For electronic parts suppliers and electrical suppliers of all kinds, staying competitive means staying informed. That's why it's important to subscribe to professional periodicals or to websites devoted to giving you industry news and highlights. It pays to find a publication that will provide a good balance of technical information useful to design engineers and vital business acumen for management.
Technology is not just an end product for suppliers, it's a means to remaining competitive in the global marketplace. For many years, suppliers have embraced the technological advancements of the industry to improve inventory management, business process management and, lately, compliance with domestic and international regulations. Thus again, it pays to stay abreast of industry news and trends. When searching for news and information in the electronics industry, consider the following:
1. Find the winning trends in the electronic components market.
2. Check out daily and hourly news feeds pertinent to the electrical component supplier.
3. Discover the latest developments in the electrical parts industry and in medical electronics.
Discover which electronic components sector company is winning this year and whyGartner has lowered its forecasts twice in two months for capital and equipment spending by semiconductor makers for next year and is expecting a drop in capital spending of 17% and equipment spending by 18%, citing excess spending in 2006 and 2007. On the plus side, however, electronic suppliers serving the medical and military sectors have seen thriving business, especially in analog and mixed signal IC categories, with continued strong projections into 2009.
Catch up on some of the latest trends affecting electronic component suppliersAs technology advances ever quicker, it's great to have an industry news resource that keeps you up to date (or even up to the hour). For the up-to-the-hour news feeds, you can subscribe to a feed and it gets automatically added to the common feed list. Then updated information is downloaded automatically to your PC. It requires Internet Explorer.
Stay abreast of the latest developments in the electrical parts and medical electronics industriesAs with electronic components, electric parts and medical electronics are also fast-changing technologies. You need to stay informed in order to keep up with the competition. These industry news websites will keep you up to date with what's happening out there with medical electronic parts suppliers and electric supply distributors.
- It's a bear market right now for suppliers of electronics that service the analog and mixed-signal needs of the military and the medical industry.