May 8, 2024, ECIA Newsletter 
We'll See You Soon!


Less than two weeks to go!

The ECIA Member Welcome Reception is onMonday, May 20th at 4:30 pm. You can find us at the ECIA booth in the Connections Café!

The EDS All-Industry Kickoff Reception returns Tuesday, May 21, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm in the Lily Ballroom. 

Visit the EDS webpage for more information. 

Sales Sentiment Surges Upward in April ECST Survey for Electronic Components  

ECIA’s Electronic Component Sales Trend (ECST) April 2024 Survey Results 

The latest results from ECIA’s ECST survey show optimism continuing to surge upward in its measurement of overall sales sentiment for April and May among electronic components supply chain players. The ECST overall index score jumped up by 17.2 points between March and April to reach 124.1. The outlook for May shows continued improvement as the overall index moves up to 127.4 which would be the highest score since February 2022. 

Members can login here to view the full report.

Non-members can now purchase the ECST report at

For the complete summary report, click here

NAM Coalition Letter


ECIA partners with NAM (National Association of Manufacturers) on various public policy issues. NAM amplifies the voice of manufacturers. This coalition letter was sent to Congressional leadership regarding the PM2.5 letters last week. 

ECIA is pleased to partner with NAM and work with Congressional leaders on next steps. Read more about the Congressional Review Act resolution to disapprove the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s recently finalized rule that tightened the National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter (PM2.5).

Register for the Executive Conference 


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.

For more information, visit the conference webpage.

Webinar Recording Available: PFAS Reporting for EPA Compliance

Listen to the recording! 

On April 24, ECIA hosted a webinar with Claigan. The webinar provided detailed guidance for electronics component manufacturers on how to meet reporting requirements, with a specific focus on practical solutions, including aligning chemical data with product volumes from 2011 and onwards.

Topics to included:

  • Overview of Reporting Requirements
  • Understanding Reporting fields for Electronic Components Manufacturer
  • Developing a Chemical Reporting Template
  • Mapping Product Volumes to the Chemical Reporting Template
  • Final Data Submission to the EPA
  • Practical Approaches and Simplifications at Each Step

Listen to the recording and view the slide deck. 

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:

  • Semiconductor Sales by Region & World Total (WSTS Bluebook) – March 2024
  • World and Regional Semiconductor Data by Product Categories (WSTS Bluebook) – March 2024
  • North America Monthly IP&E Components Index – April 2024
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 17

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

Member of the Week

Dantona Industries is our Member of the Week. Dantona manufactures and distributes batteries. As the nation's premier replacement battery supplier, Dantona is in every major Battery Buying Group, selling every major Electronic Distributor, franchised for every major battery manufacturer, and has their popular brands (Ultralast, Denaq and Dantona) in the largest retailers (Ace Hardware, Best Buy, Walmart). Congratulations to Dantona Industries! 

Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association

310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009