RS Components has added 10,000 new models to its PCB Part Library including components from a rane of leading suppliers including C&K Switches, ON Semiconductor and ROHM Semiconductor. The Library provides engineers working in PCB design with direct access to schematic symbols and footprints.

Market Data

Healthy mid-single-digit growth has been the order of the day for the European semiconductor distribution industry this year. With product shortages and price increases continuing through the summer, Q3/2018 ended, according to DMASS, with 2.3bn Euro of sales, an increase of 6.3% compared to 2017. The first nine months of 2018 showed exactly the same increase of 6.3%, to 6.91bn Euro of sales.