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The 2017 Economic Census Is Coming
Response Required by Law | Due Date: June 12, 2018

The U.S. Census Bureau measures the nation's population once every 10 years. It also measures U.S. businesses every 5 years with the Economic Census. Companies who receive the 2017 Economic Census are required by law to respond. The due date is June 12, 2018.

More information on the 2017 Economic Census is available on the U.S. Census Bureau website.


Passive Components Manufacturers - Last Chance to Register
World Passive Components Trade Statistics Meeting
Atlanta, Georgia| June 13 & 14, 2018

The WPTS statistics programs are recognized worldwide for accuracy, quality of data, and industry participation. If your company manufacturers passive components, plan to attend this meeting.

The registration and agenda information for the The 2018 World Passive Components Trade Statistics Meeting is now available on the ECIA website. Hotel rooms are available to book at the Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel & Convention Center.

The World Passive Component Trade Statistics Meeting is comprised of three regionally operated trade associations whose legacy organizations (EPCIA, JEITA, and ECIA) have been publishing global statistics for passive components for more than 30 years. The forum rotates regionally every two years, providing an on-going refresh and review of processes, practices and procedures to continuously assure legal and regulatory compliance at every step. For further details, contact Jim Bruorton.


IDEA Newsletter Available
The world view from International Distribution of Electronics Association

IDEA is a federation of component distribution trade associations from several major world countries committed to improving communications between member countries. Their quarterly newsletter provides a package of statistical data covering Italy, France, UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Nordic.

May/June IDEA Newsletter

  • Electronic Components a Pawn in Trade Disputes
  • Q1 2018: strong growth continues
  • Strategic importance of Electric Vehicles-EV's
  • Big trends for the lighting industry
  • A call for action to the EU Commission
  • 2018 - Another Great Year for the Connector Industry?
  • You are Invited to the 'Embedded Conference Scandinavia' (Stockholm November 6-7, 2018)
  • ECIA: evolving to better serve members in an increasingly complicated global economy
  • Change in Management at the FBDi Association

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