Press releases

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Archiv 2018

November 22, 2018

Electronic Components Distribution Figures Q3/18

German component distribution (according to the FBDi e.V.) is experiencing solid growth. Orders remain significantly ahead of sales growth. Passives and power supplies are driving the market.

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November 19, 2018

New Member Karl Püplichhuisen KG

Püplichhuisen hast its core competence in the field of electrical connection technology. In addition to a broad product range in this sector, the distributor also has established its own cable assembly department and is selling the associated processing equipment for all domains of application.

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October 17, 2018

From January 1, 2019: New Packaging Act in Germany

The new German Packaging Act (VerpackG) will come into effect on 1 January 2019, replacing the current Packaging Ordinance (VerpackV). It substantiates product responsibility for packaging.

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October 10, 2018

FBDi: News regarding Wood Packaging Material

The Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2018/1137 regarding the “supervision, plant health checks and measures to be taken on wood packaging material” for the transport of commodities originating in certain third countries came into force on 1 October 2018.

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September 06, 2018

FBDi: News about German ElektroG

Since 15 August 2018 the open scope of application of ElektroG includes only 6 categories which replace the previously 10 device categories. FBDi association emphasizes that with this change additional electric and electronic devices might be subject to registration at Stiftung EAR (Elektro Altgeräte Register).

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August 24, 2018

Electronic Components Distribution Figures Q2/18

Stable growth and healthy order situation shape the German component distribution market (according to FBDi association) in the 2nd quarter 2018. Semiconductors weak, passive components strong.

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June 21, 2018

Electronic Components Distribution Figures Q1/18

Despite component shortages, the German component distribution market (according to FBDi e.V.) posted further growth during the first quarter of 2018. The order situation remains stable.

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May 07, 2018

Change in Management

On 1st May, Andreas Falke took over as Managing Director of the FBDi Association. He replaces Wolfram Ziehfuss, who has retired. The components distribution is not new to Andreas Falke, the new role marks a return to his roots.

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March 14, 2018

A call for action to the EU Commission

Where is the RE-D Guide for Distributors?

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March 05, 2018

Electronic Components Distribution Figures Q4/17

German Component Distribution Posts Double-Digit Growth - orders remain high

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