ATLANTA – After a run of two years of overall positive sales sentiment and expectation for electronic components, the June 2022 Electronic Component Sales Trend Survey dropped below the benchmark level of 100, indicating negative sales growth, according to ECIA.
ST. PETERSBURG, FL – Sixty-four percent of experts recently polled believe 5G will become mainstream in the next one to three years; 59% strongly agreed 5G transitions will create opportunities for new telecom companies; and 42% strongly believe a “killer app” will propel 5G’s true potential, according to results from Jabil’s 2022 global 5G survey.
CHAMPAIGN, IL – A team of researchers from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, working with PragmatIC Semiconductor, developed the first commercially viable flexible plastic microprocessor chips, called FlexiCores, that can be manufactured at scale for less than a penny per unit.
BARRIE, ON – SMT Industrial Supply opened a 2,200 sq. ft. demo facility here and expanded its PCB recycling center in Orillia, ON.
ROYAL OAK, MI – Pektron recently completed a new technology center here and has now received planning approval for the construction on a new manufacturing facility onsite. The new manufacturing unit will provide 35,800 sq. ft. of floor space.
SENAI, MALAYSIA – V.S. Industry Berhad reported fiscal third quarter revenue of MYR 927.6 million (US$210.5 million), down 13.7% year-over-year.