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TTM Technologies Awards Matrix Electronics '2022 Global Supplier Award for Excellence'November 18, 2022 | Matrix Electronics
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Matrix Electronics, North America’s leading quick-turn supplier for raw materials to the Printed Circuit Industry, announced it was awarded the Global Supplier of the Year Award for 2022 by TTM Technologies at their annual Supplier Day Conference held on August 5, 2022.
Matrix’s key supply chain partners ? Jinzhou Precision Carbide Tools, and Panasonic Electronic Materials, also won awards in their respective category at this year’s conference. This marks the second consecutive year that Matrix and its Key Supply Partners have won 3 of the 9 available awards.
“We are proud and honored to receive this prestigious award from TTM for a second consecutive year. Matrix is dedicated to continuous improvement and exceeding TTM’s expectations in 2023 and beyond”, says Jeff Cassell, VP of Sales at Matrix.
Marty Cormier, Director Supply Chain Management for TTM North America adds: “Matrix is the 2022 TTM Distributor of the Year, having earned that trophy for the second year in a row! From a commercial aspect, Matrix fought hard to remain cost competitive through a very challenging period. In addition, their On Time Delivery, Quality, and Technical support were best in class for North American distributors. Matrix works with our teams to develop stocking programs, vendor managed inventory, on-site process audits and technical training. Thanks for the outstanding performance and continuing support. Great Job Matrix!”
I love talking with start-ups, and I’m always on the lookout for interesting ones to feature. It was with great pleasure that I learned about BidChip, a new company focused on helping companies find the best value in chips and other components, especially ones that are hard to find. I spoke with founder Moshe Hezrony about his novel approach. I learned a lot, and I think you will, too.
Registration is now open for Electrical Wire Processing Technology Expo (EWPTE) an exclusive, free-of-charge* event for the electrical wire harness, wire, coil winding and cable processing industries, to be held at Baird Center May 14-16, 2024, in Milwaukee, Wis.
KIC’s Miles Moreau to Present Profiling Basics and Best Practices at SMTA Wisconsin Chapter PCBA Profile Workshop01/25/2024 | KIC
KIC, a renowned pioneer in thermal process and temperature measurement solutions for electronics manufacturing, announces that Miles Moreau, General Manager, will be a featured speaker at the SMTA Wisconsin Chapter In-Person PCBA Profile Workshop.
Infineon Technologies AG, a global semiconductor leader in power systems and IoT, and Wolfspeed, Inc. (NYSE: WOLF), a global leader in silicon carbide technology, announced the expansion and extension of their existing long-term 150mm silicon carbide wafer supply agreement, originally signed in February 2018.
Sustained Price Rally for DRAM and NAND Flash into 4Q24 Is Possible If Suppliers Prudently Control Output01/19/2024 | TrendForce
TrendForce’s latest analysis reveals that the downswing of DRAM contract prices, which had lasted for eight consecutive quarters since 4Q21, was finally reversed in 4Q23. Likewise, NAND Flash rebounded in 3Q23 after four quarters of decline.