Fermionx Blog

Keeping products in production

There’s plenty of news currently explaining how chip shortages are impacting the profits of big manufacturers. Jaguar Land Rover states it has lost £9m in the last three months alone. The shortage is, in part, driven by demand for electric cars, PCs and other chip-hungry products. As a contract electronics manufacturer, FermionX is aware of…

FermionX Supply Chain Manager

Unite around a collaborative supply chain

Dan Haines, Supply Chain Manager at FermionX takes a look at how opportunistic the electronic component distribution marketplace has become. Component prices have risen dramatically in the last 12-months.  Increasing demand and lack of availability has led many distributors to increase their prices accordingly, knowing many manufacturers have no choice but to pay. But just…

Automotive Electronics Industry

Automotive Electronics Manufacturing in the UK

Automotive Electronics Manufacturing The automotive electronics manufacturing industry is experiencing a massive shift in processes due to growing demand in electric cars and autonomous driving technology. As well as the pressures of miniaturisation. The industry is one that is already heavily regulated with stringent requirements, approvals and strict tolerances. Therefore, automotive electronics need to be…