Staying on Top of the Supply Chain with Altium: Avoiding Supply Chain Disruptions in PCB Assembly

Lawrence Romine
|  Created: April 19, 2022  |  Updated: December 4, 2022
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To help you navigate supply chain disruptions and identify at-risk parts, Octopart users can now access the new Inventory History feature. When viewing select components on Octopart, users can see how component stocks have changed over time across authorized distributors.
 
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Use supply-chain connected design tools to quickly find and place new parts. View real-time distributor data to ensure your parts are always in-stock.
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Avoid redesign and manufacturing delays due to supply-constrained components using Part Insights Experience. Access over 300 distributors and 1 billion parts to find the best options for your designs.
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EDA industry thought-leader and veteran expert at Altium, Lawrence is a firm believer that unified solutions are not just nice, but essential.

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