Component Price Landscape

June 30, 2017  | Subscribers Only

Andrew Rassweiler Andrew Rassweiler Senior Director, Cost Benchmarking Services
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The Component Price Landscape (CPL) is a quarterly service that uniquely provides manufacturer price number (MPN)-level benchmark and forecast pricing for 3,042 MPNs, representing over 42,000+ form, fit, or function MPNs. The MPNs in CPL are high-volume, multi-sourced electronic components used in a wide variety of electronic devices.

The pricing data comes from "real" contract purchasers of components, the “lowest” price found from searchable franchise distribution, and forecasts calibrated and auto-calculated, enabling a unique and valuable perspective.


  • Four-quarter historical pricing
  • Four-quarter price forecast
  • 117 part type categories (Click here for part type coverage)
  • 3,000+ manufacturer part numbers
  • Represents 42,000+ form, fit, or function manufacturer part numbers
  • Commodity level price trends with categories and taxonomy structure sourced directly from IHS Markit BOM Intelligence
  • Pricing represents global contract sourcing from APAC and lowest distributor price found online.
  • Rolling 12 month High/Low Distributor price per MPN displayed as well.
  • Lead time and supplier flexibility at part-type level
  • Annual subscription includes 4 calendar quarter updates (January 1, April 1, July 1, and October 1) 

Key Issues Addressed

  • Are my component costs in line with current and forecast benchmark pricing?
  • What are the benchmarking price trends over time at a commodity level?
  • I need an efficient  way to benchmark my components are within the range of  the lowest Distributor price and contract benchmark price?

Applicable To

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

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Andrew Rassweiler

Senior Director, Cost Benchmarking Services

Andrew Rassweiler manages the cost benchmarking services at IHS, which includes the teardown service as well as Component Price Trackerâ„¢, and Component Health Watchâ„¢ services.

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