July 5, 2023, ECIA Newsletter 

Happy Fourth of July!

We hope you all had a safe and happy Fourth of July celebration! 
Here are some interesting facts about the Fourth of July ...
  • Philadelphia witnessed the very first Fourth of July fireworks in 1777.
  • Americans consume an estimated 150 million hot dogs each year on the Fourth.
  • Three presidents have died on July 4: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and James Monroe. Jefferson and Adams died on the same day in 1826, the 50th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence.
  • The Liberty Bell is tapped 13 times on July 4th to honor the original 13 colonies.

2023 Executive Conference: Now is the time to register for the early bird discount!






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 2023 Executive Conference event are October 22-24 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel. 

For questions on the conference or to sponsor, contact Stephanie Tierney at [email protected]

Register today.  
Become a sponsor.  
View the schedule.  
View the speakers.

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. 

Reports available:

    • Americas Regional DTAM by Electronic Component Categories - 2020 to 2022
    • North American Electronic Component Monthly Sales Trends (ECST-MNTH) Report– June 2023 (and Executive Summary)
    • AFDEC UK & Ireland Monthly Statistics – May 2023
    • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 24
    • DO NOT miss the regional DTAM report above! It is only delivered once a year! 
Visit the stats and insights drop down menu on our website for more information.

GIPC Guidelines and Best Practices 




The Global Industry Practices Committee (GIPC) provides a forum to discuss processes in the authorized channel that drive best practices within our industry. The GIPC members on this committee work to identify common global problems and issues, formally organize with Subject Matter Experts to research the issues, provide guidance and areas for consideration, and then help drive adoption with the ECIA Board of Directors and Councils. 

Learn more.

Member of the Week


ECIA is pleased to honor Tech Trek Ltd. as our Member of the Week. 

Founded in 1982, Tech-Trek Ltd is a leading Canadian Electronic Component Manufacturer Representative with coast-to-coast coverage across Canada. TTL is committed to supplying both customer and distributor partners with the highest level of technical and customer support. They maintain this focus while meeting the objectives of principal partners. 

Tech Trek has been an ECIA member for 10 years! ECIA thanks Adam Grigor and the rest of the TTL team for the years of support and volunteerism especially with the ECIA Rep Council initiatives. 

TTI has been an ECIA member for 42 years! ECIA thanks Mike Morton (Board Chair-elect), Melanie Pizzey, Paula Renfrow, Kevin Sink, John Archer and the rest of the TTI team for the years of support and serving on committees, councils and the ECIA board.

Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association

310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009