GENERAL OVERVIEW The demand for electronic components continues to increase globally, we expect further growth throughout the remainder of 2021 and into 2022. Material availability is more challenging than ever before, with some suppliers asking for payment in advance to secure supply. There have been further surges in pricing across all commodities. Supplier capacity is being stretched due to
Since Q1, 2020 the electronic components market has experienced a high degree of unpredictable changes, with the supply of Printed Circuit Boards being no exception. With the ongoing global pandemic which has sparked anxieties among the whole electronic manufacturing supply chain, finding the right PCB Manufacturing partner might become more challenging. Here is a shortlist of what should be
GENERAL OVERVIEW Limited supply for a wide range of components is expected as demand continues to grow. This is causing increased lead times and constraint capacities across the market. Lead times are expected to remain extremely high, and further growth is predicted throughout 2021 due to component shortages. Order backlog and visibility in customer forecasting is key for
GENERAL OVERVIEW There has been no significant change in the current market situation. Further growth is predicted throughout 2021 due to continued component shortages. Demand for products continue to soar, as well as price increases. We are currently facing lead times up to 52 weeks+. The key message is ‘order allocation’, as this will help stabilise the supply
GENERAL OVERVIEW There has been continued acceleration in demand from the customer base. This has created a significant ramp-up in customer demand across all Discrete & Opto technologies. There has been no relief in lead time reduction due to lack of raw materials and shipping delays which continues to drive further increases in lead times across entire portfolios.
GENERAL OVERVIEW There have been no significant changes in the current market situation since the beginning of Q1, 2021. There has been a continued ramp-up in demand, driving lead-time increases up to 45 weeks +, and allocation on some products. Price increases are being issued by supplier bases and we expect to see further surges throughout Q2. Visibility in customer