July 19, 2023, ECIA Newsletter 

Welcome New Members! 

Membership in The Electronic Components Industry Association continues to grow.

ECIA is very pleased to welcome many new companies to its membership roster. The companies include two component manufacturers: AirBorn Inc.and Congatec GmbH; two distributors: CoreStaff America Inc. and DB Roberts; and four manufacturers’ representatives: Eclipse Technologies Inc; M2S Tech, LLCR.C. Merchant & Co., Inc., and X Tronics Inc.  

Read the full press release.

Start Making Waves! Did you register at the early bird rate yet? 


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]

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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:

Visit the stats and insights drop down menu on our website for more information.

ECIA Welcomes Latest Service Partner, Axiom Software 

Axiom provides premium ERP software for electronic component distributors 

ECIA is pleased to announce Axiom Software is its latest ECIA Service Partner (ESP). Founded in 1992, Axiom Software is a leading developer of enterprise resource planning (ERP) software solutions for electronic parts distributors. Their world-class software development team is backed by industry specialists with extensive experience in the unique problems and opportunities of the electronic parts distribution business. 

Today, Axiom Software provides the only ERP software designed specifically for electronic parts distributors, working with roughly 1 in 5 of the Top 50 Electronics Distributors in the world. 

Read the full press release.

EIA Standards News 

Looking to expand your company's international influence?

Consider joining one of the 14 ECIA-managed US Technical Advisory Groups to the IEC or ISO. US TAG members create and maintain the international standards for the following Technical Committees:

IEC Technical Committees

  • SC 23J - Switches for appliances
  • SC 32C - Miniature fuses
  • TC 40 - Capacitors and resistors for electronic equipment
  • TC 48- Electrical connectors and mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment
  • SC 48B - Electrical connectors
  • SC 48D - Mechanical structures for electrical and electronic equipment
  • TC 49 - Piezoelectric, dielectric and electrostatic devices and associated materials for frequency control, selection and detection
  • TC 51 - Magnetic components, ferrite and magnetic powder materials
  • TC 56 - Dependability
  • TC 94 - Electrical relays
  • TC 104 - Environmental conditions, classification and methods of test
  • TC 110 - Electronic displays
  • TC 119 - Printed Electronics
  • ISO TC 330 - Surfaces with biocidal and antimicrobial properties

For more information, please contact Ed Mikoski, VP of Standards and Technology or Laura Donohoe, Manager of Standards and Technology.


Embracing Authorized Channel Distribution To Minimize Supply Chain Disruption 

ECIA CEO David Loftus discusses how the authorized channel can minimize supply chain disruptions during shortages. 

Modern vehicles rely heavily on semiconductors for various functions, including engine management systems, advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), infotainment systems, and more. The shortage forced major automakers to cut production, leading to significant revenue losses and inventory challenges. 

Read the full article.

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Member of the Week


ECIA is pleased to honor Crouzet as our Member of the Week.

Crouzet North America has been an ECIA member for seven years.  

Crouzet is an independent company manufacturing electromechanic and electronic components for demanding applications in Aerospace & Transportation, Energy, Building and Machinery Industry. ​ 

Crouzet provides Switches and Sensors, Electromechanical Actuators, Electrical Protection Equipments, Cockpit Controls, Automation Controllers and Relays, and Instrumentation Services.​

Since 1921, Crouzet has a heritage of close collaboration with customers in the development of products, from standard components to fully customized solutions.​Crouzet’s customers and partners can rely on our teams worldwide to always meet and often exceed their expectations. Driven by innovation, our experts are focused on designing and delivering the right product for the right application.​ 

Robert Derringer serves on the ECIA Manufacturer Council as well as the Executive Conference Committee. ECIA thanks Robert and the rest of the Crouzet team for the dedication and years of membership. 

Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association

310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009