Independent Distributors and Brokers…Villains or Super Heroes?

Yesterday, one of my sales people contacted a customer.  He dialed the number and I could hear the phone ring.  The sales person introduced himself to a new buyer.  After rattling off his 5 second pitch the buyer asked, “Oh…are you a BROKER?” the sales person replied, “We’re an independent distributor of electronic components certified to ISO […]

Del Mar Electronics Show 2012 Review

Del Mar Electronics Show 2012 Review Located at the idyllic beach side site of the Del Mar Fair Grounds in Southern California, The “Del Mar Electronics Show 2012 Review” is about what attracts Contract Manufacturers (CMs), Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and Original Design Manufacturers (ODMs) to the sunny Southern California trade show every year. Buyers and engineers as well […]

Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain Engineers

Previously, I attended the very informative Symposium on Counterfeit Electronic Parts and Electronic Supply Chain in Baltimore, Maryland.  I haven’t decided if I’m attending this year but for those of you that might be interested I’ve posted the event details below.  My personal experience at the symposium included a room full of engineers working with keeping […]