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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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