DIVERSITY DRIVES INNOVATION

Diversity is a word that packs a punch. What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear it? Many people might assume it solely has connotations with race and gender. That diversity is limited to a multicultural team or an evenly balanced workplace of men and women. That is where diversity stops and how it is measured.   It  […]

5 Important Changes Electric Vehicles Bring to the Table

The future is here and it’s electrifying. While slick hair and leather jackets from Grease are making a comeback, the gas-powered Ford De Luxe convertible that played the titular role of Greased Lighting is not. Once a niche section of the automotive industry, electric vehicles are becoming more mainstream by the year. By 2035? Experts  […]

Area51 Electronics Signs New North American Distribution Agreement with Amazing Microelectronics

[07/22/2022] – Area51 Electronics, a minority-owned, global distributor of electronic components and hardware, announces a new North American distribution agreement with Amazing Microelectronics, a leading supplier of ESD protection solutions and specific analog IC. Under the new partnership, Area51 Electronics now offers Amazing Microelectronics transceivers, EMI filters, and ESD protection. Amazing Microelectronics has an experienced  […]

Area51 Electronics Enters New Partnership with CITEL

[07/20/2022] – Area51 Electronics, a minority-owned, global distributor of electronic components and hardware, announces a new global distribution agreement with CITEL, a leading supplier of surge protection products with over 80 years of manufacturing experience and reliability. Under the new partnership, Area51 Electronics now offers CITEL’s broad range of Surge Protective Devices (SPD) and Gas  […]

You Have a Suspect Counterfeit Component, Now What ?

Picture this, after weeks of tense searching for a coveted shipment of semiconductors you find a seller. They have an order for semiconductors ready to ship out in less than three weeks, far sooner than any of your normal vendors. Some of your usual vendors are even on backorder and you’ve been facing the awful  […]

Area51 Electronics Enters New Distribution Partnership with PANJIT International

[07/19/2022] – Area51 Electronics, a minority-owned, global distributor of electronic components and hardware, announces a new global distribution agreement with PANJIT International, a leading supplier of discrete semiconductor products with 36 years of manufacturing experience and reliability. Under the new partnership, Area51 Electronics now offers PANJIT International’s diodes, rectifiers, and transistors. PANJIT International is vertically  […]

3 Benefits of an Authorized and Independent Electronic Component Distributor

Let’s be honest, finding an electronic component distributor is hard. There are hundreds operating in the United States alone that promise quality components with fast lead times. Now more than ever before, the need for an electronic component distributor is a necessity. The global semiconductor shortage has made a lot of us reexamine our past  […]

Mid-2022 How are Lead Times and is the Shortage Waning as Expected

July 1st has come and gone marking the start of 2H 2022, the second half of the year. At the start of 2022, expectations for electronic components were cautiously optimistic and generally positive. Certain lead times had stabilized and while there would be challenges throughout 1H 2022, the outlook from experts saw steps toward recovery.  […]

The Key to Easing Future Shortages Lies at Home

U.S. domestic production of semiconductors is at an all-time low. In the 1990s, the U.S. share of manufacturing capacity was once 37%. Now, it is a small 12%. The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) has been aware of this gap and is commending actions made by the Biden Administration to rectify it. The lack of U.S.  […]

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