5 million units in 2020; battery technology could be the next battleground in the climate change war - plus other news from the global electronics industry.

March 31, 2021 10:50 PM

Apple supplier Foxconn warns that component shortages will last until 2022

Tech -- The Verge - The ongoing global shortage for electronic components continues, and Foxconn - which handles manufacturing for Apple, among other major tech heavyweights - has announced...

March 31, 2021 09:29 PM

March 26, 2021

Analysts Expect European AI Spending to Reach $12 Billion | Weekly News Roundup for March 24, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week: tracking the impact of the Renesas fab fire on the automotive supply chain; another EV maker announces a massive new supercharger network; the U.S. military looks to non-lethal defense systems for drones - and other headlines...

March 26, 2021 06:15 PM

March 24, 2021

How the Electronics Industry is Overcoming COVID19

Media -- eBOM - In relation to COVID19, what was the biggest hurdle your organisation overcame?

The biggest challenge we faced was the safety of our staff. Laboratory activities continued with essential staff, and to ensure their safety we introduced strict social...

March 24, 2021 12:12 AM

March 21, 2021

IBM Celebrates Global Women Leaders Shaping the Future of AI for Business

Electronics -- IBM - Microelectronics - IBM's annual Women Leaders in AI program honors 40 professionals from 18 countries using AI to drive innovation

March 21, 2021 05:00 AM

Time is running out to submit your entry to this year's Electronics Industry Awards

Media -- Components in Electronics - The Electronics Industry Awards is the leading scheme for the recognition of excellence from across the sector. With this year's entry deadline of Friday 2 April fast approaching, time is running out for you to put yourself...

March 21, 2021 04:25 AM

March 17, 2021

Electronic Warfare Market To Be Worth USD 26,260 mn by 2026 at CAGR 2.6%

Media -- ELE Times - The Global Electronic Warfare Market size is forecasted to attain USD 26,260 Million by 2026, from USD 21,880 Million in 2019, at a CAGR of 2.6% during the projection period 2021-2026.

Major factors driving the growth of electronic warfare...

March 17, 2021 02:30 AM

March 15, 2021

70% of enterprises on way to Internet-based operation without offices, says Ericsson Taiwan

Media -- DIGITIMES - About 70% of the world's companies are on their way to getting rid of physical offices, according to Chafic Nassif, president for Ericsson Taiwan.

March 15, 2021 10:49 PM

March 14, 2021

Europe 2030 plan touches on semiconductors, quantum computing

Media -- eeNews Europe - The European Commission has presented its 2030 Digital Compass plan which covers ambitions for the increasing digitalization of society and infrastructure.

And within it the Commission has stated the ambition that it wants to be...

March 14, 2021 01:40 AM

March 08, 2021

Celebrating International Women's Day 2021

Justmeans -- FSG is celebrating women in leadership this International Women's Day, March 8. Regardless of where you are in the world, we are happy to share these gender equity resources with you.

March 08, 2021 01:21 AM

March 07, 2021

Automotive Electronics Market Expected to Reach US$ 640.5 Bn by 2030

Media -- ELE Times - The Global Automotive Electronics Market size is expected to hit around US$ 640.56 Billion by 2030, with a CAGR of 7.64%, as per reports.

The Global Automotive Electronics Market size was accounted for US$ 255.98 billion in 2020, as per a...

March 07, 2021 09:31 PM

March 02, 2021

David versus Goliath - Europe's Standing In The World Electronics Market

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Europe's world market share of electronics is falling and is on its way to 8% writes Andreas Falke, Managing Director of FBDi, the German component distributor association.

To put this in perspective, Apple and Samsung each claim the electronics...

March 02, 2021 08:02 PM

TTI Family of Companies Remembers Founder and Chief Executive Officer Paul Andrews

Distribution -- TTI Releases - TTI, Inc., a leading distributor of electronic components, announces the passing of Paul Andrews, TTI founder and CEO.

March 02, 2021 06:19 PM

March 01, 2021

Executive Order Paves Way for $37bn to Boost U.S. Chip Capacity

Aspencore -- EETimes - President Biden on Wednesday signed, as expected, an executive order that paves the way for allocation of $37 billion federal government investment to address the chip supply shortfall.

Industry reaction has been positive with both the Semiconductor...

March 01, 2021 03:29 AM

February 24, 2021

France Calls To Reduce EU Dependence On Electronic Components: Report

Media -- ElectronicsB2B - Dependence was unacceptable and was making the European Union vulnerable in industries like car manufacturing that had run short of some components from Asia. It is essential to reinforce the European industrial strategy with the...

