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Earthquake still rattles electronics supply chain

The electronics industry is going to feel the impact of the Japanese earthquake for a fair while, if recent conversations at an automotive conference are any indication. Asking about supply chain issues always got a lengthy reaction from managers of the Tier 1 suppliers who make many of the electronic modules. One told of taking […]

Japan’s problems may cause supply chain turmoil

The disasters in Japan, terrible as they are on the human side, will also have a significant impact on the electronics industry. Analysts in a range of industries are examining potential issues throughout the supply chain. The two Japanese companies that supply around 70 percent of the worldwide supply of copper-clad laminate (CCL) used to […]