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Important Semiconductor Industry Acquisitions in 2022

Intel and AMD recently made headlines by paying out a combined $7.9 billion to make two corporate acquisitions. Those blockbuster deals could have big implications for the global semiconductor industry.

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Sourceability welcomes Taiwan Chinsan, FN-Link, and PCTEL to its franchise lines

Sourceability is proud to announce Taiwan Chinsan Electronic Industrial Co., Ltd. (Elite), FN-link Technology, and PCTEL have joined its world-class franchise lines.

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Sourceability welcomes NIC Components, PEC-Coil, and SSSTC to its franchise lines

Sourceability is happy to welcome NIC Components Corporation, Providence Electronics Corp. (PEC-Coil), and Solid State Storage Technology Corporation (SSST) to its franchise lines. Learn more about these three manufacturers and their products.

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GlobalFoundries IPO raises $2.6B amid intense worldwide chip demand

GlobalFoundries, the world’s fourth-largest contract chipmaker, raised $2.6 billion with its recent initial public offering. The firm success will have a positive and negative impact on electronics manufacturers.

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Global chip shortage to make automobile availability, pricing volatile into 2023

The global chip shortage is causing major volatility within the automotive electronic component supply chain. As a result, market watchers expect vehicle availability and retail pricing to remain volatile until 2023.

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Why chipmakers cannot quickly fix the global semiconductor shortage

Large corporations and national governments are trying to resolve the global chip shortage. But the complex nature of the semiconductor industry means there is no quick fix for the crisis.

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How OEMs Can Use E-Commerce Platforms Without Compromising Their Quality Assurance Standards

For electronics OEMs, e-commerce represents a tremendous opportunity. But many online marketplaces are struggling with counterfeit product problems. However, companies can enjoy the benefits of digitalization without compromising their standards.

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Diversifying Your Electronic Component Suppliers is More Important Than Ever: Here's Why

The last few years introduced an unprecedented level of disruption into the electronic components supply chain. However, OEMs can better address present and future challenges by embracing supplier diversification.

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