February 24, 2021 11:24 PM

February 18, 2021

Supplyframe Expands Executive Insights Virtual Roundtable Series

Business Wire -- Supplyframe today announced additional sessions of its Executive Insights series, its popular series of virtual roundtable events that brings together executive leaders, experts, partners, and professionals to discuss the most important topics facing...

February 18, 2021 06:52 PM

Earthquake in Japan affects the electronic components supply chain

Media -- SemiMedia - On the evening of the 13th, an earthquake measuring 7.3 on the Richter scale occurred in the northeastern region of Japan, which affected the production of manufacturers such as Murata, Renesas, and Shin-Etsu. Among them, Murata's factories...

February 18, 2021 06:26 PM

February 15, 2021

The Biden administration is working to help address global semiconductor chip shortage

Tech -- The Verge - The White House has pledged to help address the ongoing global semiconductor shortage, with President Joe Biden said to be signing an executive order to conduct a supply chain review along with developing a long-term...

February 15, 2021 02:34 AM

February 12, 2021

European chip shortage looms for 2021

Media -- eeNews Europe - DMASS reports a 12.7 percent fall in semiconductor revenue across Europe last year to 7.7bn and warns of shortages later this year.The European semiconductor distribution market seems to have seen the worst decline in 2020...

February 12, 2021 08:49 PM

Expansion in Worldwide Automotive Power Electronics Market

Media -- ELE Times - Power electronics are incorporated in Automotive for numerous applications including energy transformation, motion control, and switching power supplies. They are used for controlling automotive electronics such as seat controls, advanced...

February 12, 2021 08:44 PM

Indian Electronic Industry: The Factors Driving India's Electronics Industry

Media -- ELE Times - India's economy is set to bounce back strongly in 2021 as businesses return to pre-COVID-19 levels. Even though the pandemic is far from over, India is learning to live with the virus. India is expected to be the fastest-growing Asian economy...

February 12, 2021 08:29 PM

DMASS Optimistic Despite Q4 2020 Decline

Distribution -- Disti Blog - Sales in the European Semiconductor Distribution Market fell by 3.8% to 1.86 Billion Euro in Q4 2020, show the latest figures from DMASS. The full year ended on sales of 7.72 Billion Euro, down 12.4%.

DMASS says that the European semiconductor...

February 12, 2021 07:36 PM

February 08, 2021

The Factors Driving India's Electronics Industry

Media -- ELE Times - India's economy is set to bounce back strongly in 2021 as businesses return to pre-COVID-19 levels. Even though the pandemic is far from over, India is learning to live with the virus. India is expected to be the fastest-growing Asian economy...

February 08, 2021 05:48 PM

Electronics eats the car industry

Media -- eeNews Europe - Several trends have come together to highlight a fundamental shift in the global car industry that is accelerating.The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the essential role that semiconductors play in the car industry, from sensors...

February 08, 2021 03:31 AM

Phil Kaufman Hall of Fame Announced by ESD Alliance and IEEE CEDA

Media -- Electronic Engineering Journal - The Electronic System Design Alliance (ESD Alliance) and the IEEE Council on Electronic Design Automation (CEDA), sponsors of the Phil Kaufman Award for Distinguished Contributions...

February 08, 2021 03:04 AM

January 27, 2021

The Evolution of The Electronics Industry

Media -- eBOM - The electronics industry has developed leaps and bounds over the past century. With the Consumer Electronics segment projected to reach a revenue of $415,897m in 2021 with an annual growth rate of 4.0%, stated by Statista, the industry is not slowing...

January 27, 2021 08:41 PM

January 22, 2021

Rapid Growth Coming in Private Industrial Wireless, 5G Infrastructure | Weekly News Roundup for January 20, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - This week's headlines: private industrial network infrastructure is on track for rapid growth; component shortages continue to hit the automotive industry; Intel is outsourcing more chip manufacturing - and more electronics industry news.

January 22, 2021 04:53 AM

January 15, 2021


Media -- Components in Electronics - The Electronics Industry Awards - the premier event for the electronics sector - is back for 2021 to celebrate the very best professionals, products, projects and people, and entries are now open!

Now in its fourth year, the...

January 15, 2021 06:45 PM

January 14, 2021

Chip Shortages, Tight Capacity Impacting Auto Manufacturing | Weekly News Roundup for Jan. 13, 2021

Distribution -- TTI MarketEye - Impacts of Lixing fab power outage detailed; trends to watch at CES 2021; DRAM and NAND controller prices to rise in 2021; and more of the week's technology headlines.

January 14, 2021 05:55 PM