June 12 ECIA Newsletter

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Webinar: July 11 - 11:00 AM Eastern: Dynamic Industry Forces - Analysis and Perspectives on the Electronics Supply Chain

ECIA engages in active research to support its members and their need for data and analysis covering the electronics components supply chain.  Managers at ECIA member companies are able to access this wealth of information to support their decision-making processes.
In this webinar presentation, Dale will draw on ECIA research to deliver insights derived from the latest published data.  Based on analysis of the data, he will provide guidance into trends and forces shaping the supply chain.
This presentation will deliver the latest data and analysis on:
  • Sales & bookings
  • Component lead times
  • DTAM
  • Industry Sentiment
  • Economic and market trends

Members, click here to register for the webinar.

Save the Date!  Fall 2019 Engineering Summit - October 9-10, Greenville, SC - Standards for Passives, Automatic Component Handling and Soldering Technology

ECIA members with technical or user expertise and a material interest in the development of standards for passive electronic components, automatic component handling and/or soldering technology are encouraged to attend the Fall Engineering Summit to be held in Greenville, S.C.
Please contact Ed Mikoski, Vice President of Standards and Technology if you are interested in more information.
Registration for the event will open soon. The cost for the two day event is $45 for ECIA member companies and $75 for non-member companies.
Would you be interested in a tour of the BMW plant in Spartanburg? Please contact Laura Donohoe for this activity.

Intellectual Property Rights Center: June Newsletter

The IPR Center encourages companies and private industry organizations to help fight (IP) theft and trade law violations by displaying the "Report IP Theft" button on websites that will link users with a form to detail their allegations.
The electronics industry is not alone in its fight to combat counterfeit product. The IPR Centers's June newsletter highlights a number of  instances of phony products flooding the market - from air bags to pharmaceuticals to t-shirts.
For more information on the IPR Center, please visit their website: www.iprcenter.gov.

Did You Know? GIPC  Provides A Forum To Develop Best Practices

The Global Industry Practices Committee ( GIPC) provides a forum to develop and discuss processes in the authorized channel that drive best practices within our industry.  Through a non-competitive, collaborative effort, the committee works to recognize common, global problems and issues and formally organize to discover, leverage, guide and advance operational efficiencies throughout the electronic components global authorized channel. For details or inquiries regarding the committee contact Don Elario, ECIA's VP of Industry Practices.