The Final Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, issued by the Defense Department over the summer, further clarifies procedures for sourcing electronic parts and emphasizes authorized sources, industry leaders say.
Distributors focus on growth in Mexico and beyond, as automotive, lighting, technology and solar markets hold promise.
More electronic content, new competitors, and a deeper level of integration in today’s cars add up to continued prosperity in automotive markets.
OEM customers are looking to the EMS provider to manage purchasing of commodity components and to help manage supply chain risk.
Europe continues to drive growth in the electronics supply channel, as leading distributors of electronic components cite strong results across the region.