The coronavirus pandemic has led to tighter supply and higher prices for some components including multilayer ceramic capacitors.
Shutdowns and slowdowns in production of electronic components and other manufacturing materials in China caused by the outbreak of coronavirus has resulted in longer lead times...
Daily cyber attacks and other threats naturally take up the short-term attention of many governmental agencies, but there is a need for a more strategic look at risks to the nation’s critical infrastructure.
With the efforts at reducing the rates of transmission created by the COVID-19 pandemic, where they are able, many employers are migrating to telecommuting and remote access options. With the increase in remote access to corporate servers, coupled with historic exploitation of crisis situations, companies should consider taking precautions...
Runaway demand for ventilators has laid bare a grim reality for physicians who need them to treat critically ill coronavirus patients: The U.S. doesn’t just have a shortage of ventilators; it doesn’t have enough parts needed to produce more.
At least 30 countries around the world have declared a state of emergency, according to EPSNews sister publication ESMChina, as Covid-19 continues to spread. In addition to the urgent "cities closure" in European and American countries, major manufacturing industries in the Philippines, Malaysia and other Southeast Asian countries have announced closures...
onsumers rarely consider the intricacies of managing a cohesive supply chain when the process needed to deliver product to market is free of disruptors. In short, engineering and design work is completed, a bill of materials is established, material is sourced, and product is manufactured.
As COVID-19 continues to pummel the world’s highly-interconnected supply chains, groups like the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) are trying to wrap their arms around the short- and long-term impacts of this worldwide outbreak.
As of the last report, the United States Treasury Department is proposing a $1 trillion stimulus package to spur economic stability during the COVID-19 crisis. This is on top of what state and local governments are proposing or have already instituted.
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As the impact of the Coronavirus continues to grow in China and around the world there is a need to provide visibility on how this crisis is impacting the electronics components industry and the supply chain.