Component Health Watch CHW

March 04, 2013  | Subscribers Only

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IHS Component Health Watch (CHW)TM is an annual subscription that reports the health status and outlook of the overall supply and demand environment for major electronic components on a monthly cadence. CHW is a collaborative effort by IHS analysts who research the complete semiconductor eco-system from component end use to the supply of raw materials and their impact on component price and lead times. Leveraging the research analysis from multiple services produces insightful analysis and commentary that informs a user of pricing, lead time, and supply demand trends that can impact their supply chain.

Key Issues Addressed

  • What product will have the greatest risk of shortage in the near future?
  • When will product availability be impacted?
  • What factors will impact availability?
  • What are the global price trends.

Applicable To

  • OEMs: Procurement, Market Research
  • Component Manufacturers: Marketing, Product Management
  • ODMs/EMS: Strategic Purchasing
  • Financial Community

Visualize Market Changes

CHW Heat Map

Most Recent February 24, 2015
Component Pricing Levels Off - April 2014
April 14, 2014
Component pricing and lead times start to move - March 2014
March 18, 2014
Tightening Component Supply Forecast for 2014 - February 2014
February 10, 2014
Component lead times expected to go out in 2014 - January 2014
January 13, 2014
Semiconductor demand aligns with improving economy
December 06, 2013
Favorable Trend Lines Indicate Healthy Component Demand - November 2013
November 05, 2013
Leading indicators of demand show healthy return to growth for components - October 2013
October 08, 2013
Component average selling prices (ASPs) and lead times on the rise - September 2013
September 06, 2013
Component manufacturers maintain stable lead times in July - August 2013
August 06, 2013
Pent-up Demand for Components Pushing Supply - July 2013
July 09, 2013
Recovery, Growth and Shortages Forecasted for Semiconductor Industry in Second Half of 2013 - June 2013
June 06, 2013
As Global Economies Improve, Semiconductor Supply Tightens - May 2013
May 08, 2013
Demand for Semiconductor Components on the Rise - April 2013
April 05, 2013
Research Area
Component Pricing