May 4, 2022 ECIA Newsletter

The EDS Leadership Summit is Back!

We look forward to seeing you next week!

If you have not already registered, please do so today! All persons attending meetings at EDS 2022 must be registered and badges are required for all individuals in the show area. 

Make sure the All-Industry Kickoff Reception (4:30-6:30 pm on May 10 in Event Center C1) is on your schedule. For more information on the EDS event schedule, go to EDS 2022 Schedule. 

Visit the EDS website for more information.

EIA Standards News

The ECIA CE-2 National Connector and Socket Standards Committee and the Automated Component Handling, Soldering Technology Committee and Passives standards committees met for their spring meetings. The following Standards projects were opened. 

5488 Nationally adopt 5 I​nternational E​lectrotechnical C​ommission (IEC) standards

  • EIA 60384-3-2017 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 3: Sectional specification: Surface mount fixed tantalum electrolytic capacitors with manganese dioxide solid electrolyte
  • EIA 60384-9-2017 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 9: Sectional specification: Fixed capacitors of ceramic dielectric, Class 2
  • EIA 60384-19-2017 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 19: Sectional specification: Fixed metallized polyethylene-terephthalate film dielectric surface mount d.c. capacitors
  • EIA 60384-20-2017 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 20: Sectional specification - Fixed metallized polyphenylene sulfide film dielectric surface mount d.c. capacitors
  • EIA 60384-23-2017 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 23: Sectional specification - Fixed metallized polyethylene naphthalate film dielectric surface mount d.c. capacitor

5489 Reaffirm EIA 60384-4-2017 Fixed capacitors for use in electronic equipment - Part 4: Sectional Specification - fixed Aluminum electrolytic capacitors with solid (MnO2) and non-solid electrolyte

The EIA Standards Committee (ESC) actively seeks input from Producers, Users and General Interest individuals in the electronics and electrical industry. For more information, please contact Ed Mikoski or Laura Donohoe.

ECIA Research and Analysis

ECIA offers its members insight into the industry and a variety of market trends information. Members can log into the website and visit the Stats & Insights page to access an increasing number of statistical reports. Some are available to the public, some to members and others are only accessible to those who participate in the survey. 

New Reports Available:

  • North American Electronic Component Monthly Sales Trends (ECST-MNTH) Report– April 2022
  • Semiconductor Sales by Region & World Total (WSTS Bluebook) – March 2022
  • World and Regional Semiconductor Data by Product Categories (WSTS Bluebook) - March 2022
  • AFDEC UK & Ireland Monthly Statistics – March 2022
  • North America Monthly IP&E Components Index – April 2022
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 16
Visit the stats and insights page for information on this report. Also, don't forget to provide input for the May Monthly ECST AND Q2 Quarterly ECST surveys 

ECIA Executive Conference 

The ECIA Executive Conference is a senior management level conference for the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain. The dates for the 2022 Executive Conference event are October 23-25.

This year’s theme, Bucking Normal: The Resilient Thrive Through Disruption, reflects the growing realization in the industry that there likely will be no ‘return to normal’ after several years of global disruption.

We look forward to hosting an in person event at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel. Sponsorship and registration is open! 

Visit the conference webpage for more information.

ECIA Announces Webinar Series on Skilled Labor Shortage

ECIA is offering a series of webinars entitled ‘Winning the War for Talent” in a partnership with the Association Education Alliance (AEA). The skilled labor shortage is escalating and companies all across the globe are facing the challenges of an increasingly complex labor market, shackled by the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality. Others are thriving, armed with analytical insights and surrounded by allies, allowing them to snap up highly performing “impact players” and supercharge their growth.

This six-part webinar series delivers key insights designed to help business leaders and decision makers elevate their talent-focused activities.

Read the full press release. 

Member of the Week 

Dove Electronic Components is a specialized distributor of timing devices. Dove developed the concept of these type products being sold through a distributor nearly 40 years ago.

This has allowed them to become experts at serving this segment of the electronics industry. Globally Dove is known as “The Crystal & Oscillator” Specialist.

Dove carries over 40 authorized timing device suppliers on its line card and has a large volume oscillator programming center at its New York headquarters.

Please visit for more information.

Dove Electronic Components has been an ECIA member for 12 years. ECIA is grateful for their years of membership!


 Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association
310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009