July 25 Newsletter

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ESNA Features Anti-Counterfeiting Article by ECIA COO Robin Gray, Jr. 

With lead-times increasing, counterfeiting is set to rise and could affect parts that were previously untargeted, advises ECIA chief operating officer, Robin B. Gray, Jr.  in a recent article in ESNA. Traceability techniques and processes provide accurate traceability, but they cannot account for quality and performance. Read the complete article.

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Dallas Regional Event Features Presentations on Blockchain + Industry Issues Panel | Aug.7th: Register Today

The Dallas/Ft. Worth Regional Series event will be held at the Sheraton DFW Airport Hotel on Tuesday, August 7th.
Regional Series events provide an excellent avenue to network. Enjoy a hosted social hour and dinner in a relaxed environment. Make plans to attend from 4:00 - 7:00.
Registration fees are $50 for ECIA/ERA members and university faculty; $75 for non-members; and $40 for young professionals.
Space is limited - register today!
The industry is facing a number of challenges along with greater opportunities for growth. ECIA's Don Elario, Vice President of Industry Practices will moderate a panel discussion with industry subject matter experts. From the recent tariff increases to industry regulations affecting quality - learn what's in store from industry veterans:  Paul Pluta,  Director of Sourcing and Procurement for Sensata's NA Operations and TTI's Chris Goodman, CFO and Kevin Sink, VP of Quality.  Randy Lawson, Associate Director and Senior Principal Analyst, Semiconductor and Displays Technology from IHS Markit will share his insight on the important topic of Blockchain. Learn how the semiconductor industry is supporting the rapidly exploding hardware requirements necessary to blockchain adoption.
Save the DateMinneapolis Regional Event October 2

Did You Know? New Recruitment Resources Page Provides Fresh Ideas

ECIA has a number of resources that can help your team recruit, train and retain employees. Visit the Recruitment Resources page for some fresh ideas.

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