September 7, 2022 ECIA Newsletter

New Podcast Episode

David Loftus Speaks with FIRST® Robotics’ CEO Chris Moore  

The latest episode of ECIA’s ‘Channel Channel’ podcast is a fascinating discussion of the remarkable impact and mission of the FIRST Robotics organization. ECIA President and CEO David Loftus interviews FIRST’s CEO Chris Moore. Chris explains the mission of this inspiring organization, founded 33 years ago by inventor Dean Kamen. He shares some of the astounding statistics: FIRST currently serves over 700,000 students in more than 100 countries, supported by 320,000 adult volunteers. The goal is to inspire the next generation of STEM leaders, innovators, and problem solvers. 

Chris Moore and the organization’s founder Dean Kamen will attend the ECIA Executive Conference in October. Dean will be a keynote speaker the opening day of the conference and participate in other event gatherings.  

Tune in to learn more. 

Executive Conference Updates


Early registration discount ends Sept. 23! 

Take advantage of the early registration discount and register today! 

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.

Check out the schedule of events for more information.  

We are thankful for the many sponsors that are making this event possible!

We look forward to hosting an in person event at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel! Hotel rooms are booking fast. Book yours today! 

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:

  • World Resistor Trade Statistics – Q2 2022
  • North American Sales & Bookings of Inductors – Q2 2022
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 34
Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports.
View the Electronic Component Sales Trend (ECST) August & Q3 2022 Survey Summary. 

PACE Training Program

There are 400 individuals currently PACE-ing themselves through training! PACE is a basic training program for anyone new to the electronic components industry. We are grateful for the 50+ companies that generously donated to fund the development of the program! 

The PACE training program is an EXCLUSIVE members-only benefit! For more information, please visit and login to get started! If you don't have a login, create a profile on the ECIA website first.

Download the ECIA Member Logo

Promote your membership and support of the authorized channel! 

Log into the ECIA website, and download the ECIA Member logo

ECIA is proud to have so many active and loyal members! Many members display the member logo on their website, advertising materials and even social media to promote their membership!

Contact Stephanie at [email protected] if you need assistance logging in or accessing the logo.


Member of the Week 

We are pleased to honor Renesas as our member of the week!  

Renesas continuously strives to drive innovation with a comprehensive portfolio of microcontrollers, analog, connectivity, and power devices. The Renesas mission is to develop a safer, healthier, greener, and smarter world by providing intelligence to four focus growth segments: Automotive, Industrial, Infrastructure, and IoT that are all vital to our daily lives, meaning their products and solutions are embedded everywhere. 

Renesas delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live. 

Renesas has been very active in ECIA committees and councils. ECIA appreciates the time and loyalty given to the industry! 


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