March 13, 2024, ECIA Newsletter 

ECIA Celebrates 100 Years of Service to the Electronic Components Industry


Association of Radio Manufacturers, founded in 1924, evolved into ECIA. 

This year marks 100 years of ECIA’s service to the companies making up the electronic component sales channel. While it hasn’t been a straight line from the Association of Radio Manufacturers in 1924 to what is now a main association serving the components industry, it is an interesting and instructive story that illustrates our connection to the broader and world-changing electronics industry.

To celebrate this milestone, ECIA has documented a brief history of the association.

Read more!

Executive Conference: Hotel, Registration and Sponsorships are OPEN!

Attending the conference? Watch the video to learn more!

The ECIA Executive Conference is a senior management level conference for the electronics industry's leading companies - representing the entire supply chain. The date for the 2024 Executive Conference is October 20-22 at the Loews Chicago O'Hare Hotel.

Register today.
Book your hotel. 
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(Sponsorships are going FAST! Don't miss out!) 

Questions? Email [email protected] 

ECIAs Electronic Component Sales Trend (ECST) February 2024 Survey Results

ECST Survey Reveals Electronic Components Industry Sentiment Returns to Positive
Territory for First Time in 21 Months

Driven by strong improvements in the index scores for Passive Components and Electro-Mechanical/Connector Components the overall ECST index moved into positive sales sentiment territory with a score of 100.8.

For the complete summary report, click here.

Members can view the full reports here

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.

Recent reports:

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

Member of the Week

Congratulations to WPG Americas, our Member of the Week!

WPG Americas Inc. (WPGA) is a member of WPG Holdings, the largest electronics distributor in Asia, and now one of the fastest growing in the United States. WPGA is a specialized distributor of semiconductor, passive, electromechanical, interconnect and embedded products for the lighting, power, memory, storage and embedded computing markets. They are focused on exceeding customers’ expectations by delivering specialized technical services, global design and supply chain tools and exceptional Quality service. 

WPG Americas has been an ECIA Member for 12 years. ECIA thanks Ian Basey and the entire WPG team for years of service including on committees and councils. 

Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association

310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009