Supply Chain Management

Semiconductor Shortage the New Normal?

The automotive industry has faced significant challenges due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on semiconductor chip availability, causing widespread disruptions across the sector and the global economy. However, as we approach mid-2023, the situation has stabilized, and the auto industry has adjusted to a new normal. While the shortage of semiconductor chips that

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Ethical Sourcing for Electronic Components

By Poornima Apte The increasing focus on solutions to climate change is presenting us with an ethically challenging dichotomy: the green technology products that are being pressed into service often need to be manufactured with rare earth elements. These embrace yttrium and the 15 lanthanide elements including lanthanum, ytterbium and lutetium. At the same time,

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