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Archiv 2019

November 25, 2019

FBDi: German Distribution market in Q3/2019

German component distribution shrinks by 12.6% in third quarter 2019 (according to FBDi e.V.). Orders are declining.

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November 20, 2019

New rules for the transport of lithium batteries

As of January 1, 2020, there is new information obligations for the transport of lithium batteries, applying to manufacturers and all along the supply chain.

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October 28, 2019

REACh News: 201 SVHCs on Candidate List; Ban on Lead

The ECHA (European Chemicals Agency) candidate list now comprises 201 substances of very high concern (SVHCs) for authorization. And, the European Commission intends to limit the use of lead and lead compounds for the production of PVC products as well as the placing on the market of lead-containing PVC-products.

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October 07, 2019

'Extended' RoHS - two changes

The 'extended' RoHS Directive (2011/65/EU) entered into force on 22 July of this year. FBDi points out two changes to be taken into account: new substance restrictions and an open scope of application. 

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September 17, 2019

Neumüller Elektronik relies on FBDi

Neumüller Elektronik GmbH, a leading design-in distributor for electronic components and systems with over 65 years of industry experience, has joined the professional association of component distribution, FBDi.  

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August 28, 2019

FBDi: Distribution market in Q2/2019

Turnover of German Component Distribution (according FBDi association) decreased by 2% in 2nd quarter 2019. Order situation remains poor.

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August 07, 2019

FBDi: Templates for QA agreement

FBDi is underlining its position as solution-oriented association with neutral templates of a quality assurance agreement, ready for cost-free download in German and English language.  

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June 18, 2019

FBDi: Distribution market in Q1/2019

German component distribution market (according to FBDi e.V.) is up 4% in the first quarter of 2019. The order situation continues to weaken.

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May 09, 2019

Comment: Are we regulating ourselves to death?

Too many regulation orders are not beneficial to the business, neither in the distribution nor in other markets. In a critical comment the MD of FBDi association is dealing with this issue.

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April 17, 2019

Gudeco joins FBDi association

The advantages of a membership in FBDi association have convinced distributor Gudeco Elektronik Handelsgesellschaft mbH. FBDi offers a platform to discuss items among members, delivers meaningful market statistics and strengthens the positioning of the distributors along the value chain.

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March 20, 2019

FBDi welcomes menges electronic gmbh as new member

The distributor menges electronic concentrates on customer specific system solutions and full service for a greatest variety of products. Efficient partners and innovative product lines form the portfolio of the menges group.

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February 18, 2019

FBDi: Distribution market in Q4/2018

German component distribution market (according to FBDi e.V.) experienced solid growth in 2018. The order situation is slightly weakening. Slow return to normality for passive components.

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February 06, 2019

FBDi Chairman of the board joins IDEA Leadership Team

The International Distribution of Electronics Association (IDEA), an international federation of the local country electronic components industry associations is delighted to announce the appointment of Georg Steinberger, Chairman of the board of the FBDi association, as its new President, effective immediately.   

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