Manufacturing PCB’s can often be an extremely complex and very costly process, especially when costs associated with faulty products are added to the picture. Even after following precise design and manufacturing processes, there is always a risk of defects, bugs and human errors during early production stages. Identifying and addressing these issues before the product is complete is critical. This
GENERAL OVERVIEW The current market situation remains unchanged. Further growth surges are expected all the way through to 2022 due to the ongoing component shortages causing constraint capacities and longer lead times. Due to the national lock-downs affecting Malaysia and the Philippines, there have been significant shipment delays impacting lead times. We are now expecting lead times of up
GENERAL OVERVIEW Due to continued investment in 5G and IoT technology, there has been a global increase in demand for electronic components. The ongoing component shortages and low material availability are causing lead times of up to 52weeks+ across the whole market. It is advised that all customers should plan ahead, and place their orders as soon as
Over the last three centuries, manufacturing industries have undergone major changes. Firstly, beginning with manual production to machines, and then moving on from machines to mass production. It is vital to remember that the First Industrial Revolution happened in the 18th century, with the introduction of sectors such as energy and transportation through the use of steam engines and steamboats.
GENERAL OVERVIEW There have been significant shipment delays that are impacting lead times due to the current full lock-down and reduced workforce capacity affecting Malaysia. We are currently facing lead times up 52 weeks+. We can see a bright light at the end of the tunnel with potential excess stock and oversupply availability predicted by the end of
GENERAL OVERVIEW With the new coming wave of COVID-19 infections and component shortages worldwide, the current lead times continue to extend sharply across the entire market. The continued acceleration in component demand is causing further pressure on supplier bases and we are currently facing lead times up to 52 weeks+. Further price increase across all commodities is expected