“There is a concern about getting fake components from online sources”

Online sales in the component distribution business has emerged as a threat to many traditional offline businesses. As a result, many of these businesses are entering the digital world to enhance sales. Is it a case of, ‘If you...

“We Hold The Customer’s Hand Until The Design Is Completed And Moves To Production”:...

More and more interaction with component distributors are clearly stating 2 facets of doing business in this domain – having the right inventory to boost up the business alongside choosing the right sourcing partner to stay competitive. PSS Suppiah,...

Better LED components will impact the lighting industry in a positive way

Rapid advances in the electronic components domain are expected to boost the growth of the LED industry in India. These developments have helped to expand LED functionality. But the future of the component industry depends on further improvements, investments...

Plan To Promote Exports Of “Made In India” Mobile Phones

In 2015, the mobile phone industry supported the implementation of PMP through grading import tariffs Currently, PMP has reached its limits and exceeded its limits, and its effectiveness is questionable After the industry said it would not help...

Customs Duty On Intermediate Components – How Costly Will Be The Pay-Off?

In the latest budget, the government had introduced a custom duty on industrial electronic components. Experts have expressed concerns regarding the ill effects that it might have on India’s electronics ecosystem. What can be the consequences and what has...

India’s Chips: How Good Are The Desi Options?

It is exciting to know that India finally has its own electronic chips, thanks to the efforts of our academic institutes and industry players. But how competitive are these when compared to what’s manufactured abroad—in terms of technology, quality...

Indian Customers Value PCBA And Test Equipment, Only If Good After-Sales Support Is Available:...

A customer's journey never ends at the time of purchase. There are a few things to consider that will help to enhance the customer experience and build loyalty. The most important consideration is the after-sales service. N Y Patil,...

Govt Intends To Develop Electronics Component Manufacturing Base In India

Niti Aayog believes it is not possible to become a manufacturing nation without adopting modern technologies like AI or ML. The government is now working on policies to develop electronic components manufacturing base in the country and encourage exports, secretary...

We Are Focused On Design Engineers Working In All Sizes Of Business And Do...

Keeping the customer’s requirement at the centre and providing flexible purchase options are what bigger players in the component distribution game seem to put maximum focus on. Navin Honnavar, senior marketing manager-South Asia, element14, a leading electronics component distributor, explains...

We Handhold Our Customers From The Blueprint Stage To Prototyping Followed By Production: Madhu...

Be it choosing the right principle or reaching out to the right customer, component distributors need to go that extra mile to strategise their business acumen in order to stay strong in the fast-changing market. Rushabh Shah, director of...

We Break Some Items From Our SPQ And Supply That To Startups For Pilot...

Stocking up the right inventory and reaching out with that to customers on time is what a component distributor bets high on. With the gradual increase in startups, the demand for components has skyrocketed in recent years. At this...

“To Reduce Power Consumption, We Have Put Machine Learning Inside The Sensor Itself”: STMicroelectronics

Machine learning (ML) for sensors and signal data is becoming easier than ever. Hardware is becoming smaller and sensors are getting cheaper, making IoT devices widely available for a variety of applications ranging from predictive maintenance to user behavior...

“E-Commerce Is A Part Of Retailing Which Does Not Suit Our Business Model”: Shri...

While majority of the component distributor sees the benefit in shifting to online sales, there are still players who prefer to stick to the traditional method of doing business. G S Sharma, director of Shri Ram Marketing, explains to...

Digi-Key Opens Office In Shanghai; Continues Growth In Chinese Market

The new Shanghai office is one of the two offices in China Shanghai office will house several employees who will serve Digi-Key’s whole China RMB business Digi-Key is expanding capabilities to ship components to makers around the world...

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