March 2, 2022 ECIA Newsletter

EDS 2022

Don't forget! Register for the 2022 EDS Leadership Summit today! 

Back to the Summit! EDS is the one show that puts you in front of the right peo­ple and con­nects you with the hottest prod­ucts in the elec­tron­ics indus­try. Whether it’s as a show exhibitor, in the con­fer­ence cen­ter, or dur­ing one-on-one suite meet­ings, EDS puts you at the fore­front of glob­al electronics. Join us May 10-13 at The Mirage, Las Vegas. 

Check out our EDS 2022 page for details on registration.

New Podcast Episode

Manufacturing Economic Outlook Q1 2022

Tune in to the latest Channel Channel episode! Dale Ford, ECIA's Chief Analyst, and Tom Runiewicz, Senior Principal Economist for the IHS Markit Industry Service, discuss a wide range of economic topics specific to the electronic components industry.

Listen to the episode. 

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.

New Reports Available:

  • North American Electronic Component Monthly Sales Trends (ECST-MNTH) Report– February 2022
  • North American Electronic Component Quarterly Sales Trends (ECST-QTLY – Q1 2022
  • North America Weekly IP&E Components Index – Week 7

Visit the stats and insights page for information on these reports. 

Also, we are pleased to share the results of the most recent ECIA surveys – The ECIA Electronic Component Sales Trends (ECST) Report Q1 and February 2022. Members, access the reports here.

Standards News 

The Spring 2022 Engineering Summit will take place April 20-21, 2022 via Webex. The S-1 Steering Committee will meet on Wednesday morning, the Passives Committees and Soldering Technology Committee will meet Wednesday afternoon and the Automated Component Handling Committee will meet on Thursday morning.

The EIA Standards Committee (ESC) actively seeks input from producers, users and general interest individuals in the electronics and electrical industry. Participation in the ECIA standards programs is open to both ECIA and non-member companies who are directly and materially affected by matters addressed by the work. Participation in the ESC encourages the development of voluntary industry-driven standards, collaboration to ensure best practices and excellent networking opportunities. The ESC is actively soliciting members in the User and General Interest categories. 

If you or someone in your company has technical expertise with passive components, automated component handling or soldering and are interested in attending the meeting, either as an Observer or a Participant, please contact Ed Mikoski ([email protected]) or Laura Donohoe ([email protected]) for more information about the EIA Standards program or to receive an invitation to attend any Standards meeting.

Member of the Week 

We are pleased to honor Agility Engineering and Manufacturing Solutions, formerly Gopher Electronics Company, as ECIA’s Member of the Week! 

The Agility EMS team members use their decades of experience to provide quality products, custom solutions, and engineering services to fit your company’s needs. To solve your unique business challenges, Agility EMS works with your company, our distribution partners, and other parties as needed, to create a solution just for you.  Whether you need a distributor to work on existing specifications or a partner for design and engineering support, Agility EMS meets you where you are to create customized components and assemblies. 

As a premier electro-mechanical distributor, the Agility EMS new product introduction process provides quick first-time custom builds that reduces or eliminates errors. The process catches any issues with a BOM or even the product itself before full production commences. This efficient strategy produces a superior product the first time.

Agility Engineering and Manufacturing Solutions has been a member for 58 years! ECIA is grateful for the continued support.


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