May 15, 2024, ECIA Newsletter 

We'll See You NEXT WEEK! 


Don't forget ... 

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 will be Tuesday, May 21, 4:00 pm–5:30 pm in the Lily Ballroom. 

Visit the EDS webpage for more information. 

ECIA Welcomes New Manufacturers’ Council Members


ECIA is pleased to announce the following new members of the Manufacturers’ Council:

  • Russ Dzielak, Phoenix Contact
  • Dawn Manhart, Knowles
  • JN Corman, Renesas
  • Josiah Haas, Bud Industries

ECIA has three councils reporting directly to the Board of Directors. The Distributor, Manufacturer and Independent Manufacturers’ Rep Councils are made up of up to 15 members and have oversight responsibility for their specific priorities and agenda items. The council meetings are a forum for the groups to discuss their individual constituent needs and issues. 

All members are invited guests to the appropriate council meetings. Tom Wichert, TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. Is currently chair of the Manufacturers’ Council. Read more. 

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.

ECIA TOP 50 Americas Authorized Distributors Report 2024

Distributors Limit 2023 Revenue Decline to –6.4% (As seen in Electronics Sourcing Magazine)

After two years of back-to-back unprecedented growth, the Top 50 Americas Authorized Electronic Component Distributors hit a bump in the road in 2023. Despite the challenging environment distributors encountered in 2023 they were able to limit the overall decline in Americas revenues to -6.4%. Revenues for 2023 still came in above the 2021 level and were $8.2 Billion above 2020 combined revenues. 

Read more. 

ECIA Celebrates More than 1,400 PACE Learners


PACE Yourself!

This unique training program was released in May of 2022. The training covers key industry concepts to employees new to the electronics industry. There are 10 total courses currently for members of ECIA.

To sign up for the training, your employees and colleagues should first create a profile. From there they will be approved for the training

Stay tuned for updates as ECIA completes more courses in the near future. 

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.

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

Member of the Week

Congratulations to Murata, ECIA’s Member of the Week! Murata Americas takes great pride in earning the trust of customers and partners. They do this by maintaining the highest standards in everything they do. With support teams and product engineers in many of the Americas' major technology hubs that are backed by a network of sales representatives and distributors, they are deeply engaged with the customers' design, procurement, production, and supply chain requirements.

Equally as important is their commitment to earning the respect from their communities. They actively support local activities in areas such as STEM education, cultural programs, environmental issues, and more.

Murata has been an ECIA member for 38 years. Many thanks to Connie Glass, David Kirk, Neil Hutchinson and the rest of the Murata team for the years of support, sponsorship and service to ECIA councils and initiatives.

Contact Info:

Electronic Components Industry Association

310 Maxwell Road, Suite 200, Alpharetta, GA 30009