Snap shot, February 2021 – electronics component market

A high level assembly circuit board made by OSI Electronics UK.

Have you seen the first of OSI Electroncs'  'Snap shots' – a comment on the state of the electronics market? The first one is on the component situation.

Reports from around the world confirm the supply situation in the global electronic supply chain continues to be very poor.

The central cause is the effect of the Covid-19 pandemic. Component manufacturers are still catching up on time lost through factory shut-downs in 2020 while product manufacturers, having slashed production and component purchases because of falling orders, are now facing increased demand.

Unfortunately for them, lead times for semiconductors, microcontrollers and MEMs are running at over 30 weeks.

Full article on the website here


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