Legislation ‘The Right to Repair’ in 2022
The environmental ‘Right to Repair’ legislation has put the consumer back in charge of their electrical goods and helps to address the ‘throwaway tech culture’ head-on which TR Fastenings supports.
Despite online retail, in-store consumer interests remain
Research from Scandit covers the changing omnichannel expectations of today’s fashion consumer and how shoppers can respond to keep the physical store alive. Given the need for fast, convenient online experiences, fashion consumers are demanding efficient in-store shopping and exciting real-world experiences.
German components distribution remains on record course
The German components distribution sector started into 2022 with sales growth of 51.1% to €1.15bn (Q1).
Rising material costs remain key pain point for electronics manufacturers
Per IPC’s May Global Sentiment of the Electronics Supply Chain Report, 9 in 10 electronics manufacturers are currently experiencing rising material costs, while nearly 80% are experiencing rising labour costs.
Increased demand for electronics
The continuously increasing demand for electronic components necessitates expanding NORD Electronic DRIVESYSTEMS’ site in Aurich, Lower Saxony.
Microcontrollers get a lift from automotive
Microcontroller sales boomeranged back with strong growth in the economic recovery of 2021, when the MCU market climbed 23% to a record-high $19.6bn after falling two percent in the 2020 outbreak year of the Covid-19 virus crisis, according to IC Insights’ 1Q Update to its 2022 McClean Report.
Protection, privacy and policing the metaverse
With so much excitement and traction around the metaverse, questions have begun to arise regarding data exchanges and safeguarding.
NASA statement on Biden's FY 2023 budget request
The President’s fiscal year 2023 budget would allow NASA to sustain America’s global innovation leadership and keep NASA at the forefront of exploration and discovery by returning to the Moon with the Artemis programme, among other efforts.
E30 report names innovators with an impact on e-mobility
Digital design and engineering consultancy Futurice UK has released its E30 report, naming the top 30 companies powering up the UK’s e-mobility market this year. From veteran names to new disruptors and ones to watch, the annual shortlist, now in its second year, unpacks the movers and shakers behind the UK’s seismic EV growth.
Analogue market momentum to continue throughout 2022
Another year of double-digit market growth is expected for analogue integrated circuits in 2022 after sales in this semiconductor category surged by an unprecedented 30% in 2021, during the economic recovery from the global recession caused by the Covid-19 virus crisis in 2020, according to IC Insights’ 1Q Update to its 2022 McClean Report.