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UK 3rd in the world for R&D

August 14, 2017
For producing highly cited scientific research, according to Japan’s National Institute of Science and Technology Policy. This story continues at UK 3rd in the world for R&D Or just read more coverage at Electronics Weekly Read More

Component Sales Rise in Q2; Lead Times Stretch

August 13, 2017
Players in the electronic components industry agree that sales have increased steadily in the first half of 2017. Strong demand across all sectors, particularly industrial automation and automotive, has led to increased lead times across Read More

Japan Market Pulse: Fears of tech slump emerge

July 31, 2017
TOKYO — Japanese chipmaking equipment manufacturers and others supplying the tech sector are losing steam of late after driving the Tokyo market earlier this year, as investors fear that stock prices and profits may be Read More

Reshaping the supply chain of the future

July 26, 2017
Globalisation is forcing the electronics industry to re-evaluate its supply chain solutions, with regionalisation fast becoming the new offshoring. Here, Future Electronics’ Tom Galligani considers what lies ahead. Source: Reshaping the supply chain of the Read More

The Internet as the Great Equalizer

July 17, 2017
Internet has enabled smart, intelligent, talented people all over the world. Mobile devices have changed the way we work. That’s going to change our supply chains. Source: The Internet as the Great Equalizer

Singapore economy grows below expectations in 2Q

July 17, 2017
SINGAPORE (Nikkei Markets) — Manufacturing in Singapore grew at a slower pace in the second quarter, restraining gross domestic product growth and underlining concerns that the main economic engine may be losing some steam. Source: Read More

U.S. Manufacturing Surges in June

July 13, 2017
U.S. factories hit overdrive in June as domestic manufacturing indexes showed significant growth from the prior month. The Institute for Supply Management’s leading index, the PMI, increased by 2.9 percent in June to reach 57.8 Read More
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