Author Archives: Dana Jiron

2019 – The Scarcity of Electronic Components Update

The scarcity of electronic components has taken a toll on component manufacturers, distributors, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and contract manufacturers (CMs).  2018 was a challenging year with spot shortages that continued to plague customers. As the second quarter of 2019 ramps up, the demand for high capacitance base metal electrode multi-layered ceramic chip capacitors (MLCCs), […]

Severe Electronic Component Shortages Forecasted for 2018

It’s been several years since the last major component shortage and now electronic manufacturers are feeling the pinch. Demand is outweighing supplies and in some cases, customers have reported lead times of 24 months or longer. As distributors and component manufacturers issue Product Change (PCNs), End-of-Life (EOL) and Life Time Buy (LTB) announcements, buyer and […]

ISO9001:2015 and AS9120B New Revision

Distributor and Procurement Service Provider Certifies to the revised standards ISO9001:2015 & AS9120B (2016) LAKE ELSINORE, California Dec 5, 2017 –Inland Empire Components, Inc., an established local and global distributor of electronic components and procurement services, has revised and been recommend by Bureau Veritas to receive the new ISO9001:2015 & AS9120B (2016) Certification. AS9120:2016/AS9120B is organized by […]

Lead Times Extending In The Electronic Supply Chain

Electronic manufacturing buyers and engineers are reporting passive electronic component lead times extending out to as much as twelve months. Passive categories including capacitors, diodes, inductors, resistors and transformers are all included in a widening gap between order dates and actual delivery dates. Over the last 12 months, lead times have increased because the demand […]

Electronic Components Shortages in 2017

The EPSNews Electronics Purchasing And The Supply Chain is reporting that obsolescence, mergers and acquisitions and an unexpected increase in demand for electronic components is causing component shortages up and down the supply chain. As the supply of electronic components swings from too much inventory to extended lead times and ever increasing part obsolescence, distributors […]

Traceability or Where Has This Legacy Part Been?

How do you get traceability to the original manufacturer on a part that is obsolete and no longer available from the component maker? Inland Empire Components works with our clients to secure the supply chain by addressing the question, “Where did this part come from?”  Effective September 16th, 2016, the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA)  released […]

10 Ways To Identifying a Trusted Supplier

Finding a trustworthy and experienced supplier can be one of your most elusive purchasing challenges. In addition, suppliers play a key role in your ability to conduct business. It is to your benefit to develop strong supplier relationships. Choosing the right supplier is crucial to business success. Good suppliers provide the right products and parts on time to […]

Inland Empire Components, Inc. Announces Women Owned Certification by WBENC

Distributor and Procurement Service Provider Adds Premier (WBENC) Women Owned Certification LAKE ELSINORE, California May 23, 2016–Inland Empire Components, Inc., an established local and global distributor of electronic components and procurement services, has received the nationally recognized Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) certification. Thousands of major U.S. corporations and federal, state and local government entities recognize the WBENC […]

MC68HC705C8ACFNE Ready To Ship

About MC68HC705C8ACFNE: Freescale Semiconductor has announced that the MC68HC705C8ACFNE is not recommended for new designs as the lifecycle is declining. There is still limited supply in the market place with lead times up to 8 weeks. Inland Empire Components, Inc. has a quantity available ready to ship in 1 – 2 business days of the MC68HC705C8ACFNE. You […]