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November 19, 2020
German Component Distribution (according to FBDi e.V.) shrinks by 11.9% in the third quarter. Orders decline by 8%. Slight sequential recovery, but no massive signs of improvement.
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September 17, 2020
The FBDi Environmental and Compliance Compass ('FBDi Compass') is now live as an updated and easy-to-use web tool. By bundling the expertise of the Competence Team Environment&Compliance, it offers valuable support for companies in all industries along the supply chain in handling EU regulations.
See more FBDi Compass reissued as a web model
August 24, 2020
German Component Distribution (according to FBDi association) shrinks by 22% in the second quarter. Orders fall by 13%. Hope for recovery at the end of the year. FBDi urges politicians to drive innovation boom.
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May 28, 2020
In connection with the revised Waste Framework Directive the EU has commissioned ECHA to create a SCIP (Substances of Concern in Products) database, which will be mandatory from 5.1.2021 onwards for companies manufacturing articles containing SVHCs. But, FBDi sees its introduction as both critical and questionable, and other associations such as Bitcom, VDMA and ZWEI also rate it as critical and exaggerated.
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May 18, 2020
German distribution of electronic components (according to FBDi e.V.) continues to decline in the first quarter of 2020. Order situation improves slightly, at a low level. FBDi calls for future-oriented course-setting and investments in infrastructure.
See more FBDi: German Distribution market in Q1/2020
May 05, 2020
As a new supporting member in the FBDi association, RECOM, manufacturer of power supply converters, promotes the increased communication between distributors and manufacturers. The exchange opens up additional perspectives for both sides and thus creates new aspects and approaches for the daily business and for the further development of the distribution landscape - a particularly valuable advantage in times like these.
See more FBDi welcomes RECOM as new Supporting Member
April 14, 2020
The FBDi (Fachverband Bauelemente Distribution e.V.) presents a new guideline on the subject of 'Product Analyses and 8D-Report'. This qualified action guide is now available for download in German and English.
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January 14, 2020
Are you struggling with 'German Angst'? According to the Managing Director of FBDi this always happens when things are going well for us. But, there is no need for German Angst - and not at all for electronics.
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