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Semiconductor Outlook 1

PUBLISHED

April 12, 2021

Author

Jason Murphy

Semiconductor Outlook for Q2-2021

As we begin the second quarter of 2021, many positive signs are just starting to return. Our world is slowly beginning to open up. However, there are many cautions still in place. With all of this going on, the semiconductor industry has become very robust, with a wide range of .

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Flip Recognized Among 10 Best Electronics Manufacturing Service Companies of 2021

PUBLISHED

March 22, 2021

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Flip Electronics

Flip Recognized Among 10 Best Electronics Manufacturing Service Companies of 2021

Flip Electronics was recently recognized by Manufacturing Technology Insights magazine as one of the 10 best electronics manufacturing service companies of 2021. We are honored to receive such recognition and would like to thank both our customers and our suppliers. Our EVP, Jeff Ittel, is featured in the magazine, where .

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Presenting Flip's Value Propositions Amid a Global Pandemic and Heavy Allocation

PUBLISHED

March 17, 2021

Author

Kris Krohn

Presenting Flip’s Value Propositions Amid a Global Pandemic and Heavy Allocation

The year 2020 was an unprecedented year for us all. In March of 2020, the United States economy would all but shut down. COVID-19 restrictions impacted us all personally and professionally. The “new normal” included restrictions on all social gatherings and in-person events. The immediate impact on our business was .

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Semiconductor market continues to tighten featured image

PUBLISHED

February 3, 2021

Author

Bill Bradford

Semiconductor Market Continues to Tighten

The post-COVID resurgence of electronic end markets has caused increasing computer chip shortages over the past several months. Many are predicting that things will get worse before they get better, with the difficulties potentially lasting through 2022. After the automotive industry effectively shut down in the second quarter of 2020, .

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Bill Bradford - President of Flip Electronics

PUBLISHED

November 13, 2020

Author

Flip Electronics

Obsolescence Exacerbates Counterfeit Risk

This article was recently published in the November 2020 edition of Electronic Sourcing Magazine. You will find it on page 16 and continues on page 18 of the November edition. Please read below. Moore’s Law is driven by semiconductor companies racing to pack smaller, faster circuits into silicon wafers to .

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Pandemic Effects

PUBLISHED

May 27, 2020

Author

Bill Bradford

Pandemic Effects & Risks on Semiconductor Supply Chain

COVID-19 has obviously disrupted just about everyone and everything on the planet. It has certainly impacted the semiconductor supply chain, in multiple ways. Supply of components has been interrupted by forced work stoppages at various points along the complex sprawl of foundries, assembly & test facilities, and transportation companies. All .

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Put-an-end-to-obsolescence-anxiety

PUBLISHED

November 7, 2019

Author

Flip Electronics

Put An End To Obsolescence Anxiety

This article was recently published in the November edition of Electronic Sourcing Magazine. You will find it on page 16 of the November edition. Please read below. Looking back on my 30-plus years in the industry, it is interesting to reflect on just how much change has occurred. The industry .

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obsolescence-on-the-flip-side

PUBLISHED

October 10, 2019

Author

Flip Electronics

Obsolescence: On The Flip Side

This article was recently published in the October edition of Electronic Sourcing Magazine. You will find it on page 44 of the October edition. Please read below. Q1. Flip Electronics is a relatively new company on the block. How did the company form, and did you identify a growth potential .

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Man and woman shake hands

PUBLISHED

January 2, 2019

Author

Todd Ballew

Are Long-Term Agreements a Good Thing?

I remember a few years ago when Apple, Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL) committed to spending $3.9 billion over the next couple years with several advanced display manufacturers. In the release of its first-quarter results, Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, stated that the company had executed long-term agreements (LTAs) with multiple vendors to .

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Factory Worker Screwing Mount to Circuit Board

PUBLISHED

December 10, 2018

Author

Todd Ballew

Planning for the Afterlife

Regardless of your market sector, at some point you’ll need to make the decision: Keep a product on life support or pull the plug? Most semiconductor manufacturers hope to keep their product designs alive until either the competition outdesigns and underprices them or the demand evaporates. When either will happen, .

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