The I-Connect007 editors recently sat down with Dan Schoenfelder, vice president of business development at Octopart. We discussed online parts libraries and the impact they can have on choosing parts based on availability data during the design process.
To avoid the damage of microcracks and delamination during the processing of electronic components, appropriate environmental storage is essential. And the introduction of lead-free soldering and the associated higher processing temperatures involved makes moisture management even more important.
The barometer for the Taiwanese electronics industry is falling, signaling bad weather ahead. December shipments for PWB manufacturers in Taiwan was 49.1 billion Taiwan dollars ($1.596 billion), which is a 20.9% decline from the...
At the dawn of SMT components and creating automated electronic assemblies entirely from SMT parts, many predicted the downfall of THT (through-hole technology) in the assembly of future PCBAs. However, the vision has not become a...
Company culture is hard to define and manage, but it is a critical factor in making an M&A deal successful. It is also often ignored or misunderstood during and after due diligence because culture is a "soft" science...
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