COMPUTEX Taipei 2014: Dynamic innovation of SmarTech to propel Smart City supply chain

computex2012June 3-7 is COMPUTEX 2014 in Taipei and Smith will be live on the show floor with updates and news of one of the most important shows of the year, so stop by and visit us at Booth J0601 in Nangang Hall, 1F in the Components and Parts Area. Last year there was a heavy focus on "Smart Life" and this year we see that the role of smart tech continuing, particularly in light of over 1,000 cities activating Smart City development projects all over the world, according to COMPUTEX 2014.

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It Seems As Though NAND Is Going Nowhere Fast

other  (8)Despite a sluggish NAND flash market, contract pricing has remained flat across the major manufacturers. By avoiding potentially destructive price programs and being less flexible with clients’ pricing requirements, suppliers steered clear of narrowing profit margins while maintaining a conservative attitude. 1Q14 was not good to the NAND industry and profits fell considerably, forcing the big four NAND manufacturers to be less willing to compromise on pricing in 2Q14.

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Supply Chain Risks and Rewards: Reminder from Thai and Vietnamese unrest

shutterstock 64636075Supply chains are the lifeblood of every industry yet they come with significant risk requiring strategic options and alternatives to be in place well ahead of the sudden, unexpected (or even the rare expected) disruptions that eventually strike. Over the past three decades that Smith has been part of the semiconductor and electronics supply chain, we've seen a fair amount of disruption caused by social and political unrest, natural disasters, extreme commodity fluctuations, material shortages, and economic disruptions during boom and bust times.

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Wozniak Talks to Smith about 30 years of Innovations and Inspirations

woz smithLast week at Smith's Headquarters (and birthplace) in Houston, Texas, we celebrated Smith's 30th anniversary by coming together to share ideas and to share in the thrill of furthering innovative solutions. At Smith, that thrill of innovation and solution design is not just rhetoric, it is at the heart of what has always given Smith its competitive edge – forward thinking people and a company dedicated to agility and to listening to customers and employees alike. A highlight of the week was Wednesday when Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple came to a Smith luncheon and shared ideas about the birth and growth of our industry.

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Unveiling of Premier Service, Logistics, and Test Hub: Smith's 30th anniversary marked by growth and expanding quality services

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This week in Houston, TX, Smith & Associates is celebrating its 30th anniversary by bringing together Smith teams from across our global offices in order to mark the many years of leadership, growth, expertise, and ever-deepening commitment to quality.

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