Industrial wireless has the potential to revolutionize industries by adding flexibility and capability. It will not be far into the future when wireless becomes as widely adopted as more traditional wired networks.
RS Components (RS) and Allied Electronics (Allied), the trading brands of Electrocomponents plc (LSE:ECM), the global distributor for engineers, have announced a new global distribution agreement with Taiwan Semiconductor. The agreement extends the existing partnership with RS into the US, Canada and Mexico through Allied, its sister company in North America.
Supply chains always hang in the balance. Sometimes they are well-oiled machines that seem to have perfectly timed production and delivery schedules. Many times, they’re mavericks needing patient vigilance and constant taming. What swings the needle in one direction or another often depends on how well companies manage existing and potential risks and deal with the persistent threat of disruption.