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Scott Wilson | November 11, 2014
More than half of the global semiconductor suppliers have now taken the required steps to rid their products of prohibited conflict minerals. With the time running out to...
Thomas J. Dinges, CFA | April 02, 2013
Inventec reported full year 2012 and Q4 2012 results that were roughly in-line with expectations as notebook shipments and servers helped drive seasonal growth. Overall revenues were NT$113 billion (US$3.9 billion) compared to NT$94.6 billion (US$3.1 billion) in the prior quarter and NT$109.1 billion (US$3.6 billion) in the year ago quarter. Consensus expectations were for NT$113 billion. Unlike a number of its peers in Taiwan, Inventec reported reasonable growth in revenues of 8% in local currency in 2012 compared to 2011 as the company shifted towards a bit more consumer-oriented notebook platform production as opposed to its historical enterprise-focused platform.

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  • Electronic Parts Database Single Part Look-up Tool
    December 31, 2014
    Improve sourcing decisions with this single part look-up tool powered by the world's largest electronic parts database.
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  • Andrew Rassweiler | April 15, 2015
    IHS Component Health Watch (CHW) 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.
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  • Andrew Rassweiler | April 15, 2015
    Component Price Tracker (CPT) is an annual service that provides current pricing and price forecasts across the three major global regions for high-volume, multi-sourced electronic components. The IHS Component Price Tracker examines the most representative part descriptions per component group on a monthly basis.
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    Andrew Rassweiler | December 01, 2014
    The IC Cost Model provides users with a detailed look into the economics of building and buying custom semiconductors. Through a simple, easy to understand user interface, purchasing specialists, commodity managers and other professionals involved in IC procurement can get valuable insight into their suppliers’ cost base...
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  • Icon Senior Director, Cost Benchmarking Services
    Andrew Rassweiler manages the cost benchmarking services at IHS, which includes the teardown service as well as Component Price Tracker™, and Component Health Watch™ services.
  • Icon Senior Director, Parts Management
    As Senior Director, Bob Braasch leads a global team of Product Managers and Subject Matter Experts who provide product direction and support for our electronic parts product line.
  • Icon Solution Strategist, Parts Management and Compliance
    Scott has over 30 years of experience developing business information services to support critical engineering, compliance and supply chain needs.
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