August 24, 2022 ECIA Newsletter


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 Updates


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. 

Space is limited at the NEW round table sessions! Don't forget to register for the round table sessions starting at 7 am before the general sessions!  

Only 3 spaces left! Register for the dinner with Dean Kamen, founder and president of DEKA Research & Development Corporation! The dinner will be held in the Capital Grille Board Room on Sunday, October 23! 

Sponsorship deadline is September 1! Contact Stephanie at [email protected] with questions. 

ECIA 2022 Executive Conference Economic Forecast Sessions Finalized

Highly acclaimed economist Cliff Waldman will once again present his update on the global macroeconomy at the ECIA 2022 Executive Conference. A range of shocks has created a moment of significant peril and uncertainty in the global economic outlook. A disruptive trade war, the historic pandemic, a dangerous and destabilizing war in the Ukraine, and the most rapid U.S. and global inflation in decades have significantly raised the potential for a near-term U.S. and global recession. Collectively, these challenges could leave marks on world economic functioning for years to come. Cliff Waldman will sort out this difficult picture to offer clarity and understanding of present challenges and the path ahead. Cliff Waldman will also take a deep dive look into the topic offering a round table session before the conference begins on Monday, October 24th.  

Read the full press release. 

Share the EEtech Global Engineering Survey with Your Customers! 

This survey will help us better understand how best to serve the engineering community and our customers. The more participants we get, the greater our insights. The survey covers a range of topics, including product selection, electronics design trends, design information trends, and the impact of global supply chain shortages.

And enter to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Take the survey.

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 Sales & Bookings of Capacitors – Q2 2022
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 31
Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports.

GIPC Updates

Make a Note of... 

The GIPC "make a note of" communications are a way for the GIPC to get notable information out to members in a timely manner.

This Week's Note:

Taiwan COO (Country of Origin) Labeling

Below are some recent guidelines for “acceptable” and “unacceptable” labeling of products from Taiwan into mainland China:




1. 中华民国 :   “REPUBLIC OF CHINA”, “ROC”
2. 中华民国(台湾):   “REPUBLIC OF CHINA(TAIWAN)”, “ROC(TW)”
3.台湾或台北单独使用:“TAIWAN” or “TAIPEI” only
4. 台北,台湾:   “TAIPEI,TAIWAN”
5. 台湾(或台北)中国:   “TAIWAN CHINA”, “TAIPEI CHINA”
6. 中国—台湾(或台北):    “CHINA—TAIWAN”,“CHINA——TAIBEI”
7. 中国(台湾或台北):   “CHINA (TAIWAN) ”, ” CHINA (TAIBEI)”

Point of reference: ISO 3166:2020 Codes for the Representation of Names of Countries and their Subdivisions reads, Taiwan, Province of China, Alpha 2 code = TW, Alpha 3 code = TWN, Numerical code = 158. Questions? Email [email protected].

GIPC Survey

Your Feedback is Needed! GIPC Launches Cybersecurity Surveys

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 is the first of two surveys:

1.1 Risk Management – communicating cyber risks
1.2 Ransomware Readiness – being prepared to respond and reduce the likelihood of an attack (this survey will directly follow the completion of 1.1 Risk Management)

Click here to complete the 1.1 Risk Management survey by August 26th.


Member of the Week 

We are pleased to honor RECOM Power as ECIA’s Member of the Week.

RECOM Power engineers, innovates and develops new ideas to make standard and customized power converters as well as innovative platform architectures even more efficient and reliable, promoting the concept of modular, decentralized power architectures. RECOM Power products have proven success in all areas of electronics - from industrial automation and energy technology through e-mobility, measurement and railway technology to medical, the IoT and automotive. 

RECOM Power has been an ECIA member for 11 years! Christoph Wolf (President RECOM Power, Inc.) stated, “At RECOM Power, we are always striving for innovative power supplies to enhance existing and future technology. We appreciate and value ECIA for their support and insight in this industry, and we look forward to the continued partnership.” ECIA appreciates the years of support!


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