A fire has erupted at Hynix’s plant in Wuxi, China. Hynix is the #2 maker of DRAM chips and this plant is responsible for for 40% of its output. There are different reports, some stating not much damage has occurred and others stating that it was a massive fire. We will have to see what the reality is to determine how much of a supply problem this will be. To read more click here.
Robb Hammond is the President of AERI and the former chair of the Aerospace Industry’s Counterfeit Electronic Components Mitigation Standard for independent distributors, AS6081, which has become one of the industry’s most respected documents, as well as being adopted by the Department of Defense. Robb is one of the foremost thought leaders in the industry on counterfeit detection and speaks regularly at conferences around the globe.