August 10, 2022 ECIA Newsletter


Winning the War for Talent - Part 4
Wednesday | August 17 | 3 pm ET | Register Now 

The war for talent is escalating. Some organizations are ill-prepared to handle 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. What kind of an organization are you? More importantly, what kind do you want to be in the future?

Join this engaging conversation and register today.

The Essential WISP - What Do You Need to Know?
Thursday | August 25 | 11 AM ET | Register Now

Join ECIA and The Trust Bridge in a webinar about the Essential WISP, A Written Information Security Program: a legal requirement in many states! 

Learn about:

  • WISP ... What is it?
  • What is required?
  • Who is responsible?
  • Why is it necessary?
  • The Advantage of having a WISP

Learn more about the speakers and register today.

Executive Conference: Sponsorship Deadline Approaching Soon


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 at the Loew's Chicago O'hare Hotel. 

Sponsorship deadline is September 1! 

Learn about Sponsorship Opportunities. 

Register Today! 

Book Your Hotel Room. 

And don't forget to register for the NEW Round Table Sessions starting at 7 am before the general sessions! 

GIPC Cybersecurity Survey - Your Feedback is Requested!

Help us Strengthen the Readiness and Safety of the Electronic Component Authorized Channel!

ECIA’s Global Industry Practices Committee (GIPC) and the Cybersecurity Work Group invite you to participate in this important series of surveys.

The electronic components authorized channel partners have been dealing with the current and expanding challenges of cybersecurity threats across regions and around the world. This group of experts will work to influence the awareness and availability of critical information to both ECIA member and non-member companies. It is our intent to strengthen the readiness and safety of the electronic component authorized channel. 

Take the survey by August 17.  

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:

  • AFDEC UK & Ireland Monthly Statistics – June 2022
  • North American Sales & Bookings of Chip Resistors – Q2 2022
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 30

Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports. 

Congratulations! PACE Training Introductory Course Completion 

Since our last announcement in July, 62 more individuals have successfully completed all 5 introductory PACE courses!

Congratulations to the 62 individuals who have completed training from the following companies:

  • AEM Group
  • Avnet 
  • Coakley, Boyd and Abbett
  • Digi-Key Electronics
  • Eaton
  • ECS Inc. International
  • Falcon Electronics
  • Fair-Rite
  • Flip Electronics
  • Harper and Two
  • Hughes-Peters
  • Industrial Electronics
  • Kyocera-AVX
  • Mouser Electronics
  • Ohmite Manufacturing
  • Rochester Electronics 
  • Rutronik
  • Sager
  • Spectrum Marketing
  • TTI
  • Waldom Electronics
  • WPG Americas

There are 350 members currently working on completing their training!

To get started, visit and login to access the courses. For members that don't have one, create a profile first, then login. 


Member of the Week 

We are pleased to honor Fralia Co. and Associates as ECIA’s Member of the Week! 

Fralia Co. and Associates is an electronic manufacturer’s representative company focused on providing “Best in Class” technical sales and applications support in the Southwest territory of Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. True to their beginning in 1959, Fralia Co. continues to represent manufacturers of electronic components and system solutions targeted at the industrial, military, telecom, geophysical, Point of Sale, and computer industries. Their principals are seldom the low price leaders, but have been able to leverage the strength of technical sales skills, customer relationships and the value and quality represented by principals to successfully increase business.  

Fralia has been an ECIA member for more than 6 years. ECIA is happy to have their support and membership!


 Contact Info:

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